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  • Sunderland's Joachim Bjorklund tries to get the ball from Chelsea's Gianfranco Zola, during their FA Barclaycard Premiership match at Sunderland's Stadium of Light. THIS PICTURE CAN ONLY BE USED WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF AN EDITORIAL FEATURE. NO WEBSITE/INTERNET USE UNLESS SITE IS REGISTERED WITH FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION PREMIER LEAGUE.

    Dec 12 – Sunderland AFC Advent Calendar

    December 12, 2018 at 9:00 am

    We’re at the halfway mark of the advent calendar and hopefully, you’re all in as much of a Christmassy mood as I am. The tree is up the chocolate boxes are piling up and Home Alone is on the tele. And most of all football fever is running rampant with […]

     
  • Sunderland's manager Jack Ross during the Sky Bet League One match at Kenilworth Road, Luton. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday August 11, 2018. See PA story SOCCER Luton. Photo credit should read: Isabel Infantes/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.

    Top 5 talking points from North East football last week

    December 11, 2018 at 4:38 pm

    Heartbreak, abandonment and slight optimism. No, we’re not discussing my childhood it’s time to look back on the weekend’s footballing action in from our North Eastern sides and we start with miserable Lancashire weather ruining a 118 mile trip. 1 – Accrington Stanley? Who Are They? A Team with a […]

     
  • Sunderland manager Jack Ross

    Accrington Stanley A-A Sunderland: Match Report

    December 11, 2018 at 3:16 pm

    Referee Oliver Langford abandoned Sunderland’s tie away to Accrington in the 73rd minute, with the score tied at 1-1 due to poor weather conditions in League One. The Black Cats took the lead 63 minutes in when Connor Ripley’s attempted upfield pass was blocked by Chris Maguire and trickled beyond […]

     
  • 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 Walsall: Lineup, Preview and Prediction

    December 11, 2018 at 12:49 pm

    Sunderland face Walsall at the Stadium of Light in the FA Cup second round replay with the winners playing Bolton away in the next round. Black Cats manager Jack Ross will be confident of his side progressing to the next round after they drew away 1-1 away to Walsall in […]

     
  • Sunderland's Kieran Richardson (left), Jack Colback (right) and Stephane Sessegnon celebrate the winning goal

    Dec 11 – Sunderland AFC Advent Calendar

    December 11, 2018 at 9:00 am

    On the 11th day of Christmas my true love gave to me, another edition of the Sunderland player advent calendar! Which come to think of it they gave me the same for the first 10 days. They need some new ideas. Nevertheless, we’re back and today we look at one […]

     
  • Dickman sees positives in ‘cruel’ Wolves defeat

    Dickman sees positives in ‘cruel’ Wolves defeat

    December 10, 2018 at 5:03 pm

    Sunderland U23 manager Elliott Dickman thought his side were “terrific” despite losing 1-0 to Wolverhampton Wanderers U23s at the Hetton Centre in Premier League Two, Division Two on Sunday.   Neither goalkeeper was really tested in the first half, and the game looked set to finish goalless before Oscar Buur […]

     
  • Match Report: Sunderland U23s 0-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers U23s

    Match Report: Sunderland U23s 0-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers U23s

    December 10, 2018 at 5:03 pm

    A late Jack Bainbridge own goal saw Sunderland fall to defeat against Wolverhampton Wanderers in Premier League Two, Division Two at the Hetton Centre.   The game never really got going and the sides went in goalless at half time. The game looked set to finish level, but with five […]

     
  • Sunderland's Kevin Phillips gets ready to follow up but is not needed as Bolton goalkeeper Jussi Jaaskelainen fails to save Jody Craddock's header (out of picture) making it two nil to Sunderland

    Dec 10 – Sunderland AFC Advent Calendar

    December 10, 2018 at 9:00 am

    Yesterday I talked about Niall Quinn being one half of a great Sunderland strike partnership and today we look at the other half. The roast potatoes to Quinn’s mash if you will. Yes, I am determined to place a Christmas reference in every intro it’s been 10 days you should […]

     
  • Sunderland's Niall Quinn turns away after scoring the only goal of the game to break Derby County's hearts

    Dec 9 – Sunderland AFC Advent Calendar

    December 9, 2018 at 9:00 am

    We’re a day closer to Christmas and much like the dinner being the main focus of the day the strikers are often the main focus of the team and today we look at the forward who was one half of arguably Sunderland’s best-attacking duo in recent history. Niall Quinn Duration […]

     
  • Sunderland's Steed Malbranque sees his penalty saved by Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic

    Dec 8 – Sunderland AFC Advent Calendar

    December 8, 2018 at 9:00 am

    The world’s best advent calendar is back on another day! No, not the Cadbury one. Or the Galaxy one. No, not that coffee one with- you know what never mind. It’s day 8 of December and we look at one of the most technically gifted players to grace the Stadium […]