After taking six points from six in our past two games, it is time to kick on and start making our mark in this league. I take a look at the next five fixtures and what we should be hoping to get out of them.
Luke O'Nien, surprisingly, was the only Sunderland player to be on the score sheet after Omar Beckles opened the scoring by putting the ball in his own net.
In the last match preview for the Bradford game I wrote about Bryan Oviedo's moment of madness. So it's hard to believe that this weekend's return to League One action should begin with a similar theme.
Colin Todd first played for Sunderland in 1966 after developing through our famous youth academy in the early 60s.
It took just two minutes for Benji Kimpioka to open his account for the Black Cats against Carlisle United.
Turns out international breaks are slightly less boring than the were...slightly
After a draw midweek against high flying Peterborough United, Sunderland were in desperate need of a win at Valley Parade.
Sunderland played some excellent football to win 2-1 away at Bradford City on Saturday afternoon.
The lads managed to shoot themselves in the foot and two points went begging thanks to Bryan Oviedo's moment of idiocy against Peterborough.
Another glorious Saturday is nearly upon us and with it comes your weekly dose of League 1 action.