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Roker Report Feb 3, 2018
Sunderland 0-2 Ipswich: PATHETIC defeat once more for Coleman’s men; Player ratings & report

Sunderland 0-2 Ipswich: PATHETIC defeat once more for Coleman’s men; Player ratings & report

Despite a decent start, Sunderland ballsed up and conceded two poor goals in the first half, losing 2-0 to Mick McCarthy’s Ipswich Town. Here’s how the lads rated, and how the game went. Sunderland were easily beaten this afternoon at the Stadium of Light, losing 2-0. Despite an influx of new players the same defensive and goal-scoring problems remain, but poor results for our relegation rivals keep us in the race to stay in the Championship. Lineups Sunderland: Lee Camp, Adam Matthews, Billy Jones, John O’Shea, Tyias Browning, Bryan Oviedo, Lee Cattermole, Ethan Robson, Ovie...
Roker Report Feb 1, 2018
Is John O’Shea arguably Sunderland’s most influential player? The stats behind Tuesday’s defeat

Is John O’Shea arguably Sunderland’s most influential player? The stats behind Tuesday’s defeat

If the stats coming away from Tuesday night’s game at Birmingham teach us anything, it’s that Sunderland rely heavily on John O’Shea’s influence to organise and dictate the flow of games. Did We Miss John O’Shea? It was abundantly clear on Tuesday that our defence lacked leadership and organisation, mainly due to the absence of our skipper, John O’Shea. Tyias Browning had an abysmal evening in regards to his passing, and you could perhaps attribute this to his inexperience and the lack of direction from his teammates the back. O’Shea is generally always available to take a...

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