Ethan's Report: Sunderland end losing streak but poor tactics costly

Sunderland went into the game with only one fit senior striker after Lewis Grabban’s injury against Forest midweek. Adam Matthews retained his place in the starting 11 as did new boys Jonny Williams, Marc Wilson and Callum McManaman whilst Lamine Kone came in for Tyias Browning who ultimately cost the match on Tuesday night. [More]

Player Ratings: Home discomfort means Hull draw far from ideal - who was at fault?

With the start we have made to the Championship season, dropping another two points is far from welcome. Away points are always welcome and, on paper, today's draw with Hull was a good point. However, considering our home discomfort, David Meyler's goal - assisted by another ex Black Cat Frazier Campbell - hurts. Time to rate the players! [More]

Line up predictions: two changes expected for Sunderland against Hull

Of the five clubs relegated from the top flight over the last two seasons, only Middlesbrough find themselves in the top half of the table after seven games. Even Sunderland are closer to that accolade than Boro are to the summit of England's second tier, perhaps an example of difficult 'bouncing back' is. [More]
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After All THAT, West Ham Made One Paltry Defoe Bid and Whimpered Away - But a Warning to Other Clubs?

West Ham have given up on Jermain Defoe and slunk off to find someone more receptive to their disruptive tactics and silly little bids. What a palaver that was - and all for little actual substance. But Hammers' fans surely have some questions tonight about how Slaven Bilic has started this transfer window. [More]

An Absolute Disgrace, Ellis Short - Do You Have Any Ideas Please Sir?: Burnley 4 - Sunderland 1

An absolute disgrace as the old year limps to a close for Sunderland and brings down the curtain on an eventful but difficult 12 months. The only plus-point may be that owner Ellis Short will surely realise that if he wants to sell a Premier League club, he needs to inject at least some cash in the transfer window which will open in a matter of hours. [More]