Sunderland

15th Premier League | 0-0
  • Goals For
    11th
    48 GF
  • Assists
    13th
    28 GA
  • Shots
    14th
    439 Shots
  • Saves
    1st
    156 SAV
  • Sunderland Dither As the Premier League Enters Transfer Window End Game
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    Sunderland Dither As the Premier League Enters Transfer Window End Game

    I am transient. We all have a ‘football-mood’, a barometer which reflects the current context of our football club. Some of you will be looking to the new season with relish, confident that even if we sign no reinforcements, we’ll give Manchester City a good game and take three points off Middlesbrough. The rest of you will be angst-ridden at the prospect of a Defoe-less Sunderland taking the field at the Etihad; with Bilbo Jones and Samwise Larsson turning out down the right-hand flank, all hobbit-ey; likeable enough and content with their lot, but not really the master magician needed for such an adventure. Me, I’m transient. Last Sunday I was optimistic, relishing the prospect of the ‘Moyesolution’

  • "Andy Reid, He Plays Left Wing, He Loves McDonalds & Burger King"
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    "Andy Reid, He Plays Left Wing, He Loves McDonalds & Burger King"

    There was something of the "everyman" about Andy Reid. In an age where footballers are total fitness machines, Andy Reid wouldn't have looked out of place downing pre match pints in Fitzgeralds and then getting up at their acoustic open mic night later that evening. When that appearance is blessed with an unbelievable left foot that can control anything and then unlock a defence with it's exquisite passing ability, you have the makings of a cult hero. After an underwhelming spell at Tottenham Hotspur, Reid made his way to Charlton Athletic where, despite relegation, he regained the form that first made Premier League clubs sit up and take notice of the Irish international. His fellow countryman