Latest from Sunderland preseason - aggregate draw over the border!

The second leg of Sunderland’s pre-season campaign kicked off on Wednesday night at the Almondvale Stadium against Livingston, Grayson’s 3rd game in charge of the Wearsiders. An impressive 250 fans travelled north of the border for a 3-0 victory over the Scottish Championship side, Sunderland’s first clean sheet of preseason. [More]

Don't get excited. Don't get excited. Too late - everyone's excited about Josh Maja

Very few young players have been given genuine opportunities in Sunderland's first team in recent seasons. The notable exceptions to that were Jordan Pickford and Duncan Watmore, with George Honeyman perhaps getting some reasonable game time albeit during Sunderland's whimper end to the 2016/17 campaign and relegation. [More]