Player Ratings: No doubt we will see changes for the Burton Albion game!

Chris Coleman's first game in charge ended like his previous six predecessors - in defeat. However, the game felt better and considering the state of the midfielders we had to select from, defeat against one of the league's more accomplished sides was the most likely outcome. Time to rate the players. [More]

Martin Bain has made mistakes, but he's done more good for Sunderland than hiring Chris Coleman

Martin Bain is a man who has been under the spotlight more times than he'd like in his relatively short stint at the Stadium of Light. But for all the criticism and fan ire thrown his way, is it all COMPLETELY justified? Or are there things we've maybe unfairly overlooked where he has done right by the club? Is he as clueless as we think he is or does he get a rough deal? [More]
Opinion

Steven Caldwell on "strange" relationship with Roy Keane & Sunderland's managerial vacancy

Recently, I caught up with former Sunderland and Scotland centre half Steven Caldwell. Caldwell signed for Sunderland in 2004 from derby rivals Newcastle United for Mick McCarthy and left three years later under Roy Keane to Burnley. The Scottish centre half signed a pre-contract agreement in the January to join local rivals Sunderland from Newcastle after receiving limited game time there. [More]

What needs to change at Sunderland

The phrase 'too big for the division' gets bandied about far too much these days but, in Sunderland's case, we are (or should be) a team which certainly belong in the top flight of English football, no matter which way you look at it. [More]