League One lowdown: In-depth analysis of Sunderland's 23 rivals from the reporters that follow them

Sunderland kick-off their League One campaign at home to Charlton Athletic on Saturday lunchtime.

Friday, 3rd August 2018, 1:21 pm
Updated Friday, 3rd August 2018, 1:23 pm
Josh Maja and Lynden Gooch celebrate a goal in pre-season.

Ahead of the curtain raiser at the Stadium of Light, football reporters from across League One have revealed their tips for promotion and relegation ahead of the new season and the standout players to watch out for.

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The 2018-19 season commences tomorrow and reporters have highlighted the main ins and outs, their ones to watch and what the fans are expecting at each of the 24 clubs battling it out in the third tier this term.

Josh Maja and Lynden Gooch celebrate a goal in pre-season.

* We'll have live coverage of the build-up, the game and post-match reaction and analysis throughout Saturday, with our live blog from the Stadium of Light up and running from 10am.