A weekly Sunderland AFC podcast bringing you - the fans - all the latest news, views, insight and debate.
Featuring Sunderland Echo writers Phil Smith, Richard Mennear, Mark Donnelly and James Copley.
Head over to www.sunderlandecho.com/sport/football/sunderland-afc for all of the latest SAFC-related news and content.
The Roar! Aiden McGeady and Charlie Wyke latest as we discuss the Sunderland futures of George Dobson and Will Grigg
Our Sunderland AFC team are back to discuss the latest goings-on at the Stadium of Light.
With the Black Cats set to return to pre-season in the coming weeks, transfer and contract activity is starting to hot-up.
Anthony Patterson and Ellis Taylor both penned long-term contracts at the club this week and Aiden McGeady is understood to be close to extending his stay at Sunderland.
Elsewhere, Charlie Wyke is continuing to be linked with an exit from the club as his contracts prepares to come to an end – while there have also been fresh updates on George Dobson and Will Grigg, who spent the second half of last season away on loan.
Richard Mennear is joined by Phil Smith and Mark Donnelly to discuss these latest developments and much more in the latest episode of ‘The Roar’.
The Roar Podcast! Charlie Wyke transfer reports discussed amidst Celtic and Nottingham Forest links
Host Richard Mennear is joined by James Copley and Mark Donnelly to discuss the latest goings-on at Sunderland AFC.
The trio take you through the latest transfer story surrounding Charlie Wyke and look ahead to the Black Cats' pre-season fixture against Spennymoor Town as Euro 2020 approaches.
Sunderland transfer latest and reaction as 21,000 season tickets sold and Ladies gain promotion to Championship
Host Richard Mennear is joined by Sunderland Echo football writers Phil Smith and James Copley to discuss a busy week at Sunderland AFC.
The Ladies team will now play their football in the second tier after their application to join the Championship was successful.
And we'll also take you through the latest on the transfer front after loanee Eliot Embleton achieved promotion with Blackpool last weekend.
Analysing Sunderland's retained list, transfer priorities and Kyril Louis-Dreyfus' interview
Phil Smith, Mark Donnelly and James Copley cast their eye over the club’s released and retained list following the 2020/21 season, with seven players now set to leave the Black Cats.
Max Power, Grant Leadbitter, Chris Maguire, Josh Scowen, Callum McFadzean, Conor McLaughlin and Remi Matthews will all depart with Aiden McGeady, Charlie Wyke, Luke O’Nien and Denver Hume offered fresh terms.
The trio also discuss what Lee Johnson’s transfer priorities should be this summer, ahead of what looks to be a busy transfer window for Sunderland.
We also discuss Kyril Louis-Dreyfus’ interview with talkSPORT – in which he gave his public backing to Johnson while also offering some insight into other areas of the football club.
Lincoln City fall-out as fans return, Lee Johnson's future, plus will Aiden McGeady, Denver Hume and Luke O'Nien stay?
Joe Nicholson plays host as the Sunderland Echo chief football writer Phil Smith is joined by James Copley to discuss the Black Cats' loss to Lincoln City in the play-off semi-final.
We'll also take you through the latest on the contract situations at the Stadium of Light and react to fans being back for the first time in 14 months.
Charlie Wyke transfer update amidst Middlesbrough interest, Lincoln City play-off discussed alongside Sunderland's recruitment strategy
Richard Mennear is joined by Phil Smith, Joe Nicholson and James Copley to discuss all things Sunderland ahead of the play-off semi-final.
The Black Cats are set to face Lincoln City over two games with fans in attendance at both legs.
We'll also take a look at the latest transfer gossip surrounding Charlie Wyke and take a look at how Duncan Watmore is getting on at Middlesbrough.
Great podcast, but...
Please put the mic in the middle! The sound is awful. Sometimes those talking cannot be heard, then it’s booming.
SORT THE SOUND OUT
I’d like to listen to this regularly but the sound is so bad I can’t. Had to turn the last one off as it was inaudible.
Awful sound quality
The content is decent but the sound quality is so poor it often makes the pod unlistenable. This is a long running issue and there has been clearly no attempt to solve the problem.