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

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

Sunderland welcome Stoke City to the Stadium of Light in a repeat of last week’s League Cup fixture. Sunderland have had an indifferent start after their great escape at the end of last season. Despite only suffering 1 defeat in 6 matches in the league, Sunderland have yet to win a game having drawn the other 5. Their inability to turn draws into victories sees the North East club sit in 17th place. Stoke City have equalled their club-record away …
Sunderland vs Swansea Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

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

Sunderland and Swansea clash on the weekend with both teams likely to identify this fixture as one which they should be able to come out with a victory. Sunderland drew yet again last week and Swansea come into the game on the back of a home defeat to Southampton after being reduced to 10 men following Wilfried Bony’s two yellow cards. The Black Cats have four points from their five games so far but have only lost so far. The …
Sunderland vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

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

The Premier League is back after its international break and sees Mauricio Pochettino’s Spurs side travel to Wearside to face Sunderland. Both teams come into the game hoping to bounce back from defeats. The Black Cats will have the pressure on their shoulders having not won any of their first three games, whilst Tottenham will want to continue the momentum which saw them win both their opening fixtures. Sunderland were very busy during the summer, bringing in nine players, which …
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 …
What Does The Future Hold For Connor Wickham?

What Does The Future Hold For Connor Wickham?

Last season, Sunderland had lots of problems with players running down their contracts, with the likes of Jack Colback, Phil Bardsley and Craig Gardner leaving on frees this summer. If Sunderland had sold those three last summer, they would have picked up between £5-10m in transfer fees. Currently, Gus Poyet is trying to deal with a similar situation with Connor Wickham, who could leave for free next summer. Given the huge fee that Sunderland paid and his untapped potential, it …
Jack Colback - Was It Wise To Cross The Tyne-Wear Divide?

Jack Colback - Was It Wise To Cross The Tyne-Wear Divide?

This week, Jack Colback has become the first man to join Newcastle United from rivals Sunderland since Paul Bracewell in 1992. It has already sparked controversy with Sunderland stating the move left a 'bitter taste' in their mouth. The Killingworth born midfielder is a boyhood Newcastle fan and he has said that he was motivated by that to make the move to St James' Park. It's clear that is won't be easy to win over the Newcastle fans for Colback, …
Will Connor Wickham Keep Sunderland In The Premier League?

Will Connor Wickham Keep Sunderland In The Premier League?

It was only two weeks ago that almost everyone thought Sunderland were certain to finish in the bottom three, but now many expect them to stay up. There was an element of shock about their draw against Manchester City and their victory over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, becoming the first side to defeat a Jose Mourinho Chelsea side there. These were huge results, but Sunderland have always had a habit of beating the top sides, beating Manchester City at the …
Chelsea v Sunderland Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

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

Sunderland travel to Stamford Bridge to take on Chelsea in Saturday’s evening kick-off. The game means a lot to both teams and the result will have consequences at different ends of the table. Chelsea know that a win will take them back to the top of the league. With Liverpool not playing until Sunday, a Chelsea win will put pressure on the Reds to perform at Norwich. With Chelsea due to travel to Anfield next weekend, they will want to …
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