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Why Stability Will Be The Key To Survival

Why Stability Will Be The Key To Survival

Time is running out and tensions are running high at the bottom of the Premier League – and that’s not just in the home dressing room at The Hawthorns. Whatever may or may not have happened after West Brom conceded a late equaliser to Cardiff at the weekend, it just further highlights that not many of the clubs involved in ... Read More »

To sack or not to sack?

To sack or not to sack?

A question that many football club owners and chief executive’s find themselves thinking about when things start to go wrong.  This sacking culture in football continues to grow, with no fewer than seven of the 20 Premier League teams changing manager already this season, in the case of Fulham, twice. There are other frightening stats too. Only 26 of the ... Read More »

Has Aron Johannsson Overtaken Jozy Altidore for a Starting Spot in Brazil?

Has Aron Johannsson Overtaken Jozy Altidore for a Starting Spot in Brazil?

The United States Mens National Team has a deep striker pool. Jozy Altidore, Aron Johannsson, Eddie Johnson, and Terrence Boyd are all virtual locks for Brazil. However, the real question should be who would start. Let’s with Jozy Altidore. The 24 year old Sunderland striker has had a nightmarish season for the Black Cats so far, scoring only 2 goals ... Read More »

Preview: Sunderland v Manchester United

Preview: Sunderland v Manchester United

David Moyes’ under pressure Manchester United travel to Sunderland tonight for the first leg of the Capital One Cup semi final. Their poor Premier League form, coupled with Sunday’s 2-1 third round FA Cup defeat to Swansea has seen Moyes’ side receive criticism from fans and the press alike and the Capital One Cup could be their last chance for ... Read More »

Premier League week 11: What have we learnt?

Premier League week 11: What have we learnt?

With game week 11 now been and gone, what did we learn about the Premier League over the last few days? 1) United back on track? Manchester United, in particular David Moyes, have come under heavy criticism this season following a sluggish start which saw Moyes’ men beaten at home by West Brom, draw to Stoke and be beaten away ... Read More »

Borini Blast Gives Sunderland Derby Day Decision (VIDEO)

Borini Blast Gives Sunderland Derby Day Decision (VIDEO)

Sunderland finally produced their first win of the season at the 9th time of asking on Sunday afternoon, besting rivals Newcastle 2-1 in the Tyne-Wear Derby at the Stadium Of Light. The Black Cats were always up for the match and took only 5 minutes to pounce when Steven Fletcher rose high at the back post to head home after ... Read More »

Swans Smash 4 Past Black Cats (VIDEO)

Swans Smash 4 Past Black Cats (VIDEO)

Gus Poyet got a rude awakening in his first match in charge of Sunderland, as his side were well and truly throttled on the day by 4 goals to none at the hands of Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium. In actuality, Sunderland competed quite well for the first 45 minutes and keeper Keiren Westwood even managed to take a clean ... Read More »

EPL Review: United Come From Behind, Remy Stays On Roll, City Rebound With Win, And Palace Continue To Be Palace

EPL Review: United Come From Behind, Remy Stays On Roll, City Rebound With Win, And Palace Continue To Be Palace

It was yet another intriguing Saturday of action around the Barclays Premier League with 6 games in action including both of the Manchester clubs and fellow title hopefuls Liverpool all in action. Some other notable games on the slate included Newcastle’s journey to Wales to take on Cardiff City, Hull’s home match against a depleted and Benteke-less Aston Villa, and ... Read More »

BREAKING NEWS: Paolo Di Canio Sacked As Sunderland Boss

BREAKING NEWS: Paolo Di Canio Sacked As Sunderland Boss

Well, it didn’t take a world-class scholar to see this coming, but I must admit even I was shocked at the rapid-fire nature of Sunderland’s firing of Paolo Di Canio 5 matches into the new campaign. The Black Cats had only attained 1 point from their first 5 matches, coming by way of a 1-1 draw at Southampton as they ... Read More »

Pressure Mounts On Paolo As Black Cats Lose Again

Pressure Mounts On Paolo As Black Cats Lose Again

Paolo Di Canio’s seat as getting quite warm at the moment over at the Stadium of Light as his Sunderland side lost yet again on Saturday, this time suffering an emphatic 3-0 away loss to previously winless West Bromwich Albion. The match was all Baggies right from the off with the home side going in front on 20 minutes through ... Read More »