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Roker Report Nov 30, 2017
Make Your Case: Should we feel annoyed at the way James Vaughan celebrated his goal at Burton?

Make Your Case: Should we feel annoyed at the way James Vaughan celebrated his goal at Burton?

Now that the dust has settled we’ve decided to debate the issue of James Vaughan’s goal celebration last weekend. Where do you stand on it? Take a read of our arguments, vote in the poll and leave a comment below. Gav - Cut Him Some Slack! I can completely understand why James Vaughan’s celebration on Saturday might have annoyed people. He’s not really done the job which he was brought in for, and that is to score goals on a consistent basis. He was the first striker we signed after allowing Jermain Defoe to leave to join Bournemouth and with that came some frustration that perhaps...
Roker Report Nov 26, 2017
Quick Kicks: Coleman’s subs were quality, & the clean sheet will give us immense confidence

Quick Kicks: Coleman’s subs were quality, & the clean sheet will give us immense confidence

In our post-Burton Albion edition of Quick Kicks we take a look at the main talking points coming away from the victory yesterday at the Pirelli Stadium. Coleman’s changes did the biz The best thing about yesterday’s performance and result was the changes that Chris Coleman made late in the game, and the impact that those players then had. Our system changed to more of a 4-4-2 and Coleman took off players that weren’t performing. Darron Gibson, James Vaughan and Joel Asoro gave us an edge over Burton and when we had chances, we were clinical. Darron Gibson in particular was...
Roker Report Nov 25, 2017
Burton Albion 0-2 Sunderland: WE FINALLY FRIGGING WON! Player Ratings & Report

Burton Albion 0-2 Sunderland: WE FINALLY FRIGGING WON! Player Ratings & Report

YEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSS! Here’s how the game went, and how the lads rated. GET IN! Burton Albion 0-2 Sunderland Late goals from James Vaughan and George Honeyman gave Chris Coleman his first three points and clean sheet as Sunderland manager against Burton Albion at the Pirelli Stadium this afternoon. In a close affair between two of the poorer sides in the league it was Coleman’s substitutes that changed the game, moving the Mackems off the bottom of the league and into 22nd, above today’s opponents. Match Action First Half The opening exchanges of the game were frantic, with neither...