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December 10, 2019

December 10, 2019

December 9, 2019

December 9, 2019

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October 28, 2019

On arrival at our great football club, our new majority shareholder and chairman Stewart Donald was asked if there were any other clubs that had been in League One that we would be looking to emulate. Leicester, Southampton, Norwich and Wolves were cited as examples of clubs that have not only gained promotion but have kicked on successfully since. "I think the team that we would like to...

August 10, 2019

One game in and a few black clouds have already begun to form above the Stadium of Light. Following the opening day draw with Oxford United, most fingers of blame have pointed firmly in the direction of Jack Ross and his use of a 3-5-2 system that clearly did not work on the day.

I think Ross has many faults tactically, lacks consistency and his decision-making seems to be getting worse...

August 2, 2019

To say I’m nervously excited awaiting the first game of the season would be a bit of a stretch. To say I’m apathetic and past caring, would also be far removed from the truth.

On many an occasion I’ve told friends, family or colleagues that I’m falling out of love with football. I hate the stereotype Millionaire, couldn’t care less, Instagram-obsessed, underachieving pricks jogging around...

June 9, 2019

Sunderland AFC 2-1 Charlton Athletic FC

Taylor 10

Maja 65.

Gooch 90

August 4th 2018

Stadium of Light

Now that the dust has settled on a very long, and ultimately very disappointing campaign, a look back at my favourite game of the 2018/19 Season feels like a deep delve into the archives.

From the moment I set off to the match on that opening day, it felt completely different to the recent years...

May 20, 2019

Here we go again. It’s the hope that kills you. Another trip to Wembley. Another great weekend spoilt only by the result. Are you confident? If so, good for you. I’m quite jealous of that to be honest.

Even if you’re the most positive person around, you’ll have heard the moaning on many an occasion from the pessimistic lot. The ones like me. You needn’t have ‘Soothsayer’ on the CV to predi...

March 20, 2019

In the run up to our Checkatrade Trophy Final, we have invited our crack (not crap) team of ALS writers to recount their favourite Magic Wembley Moments, or should that be tragic? Here's Gary Burrell's take on the 1992 FA Cup Final against Liverpool…


May 9, 1992

Att: 79, 544

Sunderland AFC 0-2 Liverpool FC (Thomas 47’, Rush 68’)

Malcolm Crosby’s Rokerites had seen off Port Va...