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The kids are alright, says Sunderland caretaker boss Robbie Stockdale

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA32 hits

Caretaker Robbie Stockdale claims Sunderland’s youngsters provide a reason to be positive after the Black Cats rounded off their miserable season with a surprise 3-0 win over Championship title winners Wolves.League One-bound Sunderland ended the game with six academy players on the pitch at the Stadium of Light, with 20-year-old Luke Molyneux having made his first senior start and Elliot ...Full Story »

Relegated Sunderland end season with emphatic victory over champions Wolves

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA34 hits

Sunderland’s miserable season in the Sky Bet Championship ended on a rare bright note as they thrashed title winners Wolves 3-0 before heading to League One.With prospective new owner Stewart Donald watching from one of the executive boxes at the Stadium of Light, the Black Cats produced arguably their most impressive performance of the entire campaign.Wolves, on the other hand, were way b...Full Story »

Sunderland vs Wolves - Sunderland face tough end to a dismal season against Wolves

Posted Thursday, May 03, 2018 by PA56 hits

Sunderland caretaker boss Robbie Stockdale will bring down the curtain on a disastrous Sky Bet Championship season with the visit of champions Wolves to the Stadium of Light. Stockdale, who was placed in charge after Chris Coleman’s departure at the weekend, is likely to be without Republic of Ireland winger Aiden McGeady, who sat out last Friday night’s 2-1 defeat at Fulham after...Full Story »

Sunderland boss Coleman apologises for “brutally painful” relegation

Posted Sunday, April 22, 2018 by PA33 hits

Chris Coleman apologised to Sunderland fans after their “brutally painful” relegation to League One following a 2-1 home defeat by fellow strugglers Burton.The Black Cats’ long battle to survive in the second tier came to an end when Burton overturned the home side’s lead – secured by Paddy McNair in the 34th minute – in the closing stages of the game.For...Full Story »

Burton’s late double means Sunderland are relegated

Posted Sunday, April 22, 2018 by PA14 hits

Sunderland have been relegated to the third tier of English football for only the second time in the club’s history after losing a dramatic relegation battle with Burton 2-1.Paddy McNair gave the Black Cats the lead 11 minutes before the break – but two goals in the last four minutes relegated the Black Cats and moved Burton to within two points of safety.Former Sunderland striker Da...Full Story »

Coleman hoping for triple injury boost ahead of Sunderland’s clash with Burton

Posted Thursday, April 19, 2018 by PA39 hits

Sunderland boss Chris Coleman hopes to have Adam Matthews, John O’Shea and Billy Jones available for Saturday’s clash with fellow relegation battlers Burton.The defensive trio trained on Thursday and are in contention for the game at the Stadium of Light but Bryan Oviedo is set to miss out.Coleman is already without the services of Donald Love, Lynden Gooch and Joel Asoro for th...Full Story »

We’re not down yet, insists Sunderland boss Coleman despite draw

Posted Sunday, April 15, 2018 by PA16 hits

Sunderland manager Chris Coleman has not yet given up on avoiding relegation from the Championship, despite having to settle for a 2-2 draw at fellow strugglers Reading.Reading went ahead in the 20th minute when Liam Kelly hammered home a penalty after Jon Dadi Bodvarsson was fouled by goalkeeper Lee Camp.Sunderland equalised through a fierce 30-yard effort from Paddy McNair soon after half-time...Full Story »

League One looming for Sunderland after they lose lead at Reading

Posted Sunday, April 15, 2018 by PA30 hits

Sunderland edged another step closer to a second successive relegation as they squandered a 2-1 lead in their 2-2 Championship draw at fellow strugglers Reading.Reading went in front in the 20th minute, when Liam Kelly lashed in a penalty after Jon Dadi Bodvarsson had been fouled in the area.Sunderland controlled much of the first half, with Ashley Fletcher unlucky to hit a post, but they struck...Full Story »

Chris Coleman: Sunderland shot themselves in the foot against Norwich

Posted Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by PA26 hits

Chris Coleman admits his Sunderland side were their own worst enemies as they conceded an 89th-minute equaliser in a 1-1 draw with Norwich.With one minute remaining at the Stadium of Light, the Black Cats were heading for a victory that would have taken them to within four points of safety in the Sky Bet Championship.However, their defenders failed to deal with James Maddison’s free-kick i...Full Story »

Norwich snatch late point to edge Sunderland closer to the drop

Posted Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by PA31 hits

Sunderland’s hopes of avoiding relegation from the Sky Bet Championship suffered a massive blow as they conceded an 89th-minute equaliser in a 1-1 draw with Norwich.Leading through George Honeyman’s second-half strike, the Black Cats looked like claiming what would have been a first home win since mid-January.However, Norwich defender Ivo Pinto struck with one minute left to leave Ch...Full Story »

Bryan Oviedo set to return to Sunderland team

Posted Monday, April 09, 2018 by PA37 hits

Sunderland boss Chris Coleman is likely to be without Marc Wilson and Paddy McNair as he attempts to stave off relegation from the Sky Bet Championship against Norwich.Both players picked up knocks during Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Leeds and Wilson has definitely been ruled out, while McNair is rated as “highly unlikely” to make it.Bryan Oviedo will return to the squad after missin...Full Story »

Sunderland survival hopes dented after Leeds hit back to clinch draw

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA44 hits

Sunderland missed a glorious opportunity to boost their slim Sky Bet Championship survival hopes after drawing 1-1 with 10-man Leeds at Elland Road.The Black Cats looked to be taking full advantage of fellow strugglers Birmingham and Bolton dropping points when Paddy McNair opened the scoring.But Pablo Hernandez levelled 18 minutes from time to leave Sunderland, who dropped down from the Premier...Full Story »

Leeds pair O’Kane and Pennington miss out against Sunderland

Posted Thursday, April 05, 2018 by PA20 hits

Leeds pair Eunan O’Kane and Matthew Pennington have been ruled out of the home game against Sunderland.Midfielder O’Kane (groin) and on-loan Everton defender Pennington (calf) were both withdrawn from Tuesday night’s defeat at Fulham and have since undergone scans with manager Paul Heckingbottom facing up to the prospect of having to do without them for several games.Pennington...Full Story »

Sunderland boss Coleman not giving up hope of avoiding drop despite another loss

Posted Tuesday, April 03, 2018 by PA47 hits

Chris Coleman urged his Sunderland players to keep on fighting in the battle to stay up after Sheffield Wednesday pushed them closer to League One.Wednesday left Wearside with a 3-1 win despite a spirited display from the home side, the result keeping Coleman’s side five points adrift of safety in the Sky Bet Championship.Lucas Joao put the Owls ahead in the 59th minute and, although Georg...Full Story »

Relegation stares Sunderland in the face after Wednesday loss

Posted Tuesday, April 03, 2018 by PA41 hits

Sunderland are a step closer to League One after losing 3-1 at the Stadium of Light to Sheffield Wednesday after a frantic second half.It was goalless at the break but once Owls’ striker Lucas Joao hit his ninth goal of the season in the 59th minute the goals started to flow.George Honeyman equalised less than two minutes later for Sunderland but then Wednesday took command by making the m...Full Story »

Sunderland vs Sheffield Wed. - Joel Asoro in race to be fit for Wednesday clash

Posted Sunday, April 01, 2018 by PA55 hits

Sunderland will run the rule over young forward Joel Asoro ahead of Sheffield Wednesday’s Easter Monday trip to the Stadium of Light. The Sweden Under-21s striker missed Friday’s 4-1 victory over high-flying Derby after he suffered a head injury on international duty. He will be checked ahead of Monday’s clash.On-loan Liverpool midfielder Ovie Ejaria (back and ribs) also missed...Full Story »

Sunderland stun Derby to move off bottom of table

Posted Saturday, March 31, 2018 by PA61 hits

Sunderland climbed off the bottom of the Championship table after stunning promotion-chasing Derby 4-1 at a rain-lashed Pride ParkChris Coleman’s team ended a 10-match winless run with first-half goals from George Honeyman and Ashley Fletcher setting them on their way before Matej Vydra replied with his 18th Championship goal of the season.But Derby never looked like ending their seven-gam...Full Story »

Derby County vs Sunderland - Tom Huddlestone serves one-match ban

Posted Thursday, March 29, 2018 by PA77 hits

Derby boss Gary Rowett will be without suspended midfielder Tom Huddlestone for Friday’s Sky Bet Championship clash with basement boys Sunderland.Huddlestone was sent off for a second bookable offence in the Rams’ last fixture, a 0-0 draw at Nottingham Forest on March 11, and will serve a one-match ban.Rowett has otherwise seen a potential selection crisis ease with striker Matej Vyd...Full Story »

Preston eyeing the North End of the table after win over Sunderland

Posted Sunday, March 18, 2018 by PA36 hits

Preston remain right in the thick of a battle for a play-off place in the Championship after recording a 2-0 win that has pushed Sunderland closer to the drop.Former Cork City striker Sean Maguire put Alex Neil’s on track with his seventh goal in as many matches five minutes after the break.And then, after Sunderland defender Jake Clarke-Salter was red carded for the second time in a red a...Full Story »

Sunderland vs Preston North End - Steele to sit out Sunderland’s Preston clash

Posted Thursday, March 15, 2018 by PA66 hits

Sunderland goalkeeper Jason Steele will sit out Saturday’s Sky Bet Championship clash with Preston through suspension.Steele was sent off for handling outside his area during last weekend’s 1-0 defeat at QPR and January signing Lee Camp is in line to deputise with Robbin Ruiter still recovering from a dislocated finger.Central defender Jake Clarke-Salter is available after completing...Full Story »

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