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

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

This is yet another six-pointer for both sides. Sunderland have failed to win many matches against those teams who are around them and that needs to change. It's matches like this that could prove to be the difference between going down and staying up at the end of the season. Fulham got a huge 2-1 win against West Ham in their last Premier League match and they'll be hoping for something similar this weekend. Both sides have become established as …
Sunderland Vs Chelsea Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Sunderland Vs Chelsea Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

The month ahead is the busiest of the season and it will prove to be crucial for both of these sides. Sunderland need to pick up as many points as possible to move out of the relegation zone, whereas Chelsea will be hoping to make inroads into Arsenal's lead. Neither can afford a bad month. Gus Poyet will be facing Chelsea as a manager for the first time in a competitive fixture, and as a former Blues player, he will …
Sunderland 0 Manchester United 1 Match Report | O'Neill Sacked

Sunderland 0 Manchester United 1 Match Report | O'Neill Sacked

Sunderland’s season took yet another turn for the worst, as they were defeated 1-0 by Manchester United at the Stadium of Light. Titus Bramble scored an own goal after a Robin van Persie shot deflected into the net off his knee. Stats via EPLIndex.com's Stats Centre The home side came into the game just four points above the relegation places, and had the unlikely job of somehow finding a winning against a United side who haven’t lost in their last 17 …
Cattermole & Vaughan | Winning Formula

Cattermole & Vaughan | Winning Formula

[caption id="attachment_8069" align="aligncenter" width="512" caption="Man Manager Martin"][/caption] Finally, Sunderlands’ season has taken off and things are starting to look rosy again on Wearside. Now sitting in 10th position in the league after an emphatic win at the DW Stadium on Tuesday, quite how Martin O’Neill has transformed a club in such a short space of time is anyone’s guess. The secret may well lie in what Steve Bruce might like to think of as a parting gift in the shape …
Newcastle 1 Sunderland 1 | Feisty Derby - Stats Report

Newcastle 1 Sunderland 1 | Feisty Derby - Stats Report

O'Neill defying stats to raise spirits

O'Neill defying stats to raise spirits

After eight games, a string of fine performances and a vast improvement in results, it is fair to say the Martin O’ Neill revolution is firmly under way at Sunderland. O’ Neill arrived to great expectation from a  public wearied by the prosaic stagnation in the latter days of the Bruce era. The results speak for themselves. Already, O’ Neill’s Sunderland have amassed more points in his eight games in charge than in Bruce’s thirteen. The table below compares the …