Man City Hot Favourites to Dispatch Sunderland in League Cup Final but Black Cats Will Be Hoping to Emulate Last Season’s FA Upset

The first trophy of the football season will be decided at Wembley Stadium on Sunday afternoon as Man City play Sunderland in the League Cup Final. It’s always a memorable occasion as the two sets of fans descend on Wembley for the big match and although Man City will start the game as overwhelming favourites, […]

The beginnings of a Sunderland revival or papering over the cracks?

Malcolm Dawson writes … It was cold last night at the Stadium of Light, when Reading came into town. It began like a dream, when our own James McClean put the visiting side one nil down. After such a great start, the defence played their part and Mignolet seldom looked troubled. Before very long, with […]

Plan B failed for Sunderland against Middlesbrough

There were other things to do on Tuesday night. As storms lashed the Jersey shore, one of us – celebrating a wedding anniversary – walked like a man to see The Jersey Boys. Reading v Arsenal’s 12-goal thriller was on the telly and West Auckland beat Birtley Town 5-4 in a penalty shootout after sharing […]

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