Football

  • Fleetwood Town manager Joey Barton

    Sunderland vs Fleetwood Town: Lineups, Preview and Prediction

    September 7, 2018 at 2:37 pm

    The Black Cats welcome Joey Barton and Fleetwood to the Stadium of Light for a huge game between two of League One’s early promotion contenders. Joey Barton will naturally grab a lot of the headlines at the Stadium of Light this weekend as the former Newcastle United player has been […]

     
  • Sunderland 0-0 Stoke City U21s: Match report

    Sunderland 0-0 Stoke City U21s: Match report

    September 5, 2018 at 11:27 am

    Jack Ross’s side picked up two points against Stoke on Tuesday night as they defeated their U21 side on penalties by a score of 4-2 in the Checkatrade Trophy. Hardly the most glamorous fixture for Sunderland fans, but nearly 8,000 fans rocked up to the Stadium of Light to see […]

     
  • Luton Town's Elliot Lee (left) and Sunderland's Lee Cattermole battle for the ball during the Sky Bet League One match at Kenilworth Road, Luton.

    Sunderland vs Stoke City U21s: Lineups, Preview and Prediction

    September 4, 2018 at 10:48 am

    The Black Cats welcome Stoke City to the Stadium of Light for their first Checkatrade trophy fixture of the season. Jack Ross will have been happy and disappointed with Sunderland’s draw at the weekend with Oxford, as the home side rescued a point despite being a man and a goal […]

     
  • Sunderland's Josh Maja during the Carabao Cup, First Round match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    Sunderland 1-1 Oxford United – Match report

    September 3, 2018 at 2:09 pm

    10-man Sunderland floundered to a draw against Oxford United in League One on Saturday. A poor start for Sunderland saw them trail 1-0 thanks to a Ricky Holmes free kick on 16 minutes. Max Power then recklessly dived into a needless challenge on the half-way line which resulted in him […]

     
  • New Sunderland manager Jack Ross

    Sunderland vs Oxford United: Lineups, Preview and Prediction

    August 31, 2018 at 12:35 pm

    Jack Ross and his team come back to the Stadium of Light after a successful road trip that saw them pick up maximum points, they welcome Oxford United this weekend. Sunderland have risen to second place in the League One table thanks to three straight wins, including two on the […]

     
  • SportsByte podcast: Can Sunderland make it three wins in a row against Oxford United?

    SportsByte podcast: Can Sunderland make it three wins in a row against Oxford United?

    August 30, 2018 at 1:23 pm

    Connor Bromley and Chris Thornley discuss Sunderland’s chances this weekend against Oxford United. Also discussed are Gateshead FC, Blyth Spartans, Blyth AFC, South Shields and the rest of the non-league sides in the north-east.

     
  • Sunderland's Josh Maja (second right) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the Sky Bet League One match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    Gillingham 1-4 Sunderland: Black Cats run rampant as they continue impressive League One start

    August 23, 2018 at 10:39 am

    Sunderland continued their undefeated start and picked up their first away victory of the season in comprehensive fashion as they comfortably beat Gillingham at the Priestfield Stadium. The match started in frantic fashion as Gillingham took a third minute lead through Tom Eaves before Chris Maguire equalised just one minute […]

     
  • Sunderland manager Jack Ross during the Sky Bet League One match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    Gillingham vs Sunderland: Match Preview, Lineup and Prediction

    August 22, 2018 at 10:52 am

    Sunderland travel to the Priestfield Stadium tonight to face a Gillingham side who have had steady start to their League One season. After demolishing Scunthorpe United 3-0 at the weekend, Sunderland head into back-back away games striving to keep pace with the top of the League One table. First up […]

     
  • Sunderlands Elliot Embleton (left) and Sheffield Wednesday;s Alex Hunt during the Carabao Cup, First Round match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    SportsByte Podcast: Sunderland vs Scunthorpe match review and a north east non-league roundup

    August 21, 2018 at 1:23 pm

    Join Connor Bromley and Chris Thornley as they dissect Sunderland’s 3-0 victory over Scunthorpe at the weekend and discuss the other club’s in the North East. What are we talking about this week? Are Sunderland title challengers? What do they need to add to their squad before the loan window […]

     
  • Sheffield Wednesday knock Sunderland out of the League Cup

    Sheffield Wednesday knock Sunderland out of the League Cup

    August 17, 2018 at 11:55 am

    Goals from Marco Matias and Adam Reach saw Sunderland eliminated from the Carabao Cup at the first hurdle. Sunderland started the game brightly playing some quick, incisive football but couldn’t get the goal that their early dominance would’ve reflected. Elliot Embleton had the Black Cats best chance, dragging his effort […]