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Scouting, strategy and wasting money: 11 things you said about Martin Bain’s revamped transfer structure Sunderland fans have been having their say on what the club should be looking at doing with their transfer strategy in the summer after Martin Bain revamped the structure.

Five Sunderland AFC players out of contract this summer - who deserves a new deal? Sunderland have five senior pros out of contract this summer but which - if any - of the players deserve a new deal?

Ha’way Back When: Defender Colin Waldron the unlikely hero as Sunderland climb out of relegation zone Sunderland 1 Ipswich Town 0 - March 19, 1977Colin Waldron was the unlikely hero as Sunderland finally climbed out of the First Division drop zone they'd first entered on September 11.

Changing Sunderland's Culture; Something drastic has to change, and here's how we should do it Whether it's covering up a scandal or players clearly having no respect for the club that pays their wages, it simply isn't good enough and needs to change before we travel past the point of no return. While it's all well and good saying something needs to change, understanding how we want this club to be viewed is of utmost importance.

Roker Rapport TV: #4 - Reminiscing about the good old days Join the Bromley brothers for episode four of ‘Roker Rapport TV’ as they discuss all things Sunderland AFC and look back at happier times supporting the club. Don’t forget to subscribe!

March 24, 1985: Sunderland lose Milk Cup final at Wembley to Norwich City. Saturday, March 24, marks 33 years since Sunderland narrowly lost 1-0 to Norwich City in the Milk Cup final at Wembley.

Fan Letters: "Nothing has changed - Chris Coleman is not the answer for Sunderland next season!" Chris Coleman is not the answer for next season; his player management is woeful, there seems to be no control over and discipline of his players. Gibson, Williams, Rodwell, et al. The attitudes of certain players is simply not good enough.

Asoro at the double in Sweden win Joel Asoro scored twice as Sweden under-21s defeated Turkey to boost their qualification hopes for next summer’s UEFA European Championships in Italy.

Peter Reid tells Chris Coleman to cheer up as Sunderland boss makes plans for future There has been no shortage of goodwill towards Chris Coleman on Wearside, even if results have been a disappointment and more generally, the club is at is lowest ebb for a generation.

Joel Asoro’s slick double gives Sweden Under-21s welcome qualification boost Sunderland's Joel Asoro got a welcome confidence boost by netting twice to help Sweden Under-21s to a convincing 3-0 European Championship qualifying victory in Turkey yesterday.

Good night with England for former Sunderland stars Jordan Henderson and Jordan Pickford Skipper Jordan Henderson was a happy man as England claimed a morale-boosting 1-0 friendly win over Holland in Amsterdam last night.

Wahbi Khazri fires out a World Cup warning to England WAHBI KHAZRI has warned England’s players not to underestimate Tunisia ahead of the two sides’ meeting at this summer’s World Cup finals in…

Sit down with Cookie Earlier this week we sat down with the boss Chris Coleman to talk about the significance of this international break.

Sunderland winger drops hint about his future Wahbi Khazri has hinted he has eyes on a Premier League return as he targets a successful World Cup with Tunisia.

In-form Sunderland youngster nets twice for Sweden as talks surrounding his future intensifies Emerging talent Joel Asoro's fine form continued this afternoon after scoring twice for Sweden U21s in their 3-0 win over Turkey in their U21 European Championships qualifier.

Darron Gibson's arrest was a water-shed moment for Sunderland; time to address the 'rotten core' Darron Gibson, Adam Johnson and Jack Rodwell are three prime examples of precisely this problem. This rotting core is not just the players, but the whole club behind the scenes. Rumours have long-swirled of a drinking culture at pitch-level, a spending culture in the dug-out and no culture from the board.

Take a glimpse at the Beacon of Light Television presenter and architect George Clark was given a glimpse of the future during a special tour of the North East's newest 'amazing space'.

Matthews an unused sub in Wales victory Adam Matthews was an unused substitute as Wales got off to a flying start in China on Thursday afternoon.

Fan Letters: "Sunderland AFC is on its knees right now but lets not lose our sh t all together" I'm 41 now, my first Sunderland game was in the old third division and I've spent every season since on an emotional roller coaster. I have devoted a lot of my time and energy to this football club and I have always said that without the lows, we would not be able to appreciate the highs.

Pickford & Henderson's England success should give hope to Sunderland's next generation of stars This evening's clash between the Netherlands and England in Amsterdam should act as a timely reminder to Sunderland's youngsters that whilst this is most definitely a club in turmoil, there is a fantastic opportunity awaiting them to succeed should the stars align and their chances arise.

Our final run-in assessed Let’s assess our fixtures one by one while examining the table permutations.

Cash-strapped Sunderland hope summer bidding war will result in financial boost With the Black Cats plummeting towards League One, the value of Sunderland's playing ‘assets' dwindles by the week.

Back of the net! But which was your favourite Sunderland cup goal? He leapt like a salmon and scored one of Sunderland's best ever FA Cup goals.

Make Your Case: Should Sunderland stick with departing players or plan ahead for next season? Either way, is he going to be here next season? I sincerely hope not. Is he contributing anything to the current cause? By that, ask yourself if he's suddenly going to lead Sunderland to eight clean sheets and pull off a Poyet-style miracle? Well, hardly.

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