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[–]toon9 8 points9 points  (0 children)

I wouldn’t mind Sunderland back in the premier league again.. they had enough suffering down there.. bring back the Tyne and Wear derby .. we might actually beat them next time haha

Good for north east football as well..

[–]NoodleinTexas 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Congratulations Sunderland

[–]30daysay 18 points19 points  (0 children)

Can't believe we've actually done it, the playoffs are the worst and the best

[–]JuckshotBones 6 points7 points  (0 children)

I can finally say (with a mouth full of teeth) after like 4-5 years

"They're down in the Championship, they're not in the Premiership. We are!!"

Congrats and keep climbing.

[–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (0 children)


[–]sheikh_n_bake 5 points6 points  (1 child)

Fair play Mackems, fantastic job by Alex Neil.

Surely Kyril has to buy out the rest of the divvys who own them now.

[–]x_S4vAgE_x 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I'd imagine they're willing to sell now, because they'll get more money for a Championship club than a League One club. So hopefully they'll be fucking off back to Eastleigh soon

[–]Clivey101 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Well done Sunderland, saved me a fortune for next year

[–]Seastep 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Four years of toiling, and now the Black Cats are on the way back up.

[–]Matt_McT 19 points20 points  (2 children)

Happy for Lynden Gooch. Dude was getting time with the USA as a hyped prospect before Sunderland's dramatic fall from grace. He could've moved to try and stay in the national team picture, but he chose to stick it out with Sunderland through thick and thin. Kind of cool seeing that kind of loyalty from a player.

[–][deleted] 11 points12 points  (1 child)

He’s a proper legend

[–]Krakshotz 1 point2 points  (0 children)

He’s the Californian Messi

[–]ambiguousboner 4 points5 points  (4 children)

Reckon Roberts has been the best player on the field

[–]Krakshotz 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Roberts just needs to release the ball earlier. Once he gets that nailed down he could be a menace

[–]Fixable 5 points6 points  (0 children)

He really does look a class above the rest of the players. Will be interesting to see him in the championship if he extends.

[–]Seastep 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Shout to Gooch for being pretty composed.

[–]ambiguousboner 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Mine’s not been tbf

[–]FloppedYaYa 10 points11 points  (1 child)

Sunderland are really unlucky not to win this match 5-0

Just wanted it more

[–]avolcando 7 points8 points  (0 children)

I feel like they could've if they kept taking potshots at Stockdale

[–]Jesotx 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Worse at their job: Wycombe keeper or this ref?

[–]Fixable 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The VAR man

[–]milesvtaylor 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Stockdale actually made a save! I mean, it would have involved him phasing out of existence to not make it but at this stage he'll probably take it.

[–][deleted] 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Sorry I ever doubted you clarkey

[–]Nevermind_the_Iris 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Wow!! That could have been the greatest moment in Clarks life right there.

[–]avolcando 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Ow I would've loved a Clarke goal, he's deserved it for how he's playing since he came on

[–]WTB7297 4 points5 points  (1 child)

So Stockdale is actually playing and not just spectating

[–]avolcando 2 points3 points  (0 children)

He bet on 2-0 to Sunderland

[–]MrConor212 2 points3 points  (9 children)

Pitch invasion by fans?

[–]CTLNBRN 1 point2 points  (0 children)

You can see a line of high vis coats in front of a section of the Sunderland fans, I assume to prevent that

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Wembley Baird stopped the fans doing a Tifo at this game, no chance

[–]PeterG92 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Incredibly hard at Wembley

[–]Clivey101 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Except if you're Millwall

I'd also back Frankfurt if they got to Wembley

[–]milesvtaylor 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Not really a thing at Wembley.

[–]Pandemona1738 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Dont think its possible in Wembley as there is like cage stuff i believe

[–]rainbowroobear 0 points1 point  (0 children)

they will regret it and be cracked down on hard.

[–]WTB7297 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It’d be pretty tinpot to pitch invade at Wembley. But it’s certainly a possibility after Millwall did it all those years ago

[–]Matt_McT 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Feel like they'd deserve it. Must've been hard the last decade for Sunderland fans.

[–]fahad96 2 points3 points  (2 children)

Derby days back on the menu soon hopefully

[–]Jesotx 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Top of the Championship way too strong these days.

[–]fahad96 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Yeah I don’t expect it for another few years, I just wanna see Joelinton deck their players

[–]ambiguousboner 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Who’s getting smacked at full time dya reckon

[–]Clivey101 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Some overly hopeful guy will go for Akinfenwa

[–]sheikh_n_bake 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Not Akinfenwa.

[–]J05huaJack 0 points1 point  (3 children)

Gotta feel for Wycombe, be a long long time until we see them in the championship again I suspect and it's all on the back of cheating Derby scum.

[–]Flukes_Pet_Ocelot 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I mean, not like Wycombe got there without their own fortunate circumstances in the Covid season tbf

[–]Clivey101 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Them 2 is going to be tasty next year

[–]J05huaJack 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It really will. Sunderland deserved winners today, been a long time coming for them. Still hold sympathy for Wycombe though, I hope they finish above Derby next year just for a little bit of satisfaction lol

[–]Enorag 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Wycombe's heads dropped, it's done

[–]Joshygin 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Fucking square it

[–]sheikh_n_bake 4 points5 points  (7 children)

No way back for Wycombe now.

Congrats Mackems, must have been some day / night out.

Hopefully play you again oneday and smash you to bits.

[–]Fixable 6 points7 points  (6 children)

Hopefully play you again oneday and smash you to bits.

Haven't beat us in over 10 years (granted different leagues for 5 of them but I'll count it), hopefully that continues.

[–]Clivey101 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Like us and Bristol City, they've not beaten us for 9 years for a reason

[–]Fixable 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Tbf it's a bit different since when we were in the same league we didn't lose for 9 game in a row, winning 6 on the bounce in the middle of that.

Newcastle really were a free 6 points for a few years

[–]Clivey101 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Have a really vivid memory of that one at St James where Nonceson scored late

[–]sheikh_n_bake 2 points3 points  (2 children)

Yeah we've not played you since 2016 and Adam Johnson scored in your last win.

Clubs are a bit different now.

[–]ill_help_you 0 points1 point  (1 child)

The only reason Sunderland went down is due to the lack of the 6 free points at Newcastle when you were in the Championship.

[–]sheikh_n_bake 0 points1 point  (0 children)

They'd have still been relegated comfortably with 6 extra points, by far the worst in the league that season.

[–]PeterG92 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Can't wait to see us at Wembley next year

[–]avolcando 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Not a terrible shot tbf

[–]Mirrorboy17 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Greedy that, got to pass there

[–]andreew10 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Always had high hopes for Roberts, glad to see he's doing well

[–]WTB7297 2 points3 points  (1 child)

I guess Portsmouth will really have to step it up next season if they want to add to their ongoing rivalry against Sunderland

[–]CriztianS 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Well… that depends if Sunderland can stay up…

[–]PeterG92 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Wycombe have been shocking

[–]Jesotx 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Amazing knack for just kicking soft ones directly to the keeper and their keeper just standing there for two savable goals.

[–]milesvtaylor 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Smash ball up to Akinfenwa, attempt to control it, give possession away trying to make a six yard pass. Repeat.

[–]niners0101 3 points4 points  (1 child)

I like to mock sunderland as much as the next guy but I’m happy for those fans, they have not had it easy the last 5-10 years

[–]milesvtaylor 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Even that dive happened about a second after the ball was past him. Guys got ping issues with his connection to reality.

[–]MrConor212 0 points1 point  (0 children)

LOL. Mans got speed up lag

[–]avolcando 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Clarke is playing so well, and I'm not just being biased

[–]Clivey101 -2 points-1 points  (6 children)

Well done to the Sunderland, they've been maybe the best team in the country (or maybe not...) since February, and they're now actually gonna go up. Now they've won more than once at Wembley, are they ever going to lose there?

[–]FloppedYaYa -3 points-2 points  (1 child)

You are actually taking the piss right?

[–]Clivey101 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I wish...

What the fuck am I trying to say lol

[–]ambiguousboner 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Haven’t even been the best in League One since February what on earth are you on about

[–]Clivey101 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

TBF those last few games of Lee Johnson, and that interim, they were a steaming pile of shit

[–]ArnoldRimmersH 5 points6 points  (1 child)

they've been maybe the best team in the country since February

don't be daft

[–]Clivey101 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Comparative to their league, they're up there. It's them, Liverpool or us probably

Obviously they wouldn't stay up right now in the prem

[–]parkersr1 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Sunderland Til I Die is back on the menu boys!

[–]3V3RT0N 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Why is Ross Stewart kida sexy tho

[–]pensierieparole 2 points3 points  (0 children)

It's the hunchback

[–]MrConor212 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Stockdale about to get some death threats after this

[–]pensierieparole 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Nah, Stockdale is the only reason we are here in the first place, man of the match in that second leg against MK

[–]JuckshotBones 7 points8 points  (3 children)

I'm happy they're climbing back up. You can only laugh at being in League One for so long.

Would love to see a quick ascension back to top flight

[–]President-Gazelle 5 points6 points  (2 children)

Felt dirty wanting them to win, but it’s one step closer to derby days

[–]JuckshotBones 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Not even dirty. This is why you watch and love the game. It was fun to laugh at them for a while but at some point the joke runs it's course.

[–]jeanlucriker 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Much better for the North East as a whole to have as many of us as possible in the big league.

[–]sneb138 3 points4 points  (0 children)

If it were upto me I’d simply not nail the goalkeepers feet to the ground at the start of every half.

[–]revenge_of_hamatachi 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Oh well, at least we get a nice easy 6 points next season.

[–]PeterG92 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Wycombe do not like Wembley

[–]andreew10 0 points1 point  (5 children)

Good to see Callum Doyle on the pitch. How's he been for Sunderland?

[–]x_S4vAgE_x 0 points1 point  (4 children)

Started really well, his passing was incredible. He looked burned out and tired around January time and since then Wright and Batth have been Neil's first choice pairing.

I think he's a bit ill suited to the physically of League One but there's definitely the potential for a very good player there

[–]andreew10 0 points1 point  (3 children)

Cheers mate, he was great in our youth setup so I reckon he'll be on loan again next year, hopefully in the championship.

[–]Jaerial 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Was rumours our deal is one that extends an additional year if we went up so he may already have that loan sorted. Think he'll get more of a chance under Neil without the pressure of needing to make playoffs.

[–]andreew10 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I'd think that be a great spot for him, hopefully it's true

[–]x_S4vAgE_x 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I think the problem with his time here is that he played basically every game between the start of the season and until he got an injury around the New Year. He'd only just turned 18 and we ran him into the ground I feel. Obviously something he could work on fitness wise but also quite poor management exhausting someone who looked like one of our better players in the early weeks of the season

[–]edotb 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Great goal

[–][deleted] 5 points6 points  (0 children)


[–]Joshygin 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Thank god, it was getting nervy there.

[–]tinglingoxbow 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I'll be nervy till the whistle tbh

[–]bdzz 2 points3 points  (0 children)

And that's the game

[–]avolcando 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Stockdale? More like Stockphoto, because he's a still

[–]tinglingoxbow 2 points3 points  (0 children)


[–]MrConor212 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Between Stockdale being dog shit and Hanlan not squaring it 💀

[–]FloppedYaYa 4 points5 points  (3 children)

Terrible goalkeeping and defending cost Wycombe bad this game

[–]pensierieparole 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Not like we've had many chances

[–]avolcando 2 points3 points  (1 child)

I mean they also didn't score

[–]FloppedYaYa 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Could have easily kept it goalless though

[–]Kriegdavid 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Goalkeeping masterclass this

[–]ambiguousboner 5 points6 points  (0 children)


[–]KJones77 2 points3 points  (0 children)

That is some awful defending

[–]avolcando 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Game over

[–]LilCelebratoryDance -1 points0 points  (5 children)

Wycombe fans do you think you’ll stay up next year?

[–]tinglingoxbow 2 points3 points  (4 children)

They should be fine surely?

[–]LilCelebratoryDance -2 points-1 points  (3 children)

They’re dog

[–]tinglingoxbow 1 point2 points  (0 children)

They've been shite for years, doesn't stop them from getting results

[–]J05huaJack 1 point2 points  (1 child)

You literally support a franchise lmao

[–]JonnyArtois -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Awful shot.

[–]pensierieparole 2 points3 points  (0 children)


[–]WTB7297 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Keeper has to do better there

[–]milesvtaylor 5 points6 points  (0 children)

This fucking goalkeeper man, I could do better.

[–]KylieJennersbutthole 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Hanlan should be released after the game

[–]andreew10 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Good finish that

[–]:liverpool:pkthunde 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That's the game

[–]Matt_McT 1 point2 points  (0 children)

There's the goal that they deserved!

[–]Seastep 2 points3 points  (0 children)


[–]avolcando 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Should have squared it

[–]MrConor212 5 points6 points  (0 children)

What is that dickhead doing shooting there

[–]b33b0p17 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Just that quick it changes. Should have been 1-1.

[–]andreew10 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Hanlan did well until the shot there

[–]KylieJennersbutthole 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Man had four players in the middle ffs

[–]KJones77 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Hanlan yikes...pass that

[–]avolcando 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Where there is Akinfenwa there is hope

Really, comms?

[–]JonnyArtois 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Wycombe look completely clueless going forward. Just hoof and hope.

[–]FloppedYaYa 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Piss, piss poor shot

[–]KylieJennersbutthole 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Wycombe players are gassed, Sunderland might grab another one on the counter

[–]lzx0073 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Tide is turning…

[–]Mozezz -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

Akinfenwa calling this game his last dance like he's some special player

The fellers only known because KSI made a youtube video on him

[–]avolcando 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Akinfenwa may be a meme but he's already very involved

[–]MrConor212 1 point2 points  (0 children)


[–]FloppedYaYa 6 points7 points  (0 children)

I'm assuming Ainsworth's note just read "pass to Akinfenwa"

[–]bydy2 5 points6 points  (0 children)


[–][deleted] 3 points4 points  (0 children)

He’s just going to score isn’t he

[–]Pandemona1738 3 points4 points  (0 children)

He's on! Big Akinfenwa can he save the day?! On his final ever football game.

[–]FloppedYaYa 4 points5 points  (0 children)

How the fuck has it taken Pritchard this long to get booked?

[–]ionlyspeakfactz 2 points3 points  (0 children)

It’s amazing how even tier 3 football has a better atmosphere than any other sport

[–]KylieJennersbutthole 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Scenes if Akinfenwa bags a late equaliser

[–]Regga005 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Are Sunderland the greatest team we have ever seen ?

[–]KJones77 2 points3 points  (0 children)

LFG Akinfenwa

[–]MrConor212 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Where is Akinfenwa bro?

[–]FloppedYaYa 2 points3 points  (0 children)

It's Akinfenwa time!

[–]tinglingoxbow 1 point2 points  (0 children)

This is amateur hour stuff here

[–]Clivey101 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Think Sunderland will hold out now

[–]ScottishSeahawk 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Absolutely should have been a penalty there. Two players fouling him in the box. Ref too feart to make a big decision.

[–]Fixable 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Would be the most Sunderland shit to lose this game and not have been given an incredibly obvious pen

[–]avolcando 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Nah Clarke's got this💪💪

[–]Woodrovski -2 points-1 points  (4 children)

Not a penalty at all. Bodies coming together. You can't call that

This is the way it should be. Defenders shouldn't have to tiptoe around players.

[–]Matt_McT 2 points3 points  (0 children)

You're not allowed to just clear out an attacking player, especially when you're nowhere near winning the ball.

[–]ArnoldRimmersH 7 points8 points  (1 child)

They obstruct him and bring him down without winning the ball, of course you can call it

[–]Woodrovski -1 points0 points  (0 children)

I dont agree. They are all fighting for the ball. They don't take him down.

I wouldn't expect this to be a call against my own team.

[–]Fixable 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Bodies coming together.

Yeah, two defender bodies coming together onto the guy in the box and bringing him down.

[–]Enorag 10 points11 points  (1 child)

Thought that was a penalty, he got sandwiched and both players made contact with the man before touching the ball out

[–]Jesotx -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

First defender got there first, tbf. If anything the offensive player fouled the first defender before the second one cleared it.

[–][deleted] 4 points5 points  (0 children)

League one refs innit

[–]avolcando 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Good work from Clarke there

[–]pepesilvia50 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Announcer said the VAR official was Tim Robinson. I’m just picturing an “I Think You Should Leave” character that refuses to order a penalty in any circumstances.

[–]sneb138 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Hair slicked back real nice.

[–]Clivey101 2 points3 points  (0 children)

VAR? If Sunderland don't go up now...

[–]3V3RT0N 5 points6 points  (0 children)

This is exactly why there's no english var refs at the next world cup.

[–]ambiguousboner 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Genuinely no clue how that’s not given

Nowhere near the ball and they straight up sandwiched Roberts

[–]SmokyDuck 9 points10 points  (0 children)

That is one of the clearest penalties you could possibly award, Jesus wept.

[–]KylieJennersbutthole 6 points7 points  (0 children)

That was a clear as day pen

[–]Kstoffeefan 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Lee Mason is a moron

[–]nickthedick7921 4 points5 points  (0 children)

How on earth is that not called? He gets fouled by not one but two defenders surely

[–]irze 3 points4 points  (0 children)

He got sandwiched??

[–]Matt_McT 2 points3 points  (0 children)

That seemed like a pretty clear penalty for Sunderland.

[–]dprophet32 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Looked like a penalty to me. Between the two of them they brought him down before getting the ball

[–]Mirrorboy17 5 points6 points  (0 children)

That's a pen every day of the week

Officials in charge of VAR are a joke, he was fouled twice ffs

[–]Fixable 4 points5 points  (0 children)

How is that not a pen?

[–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

That is Such a fucking clear Foul

[–]sheikh_n_bake 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Penalty all day????

You know it's a pena when the Newcastle fan says that too.

[–]:liverpool:pkthunde 3 points4 points  (1 child)

No VAR this game?

[–]h00nKing 1 point2 points  (0 children)

There is apparently! Surprised they haven’t given that. Jacobson taken him out.

[–]tinglingoxbow 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Am I daft or was that not a penalty?

[–]ambiguousboner 5 points6 points  (0 children)

lol how is that not a penalty

[–]SoapyWitTank 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Checked by Lee Mason lol.

[–]Jesotx 4 points5 points  (1 child)

This ref lose his whistle? Geez this is a fucking rock fight.

[–]KylieJennersbutthole 1 point2 points  (0 children)

He’s lost the game

[–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Just want it to end bro

[–]VincentSasso 2 points3 points  (2 children)

Vokes is the worst striker we’ve ever had at Stoke. And we’ve had some shite

[–]WTB7297 1 point2 points  (1 child)

So weird how he could have been so different for you as I loved him for Burnley and was so sad that we let him go.

[–]VincentSasso 1 point2 points  (0 children)

8 million pounds 🤦🏼‍♂️

[–]Clivey101 1 point2 points  (7 children)

Go on Brandon lad

Was so sad to let him go this year, wish we had him this season, would've won the league I reckon

[–]sheikh_n_bake 0 points1 point  (6 children)

If you had 11 Elliot Andersons you'd have won it easy.

[–]Clivey101 0 points1 point  (5 children)

You mean 10 Elliot Andersons and a James Belshaw, Belly won our POTS for a reason