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 …
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 …
Sunderland vs Everton Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Sunderland vs Everton Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

On the ninth of November, Everton travel to the Stadium of Light to take on Sunderland. After the first 10 games of the season, both sides will be slightly disappointing with their starts to season.  Sunderland have had some horrible results, most notably when they were thrashed 8-0 by Southampton, and have only grabbed 11 points from ten games.  After last season's fifth place finish, Everton would have been wanting to push on this season and try to get into …
QPR vs Sunderland Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

QPR vs Sunderland Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

Harry Redknapp will want to chalk up his first win after QPR’s return to the Premier League, having opened with two consecutive defeats against Hull City and Tottenham. Sunderland have a solid two points from the first two games, drawing 2-2 against WBA at the Hawthorns in their first game, before disappointingly dropping points against Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United in a 1-1 draw at the Stadium of Light last weekend. This match has the potential to be a cracker, …
West Brom vs Sunderland Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

West Brom vs Sunderland Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

The Premier League finally returns to our homes and our hearts this weekend. After a summer filled with World Cup action, Suarez’s annual bite saga, James Rodriguez’s  epic transfer to Real Madrid and Louis van Gaal sending United fans everywhere into overdrive by clinching the historic Guinness Cup, it’ll be nice to get back to some good old-fashioned Premier League action this Saturday with Sunderland travelling to the Hawthorns to take on last season’s fellow struggler's West Brom in their …
2014/15 Season Preview: Sunderland

2014/15 Season Preview: Sunderland

Sunderland have big hopes this season under Gus Poyet, as they have done previously under the plethora of talented managers that have led the Black Cats into a new season. The likes of Steve Bruce, Martin O'Neill and Paulo Di Canio have all failed to push on from encouraging starts, but Poyet looks like he could lead Sunderland to better things. Last season, they escaped from a near impossible position after impressive wins against Chelsea and Manchester United. The Uruguayan …
Ghana Vs United States Preview | World Cup 2014: Group G

Ghana Vs United States Preview | World Cup 2014: Group G

On June 16th, the United States and Ghana will travel to Estadio das Dunas to kick off their respective World Cup campaigns. These are the teams people are betting on finishing third and fourth in this group.  They will both be looking to prove people wrong and advance from this extremely tough group.  It may be the first game of the tournament, but this is a must win game for both teams.  Both know that if they get anything other …
Tottenham Hotspur V Sunderland Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Tottenham Hotspur V Sunderland Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

The Monday night football this week comes from White Hart Line, as Tim Sherwood's Spurs welcome Guy Poyet's Sunderland to the Lane. Neither side have had much to cheer about in recent weeks, with both Spurs and Sunderland both suffering damaging defeats last time out. In fact, last Sunday's 4-0 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield sent Twitter and other social media sites into a frenzy with reports of Tim Sherwood allegedly punching a player and resigning. Happily, neither of those …