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Roker Report Oct 15, 2017
Quick Kicks: Cattermole looks finished; & Beadling must be sat wondering what he has to do!

Quick Kicks: Cattermole looks finished; & Beadling must be sat wondering what he has to do!

In your post-QPR edition of Quick Kicks we look at the big talking points coming out of yesterday’s game. Is Lee Cattermole finished? What does Tom Beadling have to do to get his chance in the first team? Cattermole looks finished I take no great pleasure from highlighting the weekly demise of the once-dependable Lee Cattermole but it’s becoming almost comical just how alarmingly bad he’s become in such a short space of time. I have to ask: is he finished? He certainly looks like a player struggling to get through even ninety minutes. He’s slow, easy to play against and, above all...
Roker Report Sep 30, 2017
Quick Kicks: Grayson deserves credit for dropping Kone - but Cattermole must be next

Quick Kicks: Grayson deserves credit for dropping Kone - but Cattermole must be next

In today’s post-Preston edition of Quick Kicks we discuss dropping Kone, why Cattermole needs to be the next player relegated to the bench, and why referee Chris Kavanagh ‘bottled it’. Grayson must drop Cattermole Lee Cattermole was poor again today. As has been covered in detail recently on this site, our apparent on field leader just can’t get around the pitch like he used to. Whilst he’s never been the quickest, his anticipation and speed of thought made him a highly impressive holding midfielder in his prime. He now lacks the physicality to impose himself on games and has to...
Roker Report Sep 28, 2017
Can Sunderland ever rid themselves of a losing mentality with Cattermole & O’Shea around?

Can Sunderland ever rid themselves of a losing mentality with Cattermole & O’Shea around?

Is it truly possible to usher in a new era on Wearside when Sunderland ‘dressing-room leaders’ have remained unchanged for such a long period of time? Since the beginning of the 2010/11 Premier League season, Sunderland’s ‘official’ first-team captain has either been Lee Cattermole or John O’Shea, two men who have been employees of this football club through the entirety of our recent struggles. Combined, Cattermole and O’Shea have turned out in Sunderland colours on over 400 occasions, and throughout the majority of their time at the club the pair have been seen as the...
Roker Report Sep 24, 2017
Roker Rapport Podcast: Episode #44 - One Foot In The Grave

Roker Rapport Podcast: Episode #44 - One Foot In The Grave

I DON’T BELIEEEEEEEVE IT! Another loss? You bet’cha! Here’s your weekly dose of Podcasting bliss from the lads at Roker Report - you can find our show on iTunes, Acast and Youtube. What are we talking about this week? Our latest defeat, this time to Cardiff; Is it time to press the John O’Shea emergency button? Should Lee Cattermole be dropped? Simon Grayson - how much blame should he take for our current predicament? Positives? Are there any? Plus much, much more. It's honey for the ears! How do I listen/subscribe? Click here to find us on iTunes, and be sure to hit the...
Roker Report Sep 23, 2017
Quick Kicks: Cardiff - There’s no unity at Sunderland; Cattermole & Kone were appalling

Quick Kicks: Cardiff - There’s no unity at Sunderland; Cattermole & Kone were appalling

In our post-Cardiff edition of Quick Kicks we look at the performances of Lee Cattermole and Lamine Kone, plus discuss the clear lack of self-confidence that Simon Grayson has at the moment. Unity? What Unity? For me, it's not about the money spent or lack thereof. Obviously, you've got more chance to go up if you've got money. Throw enough shit at the wall and some of it will stick. A lot of clubs get out of this league because, from top to bottom, they know who they are, what the plan is, how they're going to run the club and everyone buys into it. It's not that people don't buy into...

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