Player Ratings: Sunderland 1-0 Kidderminster

Definitely a match that most involved (and watched) will swiftly forget. As far as player performances go there was nothing huge to shout about except for two encouraging debuts and a goal for Charis Mavrias. We’re in the hat and, as we all know, that is all that matters in cup competitions! Here we go though... [More]

Dont Forget the FA Cup - Sunderland Vs Kiddy

I don’t know about you, but I am still suffering from an almighty emotional hangover after one of the greatest nights to be a Sunderland supporter there has been for a long, long, long, long time. However distracted we may be from our date with destiny at Wembley in little over a month’s time, there are still the pressing matters of Premier League survival and potentially a second cup run to look forward to. The FA Cup returns as Kidderminster Harriers stand in our way of a 5th round berth. [More]

We Are Wembley - That Night in Old Trafford

On Wednesday we went to war. We conquered yet we didn't return home unscathed. Injuries were picked up, pain was suffered and we all aged. Boys became men. Girls became women and the unknown middle aged man next to me became a target of affection. Someone I hugged, kissed and expressed my fears to. We shared it all. Why don't I sit next to good looking lasses?! [More]

Match Report & Analysis: Manchester United 2-1 Sunderland

And you thought the Chelsea victory was dramatic! An extraordinary game, how close can it get? Winning in one of the worst penalty shoot-outs ever seen with so many ifs and buts throughout the tie. Yet no one could deny Sunderland deserved victory in a highly impressive display against Manchester United at Old Trafford, knocking out Premier League champions and best team in the past two decades to reach a Wembley final for the first time since 1992. And who cannot say there may be a repeat of 1973? [More]

This Cup Run Deserves Wembley

With Wembley sitting so faintly yet distinctly on the horizon, it's time for the tedious transfer tug of wars and talk of relegation to stop. Just stop. Quite frankly, since Ki Sung-Yeung's immortal winner against Chelsea a month back I've thought of little else than the possibility, however big or small, of wandering down Wembley way in a sea of red and white. [More]