After dropping through the Premier League and Championship in rock bottom place, many Sunderland fans were predicting a stroll in League One.

With new owners telling them everything they wanted to hear, including embarrassing cheap insults at Newcastle United and their fans, the Mackems thought this was a dramatic rebirth.

Instead, they are finding League One looking their level.

After carrying the luck early in the season with late winners against Charlton and Wimbledon, the luck has largely ran out.

It now stands at only one win in their last seven matches, including an embarrassing 0-0 home draw when Sunderland’s first team played Stoke’s Under 21s in the Checkatrade Trophy.

Tuesday night saw their latest disappointment, at home they took the lead twice against Peterborough.

Maja scored on 21 minutes and the visitors equalised on 74 minutes.

Oviedo had been given a red card in the 68th minute to compound the mackems problems but in the 79th minute they were saved, or so they thought, by Sinclair giving them a lead again.

However, with six minutes to go former Newcastle striker Ivan Toney swooped to equalise.

Ivan Toney has been struggling to get a game since his move from Newcastle and last night was only his third start, having  been used mainly as a sub. Rewarding the manager with his third league goal of the season

The 2-2 draw leaves Sunderland in fourth place level on points with Accrington Stanley and already seven points behind leaders Portsmouth and behind Doncaster and Peterborough as well.

Newcastle United have their own troubles at the minute, caused entirely by Mike Ashley and a refusal to invest (the club’s money) throughout NUFC, the first team and infrastructure (Academy, St James Park, training ground).

However, for Sunderland fans to be mocking their neighbours at this time, is the biggest joke.

Sunderland’s last seven matches now read:

Sunderland 2 Peterborough 2

Coventry 1 Sunderland 1

Sunderland 4 Rochdale 1

Burton 2 Sunderland 1

Sunderland 1 Fleetwood 1

Sunderland 0 Stoke Under 21s 0 (Checkatrade)

Sunderland 1 Oxford 1

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  • Kenny

    Toney, another failure bought by the regime,
    The Fat Rats policy of player purchases & 2 relagations must have cost the club around £200m. Rafa probably gets to know who’s coming in from the press,
    Carr was replaced by his deputy so the policy remains & it’ll more than likely cost us a 3rd relegation.

  • Glen

    I wish we had a win in our last seven. Probably not the right time to be poking fun at them.

  • Jamie

    Why are you AGAIN writing about Sunderland?
    As a NUFC fan I find the MAG very cringey.

  • Lewis SG

    At least they have an owner who cares about their club now. Moving forward I think they will be in the right place…which is League 2.

  • Carverlier football

    Things are so abysmal at our own club I don’t think there’s any satisfaction to be had chuckling at the mackems. I had no idea how they were getting until seeing this. Time to give it a rest and focus on how to get rid of Ashley…

    • Tweed Mag

      Well said

  • Steven05

    Who knows what’s happening in Coronation Street tho?

  • BillytheFish

    They have lost only 1 game and are 4th….FFS who cares, lets get to “The Library” that is Old Trafford and make some noise!!