Sunderland & I Know It...
It's the start of the week, and time to round up all of today's SAFC news in a handy package. Let's face it, it saves you having to do it, so you're welcome.
And today is March 19th, and on this day Willie Mosconi set a world record by running 526 consecutive balls without a miss during a straight pool exhibition at East High Billiard Club in Springfield, Ohio. A record which still stands. Meanwhile in Sunderland, Daniel Edgar made his home debut against Bolton Wanderers. He played left-half for us between 1931-35.
Back to more current matters though, here's what's rocking our world tonight...
Ticket details have been confirmed for the FA Cup Quarter Final replay with Everton. They actually went on sale this morning, however if you've been asleep, there's full details and prices here - CLICK HERE
Take not though, the date of the game has been moved for it to be shown on where else but ITV - CLICK HERE
Speaking of the Everton game, Goodison legend Neville Southall has said he was stunned by Simon Mignolet's incredible double save which kept us in the tie, and sung the Belgian's praises - CLICK HERE
Sunderland are in Champions League form, according to the stats. since O'Neill arrived we're trailing only Manchester's United & City who currently both sit atop the Premier League. If only he'd got here earlier we might be there by now - CLICK HERE
An addition to the coaching staff has been made, with Steve Guppy coming in to give some the younger first teamers such as Wickham, Ji and McClean a little bit of one-on-one tuition. Guppy used to play under O'Neill at Leicester, and has spent time coaching in the USA more recently - CLICK HERE
Hopefully this isn't the start of anything major, but Martin O'Neill has now gone on the record to say that Stephane Sessegnon isn't 100% happy at the moment, but the club are working their hardest to ensure he stays on Wearside for the foreseeable future - CLICK HERE
The club have issued their own tribute to Fabrice Muamba after the Bolton midfielder suffered a suspected heart-attack during his side's FA Cup game with Tottenham. It goes without saying, we also wish him the very best with his recovery, and are thinking of him and his family during this time - CLICK HERE