Premier League Relegation Battle

The Premier League relegation battle seems to be more interesting that the title race. The reigning champions Leicester City are among the teams who are fighting for survival, but the likes of Bournemouth, Swansea City, Crystal Palace, Middlesbrough, Hull City and Sunderland are sitting in the danger zone as well. With so many teams being […]

Adnan Januzaj Has To Channel Tevez At Sunderland If He Wants Man United Return

It seems to me that young Belgian forward Adnan Januzaj believes one word from Paul Pogba is enough to get him back In the Manchester United team next season. He’s going to be sadly mistaken if he holds onto that belief without producing for Sunderland for the remainder of this term. Januzaj has to start […]

Hammers Right To Chase Defoe – Sunderland Right To Keep Him!

Reports are circulating from the wires that West Ham United want to bring Jermain Defoe back to London and back to the club where he started his senior career. According to the BBC, the Hammers have already made a £6m bid which Sunderland rejected but Slaven Bilic could return with a higher offer before the January transfer […]

Sunderland Need Supporters For Another Great Escape

Sunderland are once again embroiled in a relegation battle at the bottom of the Premier League. The Black Cats have managed to beat the drop to the Championship by pulling off miraculous escapes for the past four campaigns on the spin, but will need to pull off the feat yet again to avoid plummeting into […]

Time Right For Adnan Januzaj To Leave Man United

Back in the season of 2013/14, Adnan Januzaj was one of Manchester United’s bright spots in an ultimately dire campaign that set the club back a few years. But the young Belgian international winger hasn’t made much of an impact since that inspiring first season at Old Trafford. He was rushed into the 2014 World Cup […]

Sunderland Should Sign Nikica Jelavic To Help Defend From The Front

You get the feeling that Dick Advocaat might be wishing he’d just stuck with his original plan and retired after guiding Sunderland to safety at the end of last season. (Those pesky ‘Black Cat’ fans and their flowers!) After the opening two Barclays Premier League fixtures it all looks too similar for Sunderland as their […]

Sunderland New-boy Yann M’Vila: Fake Or Fortune?

Sunderland have snapped up French international midfielder Yann M’Vila on a season long loan from Russian side Rubin Kazan. The twenty-five year old has had a mixed career so far. So will he prove his worth in the English Premier League or will he fail to take yet another chance? How different it was just […]

New-boy Adam Matthews Should Shine At Sunderland

Sunderland have completed the signing of full-back Adam Matthews from Celtic. The Welshman only had a year left to run on his ‘Hoops’ deal and that meant he could join the ‘Black Cats’ for a cut price fee of £2m. Former Rangers manager Dick Advocaat (now the Sunderland boss) has obviously kept an eye on […]

Nir Bitton Won’t Be Leaving Celtic For £5m This Summer

Sunderland have only just secured their English Premier League (EPL) future for another season and they are already looking at strengthening their squad, so they don’t spend next season fighting off relegation yet again. According to reports Celtic’s Nir Bitton could be topping the ‘Black Cats’ wish-list. Celtic boss Ronny Deila has stated that he […]

O’Shea Horror Show Sums Up Poor Sunderland

On this blog, I try and always look for the positives and I very rarely criticise individual players on their performances. I believe football is a team game and that means everyone should step-up and take the blame for bad losses. Usually I try and reserve my criticisms for those that run the game. But […]