Team news as SAFC and Wigan prepare to make changes for Carabao Cup clash

Sunderland are back in action this evening with Lee Johnson’s side set to face Wigan Athletic in the third round of the Carabao Cup.

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The highest-rated League One right-winger on FIFA 22

The highest-rated League One right wingers on FIFA 22, with names from Sunderland, Burton Albion and Wigan Athletic featuring.

’20 target is definitely achievable’ - Ross Stewart’s goalscoring output for Sunderland this season: The verdict

This article is part of Football League World’s ‘The Verdict’ series, which provides personal opinions from the FLW writers regarding the latest breaking news, teams, players, managers…

Sunderland's FIFA 22 rankings have landed but which player are you most looking forward to playing as?

EA Sports have finally announced their official FIFA 22 game rankings and there’s a familiar face at the top of Sunderland’s list.

This is the cash figure that SAFC have roughly earned from wins in Carabao Cup

The Black Cats are through to the third round of the Carabao Cup and face Wigan Athletic tonight – but how much cash have they earned from the competition?

Elliott Dickman reacts to U23 defeat against Middlesbrough as youngster pushes for cup appearance

Ellis Taylor could be involved in Sunderland's Carabao Cup clash at Wigan Athletic after sitting out the U23's 3-1 defeat against Middlesbrough on Monday afternoon.

Kevin Phillips offers Leon Dajaku verdict ahead of Sunderland’s match v Wigan

Kevin Phillips is privy to the inside track on how Leon Dajaku is settling in at Sunderland with a chance he gets his first minutes for the club in Tuesday evening's League Cup tie at Wigan Athletic.

Sunderland begin Embleton contract talks

Sunderland have opened talks with Elliot Embleton regarding an extension to his current contract at the Stadium of Light.

Charlie Wyke's message to Sunderland and League One rivals

The former Black Cats striker got off the mark for his new club at the weekend as they went top of the table

This is where SAFC should finish in League One

The Black Cats have had a good start to the campaign – but where are they predicted to finish come the end of the season?

The highest-rated League One centre-backs on FIFA 22

The highest-rated League One centre-backs on FIFA 22 with names from Rotherham United, Sunderland and Gillingham featuring.

Sunderland offer help to supporters after cashless move as Steve Davison gives off-field update

Sunderland have offered one-to-one support to any fan struggling with the transition to digital ticketing and cashless systems inside the Stadium of Light.

Wigan Athletic could hand debuts to trio against Sunderland

Former Sunderland striker Charlie Wyke will come up against his former club again tonight, in the league cup.

This is what Aiden McGeady had to say about Sunderland's new signings

Aiden McGeady believes Ross Stewart can score the goals to help Sunderland win promotion this season – but knows other players will have to contribute too.

Kevin Phillips reveals interesting Leon Dajaku update ahead of Wigan Athletic clash

Sunderland face Wigan Athletic in the Carabao Cup this evening.

Evatt makes Bolton demand after 'difficult' September ahead of Sunderland

Wanderers have picked up four points from nine on offer so far this month in League One

Stephen Elliott: Lee Johnson got this move wrong in Sunderland's draw with Fleetwood Town

Up until Saturday, Lee Johnson had been successfully putting an extra defender onto the pitch to shore things up and hold on to winning positions.

Everton complete signing of highly-rated Sunderland prodigy Francis Okoronkwo

The 17-year-old had been with Sunderland since the age of 12 but has joined Premier League side Everton

Aiden McGeady sends message to Sunderland manager Lee Johnson ahead of cup tie

Aiden McGeady wants to prove his fitness yet again at the start of this season and insists that he is capable of playing twice in a week. Time will tell if Lee Johnson opts for the Irishman in…

Referee reacts to big decision in Sunderland’s late draw with Fleetwood Town

Keith Hackett has defended Neil Hair's decision to award a penalty in Sunderland's late draw with Fleetwood Town on Saturday afternoon. The Black Cats looked set to put another three points on the…

Aiden McGeady makes admission over Sunderland player’s performances

Sunderland winger Aiden McGeady has told the Sunderland Echo that he believes striker Ross Stewart can fire the club to promotion this season.

The highest-rated League One goalkeepers on FIFA 22

The highest-rated League One goalkeepers on FIFA 22 with names from Sunderland, Charlton Athletic and Sheffield Wednesday featuring.

Lee Johnson will make key Sunderland changes for Wigan cup tie

Sunderland boss Lee Johnson is preparing to make changes for tonight's Carabao Cup tie

On This Day (21 September 1930): Sunderland’s ‘messiah’ Bob Stokoe is born

On this day 91 years ago, Bob Stokoe was born into a Sunderland-supporting family – and aren’t we glad he was!

Starting XI: Is this the Sunderland side that will take on Wigan Athletic this evening?

Will Lee Johnson name a heavily rotated side for tonight’s cup game? We have a go at guessing what the starting XI will be – what do you reckon?

McGeady delivers verdict on Ross Stewart and Sunderland's new signings

Aiden McGeady believes Ross Stewart can score the goals to help Sunderland win promotion this season – but knows other players will have to contribute too.

Match Preview: Wigan Athletic v Sunderland - League One’s top two clash for a place in last 16!

It’s back to Carabao Cup action for Sunderland tonight as we take on Wigan Athletic for a place in the Fourth Round - here’s everything you need to know ahead of kick-off!

Fans Around The Country: Bolton-based Lads fan Jonathon reflects on his day out in Fleetwood

Following the away draw at Fleetwood, Lads fan Jonathon - who we caught up with before the match - looks back at the performance, and how he feels looking forward to the rest of the games this week...

Sunderland rightly punished v Fleetwood as Johnson fumes

Football Insider has been told by Keith Hackett that Fleetwood Town were rightly awarded a penalty against Sunderland at the weekend.

Score Predictions: Are we backing the Lads to make the last 16 of the Carabao Cup?

The top two of League One meet in Round Three of the Carabao Cup as we predict who progresses to the next round - let us know how you think we’ll get on!

Top Scorers

  • 1 Ross Cameron Stewart


  • 2 Aiden John McGeady


  • 3 Carl Winchester


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Yellow Cards

  • 1 Thomas Michael Flanagan


  • 2 Lynden Jack Gooch


  • 3 Elliot John Embleton



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