Sunderland 'Til I Die on Netflix: 10 of the best quotes from the first episode

The eight-part documentary following Sunderland's fall from the Championship will air on Netflix tomorrow.

Thursday, 13th December 2018, 9:56 am
Updated Thursday, 13th December 2018, 10:00 am
Sunderland 'Til I Die will become available on Netflix this Friday (December 14).

And ahead of its debut, we've chosen some of the stand-out quotes from the first episode, which follows the events up to the club's pre-season friendly with Celtic at the Stadium of Light. Former chief executive Martin Bain, sacked manager Simon Grayson and club legend Kevin Ball are among those featured.

In the first episode of Sunderland 'Til I Die, Bain discussed the club's future after relegation from the Championship.
Bain took over from Margaret Byrne in 2016 before leaving SAFC in the wake of the club's takeover in May this year.

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Speaking prior to the start of the 2017/18 season, Bally spoke of what the club's new additions needed to do in winning the fans over.
The footballing world was ready to watch how SAFC would perform in the Championship, after being relegated from the top flight for the first time in 10 years.
Summing up just what football means to the city's fans.
The documentary opens with a much-needed prayer from Fr Lyden-Smith.
Gibson was famously captured on camera during a drunken outburst following the club's 5-0 defeat to Celtic in a pre-season friendly.
Grayson, who was sacked after just five months in charge at SAFC, reveals his hopes for the club at the start of the documentary.
Grayson speaks about getting the fans on side.
Comments from the Sky anchor ahead of Sunderland's pre-season clash with Celtic in 2017.