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"We were ruthless throughout" Will Grigg is feeling good after Sunderland produced a ruthless display to defeat Tranmere Rovers on Tuesday evening.

Action from the SOL presents match highlights from Sunderland's Sky Bet League One meeting at home to Tranmere Rovers.

Parkinson hails team display Phil Parkinson has hailed each and every one of Sunderland’s players after Tuesday’s seismic win, paying particular homage to Duncan Watmore and Will Grigg.

'He has so much energy and desire' - Parkinson reveals plan for Sunderland ace O'Nien Luke O’Nien’s versatility will prove a key asset for Phil Parkinson with the Sunderland boss praising his ‘energy and heart’.

Phil Parkinson outlines importance of clean sheets and praises key Sunderland duo for 'immense' display Phil Parkinson believes the first league clean sheet of the season will hand his Sunderland players a huge psychological boost.

Sunderland don't win 5-0 very often so make sure you enjoy this result as much as you can! We can't get complacent, but at the same time why not enjoy this victory for what it was? The bad times that you experience as a fanbase make the good moments even sweeter, and this was a very good moment for everyone. Negatives? Few and far between.

Talking Tactics: Parkinson's game management and use of width impressed on Sunderland home debut New Sunderland boss Phil Parkinson got his tactics and gameplan absolutely spot on last night against Tranmere - here’s what he did to ensure that the Lads ran out as comfortable winners.

What impressed YOU the most about Sunderland's dominating performance against Tranmere? Sunderland were fantastic in their 5-0 victory over Tranmere Rovers on Tuesday night, but what about the performance from our players was most impressive? Our panel have their say.

Talking Points: Sunderland desperately needed a comfortable, dominant victory! Yes, the Lads were fantastic, but, to be fair, Tranmere were pretty poor. A five-nil drubbing is never something to be sniffed at, but Sunderland simply must take this positive attitude, energy, and playing style into the weekend's game against Shrewsbury.

Phil Parkinson gives Lynden Gooch update after forward suffers injury Phil Parkinson is hopeful that Lynden Gooch has not suffered a serious injury.

Sunderland AFC news LIVE: Investment latest plus reaction to thumping Tranmere win Sunderland AFC returned to winning ways against Tranmere yesterday evening – while off-field talk continues to focus on potential overseas investment.

Lads lose out in Wear-Tyne meeting presents match highlights from Sunderland under-23s' Premier League 2 meeting with Newcastle United at Eppleton CW.

Four changes for Parkinson's home opener Phil Parkinson has made four changes for tonight’s game against Tranmere Rovers.

Match images from the SOL Snapshots from Sunderland's Sky Bet League One fixture at home to Tranmere Rovers.

How the action unfolded on Wearside Sunderland welcomed Tranmere Rovers to the Stadium of Light this evening as they continued their Sky Bet League One campaign.

Five-star showing clinches win Sunderland ran riot against Tranmere Rovers on Tuesday evening, as Phil Parkinson’s Stadium of Light bow resulted in a comfortable three points.

Grigg buzzing with goal and big win Will Grigg scored for the second successive game at the Stadium of Light as Sunderland brushed aside Tranmere Rovers tonight.

Parkinson gets off to a flier at home Phil Parkinson was delighted by his side’s showing tonight as they blew Tranmere Rovers away in the first 45.

Willis thrilled with clean sheet Jordan Willis was delighted to play his part in Sunderland's first clean sheet of the season tonight.

Phil Parkinson reacts as Duncan Watmore and Will Grigg sparkle in emphatic Sunderland win Phil Parkinson hailed a ‘massive’ night for Duncan Watmore as the forward shone in Sunderland’s 5-0 win over Tranmere Rovers.

Delighted Phil Parkinson reflects on 'incredible' night as Sunderland thump Tranmere Rovers Phil Parkinson has hailed an ‘incredible’ night and praised the exceptional workrate of his Sunderland side after a thumping 5-0 win over Tranmere Rovers.

Sunderland boss Phil Parkinson reacts as Duncan Watmore shines in 5-0 thrashing of Tranmere Rovers Phil Parkinson takes charge of Sunderland AFC for the first time at the Stadium of Light tonight when Tranmere Rovers visit Wearside.

PLAYER RATINGS: Sunderland 5-0 Tranmere - Here's how the Lads rated in Parky's first win! Sunderland were measured, in control and clinical as they dismantled Tranmere in Phil Parkinson’s first game at the SOL tonight. Here’s how our man watching the match rated the Lads in red and white!

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