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Sunderland claimed a point toward their Premier League survival bid but also dropped into the relegation zone as they drew 1-1 with Stoke at the Britannia Stadium.  ...
The Dutch boss still believes the Black Cats will remain in the Premier League despite his side falling into the relegation zone following a 1-1 draw with Stoke
Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat says everything looked easy for Stoke City in the first half, but we are happy to get a point out of this match. In most circumstan ...
Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat says everything looked easy for Stoke City in the first half, but we are happy to get a point out of this match.
Sunderland - 8 hours ago
A turbulent few days for Sunderland ended with them claiming a point towards their Barclays Premier League survival bid but also dropping into the relegation
Stoke City 1 Sunderland 1: Advocaat's side slip into the relegation zone despite hard-earned point
Sunderland fell into the Premier League bottom three after being held to a 1-1 draw by Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium
ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE: Billy Jones (63') Stoke City 1-1 Sunderland
ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE: Charlie Adam (27') Stoke City 1-1 Sunderland
Sunderland - 11 hours ago
Adam Johnson was absent from Sunderland's squad for the Barclays Premier League contest at Stoke, two days after he was charged with three offences of sexual
Sunderland - 19 hours ago
Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat has insisted it was not a difficult decision to include Adam Johnson in his squad for Saturday's Barclays Premier League trip to
Sunderland - 1 day ago
Longford clinically swept the hosts aside as they recorded their third win of the campaign.
Winger will have final say on return ahead of trip to Stoke, as Sunderland's decision to lift suspension is criticised by leading anti-rape campaigner
Sunderland have a number of players missing for their visit to the Potteries: Steven Fletcher, Seb Larsson, Emanuele Giaccherini, Wes Brown and Ricky Álvarez. Stoke City will have midfielder St ...
Stoke City Sunderland 2:00 PM GMT Game Details  ...
Sunderland - 1 day ago
Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat will leave it to Adam Johnson to decide if he is mentally ready to play a part in Saturday's Barclays Premier League clash
Sunderland - 1 day ago
Adam Johnson is available to Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat for Saturday's Barclays Premier League trip to Stoke despite being charged with three offences
Sunderland - 1 day ago
The Black Cats winger is free to play this weekend after being charged with sexual offences with a 15-year-old on Thursday.
Sunderland - 1 day ago
Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat has confirmed that winger Adam Johnson will be available for selection for the Barclays Premier League game against Stoke on
Sunderland star Adam Johnson arrives to answer police bail on Thursday. Sunderland winger Adam Johnson appears set to remain available for selection after being charged with three offences ...
Former England winger could play in the Premier League this weekend despite being charged with three offences of sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl
Sunderland - 1 day ago
Sunderland winger Adam Johnson appears set to remain available for selection after being charged with three offences of sexual activity with a child under 16
• ‘The club recognises the legal process must take its course’• Fifth-bottom club face visit to Stoke City on Saturday• Johnson charged with sexual activity with girl aged 15 Sunderland have ...
Sunderland - 1 day ago
Sunderland have said they will not suspend midfielder Adam Johnson after he was charged with child sex offences.
Sunderland - 1 day ago
Sunderland winger Adam Johnson appears set to remain available for selection after being charged with three offences of sexual activity with a child under 16
Sunderland say Adam Johnson can continue to play for the club after he was charged with underage sexual activity offences.
Chelsea are unlikely to go on the offensive at Arsenal, Moyes may be gone but his shadow lives on and QPR must battle to the end of the seasonThere is a mysterious Chelsea chant, in which the Shed End ...
Sunderland - 1 day ago
Sunderland are yet to comment on the news that winger Adam Johnson has been charged with three offences of sexual activity with a child under 16 and one of
Sunderland winger Adam Johnson attends a Liverpool police station to answer bail, after being charged with three offences of sexual activity with a child under 16 and one of grooming. The 27-year-old  ...
There was a Sunderland banner flying overhead at the Newcastle vs. Tottenham match reading "5 in a row Sunderland" reminding Newcastle who's won the last 5 derbys.  ...
England and Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson is charged with three offences of sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl.
Sunderland - 2 days ago
Sunderland and England midfielder Adam Johnson has been charged with four offences concerning sex with an under-age girl, a prosecutor said on Thursday.
Sunderland - 2 days ago
Sunderland midfielder Adam Johnson has been charged with three counts of sexual activity with a girl under 16.
Adam Johnson was arrested and bailed last month. Sunderland winger Adam Johnson has been charged with three offences of sexual activity with a child under 16 and one of grooming, Durham Po ...
Sunderland - 3 days ago
Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat has set his players a six-point target to preserve their Barclays Premier League status.
Sunderland - 3 days ago
Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat has set his players a six-point target to preserve their Barclays Premier League status.
In pics: The scramble is set to begin for free transfers - here are 65 Premier League stars available for nothing this summer
Sunderland - 4 days ago
Hamilton boss Martin Canning is hoping his side's recent trip to play the Black Cats of Sunderland will help change their luck.
We never thought we'd say this, but spare a thought for poor Newcastle United. The club prepared for Sunday's Premier League game at home to Tottenham with a successful fan protest aimed at ...
There was a Sunderland banner flying overhead at the Newcastle vs. Tottenham match reading "5 in a row Sunderland" reminding Newcastle who's won the last 5 derbys.
Sunderland - 1 week ago
Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew will have the same squad at his disposal for the visit of West Brom as that which thrashed Sunderland last weekend.
Manager Dick Advocaat faces a tall task in keeping Sunderland safe for another Premier League season. Arsenal's FA Cup semifinal duties leave Sunderland without a Premier League game ...
The new manager saw his side collapse at home to Crystal Palace in a 4-1 loss and feels his players will be relegated unless they improve in their final six games
Alan Pardew gets his tactics right, David Ospina does not get the credit he deserves and could Jack Cork be a good fit for England?Ashley Young’s last game for England came in September 2013 as a 67 ...
Bolasie claims it was the extra work Pardew had done with him on the training ground that led to his hat-trick against Sunderland
• Manager says ‘no chance’ of survival with more such displays• Yannick Bolasie says Alan Pardew’s tactics worked to perfectionWhen Dick Advocaat entered Sunderland’s dressing room after t ...
We round up our favourite pictures from Saturday’s and Sunday’s matches in the English top flight Continue reading...
Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew says he could not be more proud of his side after they crushed Sunderland 4-1 in a Premier League fixture on Saturday. Pardew says Crystal Palace were focused and de ...
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Jose Mourinho believes the seeds of Chelsea's Premier League title challenge were sown in defeat last spring.
Alan Pardew's Crystal Palace trounced Sunderland with a barrage of four goals in the second half, moving them within one point of 10th place Stoke.
Sunderland were torn to shreds by Crystal Palace, who prevailed 4-1 at the Stadium of Light with Yannick Bolasie scoring a hat trick. Dick Advocaat spoke before seeing his Sunderland side  ...
Crystal Palace's Alan Pardew said his team was 'almost unplayable' against woeful Sunderland.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Yannick Bolasie scored a hat-trick in 12 second-half minutes as Crystal Palace brought Sunderland painfully down to earth with a 4-1 victory at the Stadium of
ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE: Yannick Bolasie (62') Sunderland 0-4 Crystal Palace  ...
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Yannick Bolasie plundered an 11-minute hat-trick as Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew got his own back on Sunderland.
The last time Alan Pardew faced Sunderland he ended the afternoon ashen faced and speaking of deep hurt. It was late December and a fourth straight defeat against his then north-east neighbours quite  ...
Sunderland Crystal Palace 1 4 FT Game Details  ...
Sunderland 4 Crystal Palace 1: Alan Pardew gains revenge on old rivals as his Palace side humiliate Dick Advocaat's side
The Eagles winger scored three as Alan Pardew's side ran rampant in the second-half, scoring four goals in 14 minutes, to further increase the pressure on the hosts
ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE: Connor Wickham (90') Sunderland 1-4 Crystal Palace
ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE: Glenn Murray (48') Sunderland 0-1 Crystal Palace
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Jack Rodwell returned to the Sunderland line-up as the Black Cats went in search of back-to-back Barclays Premier League victories for the first time this
Latest news and scores from Saturday’s big 3pm kick-offsLive scoreboard! Follow all the goals and games as they happenSwansea City v Everton – live! Follow Nick Miller’s MBM reportAnd email tom. ...
• Dutchman unfazed by fans’ clamour for long-term deal• ‘I’m not being arrogant but this is a normal situation for me’• Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend Dick Advoca ...
Victory in last weekend's derby against Newcastle has not only improved Sunderland's league position, it has also strengthened Dick Advocaat's position
Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat says the most important thing is to stay positive before their clash against Crystal Palace.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Team news, match facts, manager quotes and fantasy pick for the Premier League game between Sunderland and Crystal Palace.
Alan Pardew has a particular point to prove at a ground where he can expect plenty of abuse from the stands. As Newcastle United manager he lost his last four north-east derbies against Sunderland and ...
Sunderland Crystal Palace 2:00 PM GMT Game Details  ...
The winner of Sunday's Manchester derby will have the edge in the race to finish top three in the Prem table. The 31st round of Premier League games brought the top-of-the-table races ...
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Dick Advocaat has ordered Sunderland to forget their derby victory over Newcastle and concentrate on securing Barclays Premier League survival before they need
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Sunderland midfielder Sebastian Larsson is suspended for Crystal Palace's Barclays Premier League trip to the Stadium of Light on Saturday.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Sunderland and Crystal Palace.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Crystal Palace midfielder Joe Ledley will be given every opportunity to prove his fitness for Saturday's Barclays Premier League match at Sunderland.
The former Newcastle United manager takes his side to the Stadium of Light, having left the Magpies in January, and is anticipating a reception befitting his status
• Head coach said he would quit if he were not convinced Ashley will invest• John Carver acknowledges Newcastle fans’ anger but urges backing for team• We are not safe from relegation yet says ...
Jermain Defoe's stunning volley earned the Black Cats a fifth consecutive win over Newcastle and the manager is keen to right those wrongs against Liverpool on Monday
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Newcastle head coach John Carver has admitted Sunday's derby defeat to Sunderland was one of the "darkest days" of his career.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Newcastle head coach John Carver has admitted Sunday's derby defeat to Sunderland was one of the "darkest days" of his career.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Alan Pardew says Sunderland should be more concerned about his in-form Crystal Palace side than his past as Newcastle manager this Saturday.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Alan Pardew says Sunderland should be more concerned about his in-form Crystal Palace side than his past as Newcastle manager this Saturday.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Alan Pardew says Sunderland should be more concerned about his in-form Crystal Palace side than his past as Newcastle manager this Saturday.
Sunderland are hunting down the clubs above them in the Premier League and not worrying about those below, says Connor Wickham.
Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat was delighted after Jermain Defoe's incredible volley won the derby with Newcastle. Dick Advocaat's Sunderland have a golden ...
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Sunderland defender Santiago Vergini has indicated he may be ready to extend his stay on Wearside.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Sunderland defender Santiago Vergini has indicated he may be ready to extend his stay on Wearside after revealing Barclays Premier League survival could
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Sunderland defender Santiago Vergini has indicated he may be ready to extend his stay on Wearside after revealing Barclays Premier League survival could trigger
Week 31 in the Premier League produced many memorable goals, defining moment and strange goal celebrations.
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe notched what would prove to be the unbelievable left-footed volley, writing his name into Tyne-Wear derby folklore.
• Striker likens feeling to scoring vital England goal at South Africa 2010• I just love scoring goals and the fans deserved it’, says Defoe• 10 talking points from the weekend’s Premier Lea ...
Crystal Palace Manchester City 2 1 FT Game Details  ...
The Sunderland striker struggled to hold back the tears after netting a stunning winner for the Black Cats in their vital derby victory over Newcastle on Sunday
Police praise the vast majority of Sunderland and Newcastle fans for a "passionate and peaceful" Wear-Tyne derby.
Arsenal show developing Liverpool how it’s done, Charlie Adam’s super strike deserved Mourinho’s praise and does Sam Allardyce suspect his time is up?The Arsenal v Liverpool match looked like wh ...
The ESPN FC team recap the best goal's from throughout the Premier League, highlighted by Wayne Rooney's volley and Charlie Adam's goal from his own half.
Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat reacts on his side's 1-0 victory over Newcastle including his reaction to Jermain Defoe's goal.
Newcastle manager John Carver expressed his displeasure with his team's performance after his side fell 1-0 to Sunderland.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Dick Advocaat was in mischievous mood after seeing Jermain Defoe ease the pressure on Sunderland with a stunning winner to condemn Newcastle to a fifth
Danny Murphy expands on his MOTD2 analysis to explain the part Jermain Defoe played in Sunderland's 1-0 win over Newcastle.
• New manager opts for a front three• Sunderland’s desire is a decisive factor • Match report: Sunderland 1-0 NewcastleSartorially at least, Dick Advocaat left himself with little wiggle room. ...
• Manager fumes: ‘We were second best in every department’• Carver: ‘We’ve got to start looking over our shoulders’• Sunderland v Newcastle match reportA Wear-Tyne derby illuminated by ...
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Dick Advocaat was in mischievous mood after seeing Jermain Defoe ease the pressure on Sunderland with a stunning winner to condemn Newcastle to a fifth
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul denied he waited in the tunnel to congratulate Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe on his stunning derby strike.
A wondergoal from Jermain Defoe earned Sunderland a much-needed three points. Dick Advocaat talked after accepting the challenge of keeping Sunderland in the Premie ...
Jermain Defoe's superb volley gave the Black Cats a 1-0 victory over their fierce rivals at the Stadium of Light and the Dutchman was delighted with his side's display
Jermain Defoe admits he was overcome with emotion after scoring a stunning goal to give Sunderland a win over Newcastle.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe capped an Easter weekend of spectacular goals with a memorable volley to seal the Tyne-Wear derby and lift his side away from
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Jermain Defoe's stunning volley handed Sunderland a record fifth successive derby victory over Newcastle and eased their Barclays Premier League relegation
Defoe's effort flies in to settle the derby against Newcastle in spectacular fashion. Sunderland goal hero Jermain Defoe said the stunning volley that decided Sunday's home derby ...
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe could barely believe what he was seeing as he watched a replay of his stunning match-winning volley against Newcastle.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
* Sunderland beat Newcastle 1-0 with stunning Defoe volley
Five things we learned: Sunderland's move for 32-year-old is paying dividends; John Carver must go and three more things
ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE: Jermain Defoe (45'+1) Sunderland 1-0 Newcastle
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Jonas Gutierrez was handed his first Newcastle start since August 2013 as the Magpies attempted to end Sunderland's run of four consecutive derby victories.
Sunderland - 2 weeks ago
Jonas Gutierrez has been named in the Newcastle starting XI for the first time since overcoming testicular cancer for the derby at Sunderland.
Tyne-Wear derby: latest updates Email jacob.steinberg@theguardian.com | Tweet @JacobSteinbergAll today’s fixtures, results and live scores 3.00pm BST Hello. Watching Sunderland on a regular basis ca ...
The Newcastle coach John Carver bumped into Lee Cattermole at a golf club and believes the midfielder is the man to stop in Sunday’s Wear-Tyne derbyLee Cattermole could be found consorting with the  ...
Tottenham visit Burnley and Sunderland host Newcastle in an important Sunday in the Premier League.
Sunderland Newcastle United 3:00 PM GMT Game Details  ...
The Black Cats are looking to extend their unbeaten run against their arch-rivals to seven games on Sunday, with the Dutchman aiming for a first Premier League win
Newcastle manager John Carver contends that his side will be motivated to finish the season on a high note. John Carver will never forget the sight of Paolo di Cani ...
• Match data highlighted Sunderland’s greater workrate• Carver: ‘Statistics are damning on Newcastle players’• Dick Advocaat and John Carver sweat on their futuresJohn Carver has identifie ...
• Sunderland chasing record-breaking win over Newcastle• Dutchman says he is interested only in points, not records• You are the ref No327: Dick AdvocaatDick Advocaat has managed various teams a ...
Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat previews the Tyne-Wear derby against Newcastle United, his first home match in charge.
The Sunderland centre-back will miss the derby with Newcastle and at least a further three weeks of action with a knee problem as the Black Cats battle for Premier League survival
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Dick Advocaat has ordered his Sunderland players to treat Sunday's derby showdown with Newcastle as a cup final.
Manager John Carver has revealed the Frenchman has undergone surgery to remove a cyst from his knee and joins Steven Taylor and Paul Dummett on the sidelines
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Dick Advocaat will welcome "controller" Lee Cattermole back to the heart of his Sunderland team as he attempts to launch another late survival bid with a record
The so called “Desperation Derby” sees Sunderland hoping to assuage their relegation worries and Newcastle United aiming to end a run of four successive defeats against their detested neighbours.  ...
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Sunderland midfielder Lee Cattermole will return to the starting line-up for Sunday's derby clash with Newcastle.
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Newcastle head coach John Carver is determined not to have the blemish of a fifth successive defeat by arch-rivals Sunderland on his CV.
Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Premier League game between Sunderland and Newcastle United.
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Newcastle head coach John Carver is determined not to have the blemish of a fifth successive defeat by arch-rivals Sunderland on his CV.
Newcastle United manager John Carver promises to 'bang the drum' with his team to ensure they win Sunday's derby match against local rivals Sunderland. The Magpies have lost the last four derby games, ...
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
There will be more than local pride at stake when Sunderland host Newcastle on Sunday engaged in another desperate fight for Barclays Premier League survival.
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Newcastle defender Massadio Haidara will miss Sunday's derby trip to Sunderland and will not play again this season after undergoing surgery.
Click to enlarge, and debate the strip below the line. Keith Hackett's verdict appears in Sunday's Observer and here from Monday. Continue reading...
Only Chelsea can stop Chelsea, Manchester City dropping points at Crystal Palace would not be a shock, and what reception will Raheem Sterling get at Arsenal?West Brom and QPR lost their managers arou ...
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Skipper John O'Shea has challenged Sunderland to keep their fate in their own hands by securing a fifth successive derby victory over Newcastle.
Sunderland have won four straight derby matches against Newcastle. Skipper John O'Shea has challenged Sunderland to keep their fate in their own hands by securing a fifth successive d ...
Rarely has there been a Sunderland v Newcastle derby with so much at stake including the managerial positions at each clubIt was the week before Christmas and Alan Pardew had embraced the festive spir ...
The English Premier League returns this weekend with five of the top six clubs all in action. Sunderland have won the past four mat ...
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Sam Allardyce believes Leicester could yet save their season if they follow the blueprint laid out by Sunderland last season.
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Sam Allardyce believes Leicester could yet save their season if they follow the blueprint laid out by Sunderland last season.
Lee Cattermole has high hopes for the weekend's game. Sunderland midfielder Lee Cattermole heads into Sunday's derby clash with Newcastle insisting points matter more than local  ...
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Sunderland midfielder Lee Cattermole will head into Sunday's derby clash with Newcastle insisting points matter more than local pride.
Sunderland - 3 weeks ago
Sunderland midfielder Lee Cattermole will head into Sunday's derby clash with Newcastle insisting points matter more than local pride.
Former Sunderland striker and Golden Shoe winner Kevin Phillips talks to Nat Coombs about his life and career. The current Leicester City strikers' coach tells of his rise from non-League Baldock Town ...
Newcastle seek to end a four-match losing run against North-East rivals Sunderland as they take on Dick Advocaat's men in their first game after the international break
This week’s winner is Matt, who gets a copy of Shirt Tales & Short Stories. Get in touch to claim your prize. Next week we’d like your takes on the Premier League’s current crop of referees. ...
Scotland's Steven Fletcher says his hat-trick against Gibraltar helps to repay Gordon Strachan's faith in sticking with him.
The Black Cats have been criticised by the Wigan Athletic winger for their handling of his decision not to wear a commemorative poppy when he played for them back in 2012
James McClean says he was "hung out to dry" by former club Sunderland over his refusal to wear a poppy on his shirt.
Sunderland - 4 weeks ago
James McClean believes he was "hung out to dry" by Sunderland over his decision not to wear a Remembrance Day poppy on his shirt.
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce talks about how their upcoming match on Saturday is a must win against a Sunderland side with new manager Dick Advocaat at the helm.  ...
Sunderland - 4 weeks ago
Steven Fletcher has been buoyed by Dick Advocaat's early influence at Sunderland.
Sunderland have appointed former Netherlands coach Dick Advocaat as manager on a short-term deal until the end of the season. When QPR's former boss Harry Redk ...
John Carver's keeping the seat warm at Newcastle but let's be honest: it's a good job if you fancy a challenge. As the 2014-15 Premier League season enters its final furlo ...
Gateshead sign Sunderland goalkeeper Joel Dixon on loan for the rest of the season after injury to regular Adam Bartlett.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Dutchman Dick Advocaat is ready to abandon his Total Football philosophy if winning ugly helps keep Sunderland in the Barclays Premier League.
Dutch coach admits he would be happy with winning ugly if it means that his side remain in the Premier League
• Sunderland manager outlines plan to steer north-east club to safety• Sam Allardyce toasts first West Ham United win since JanuaryFor a man who had just watched his new side succumb to a cruel la ...
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Manager Sam Allardyce has challenged his West Ham squad to build on their hard-earned win over Sunderland to secure the club's best Barclays Premier League
West Ham 1 Sunderland 0: Diafra Sakho nets dramatic late winner which leaves Black Cats facing a major battle to retain Premier League status
Diafra Sakho struck late on as West Ham beat Sunderland 1-0 in Dick Advocaat's first match in charge of the Black Cats. Sunderland coach Dick Advocaat saw more spirit from his players ...
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Sunderland winger Adam Johnson has played for the first time since being arrested for alleged sexual activity with an under-age girl.
The West Ham manager saw his side beat Sunderland 1-0 on Saturday and was asked for his response to the vice-chairman's newspaper column by Sky Sports, but she was misquoted
West Ham striker Diafra Sakho scored a late winner to inflict defeat on new Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat in his first match in charge and finally bring some cheer back to Upton Park.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
New manager Dick Advocaat said he had the "tools" at his disposal to keep Sunderland up, despite his first match in charge ending in disappointment at West Ham
West Ham striker Diafra Sakho scored a late winner to inflict defeat on new Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat in his first match in charge and finally bring some cheer back to Upton Park.  ...
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Sunderland winger Adam Johnson has played for the first time since being arrested for alleged sexual activity with an under-age girl.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
West Ham striker Diafra Sakho scored a late winner to inflict defeat on new Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat in his first match in charge and finally bring
The midfielder, who is on bail after being arrested for allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old girl, was also subjected to abusive chants by West Ham fans on first-team return
West Ham United Sunderland 1 0 FT Game Details  ...
Dick Advocaat has been around long enough to know that football is a cruel game. It had looked like Advocaat’s first game in charge of Sunderland was going to end in a dull stalemate here and there  ...
The striker netted in the 88th minute as the Black Cats remained just one point above the relegation zone despite a dogged display in east London
ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE: Diafra Sakho (88') West Ham 1-0 Sunderland
Sunderland - 1 month ago
New Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat named an attacking line-up for his first match in charge at West Ham, where Adam Johnson was included on the bench.
Adam Johnson is named in Dick Advocaat's first Sunderland squad after the club lifted his suspension following his arrest.
All the action from Upton ParkAdvocaat demands Sunderland play as a unit to prevent first dropEmail: alan.smith.casual@theguardian.com | Tweet: @alansmith90 4.45pm GMT West Ham: Adrian, Jenkinson, Kou ...
I won't tolerate lack of effort, says Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat after Dutchman replaces sacked Gus Poyet
• Dutchman has never been relegated but knows much has to change• ‘I have not been unfriendly yet,’ he says on eve of West Ham gameClarity and candour are all-important to Dick Advocaat so it  ...
Sunderland have lifted his suspension following arrest on suspicion of sexual activity with 15-year-old and Dick Advocaat is intending to take him to Upton Park
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Team news, match facts, manager quotes and fantasy pick for the Premier League game at Upton Park.
Sunderland have sacked manager Gus Poyet following their 4-0 thrashing by Aston Villa in the Premier League.  ...
Dick Advocaat’s rescue mission begins at Upton Park. Sunderland replaced Gus Poyet with the Dutchman after the chastening 4-0 home defeat to Aston Villa and hope that he can steer them clear of rele ...
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Gus Poyet, sacked as Sunderland's manager on Monday, has spoken for the first time since his dismissal, describing how proud he was of his achievements,
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Gus Poyet, sacked as Sunderland's manager on Monday, has spoken for the first time since his dismissal, describing how proud he was of his achievements,
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Dick Advocaat has warned his Sunderland players not to cross him if they want him to keep the smile on his face.
The Black Cats have endured a dismal season and currently sit in 17th place in the Premier League table, but the Uruguayan insists he remains proud of his achievements
West Ham United Sunderland 5:30 PM GMT Game Details  ...
• Poyet recalls ‘miracle unbeaten run’ and Carling Cup final• Points out Sunderland the only team not to concede to Chelsea• Dick Advocaat admits ‘something has to change’Gus Poyet has s ...
Sunderland - 1 month ago
New Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat has admitted something has to change if he is to drag the club out of relegation danger.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Gus Poyet has spoken of his pride at what he achieved at Sunderland four days after being relieved of his duties as head coach.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Gus Poyet has spoken of his pride at what he achieved at Sunderland four days after being relieved of his duties as head coach.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
New Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat has revealed winger Adam Johnson is available "in principle" for Saturday's Barclays Premier League trip to West Ham.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Gus Poyet has spoken of his pride at what he achieved at Sunderland four days after being relieved of his duties as head coach.
Former Sunderland boss Gus Poyet says he is "disappointed but proud" after his dismissal from the Sunderland manager's post.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between West Ham United and Sunderland.
Sunderland winger available for West Ham clash, says new manager Dick Advocaat
• New head coach pledges changes after unveiling at Sunderland• Advocaat remains tight-lipped over Adam Johnson’s involvement at West Ham• Advocaat’s love of order perfect antidote to Sunder ...
Adam Johnson has not been ruled out of a return against West Ham this weekend, according to new Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
Sunderland's players must find new self-belief and start to control matches after slipping into the bottom four of the Premier League, new manager Dick Advocaat
Sunderland - 1 month ago
New Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat has admitted something has to change if he is to drag the club out of relegation danger.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
West Ham are ready to rise to the challenge of facing a Sunderland side managed for the first time by Dick Advocaat, according to defender Aaron Cresswell.
Sunderland - 1 month ago
New Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat has admitted something has to change if he is to drag the club out of relegation danger.
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New Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat knows he needs to have an immediate impact if he is to keep the Black Cats in the Premier League.
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West Ham are likely to once again be limited on defensive options for Saturday evening's visit of Premier League strugglers Sunderland.
Are Liverpool better off without Steven Gerrard, is Michael Oliver Chelsea’s bogey referee and what will Sunderland make of Dick Advocaat?One expects Steven Gerrard has been busting a gut in trainin ...
The Black Cats were beaten 4-0 by Aston Villa last time out but the Irons boss is fearing a backlash from the Wearsiders under new manager Dick Advocaat
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New Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat is convinced there is enough within his dressing room to keep the club in the Barclays Premier League.
Dick Advocaat is confident in his new charges. New Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat is convinced there is enough within his dressing room to keep the club in the ...
Sunderland have appointed former Netherlands coach Dick Advocaat as manager on a short-term deal until the end of the season. Martin O'Neill, Paolo Di Canio an ...
Sunderland have appointed former Netherlands coach Dick Advocaat as manager on a short-term deal until the end of the season.  ...
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West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has dismissed reports linking him with the Sunderland job as "pure speculation".
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West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has dismissed reports linking him with the Sunderland job as "pure speculation".
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Jack Rodwell is backing the vast experience of new head coach Dick Advocaat to drag Sunderland out of relegation trouble.
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Jack Rodwell is backing the vast experience of new head coach Dick Advocaat to drag Sunderland out of relegation trouble.
The former Rangers coach has taken over at the Stadium of Light for the rest of the season and revealed he had been speaking to the Black Cats for some time before his appointment
• Johnson on bail after arrest over underage sex allegation• Winger could play for Sunderland against West Ham on Saturday• Adam Johnson has bail extended to 23 AprilAdam Johnson is to return to ...
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Sunderland winger Adam Johnson is to return to training after the club lifted his suspension.
England winger had been suspended following his arrest on suspicion of having sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl
Johnson is to return to training for the Premier League side while the police investigation continues. Sunderland winger Adam Johnson will return to training after the Premier League club  ...
The 27-year-old's bail has been extended until April 23 while an allegation of sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl is investigated by Durham Police
Michael Mols played under his Dutch compatriot at Rangers between 1999 and 2002 and found him to be disciplined, direct and honest, although the hard-man image masks a more sensitive side• Former Ho ...
Sunderland are to review their suspension of midfielder Adam Johnson following an extension to his police bail.
Sunderland have appointed former Netherlands coach Dick Advocaat as manager on a short-term deal until the end of the season. Sunderland's players can expect a ...
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Dick Advocaat will mark his first game as Sunderland boss by coming face to face with the man already tipped to replace him.
Pragmatic and calculating Dutchman will see task of saving Sunderland from relegation as an adventure to be enjoyed• Dick Advocaat confirmed as interim head coach• David Squires on … Gus Poyet a ...
• Winger Johnson has bail extended to April• Adam Johnson released on bail after sex allegationSunderland are examining Adam Johnson’s club suspension after police extended the former England wi ...
England and Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson has his bail extended following his arrest on suspicion of having sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl.
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Dick Advocaat has been tasked with bringing his "incredible" managerial experience to bear and saving Sunderland from the spectre of relegation.
Dutch journalist Marcel van der Kraan tells the BBC that Dick Advocaat will lay down 'strong foundations' at Sunderland.
The winger, who has been suspended by Sunderland, was arrested on March 2 then subsequently bailed and is now not due to report back to officers under April 23
Adam Johnson, right, has been suspended by Sunderland since being arrested last month. Sunderland winger Adam Johnson's bail date has been extended by five weeks after he was arrested ...
Sunderland have appointed former Netherlands coach Dick Advocaat as manager on a short-term deal until the end of the season. Dick Advocaat didn't waste any ti ...
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England winger Adam Johnson's bail date has been extended by five weeks after he was arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl under 16.
Sunderland have appointed former Netherlands coach Dick Advocaat as manager on a short-term deal until the end of the season.
This week’s winner is Jack Palmer, who gets a copy of Shirt Tales and Short Stories: The Lost World of Football Kits. Get in touch to claim your prize. Next week we’d like your takes on Gareth Bal ...
In the latest from his series of cartoons, David Squires mulls over who could be the right man to lead the club forward Continue reading...
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Dick Advocaat is looking forward to the challenge that awaits at Sunderland after agreeing a short-term deal to become the embattled club's head coach.
Sunderland appoint former Netherlands coach Dick Advocaat as their new manager until the end of the season.
• Sunderland turn to Dutch manager after sacking Gus Poyet• Derby’s Steve McClaren remains club’s long-term target • Louise Taylor: Poyet said something was wrong – it was him• Match rep ...
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English Premier League strugglers Sunderland on Tuesday appointed Dutchman Dick Advocaat as head coach until the end of the season.
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Sunderland have appointed Dick Advocaat as head coach until the end of the season, the Barclays Premier League club have announced.
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ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE SUNDERLAND APPOINT DICK ADVOCAAT AS HEAD COACH - CLUB
ESPN FC analyst and former Sunderland player Stuart Holden analyses Gus Poyet's tenure as Sunderland head coach and looks ahead at what's to come for the Black Cats.  ...
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Sunderland have confirmed the appointment of former Netherlands and Rangers manager Dick Advocaat as a replacement for Gus Poyet.
Henry Winter: Sacked manager did not understand the importance of a vibrant history to Sunderland fans
Dick Advocaat says he has signed contract to become Sunderland manager until end of the season
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The Dutchman has confirmed he will take charge of the club.
BBC Sport examines where it went wrong for Gus Poyet and looks at what might be next in a season of struggle for Sunderland.
The veteran Dutch coach is on the verge of being named as Gus Poyet's successor after the Uruguayan was sacked on Monday, with his first game in charge being a trip to West Ham
Former Netherlands coach Dick Advocaat will hold talks with Sunderland over replacing Gus Poyet, according to reports.
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Dick Advocaat was travelling to Sunderland on Monday evening to discuss replacing Gus Poyet as the club's manager, Press Association Sport understands.
ESPN FC analyst and former Sunderland player Stuart Holden analyses Gus Poyet's tenure as Sunderland head coach and looks ahead at what's to come for the Black Cats.  ...
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Dick Advocaat travelled to Sunderland on Monday evening to discuss replacing Gus Poyet as the club's manager.
• Dutchman flying to north east for talks on Monday night• Sunderland seek to lure Derby’s McClaren after Gus Poyet’s sacking• Poyet said there was something wrong at Sunderland, and it was  ...
The Uruguayan was hailed as a messiah when he kept them in the Premier League 10 months ago, but this season quickly showed that was another false dawn at the Stadium of Light• Poyet sacked as Sunde ...
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Gus Poyet became the latest manager to be dismissed, after his departure from Sunderland was announced earlier.
ESPN FC analyst and former Sunderland player Stuart Holden analyses Gus Poyet's tenure as Sunderland head coach and looks ahead at what's to come for the Black Cats.
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Gus Poyet has been sacked by relegation-threatened Sunderland, leaving the Black Cats racing against time to appoint a replacement for the last nine games of
Sunderland have sacked manager Gus Poyet following their 4-0 thrashing by Aston Villa in the Premier League.
A big weekend in the Premier League saw the sacking of Sunderland manager Gus Poyet, a wonder goal from QPR's Matthew Phillips and a knockout performance from Wayne Rooney and Manchester United.  ...
A big weekend in the Premier League saw the sacking of Sunderland manager Gus Poyet, a wonder goal from QPR's Matthew Phillips and a knockout performance from Wayne Rooney and Manchester United.  ...
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Factbox on Gus Poyet who was sacked as manager of Premier League strugglers Sunderland on Monday:
The weekend of last year's League Cup final saw London invaded. Covent Garden was a sea of red and white on Saturday night, West End pubs rattled to the sound of Sunderland fans' singing. A  ...
A big weekend in the Premier League saw the sacking of Sunderland manager Gus Poyet, a wonder goal from QPR's Matthew Phillips and a knockout performance from Wayne Rooney and Manchester United.
Struggling Premier League side are now likely to turn to Dick Advocaat on a short-term deal until the end of the season
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Gus Poyet has been sacked by Sunderland, with just nine games of their faltering Barclays Premier League season left.
• Uruguayan loses job after 17-month spell in charge• Former Rangers manager in discussions to take over until end of the season• Poll: who should Sunderland appoint to replace Poyet?• Match r ...
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Gus Poyet has been sacked by Sunderland, with just nine games of their faltering Barclays Premier League season left.
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Sunderland parted company with manager Gus Poyet on Monday with the club facing a battle for Premier League survival after losing 4-0 at home to Aston Villa on
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MANAGER GUS POYET LEAVES SUNDERLAND - PREMIER LEAGUE CLUB
Sunderland's 4-0 defeat to Aston Villa was Poyet's last game in charge at the Stadium of Light. Who should replace him?• Sunderland sack Poyet and hold talks to bring in Advocaat Continue reading...
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet reacts after his side were thrashed 4-0 by Tim Sherwood's Aston Villa in the Premier League. Sunderland have sacked manager Gus Po ...
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet reacts after his side were thrashed 4-0 by Tim Sherwood's Aston Villa in the Premier League.
In pics: With Gus Poyet on the brink of the sack at Sunderland, we look at who could replace him at the Stadium of Light
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet will hold talks with the club's hierarchy on Monday with doubts over his future.
Gabriel Agbonlahor and Christian Benteke both scored twice in the first half as the Black Cats capitulated at the Stadium of Light, severely damaging their hopes of survival
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Sunderland manager Gus Poyet is reportedly close to the sack and could even lose his job on Monday, according to reports in the morning papers.
• Poyet was due to take training on Monday before axe falls• Sporting director Lee Congerton looking for short-term replacement• Poyet poised to be sacked after Sunderland board lose faith• Ma ...
Poyet took over in October 2013, guiding the club to Premier League safety and a place in the  Capital One Cup final last term. Sunderland midfielder Jack Rodwell has admitted that th ...
Manchester United thrive without Ángel Di María, Olivier Giroud shows his mental strength, Burnley must maintain momentum but are QPR losing hope?After Manchester United’s finest display under Lou ...
Sunderland manager to pay the price after humiliating 4-0 defeat at home to relegation rivals Aston Villa
• End-of-season exit likely after thrashing by Aston Villa• Tim Sherwood confident of Villa avoiding relegation• Poyet feels the wrath as storm hits SunderlandHave you lost the dressing room? Mi ...
Aston Villa claimed a comfortable victory over Sunderland to bolster their fight for Premier League survival. This is beginning to feel like a completely different  ...
Aston Villa claimed a comfortable victory over Sunderland to bolster their fight for Premier League survival. Sunderland's lat ...
After shock wins and heavy defeats, BBC Sport looks at the battle to avoid relegation from the Premier League.
• Manager fronts up after side lose 4-0 at home to Aston Villa• Police forced to intervene following angry demonstration by supportersGus Poyet was shocked by his struggling Sunderland side’s 4- ...
Aston Villa claimed a comfortable victory over Sunderland to bolster their fight for Premier League survival.
The Black Cats capitulated in the first half as they allowed relegation rivals Aston Villa to leapfrog them with what could be crucial result in the Premier League
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Under-fire head coach Gus Poyet took full responsibility after Sunderland were trounced 4-0 at home by fellow Barclays Premier League strugglers Aston Villa.
Gus Poyet suffered a nightmare afternoon as Tim Sherwood's Villa raced to a 4-0 win. Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood voiced support for Sunderland counterpart Gus Poyet, a former Tot ...
Gus Poyet suffered a nightmare afternoon as Tim Sherwood's Villa raced to a 4-0 win. Under-fire head coach Gus Poyet took full responsibility after Sunderland were trounced 4-0 at hom ...
Sunderland manager says he takes full responsibility for dismal 4-0 defeat at home to Aston Villa and will talk to owner Ellis Short
Sunderland manager says he takes full responsibility for dismal 4-0 defeat at home to Aston Villa and will talk to Ellis Short
Sunderland 0 Aston Villa 4: Humiliating loss may force chairman Ellis Short to act to try to avoid relegation
It did not get too personal and the boos were not as loud as they might have been but protests rarely prove as dramatic.The demonstration of discontent staged by Sunderland fans took the form of a maj ...
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Christian Benteke and Gabriel Agbonlahor combined to leave Gus Poyet's job hanging by a thread as Aston Villa tore Sunderland apart.
   
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