Ethan's report: Chancers and chance wasters

Sunderland travelled to Barnsley with fond memories of Oakwell from the 2006/07 season when they took over 8000 fans to witness a 2-0 victory with late goals from Grant Leadbitter and David Connolly. However, the return to the home of Paul Heckingbottom's men wasn't a happy one. [More]

Sunderland set to patch up in transfer window - more Leeds reaction

Heading into Saturday's game with Leeds there was a distinct sense of optimism and even excitement buzzing around the Stadium of Light for the first time in what feels like forever. However fans and players alike were brought back down to earth when a drab, uninspiring performance was punished by a Leeds side who were also far from their best. [More]