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A selection of the latest SFC news and blog posts.
What are the odds? Let’s see where the smart money is going according to official betting partner Coral.
Grayson on Ipswich Town Simon Grayson says Sunderland must be harder to beat if they hope to return to winning ways at Ipswich Town.
The Big Match: McCarthy out to punish ex-club as perma-crisis Sunderland rock up at Ipswich Mick McCarthy welcomes one of his former clubs to Portman Road tonight for a crucial game against Simon Grayson's Sunderland, with both managers under differing degrees of pressure. The Ipswich boss quietened question marks over his current tenure with a fighting performance at Elland Road on Saturday.
Gooch gunning to bring back three points Lynden Gooch is hoping to use the pain and anguish of Saturday’s defeat as inspiration at Portman Road tonight.
Four-goal thriller at Portman Road Ahead of tonight's Sky Bet Championship clash against Ipswich Town, rewind the clock and relive a four-goal thriller at Portman Road from the 2004-05 season.
McCarthy eyes top six Mick McCarthy has urged his players to maintain the standard they’ve set in their opening eight Sky Bet Championship outings.
Pundits preview Ipswich Town Media mash-up continues as James Hunter, Richard Mennear and Paul Fraser pen their pre-match thoughts ahead of Sunderland’s trip to Ipswich Town.
Scout Report: Ipswich - How can Sunderland plough their way through the Tractor Boys? A victory over Brentford gave Ipswich a 100% record after four games, but the wheels of the tractor came off somewhat after a 2-1 defeat to Crystal Palace in the Carabao Cup. Ipswich then lost at home to Fulham and away at QPR either side of the international break - before beating Bolton at home and then losing this weekend to high flying Leeds.
Arsenal score 100th Premier League penalty, where does your club rank? Since the advent of the Premier League in 1992, the English top flight have only three clubs who have scored a century of spot kicks — with the Gunners becoming the latest to join the elite group.
Fan Focus: "Jonny Williams scoring would be peak Ipswich!" From childhood some of my worst Sunderland supporting memories have been at Ipswich. Losing 2-0 on a Tuesday night in 1998 to effectively cost us automatic promotion, the New Year's Day 5-0 loss etc. What are you memories of us? RR: So you sit in 7th place.
Questioning your sanity? Come on down to Ipswich! Read our Away Day Guide To those of you hopping in the car and embarking on this ridiculous journey, I can only salute you. You are the lifeblood of this club and, while you may be borderline insane, you are the type of supporters we need right now. Ipswich is a ballache to drive to, but here goes.
With two key men likely to still be out, this Sunderland XI will have to do for Ipswich clash As at yesterday evening, the former was still receiving treatment from the Black Cats medical staff and the latter had barely eaten since Thursday. A good night's sleep may have done the pair a world of good but both are surely unlikely to play a part tonight.
Simon Grayson - 'This club is not unmanageable' SIMON GRAYSON has dismissed the notion that Sunderland are “unmanageable”, and insisted he has no regrets about swapping the security of life at…
Adnan Januzaj says: 'To say I've got a bad attitude is really stupid' EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY ADAM CRAFTON: At Adnan Januzaj's Manchester home, his most treasured football memorabilia stands proud.
Football's last Taboos: Part Three - Sexism and the Beautiful Game So whether it's on the terraces, in the board room, or within the FA itself, women's football and women working in football still have a mountain to climb.
Atkinson hails persistence Mark Atkinson praised his side’s effort and commitment to come from behind twice and secure three points over Stoke City on Saturday.
Ipswich Town v Sunderland Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Championship game between Ipswich Town and Sunderland.
Williams and McManaman to be assessed, Watmore update Simon Grayson will assess Jonny Williams and Callum McManaman this afternoon to see if the pair can return for tomorrow night's trip to Ipswich Town.
Grayson's Ipswich Town presser! Simon Grayson went in front of the media this afternoon at the Academy of Light as the focus switches to Tuesday's trip to Ipswich Town.
Ticket details for Doncaster trip Sunderland under-21s continue their Checkatrade Trophy campaign in October when they travel to Sky Bet League One side Doncaster Rovers.
Mooted January move for central midfielder could revolutionise Grayson's Sunderland Sunderland will revisit an interest in Brentford midfielder Ryan Woods in the January window, according to reports in the Sunday People.
Talking Tactics: Breaking down whatever-the-f k Sunderland were trying to do on Saturday Oviedo was unlucky not to score, picked the ball up in good areas and was unfortunate to be substituted, while Matthews made more touches than any Sunderland player, demonstrating a keen attitude to be constantly involved in the game and completed a couple of nice dribbles.
Sunderland AFC Loan Watch: Khazri's scoring form continues as Lens is involved in fiery derby It was an action-packed week for Sunderland's loan stars as a host of Black Cats continue to ply their trade away from the Stadium of Light. A total of six Sunderland players have left the club on a temporary basis, with four of those players in action over the past week.
How did it come to this? Sunderland AFC is in a state of depression Sunderland had a brand new, world class stadium with a fanbase that could not get enough of them, and we had players that people could look up to as heroes - something that has eluded us in the years since the likes of Quinn and Phillips left.
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