Aye, it was annoying not to come away with three points. Another slow start from the Lads against Fleetwood. Here's some player ratings...
Sunderland welcomed back a number of players from injury in the Checkatrade Trophy against Stoke U21’s and all will surely be in contention to make Jack Ross’s squad.
The Lads are beginning to develop a bit of a habit for making life as hard as possible for themselves.
Yesterday it was revealed that Lynden Gooch and Jack Ross had been nominated for the Sky Bet League One player and manager of the month - but it's Josh Maja for the PFA Fans Award.
The possibility of us bringing in anymore fresh faces to add to our 13 summer transfers came to an end today, with the loan window coming to a close. I took a look at the signings we have made and how I would rate them.
Charlie Wyke didn't take long to open his account for Sunderland and in doing so gave us an excuse for another quiz.
Sunderland welcome Oxford United to the Stadium of Light later today with kick off at 3pm.
Sunderland made yet another long away trip this season, this time it was to South London and Kingsmeadow, home of Chelsea Ladies and, of course, AFC Wimbledon. Bryan Oviedo was back from a knock but only made the bench, as did Dylan McGeouch.
They say lightning doesn’t strike twice. But lightning’s got nothing on Lee Cattermole.
Sunderland made the 600 mile round trip to Kent for their second away game of the season. Over 2000 Black Cats travel south for a Wednesday night game. Bryan Oviedo and Adam Matthews were missing through injury and replaced by Reece James and Donald Love respectively. Dylan McGeouch was back from injury after an impressive pre-season but was only fit for the bench.