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Send your emails to nick.miller.casual@theguardian.com View the Premier League table in running Poyet insists Sunderland play only for themselves Match preview and squad sheets 4.57pm BST Have a look  ...
Sunderland - 2 hours ago
Mark Schwarzer surprisingly deputises for Petr Cech as Chelsea take on Sunderland at Stamford Bridge looking to go top.
Sunderland - 2 hours ago
Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech has been surprisingly left out of the team to play Sunderland in the Premier League.
Sunderland - 2 hours ago
Chelsea take on Sunderland as they look to maintain their title bid.
Sunderland - 5 hours ago
West Brom boss Pepe Mel has taken great encouragement from Sunderland's draw at Manchester City ahead of Albion's trip to the Etihad Stadium - where he believes
Sunderland - 12 hours ago
Gus Poyet is confident Vito Mannone has the mental strength to bounce back from his costly midweek howler when struggling Sunderland visit Chelsea.
José Mourinho considers alternatives for full-back Chelsea avoid changes for Sunderland matchAshley Cole fears that he may not start the first leg of Chelsea's Champions League semi-final at Atl&eacu ...
Manchester City's midweek toils against the division's bottom club should serve as a warning to Chelsea, who aspire to reclaim leadership of the division for one night at least with an onerous fixture ...
Sunderland - Yesterday
Gus Poyet has challenged Sunderland striker Connor Wickham to prove he is a Barclays Premier League striker to give his side renewed hope of survival.
Sunderland - Yesterday
Full-back Ondrej Celustka returns to the Sunderland squad for Saturday's Barclays Premier League trip to Chelsea.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Chelsea and Sunderland.
Sunderland - Yesterday
Team news, quotes, facts and odds ahead of the Premier League clash between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge.
Sunderland - Yesterday
Team news, quotes, facts and odds ahead of the Premier League clash between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge.
Goal takes a look at the best players to select or avoid, the bargain buys and the top choice for captain's double points ahead of the weekend's Premier League action
Sunderland - 2 days ago
Connor Wickham's two goals against Manchester City may have been a huge relief for the young striker but he admitted Sunderland's failure to hold on for
Sunderland - 2 days ago
Jan Molby saw plenty of positives to Sunderland's 2-2 draw at Manchester City, but none of them concerned the Citizens' title hopes.
Sunderland - 2 days ago
Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho has admitted that Manchester City suffered "a complete disaster" after being held at home by bottom club Sunderland.
Sunderland - 2 days ago
Fernandinho has admitted that Manchester City suffered "a complete disaster" after being held at home by Sunderland.
Sunderland - 2 days ago
Manuel Pellegrini conceded that Manchester City's title hopes have suffered a serious blow following the 2-2 draw at home to Sunderland and blamed Sunday's
Sunderland - 2 days ago
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet admitted his compatriot Luis Suarez would be delighted after the Black Cats' 2-2 draw at Manchester City handed Liverpool a huge boost
Connor Wickham double at City gives Uruguayans a lift Sunderland now face Chelsea at the weekendSunderland's manager Gus Poyet admitted that his compatriot Luis Suárez would be delighted after  ...
Sunderland manager says no one believed his side was capable of matching Manchester City, after the struggling team forced a 2-2 draw on Wednesday. Poyet says Sunderland's performance gives his player ...
The Manchester City manager admits the chances of his side taking the Premier League top spot are dwindling. Pellegrini's squad walked away with just one point after rock-bottom Sunderland fought thei ...
Manuel Pellegrini's men failed to get the better of Gus Poyet's struggling side and have seen their title odds pushed out as Chelsea and Liverpool shorten in the betting
Sunderland - 2 days ago
Manuel Pellegrini conceded that Manchester City's title hopes have suffered a serious blow after they were held to a 2-2 draw at home by bottom club Sunderland
Sunderland - 2 days ago
Manchester City have not given up on winning the English Premier League title after their 2-2 draw with relegation-threatened Sunderland on Wednesday but they
Manager hopes injured David Silva is back for next game 'We have to play five more so we continue having chances'Manuel Pellegrini admitted Manchester City are mentally tired after managing only a 2-2 ...
Gus Poyet says football is testing his heart after Sunderland come close to earning a shock win at Manchester City.
Mark Ogden on the four things we learnt from Manchester City's draw with Sunderland
The Chilean's men saw their Premier League title bid falter again in a 2-2 draw with Sunderland and he feels that a quick turnaround from Sunday's decisive loss was to blame
Manuel Pellegrini said a lot can happen before the end of the campaign, but even he could not have foreseen it coming to a shuddering halt against bottom club SunderlandA lot of things can and will ha ...
This was a shock result that will hardly be believed on Merseyside and in west London. Manchester City's title challenge is in tatters while Chelsea's has been handed a massive fillip to make their me ...
Fernandinho's lightning-fast opener set the hosts off well but a Connor Wickham double threatened to deliver a hammer blow before the Frenchman grabbed a late leveller
Premier League updates from the Etihad and Goodison Park Take a look at the latest Premier League table And feel free to email jacob.steinberg@theguardian.com 6.45pm BST Good evening. Dedicated Clockw ...
With a trip to title-chasing Manchester City next up for the bottom-of-the-table Black Cats, the manager says he has just 17 fit first-team players to chose from
Sunderland - 3 days ago
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has dismissed speculation suggesting he is poised to leave the relegation-threatened club.
After losing at the weekend, Manuel Pellegrini's side look to get their title challenge back on track tonight as they face a Black Cats side in woeful form
The manager admits he is set for a "make or break" meeting for owner Ellis Short at the end of the season, but promises to stick with the struggling club if he is not sacked
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet dismisses rumours he is about to quit the Premier League strugglers.
Sunderland - 3 days ago
Gus Poyet has insisted he is ready to take on the challenge of finding a lasting solution to Sunderland's problems.
Manager insists Liverpool could drop points during run-in 'We continue with the same trust to the end of the season'Manuel Pellegrini has denied Manchester City have surrendered a championship-winning ...
Manager proposes long-term reform at the club Ellis Short may need to back or sack Poyet in summerGus Poyet has no intention of resigning as Sunderland's manager but it appears Ellis Short may have to ...
Sunderland - 4 days ago
Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet has admitted he would willingly swap places with arch-rivals Newcastle.
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet is in no rush to extend the goalkeeper's current deal, insisting he will have to wait until September before holding negotiations
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini insists his team is not underestimating bottom-placed Sunderland when they meet on Wednesday. City's rivals are only seven points from relegation with four ga ...
Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's Premier League game between Manchester City and Sunderland.
The Red Devils offer their support to the families of the victims as other Premier League teams also send messages of tribute on the 25th anniversary of the disaster
The Premier League title-chasers know that another setback could well kill off their faltering challenge, while their opponents are staring into the abyss of relegation
'Hopefully there will be some mistakes from Liverpool' Yaya Touré may be a doubt for match with SunderlandThe Manchester City defender, Martín Demichelis, has insisted his club will fight to t ...
Sunderland - 5 days ago
Team news, quotes, facts and odds ahead of the Premier League clash between Manchester City and Sunderland at the Emirates Stadium.
With the Black Cats looking likely to be relegated this season, the manager believes the difficulties the club have suffered of late extend beyond performance on the pitch
The Cardiff City man delivered a vital three points for his side against Southampton, while Erik Pieters took home 11 for Stoke City and Liverpool had several success stories
Sunderland manager says there is something fundamentally wrong with the club, as previous managers found to their cost
Uruguayan avoids talk over his plans after 1-0 defeat Manager insists Sunderland need an 'electric shock'The only concern anyone at Goodison Park harbours about Roberto Martínez is the very rea ...
Sunderland - 1 week ago
Wes Brown's own goal took Everton into the Champions League places as Sunderland's relegation fears took a turn for the worse.
Sunderland - 1 week ago
Wes Brown's own goal took Everton into the Champions League places as Sunderland's relegation fears took a turn for the worse.
Winning ugly is not really Roberto Martínez's thing but his Everton players made a decent fist of grinding out a strictly no-frills victory which promises to help propel them on to the Champion ...
Gus Poyet's men look increasingly doomed after Wes Brown's own goal condemned them to another home defeat and helped the Toffees overtake Arsenal in fourth
All the images from around the grounds as matches kick-off at 3.07pm to mark the 25th Hillsborough anniversary Continue reading...
Sunderland 0 Everton 1: Roberto Martinez's men clinch a seventh successive victory thanks to a late own goal from Wes Brown
Follow minute-by-minute commentary of the Premier League contest between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light on Saturday, 12 April 2014. Kick-off is 15.07 (BST)
The Italy international has made just 16 Premier League starts since arriving at the Stadium of Light but his manager says it is too early to talk about whether he will stay
Goal keeps you up to date with all the missing men from England's top-flight - from what's keeping your favourite player out, to when they will return to action
Poyet admits he struggles to keep emotions in check Pays tribute to Everton manager Roberto MartínezAs Gus Poyet attempts to steer Sunderland towards their first Premier League victory since 1 Februa ...
The Scotland international, who topscored for the club last year, is extremely unlikely to feature again this term, with the Black Cats forced to fight for survival without him
Sunderland - 1 week ago
Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher is unlikely to play again this season because of his ankle injury.
Gus Poyet and Roberto Martínez were once midfield team-mates at Real Zaragoza. Managerially their respective philosophies have much in common but, right now, their careers are on divergent traj ...
Sunderland - 1 week ago
Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet has told his players to be brave as they attempt to launch an unlikely bid for Barclays Premier League survival.
Bradford, Fulham and West Ham have all performed great escapes which can inspire current relegation strugglersSix years ago Fulham lost 3-1 at home against Sunderland, leaving the London club second b ...
Sunderland - 1 week ago
Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher is unlikely to play again this season because of his ankle injury.
Sunderland - 1 week ago
Middlesbrough head coach Aitor Karanka will send striker Danny Graham back to Sunderland with his confidence restored.
Read a full match preview of the Premier League game between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light on Saturday, April 12, 2014, kick-off 15.07 (BST)
Roberto Martinez's side are hoping to leapfrog Arsenal this weekend, while Gus Poyet is aiming for a "miracle" to beat the drop into the Championship this season
The defender was replaced by Carlos Cuellar in the starting line-up for the 5-1 loss to Tottenham on Monday, but the manager says he was just rotating to freshen up the squad
Everton manager Roberto Martínez says it would be a mistake to underestimate Sunderland ahead of their Premier League game on Saturday. Everton are favourites to win against their bottom-placed oppon ...
What started out as the next step in the evolution of a blossoming striker has become a nightmare as his stay under Gus Poyet appears ready to reach its inevitable end
The Daily Mail has conceded that the picture manipulation I reported on yesterday was "an editorial mistake", according to Press Gazette. Continue reading...
The Premier League club and fellow relegation battlers have shown little improvement despite changes at the helm, could Steve McClaren and Bolo Zenden have done any better?It is 11 months since Paolo  ...
The 32-year-old suffered a cut to his left eye during the 3-0 win over Arsenal, but is on course to feature this weekend after Roberto Martinez was impressed with his recovery
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet admits his club has little chance of remaining in the Premier League after his side got thrashed 5-1 by Tottenham Hotspur. Poyet says his team has been failing on all fron ...
Speaking after after Spurs thrashed Sunderland 5-1 on Monday, Tim Sherwood says he has not discussed the possibility of his dismissal as Tottenham Hotspur manager. The club has said it would discuss S ...
Sunderland - 1 week ago
Monday's 5-1 thrashing at the hands of Tottenham Hotspur has left Sunderland in need of a miracle.
The defender believes the Black Cats must eliminate sloppy errors from their performances if they are to survive in the Premier League this season
Sunderland - 1 week ago
Tim Sherwood was keen to avoid talk about his Tottenham future after a comprehensive win that leaves Sunderland counterpart Gus Poyet hoping for a "miracle" in
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet says "it would be a miracle" if his side avoid relegation from the Premier League.
Sunderland manager all but conceded Sunderland would be relegated after drubbing against Spurs which leaves them seven points from safety
Will finish career at end of A-League seasonCareer included spells at Leeds United and SunderlandNewcastle Jets Michael Bridges will retire at the end of the current A-League season after 19 years as  ...
Manager denies he has held departure talks with club But Louis van Gaal and Mauricio Pochettino are being lined upTim Sherwood came out fighting on Monday night despite facing the sack as Tottenham Ho ...
Tottenham produce a superb performance to increase the pressure on the Premier League's bottom side Sunderland.
Sunderland - 1 week ago
Tim Sherwood's future at the Tottenham helm may be less than certain, but his side's comprehensive defeat of Sunderland means the fate of Gus Poyet's side is
Sunderland - 1 week ago
Tim Sherwood's future at the Tottenham helm may be less than certain, but his side's comprehensive 5-1 defeat of Sunderland means the fate of Gus Poyet's side
Sunderland - 1 week ago
Christian Eriksen deflected some of the spotlight away from Tottenham Hotspur manager Tim Sherwood in his side's 5-1 victory over relegation-haunted Sunderland
If this was just another act in Tim Sherwood's Tottenham swan song, he continued to play the lead role in the only way he knows. Brash, exuberant and always entertaining, Sherwood at times provided mo ...
Tottenham Hotspur 5 Sunderland 1: Emmanuel Adebayor scores twice as Tim Sherwood's side come from a goal down
Premier League updates from White Hart LaneFollow the live scores from tonight's other gamesSend your thoughts to simon.burnton@theguardian.com 7.00pm BST Simon will be here shortly Continue reading. ...
Text and Radio 5 live commentary as Tottenham win 5-1 to leave a bedraggled Sunderland bottom of the Premier League.
Minute-by-minute commentary of the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland at White Hart Lane on Monday April 7, 2014, kick-off 20.00 (BST)
Sunderland - 1 week ago
Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet will return to former club Tottenham expecting no favours from old friend Tim Sherwood.
Sunderland - 1 week ago
Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet will return to former club Tottenham expecting no favours from old friend Tim Sherwood.
Sunderland - 1 week ago
Tim Sherwood will return to the Tottenham dugout when Sunderland visit on Monday - a decision the head coach insists is nothing to do with the fans' irritation
Sunderland managerblames poor start to season and a disastrous summer recruitment programme for club's demise    
Poyet 'wrong' after believing Sunderland had turned corner Faces a must-win game at Tottenham on Monday nightGus Poyet's fingers hovered over his computer keyboard but his heart refused to allow them  ...
Sunderland - 1 week ago
Tim Sherwood will return to the Tottenham dugout when Sunderland visit on Monday - a decision the head coach insists is nothing to do with the fans' irritation
Sunderland - 1 week ago
Guy Poyet admits Sunderland are going to have to do something unexpected to get themselves out of relegation trouble.
Sunderland - 1 week ago
Guy Poyet admits Sunderland are going to have to do something unexpected to get themselves out of relegation trouble.
With just one point taken from their last six Premier League outings the Black Cats lie seven points from safety and travel to Tottenham on Monday in desperate need of a result
The hosts will be aiming to bounce back from a 4-0 drubbing at the hands of Liverpool last time out against Gus Poyet's struggling Black Cats, who are seven points from safety
Gus Poyet tries to rally his team for trip to Tottenham Sunderland manager cancels summer holiday for operationGus Poyet returns to Tottenham Hotspur on Monday night hoping his Sunderland side collect ...
Sunderland manager will not even look at plans for life in the Championship, reports Luke Edwards    
Sunderland were fined for fielding an ineligible player but manager questions decision as West Brom consider legal challenge    
Club outlined what went wrong at Premier League meeting Rivals indicate they will not ask for further punishmentSunderland will not face any further punishment for the clerical error which led to them ...
Tottenham will be looking to recover from their devastating defeat to Liverpool against a Sunderland side that has struggled for goals recently. Tim Sherwood may call up the Brazilian Paulinho, who is ...
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet has no fresh injury concerns ahead of Monday night's difficult Barclays Premier League trip to Tottenham.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet does not fear an end-of-season backlash over the club's punishment for fielding ineligible striker Ji Dong-won.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet does not fear an end-of-season backlash over the club's punishment for fielding ineligible striker Ji Dong-won.
Marine, who were docked points for fielding an ineligible player, say it's "difficult to understand" why Sunderland have not been.
The Spurs boss expects his players to respond after their 4-0 thrashing at Liverpool and does not believe they will need any extra motivation to do so
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Emmanuel Adebayor is back in contention for Tottenham's clash with Barclays Premier League strugglers Sunderland on Monday, although Roberto Soldado and Jan
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Emmanuel Adebayor and Vlad Chiriches have handed Tottenham Hotspur a fitness boost for Monday's Premier League match with Sunderland, as the London side looks
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Sunderland say a technical error led to South Korea international Ji Dong-won appearing for the club when he was not eligible.
The Cardiff boss believes the FA's decision to fine the Black Cats must be accepted, despite a lack of a points deduction putting his side in jeopardy
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Sunderland say none of their rivals have raised any formal objection to their fine for fielding Ji Dong-won when ineligible.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Sunderland say none of their Premier League rivals have raised any formal objection to the fact that they received just a fine for fielding South Korean striker
The Hull boss believes his former club could face further sanctions from the FA after fielding Ji Dong-Won while he was ineligible
Read a full match preview of the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland at White Hart Lane on Monday April 7, 2014, kick-off 20.00 (BST)    
Hull manager Steve Bruce believes his former club should be docked points for fielding Ji Dong-won, who was technically ineligible, in four big games    
The Korean made five appearances for the Black Cats before moving to the Bundesliga in January, but the Premier League strugglers have escaped without a points deduction
Sunderland selected Ji Dong-won for four leage games and a Capital One Cup tie despite not having international clearance but will not be punished.    
Striker played in four games without international clearance Matter is closed and no chance of points deductionSunderland have been fined by the Premier League after fielding Ji Dong-won in four leagu ...
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Sunderland are confident they will not face further punishment for allegedly fielding striker Ji Dong-won in four games for which he was ineligible.
The Premier League fine Sunderland after it emerged they fielded an ineligible player in four league matches.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Sunderland are confident they will not face further punishment for allegedly ineligibly fielding Ji Dong-won in four games.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has admitted he is not surprised Liverpool counterpart Brendan Rodgers sees a future for Fabio Borini at Anfield.
Gus Poyet's men have scored only 28 times in the Premier League this season - the third-worst record in the division - but the defender calls for fan support as they push on
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
The Birmingham Mail are reporting that former Sunderland director of football Roberto De Fanti is lining up a bid for Birmingham City.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Team news, manager quotes, facts and odds ahead of the Premier League clash between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Team news, manager quotes, facts and odds ahead of the Premier League clash between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
John O’Shea is more used to the top end of the table but Sunderland skipper believes they have what it takes to beat relegation.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Tottenham head coach Tim Sherwood is confident Emmanuel Adebayor will be available for next Monday's match with Sunderland.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Tottenham head coach Tim Sherwood is confident Emmanuel Adebayor will be available for next Monday's match with Sunderland.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Adam Johnson admits time is running out fast if Sunderland are to spare themselves from another relegation from the Barclays Premier League.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Gus Poyet has threatened to walk away from Sunderland if he senses his players have given up on Premier League survival.
With a number of foreign imports, who arrived last summer, struggling to impress at the Stadium of Light, the club's sporting director is keen to look closer to home for signings
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
West ham boss Sam Allardyce was left to reflect on how things might have been had Andy Carroll been fit all season after a significant victory at Sunderland.
You could be at Upton Park on Sunday to see Sam Allardyce's men take on the title-chasing Reds, or White Hart Lane on Monday evening for Spurs against the Black Cats
Sunderland manager insists his side are playing well enough to avoid the drop, despite defeat by West Ham    
The Uruguayan admitted that Monday's 2-1 defeat to West Ham at the Stadium of Light hurts and that he needs to convince his players to keep on going
The England striker scored as the Hammers ground out a narrow victory over the relegation-threatened Black Cats at the Stadium of Light on Monday night
Scotland goalkeeper Craig Gordon is looking forward to reviving his career after two years on the sidelines through injury.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
The Sun are no strangers to being banned by football clubs, but once again they've devised a unique retaliation.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Sunderland coach Charlie Oatway is confident there is enough belief within the squad to get the club out of relegation trouble.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Connor Wickham has warned Sunderland they have to start to make home advantage count if they are to haul themselves out of the relegation mire.
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Striker Connor Wickham has warned Sunderland they have to start to make home advantage count if they are to haul themselves out of the relegation mire.
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Sunderland coach Charlie Oatway has sympathy for West Ham boss Sam Allardyce as he faces a fresh fans' revolt.
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Team news, facts and figures and quotes ahead of the Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at the Stadium of Light.
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Team news, facts and figures and quotes ahead of the Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at the Stadium of Light.
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Sunderland striker Fabio Borini will return to the squad for Monday night's vital Barclays Premier League showdown with West Ham.
Read a full match preview of the Premier League game between on Monday March 31, 2014, kick-off 20.00 (BST)    
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Southend have extended Sunderland defender John Egan's loan until the end of the current campaign.
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Southend have extended Sunderland defender John Egan's loan until the end of the current campaign.
Goal takes a look at the best players to select or avoid, the bargain buys and the top choice for captain's double points ahead of the weekend's Premier League action
The 20-year-old striker has been farmed out to Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United after failing to make an immediate impact at the Stadium of Light, but is happy to be back
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Hartlepool have signed Sunderland pair Scott Harrison and Connor Oliver on loan until the end of the season.
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Striker Connor Wickham is determined to make up for lost time as he attempts to finally prove himself at Sunderland.
Fans line streets to greet team coach before game as belief grows that 24-year title drought may finally end    
The Uruguayan believes his side confounded pre-match expectations with a spirited showing in narrow defeat to Liverpool and wants his players to build on their display
Liverpool move second in the Premier League table after holding their nerve to beat Sunderland at Anfield.
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Could Liverpool keep their title dream alive? We had minute-by-minute coverage of tonight’s action in Anfield.
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Superb strikes from Steven Gerrard and Daniel Sturridge fanned the flames of belief around Anfield as Liverpool beat Sunderland 2-1 on Wednesday to stay in the
The Reds were given a late scare when Ki Sung-Yong headed home, but they held on to claim victory and go back above Manchester City into second in the Premier League table
Liverpool 2 Sunderland 1: Nervous Merseysiders hold on to earn three points and leapfrog Manchester City into second place    
Follow minute-by-minute commentary of the Premier League game between Liverpool and Sunderland at Anfield on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, kick-off 20.00 (GMT)    
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Liverpool's title hopes could rest on a Steven Gerrard being clever and bending the rules against Sunderland tonight.
After three away wins on the spin, Brendan Rodgers brings his side back to Anfield where they face the Black Cats and our tipster fancies some early goals
With loanee Fabio Borini ineligible to face his parent club and Steven Fletcher injured, the 20-year-old has been recalled from a temporary spell at Leeds in time for the game
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet set off for Liverpool hoping compatriot Luis Suarez would be struck down by illness before he could do any more damage.
Despite a number of players being on deals which expire at the end of the season, the manager feels focus on winning games rather than improved terms is of priority
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet has a fresh selection headache ahead of Wednesday night's Premier League trip to Liverpool.
Brendan Rodgers' side, who have scored 82 goals in 30 games this season, will be one point behind Chelsea if they win at Anfield on Wednesday
• Liverpool captain has seven yellows from last 10 appearances• Rodgers: 'We are nowhere near the finished article'Brendan Rodgers has advised Steven Gerrard to tread carefully in Liverpool's next ...
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Team news, manager quotes, facts and odds ahead of Liverpool and Sunderland’s Premier League match at Anfield.
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Team news, manager quotes, facts and odds ahead of Liverpool and Sunderland’s Premier League match at Anfield.
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Leeds will be without Connor Wickham at Bournemouth following the on-loan striker's recall by parent club Sunderland.
Struggling Sunderland recall 20-year-old striker Connor Wickham from his loan spell at Leeds United.
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Struggling Sunderland have recalled striker Connor Wickham from his loan spell at Leeds as head coach Gus Poyet searches desperately for firepower.
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Connor Wickham has been recalled early from his loan spell at Leeds by parent club Sunderland.
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Struggling Sunderland have recalled striker Connor Wickham from his loan spell at Leeds as head coach Gus Poyet searches desperately for firepower.
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Connor Wickham has been recalled early from his loan spell at Leeds by parent club Sunderland.
Samuel Eto'o keeps scoring vital goals, the delight of Juan Mata and Shinji Kagawa, plus Jay Rodriguez shines again1) Eto'o could be ultimate late-breaking aceChelsea's attacking midfielders dominated ...
• City manager dismisses negative criticism after 2-0 win• Gus Poyet dismayed by Sunderland's listless displayEvery Norwich City match in recent months has been accompanied by predictions that Chr ...
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Sunderland midfielder Liam Bridcutt is adamant the players are up for the fight of keeping the club in the Barclays Premier League following an uninspiring
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet admitted his side need to focus on their own results after going down 2-0 to fellow strugglers Norwich at Carrow Road.
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet indicated before this game he is already planning for next season. Presumably that is with a view to playing in the Championship, because on this evidence, the Black Cats  ...
A sensational 30-yard volley from Alexander Tettey helps Norwich City gain a vital win against Sunderland at Carrow Road.
All the best images from around the grounds, with things tight at both ends of the tableSteven Bloor
The Black Cats boss believes his side must remain stable both on and off the pitch if they are to move forward as a club - regardless of whether they stay in the Premier League
Another meeting of two sides struggling to keep their heads above water. Chris Hughton's future at Norwich is in a near constant state of doubt but if they are to maintain their Premier League status, ...
Sunderland - 4 weeks ago
Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet has urged his played to be brave as they attempt to scrap their way out of relegation trouble.
The two sides are separated by just four points in the Premier League heading into the meeting at Carrow Road, but Gus Poyet's outfit have played three games less than the Canaries
Sunderland - 4 weeks ago
Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher will miss the crucial Barclays Premier League trip to Norwich through injury.
Sunderland - 4 weeks ago
Norwich are unlikely to throw fit-again defender Michael Turner straight back into action against his old club Sunderland on Saturday having just recovered from
• Manager planning ahead with survival still to be secured• 'Staying up can change the future of everyone,' he saysGus Poyet has contradicted suggestions that he may leave Sunderland this summer b ...
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet is keeping his fingers crossed that striker Steven Fletcher's season is not over.
Henry Winter: Adam Johnson claims he can't get into the England squad because he doens't play for a major club, but Roy Hodgson is picking on form alone    
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Sunderland winger Adam Johnson believes he has missed out on an England call-up because he does not play for one of the top clubs in the Premier League.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Team news, quotes, facts and odds ahead of the Premier League clash between Norwich City and Sunderland at Carrow Road.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Team news, quotes, facts and odds ahead of the Premier League clash between Norwich City and Sunderland at Carrow Road.
Lee Cattermole insists he is happy at Sunderland, claiming he is learning more from Gus Poyet than any other manager,
The Black Cats winger was disappointed to miss out on Roy Hodgson's squad to face Denmark and believes there is an unfair bias towards those playing for bigger clubs
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Sunderland winger Adam Johnson has warned his fellow England hopefuls they have little chance of playing for their country if they are not at a top-eight club.
• Winger suggests top-eight Premier League clubs have bias• Johnson: Hodgson doesn't 'want any big decisions to make'Adam Johnson believes it is near impossible for players not belonging to eight  ...
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Sunderland winger Adam Johnson has warned his fellow England hopefuls they have little chance of playing for their country if they are not at a top-eight club.
The summer signing did not feature against Crystal Palace but the Sunderland boss insists he has a major role to play in the relegation run-in
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Ireland boss Martin O'Neill will use a series of end-of-season friendlies to further assess the depth of his squad.
Uruguayan given assurances by Sunderland owner that he will be able to reshape the first-team squad whatever happens this season    
The Italian striker has spent this season on loan from Liverpool and his manager is considering trying to keep him at the Stadium of Light if the Black Cats avoid relegation
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone has urged his side to stay positive in their bid for Barclays Premier League survival - starting with next weekend's trip to
Gus Poyet's Sunderland soar until underwhelming 0-0 result at Crystal Palace sinks them back into bottom three    
• Goalless draw was an opportunity lost, says defender• Mission accomplished for Tony Pulis in 'must not lose game'From Sunderland's viewpoint there are a few what ifs. Who knows what might have b ...
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has warned his players there will be further twists and turns before their destiny is decided.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet has predicted that the fight for Barclays Premier League survival will go to the final game of the season.
Both the Black Cats boss and opposite number Tony Pulis are refusing to panic at the prospect of a relegation dogfight after their sides played out a 0-0 draw on Saturday
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet has predicted that the fight for Barclays Premier League survival will go to the final game of the season.
Crystal Palace maintain a three-point lead over fellow Premier League strugglers Sunderland with a battling display.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Fabio Borini was denied a priceless winner by the crossbar as Sunderland were held to a costly 0-0 draw by fellow strugglers Crystal Palace.
•Pictures: the best images from Saturday's Premier League gamesThe bright, balmy spring sunshine that warmed Wearside last week had given way to slate grey cloud and a pronounced wind chill factor.  ...
Sunderland 0 Crystal Palace 0: crossbar denies Fabio Borini a priceless winner as Sunderland are held to a costly draw    
Tony Pulis' men are four games without a win in the league but are three points clear of the relegation places, while the Black Cats are now ahead of Cardiff on goal difference
Minute-by-minute report: It’s a busy round of games in the Premier League and beyond. Follow the latest news with Niall McVeighNiall McVeigh
• Manager expects to influence Congerton's thinking• Congerton comes as highly rated operatorLee Congerton's appointment as Sunderland's new sporting director has been hailed as potentially the cl ...
A run to the Capital One Cup final which ended in defeat to Manchester City served up plenty of distractions, but the Uruguayan says there can be no more excuses for his side
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Gus Poyet will only enjoy his summer if Sunderland remain a Barclays Premier League club.
Gus Poyet has dubbed this quintessential relegation six-pointer as "bigger" than Sunderland's Capital One Cup final against Manchester City and the season's "most important game." With Tony Pulis pron ...
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Gus Poyet will only enjoy his summer if Sunderland remain a Barclays Premier League club.
Read a full match preview of the Premier League game between Sunderland and Crystal Palace at the TSadium of Light on Saturday March 15, 2014, kick-off 15.00 (GMT)    
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis will be without Morocco striker Marouane Chamakh for Saturday's Barclays Premier League match at Sunderland.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has a virtually full-strength squad from which to select for Saturday's vital Barclays Premier League clash with Crystal Palace.
Gus Poyet's men have no time to dwell on Capital One Cup final and FA Cup defeats as they prepare for a match that could prove decisive in their fight against relegation
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Gus Poyet admits he would not still be Sunderland's head coach if he did not think the club could stay in the Premier League.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Facts and figures ahead of the Premier League clash between Sunderland and Crystal Palace at the Stadium of Light.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Facts and figures ahead of the Premier League clash between Sunderland and Crystal Palace at the Stadium of Light.
The Welshman, who has held positions at Liverpool, Chelsea and Wrexham, links up with Gus Poyet at the Stadium of Light as the club completes a backroom clear-out
Sunderland appoint former Chelsea chief scout Lee Congerton as sporting director, replacing the sacked Roberto De Fanti.
Sunderland appoint former Chelsea chief scout Lee Congerton as sporting director, replacing the sacked Roberto De Fanti.
• European-style management structure maintained• Congerton was technical director with HamburgDespite one failed experiment with the system, Sunderland have kept faith with a European-style manag ...
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Sunderland have confirmed the appointment of Lee Congerton as the club's sporting director.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Sunderland have confirmed the appointment of Lee Congerton as the club's sporting director.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has told his players to look at themselves if they are not in his team.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
The defender is on loan with Phil Brown’s side from Sunderland.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Fabio Borini could be set for a spell as a central striker as Sunderland attempt to dig themselves out of relegation trouble.
Carlisle United extend the loans of Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and Wigan Athletic midfielder Danny Redmond.
Carlisle United extend the loans of Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and Wigan Athletic midfielder Danny Redmond.
Boss Gus Poyet backs his team selection in the 3-0 FA Cup defeat by Hull as Sunderland "were not playing Real Madrid".
Boss Gus Poyet backs his team selection in the 3-0 FA Cup defeat by Hull as Sunderland "were not playing Real Madrid".
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Hull boss Steve Bruce singled out goalscorer David Meyler for special praise after the Tigers' 3-0 win over Sunderland sealed their place in their first FA Cup
Extended runs in the FA Cup and Capital One Cup, where they lost in the final, has left the club with three games in hand on their relegation rivals, with Crystal Palace up next
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet said he had no excuses after witnessing a dismal performance from his side in a 3-0 defeat at Hull just one week after their battling
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Hull boss Steve Bruce singled out goalscorer David Meyler for special praise after the Tigers' 3-0 win over Sunderland sealed their place in their first FA Cup
Hull City score three second-half goals to beat Sunderland and reach the FA Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1930.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
A week after finding himself on the wrong end of a headbutt from Newcastle boss Alan Pardew, David Meyler left his former club Sunderland feeling black and
Sunderland - 1 month ago
A week after finding himself on the wrong end of a headbutt from Newcastle boss Alan Pardew, David Meyler left his former club Sunderland feeling black and blue
The Black Cats midfielder made two very costly mistakes to gift the Tigers two goals inside five second-half minutes as they booked their first FA Cup semi-final place since 1930
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Follow live text commentary of the FA Cup quarter-final between Hull City and Sunderland at the KC Stadium.
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The Tigers ran out 2-0 winners when these sides met in the Premier League last month but our tipster is expecting both teams to find the net in the FA Cup on Sunday afternoon
Gus Poyet's men suffered defeat to Manchester City in the Capital One Cup final last weekend and have lost both of their games against Steve Bruce's side this term
Gus Poyet has rubbished Jozy Altidore's claim that his system and tactics are responsible for the American's failure to adapt to English football    
Already beaten twice by Hull and their old boss Steve Bruce in the Premier league this season, Sunderland may not be too sure whether they want to make it third time lucky. Still deeply embroiled in t ...
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet will look to book a return trip to Wembley admitting next week's league clash with Crystal Palace will be the biggest of the season.
Hull City manager Steve Bruce praises his team's opponents in Sunday's quarter-final, Sunderland, for a great run in the FA Cup
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Team news, manager quotes, facts and odds ahead of the FA Cup quarter-final between Hull City and Sunderland at the KC Stadium.
Hull are on the verge of something special, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer needs a plan and Manchester City will be in a hurry1) Hull have first FA Cup final in their sightsSomething is growing in the city of H ...
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Sunderland owner Ellis Short is closing in on a new director of football as he plans for the long-term future.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Sunderland owner Ellis Short is closing in on a new director of football as he plans for the long-term future.
The Spaniard, on loan at the Stadium of Light from Fiorentina until the end of the season, does not know what he will do beyond the summer but is just happy to be playing
His £9m move to Sunderland remains a record for a British goalkeeper but it has taken specialist surgery and a long course of injections to give him a chance to play againIt had been widely assumed t ...
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill has backed striker Shane Long to develop a ruthless streak after seeing the chance of a hat-trick go begging.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Facts and figures ahead of the FA Cup quarter-final between Hull City and Sunderland at the KC Stadium.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Defender John O'Shea has praised Sunderland for giving Manchester City a major scare as they attempted to lift the Capital One Cup.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill has told his players to express themselves as he plots a route to the Euro 2016 finals.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Sunderland midfielder Jack Colback is determined his first taste of Wembley will not be his last this season.
World Cup dreams will be up in the air when the Three Lions take on Denmark on Wednesday, and Al Hain-Cole takes a look at the players most desperate to impress Roy Hodgson
The Italian scored the opening goal on Sunday to give the Black Cats hope of winning the Capital One Cup final before Manchester City roared back to triumph 3-1
Sunderland - 1 month ago
A Newcastle fan went against 'football tribalism' with a touching Wembley tribute to his late Sunderland-supporting father.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Gustavo Poyet has plotted a Sunderland revival by opting for a consensus rather than a dictatorial approach to management.
Manuel Pellegrini's side lifted their first trophy of the campaign after beating Sunderland on Sunday but which players were named in our best side from the competition?
Manuel Pellegrini wins his first trophy in England as Manchester City saw off Sunderland in the Capital One Cup final at Wembley.
For all the winners' riches and the intrusive hype, the Capital One Cup final that City won 3-1 was a thrilling throwback that mattered massively to both sets of fansYou've got to hand it to English f ...
• Manager hungry after Capital One Cup win over Sunderland• 'I don't think top players can be satisfied with one trophyManuel Pellegrini warned that one trophy was not enough after Manchester City ...
Sunderland's manager felt a foul should have been given before City's equaliser in the Capital One Cup final, but the overall performance will galvanise the players in the relegation battleGus Poyet d ...
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet urges his players to use their spirited Capital One Cup final display as a springboard to stay up.
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet urges his players to use their spirited Capital One Cup final display as a springboard to stay up.
Sunderland succumbed to goals from Yaya Toure, Samir Nasri and Jesus Navas after Fabio Borini's opener had given them hope, but the Uruguayan paid tribute to his players
The Ivorian midfielder scored a memorable cup final goal to kick start his side's recovery for Manuel Pellegrini's first trophy in England
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Manchester City produced a devastating second-half comeback to beat Sunderland 3-1 in the Capital One Cup final.
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Yaya Toure, Samir Nasri and Jesus Navas all scored as Manchester City beat Sunderland 3-1 to win the League Cup.
   
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