On 29th November 2020, many people connected to Sunderland AFC rejoiced as then manager Phil Parkinson was removed from his post due to the failure turn the Club into genuine promotion contenders.
Sunderland have finally found themselves a manager after the departing Phil Parkinson couldn’t seem to get the team clicking how he would liked to have and ultimately lead to getting himself sacked.
The takeover of Sunderland has felt unique. It has dragged on and continues to do so.
Two wins in nine, both of those against ten men - this isn't good enough.
Nearly 12 months after saying he would do, Stewart Donald is set to sell most of his majority share in Sunderland.
Defeat against a struggling MK Dons side couldn't have come at a worse time for Phil Parkinson.
Never has there been a more reliable metric for Sunderland player performances than this. The votes have been counted and verified, here is the results determining Sunderlands Player of the Months for September and October.
Sunderland have made more than their fair share of bad signings over the years, which is a key factor as to why the club are now down in League One.
Sunderland have had a solid start to the season. After ten games, we sit with 21 points with just one defeat and seven goals conceded - the best defensive record in the league.
Defensive problems for Sunderland are not about to let up just yet - although there are promising murmurs that Denver Hume will be fit to play this evening.