Sunderland vs. Tottenham Hotspur Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

Sunderland vs. Tottenham Hotspur Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

The Stadium of Light plays host to Sunderland vs. Tottenham Hotspurs on Sunday afternoon. Both sides for what they aim to achieve have had poor starts to the new season. Sunderland are sitting at the foot of the table with only 2 points, while their opponents from the capital have are 16th with only one point more than the Black Cat’s. Tottenham will see a visit to the North-East as an opportunity with record their first victory of the season. …
Sunderland v Burnley Preview | Team News, Key Player & Stats

Sunderland v Burnley Preview | Team News, Key Player & Stats

In January 31st, Burnley travel to the Stadium of Light to take on Sunderland.  Both sides are hovering just above the relegation zone with both sides on 20 points.  This is a huge match for the two sides.  It's a classic six pointer and, with both teams only three points off bottom spot, both teams are desperate for three points.  Neither team have been able to turn draws into wins this season and that is the reason that they are …
Tottenham vs Sunderland Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Tottenham vs Sunderland Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Tottenham will be looking at returning to winning ways this weekend against an out of form Sunderland side who have been lacking goals recently. With hopes of claiming a place in the top four, Tottenham need to avoid dropping points too frequently and they would have been disappointed to lose against Crystal Palace. They haven't been the best at home this season with the likes of Newcastle and Stoke inflicting defeats on them there. Meanwhile, their opponents are in the …
Manchester City vs Sunderland Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

Manchester City vs Sunderland Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

Both these sides head into this game looking to get 2015 off to a good start after ending 2014 with score-draws. City head into the New Year poised in perfect position to strike at Chelsea should the leaders slip up, although City must be much more ruthless than they were last time out. In that game, with Chelsea dropping two points to Southampton, Manuel Pelligrini’s men blew a two goal lead at home to Burnley in one of the comebacks …
Aston Villa v Sunderland Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Aston Villa v Sunderland Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

After a bad Boxing Day for both sides involved in this fixture, Aston Villa will hope to make amends when they take on Sunderland at Villa Park on Sunday afternoon. Villa suffered a disappointing defeat to Swansea City on Boxing Day but will have some positives to reflect on coming into this match, given that they managed to get a draw when they last played at home against Manchester United. Paul Lambert will surely see this game against Sunderland as …
Sunderland v Hull City Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Sunderland v Hull City Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Boxing Day marks the start of a busy period, perhaps the busiest period in England. Gus Poyet and Sunderland will resume their league campaign after a happy Christmas at the Stadium of Light on the back of a dramatic win over their arch rivals Newcastle away from home. It was a game Sunderland should have won comfortably to be fair with the amount of clear cut chances they managed to create throughout the game but only failed to produce the …
Big Club Bias: Refs, Roy and Match of The Day

Big Club Bias: Refs, Roy and Match of The Day

Refereeing decisions, England call ups and even the Match of the Day running order. There is discrimination against smaller clubs wherever you look in football and there’s no sign of change. Refereeing decisions are a huge part of the modern game and when a game changing decision goes against your team it can ruin the whole weekend.  I can’t help but feel this happens more frequently against smaller teams. I also can’t help but feel that bigger sides with big …
Burnley vs Sunderland Preview | Key Men, Stats and Team News

Burnley vs Sunderland Preview | Key Men, Stats and Team News

Sean Dyche’s Burnley play host to fellow relegation rivals Sunderland at Turf Moor with both teams yet to register their first win of the Premier League season. Both teams come into this game on the back of draws (Burnley 0-0 Crystal Palace & Sunderland 2-2 Tottenham), and will be looking for that little something extra that will hand them that vital first win of the season. Previous Encounter The two teams last met at the Stadium of Light in April …
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