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Roker Report Jan 30, 2018
Cheering up Peter Reid, Extra time & a Carlos Edwards screamer; 3 classic Brum v SAFC clashes!

Cheering up Peter Reid, Extra time & a Carlos Edwards screamer; 3 classic Brum v SAFC clashes!

Take a walk down memory lane with us as we remember title deciders and a dramatic FA Cup victory in the second city. Head-to-head record in Birmingham... Sunderland wins: 14 | Birmingham wins: 28 | Draws: 12 Last time at St. Andrews... Birmingham City 0-3 Sunderland (Gomez 77, Johnson 87, Wickham 88) Birmingham 0-2 Sunderland - St. Andrews - 25/02/2004 Although it was not our biggest giant killing ever - no, that was reserved for our trimumph over Leeds United in 1973 - the extra time win in the second city was quite a night for those who were there! After a hard fought 1-1 home draw at...
Roker Report Jan 30, 2018
The Glory days: One of the finest games in Sunderland’s history was played against Birmingham

The Glory days: One of the finest games in Sunderland’s history was played against Birmingham

Sunderland historian Mark Metcalf looks back at a game played between Sunderland and Birmingham in 1936 that had massive implications in our hunt for the League title. Sunderland have faced Birmingham City on many occasions at St Andrews, but one game stands above any other and that took place on Easter Monday 13 April 1936. Three days previously league leaders Sunderland had beaten Birmingham City 2-1 before a 41,500 Roker Park crowd. The scoreline failed to do justice to the Wearsiders who twice hit the woodwork, missed a host of chances and were frequently denied by an inspired Harry...
Roker Report Jan 28, 2018
Roker Rapport Podcast: Episode #58: “For Brazil he should play...”

Roker Rapport Podcast: Episode #58: “For Brazil he should play...”

We’ve went fully Brazilian on this week’s Roker Rapport as we are joined in the studio by former-Sunderland central defender and Samba striker Danny Collins. Join us - you can hear this week’s show on iTunes, Acast and Youtube. What are we talking about this week? Danny’s time at Sunderland, including; Winning Player of the Season two years in a row. Beating the Mags 2-1, and Kieran’s goal. The feeling of playing at a packed SoL and scoring for the Lads. The El-Hadji Diouf/Anton Ferdinand debacle. And finally a bit of Birmingham City pre-match analysis. Plus much, much more....

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