2 hrs ago
Clark stays quiet on decisions
Sunderland's Adam Johnson celebrates his goal with teammate John O'Shea during the Capital One Cup Second Round match at St Andrews Lee Clark refused to blame the officials after Birmingham's 3-0 defeat to Sunderland - instead preferring to praise his team.
6 hrs ago
Romain Vincelot of Leyton Orient celebrates after scoring his team's only goal.
Premier League Queens Park Rangers and Aston Villa suffered humiliating 1-0 defeats against fourth-tier Burton Albion and third-tier Leyton Orient respectively in the second round of the League Cup on Wednesday.
11 hrs ago
Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News
The MK Dons will take on Bradford
Manchester United's conquerors the MK Dons were handed a favourable draw in the third round of the Capital One Cup with a home tie against fellow League One side Bradford.
14 hrs ago
Altidore starts as Poyet makes six changes for Sunderland's League Cup bow
JOZY ALTIDORE returns to Sunderland's starting line-up as Gus Poyet makes six changes for Sunderland's Capital One Cup game with Birmingham City this evening.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The Northern Echo
Striker Search: Newcastle boss Alan Pardew continues to look for a new centre-forward
The transfer window closes next Monday, meaning the North-East's big three clubs have six days to complete their business for the summer.
Buckley takes the step up to the Premier League in his stride
WHEN it comes to making a first Premier League start, it doesn't get much more testing than taking on the most successful side of the last two decades.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
United press panic button
The cavalry cannot come soon enough for Louis van Gaal and Manchester United. It is one point from six now.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Sunderland 1-1 Manchester United: Van Gaal's men stutter against resolute Black Cats
Juan Mata's opener was cancelled out by Jack Rodwell as the Red Devils again failed to register their first victory of the campaign Manchester United's disappointing start to the new Premier League season continued as a lacklustre showing ended in a draw with Sunderland .
Rodwell gives Sunderland deserved point against poor United
The pain continued today for a new-look but same-old-same-old Manchester United as they were held to a 1-1 draw at Sunderland .
Vergini and Buckley start for Sunderland
GUS POYET has made two changes to his Sunderland side for this afternoon's Premier League home game with Manchester United.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
The Star Online
Deja vu for Devils
A confidence-smashing loss! Well said, Mr Van Gaal. The opening-day loss was a defeat that broke two records and Man Utd fans will be well aware of the many records that were broken under David Moyes last season, all so very painful to pen down.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Northern Echo
Football betting: The best North-East value
It was pretty much honours even across the four meetings between Sunderland and Manchester United last season but bookmakers aren't reading much into those contests ahead tomorrow's Stadium of Light game, which is a slender-looking 3/4 to go the way of the visitors.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Don't be fooled by Manchester United's bad start, warns van Aanholt
WARNING: Patrick van Aanholt believes Louis van Gaal will have his Manchester United squad fired up for this Sunday's game after starting the season with a home defeat PATRICK van Aanholt has warned Sunderland not to be fooled by Manchester United's losing start to the season having worked under Reds boss Louis van Gaal in the past.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Black Cats boss is ready for a rethink over Wickham's role
SUNDERLAND are ready to fight off late transfer window interest in Connor Wickham despite the length of time it has taken the striker to sign a new contract at the Stadium of Light.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Malky Mackay offered Crystal Palace job and promised transfer funds with Connor Wickham targeted
The former Cardiff boss will take over at Selhurst Park once details of a three-year contract are finalised and he will move quickly to sign a striker Former Cardiff boss Mackay was thrashing out terms on a three-year contract, with Palace hoping to announce him as early as Wednesday.
Transfer news and rumours recap: Angel Di Maria and Loic Remy latest plus all the done deals
There are only 14 days left ahead of the much-anticipated deadline leaving managers with less time than ever to get their squads finalised in time Yes, it's Monday.
The Northern Echo
Poyet happy to go foreign as Sunderland consider move for Napoli man
GUS POYET has turned to Chilean World Cup striker Eduardo Vargas as an alternative option to Fabio Borini after admitting that he is more than happy to add foreign talent to his Sunderland squad this month.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
West Brom vs Sunderland: Gus Poyet calls for changes to window rules
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Crystal Palace want Connor Wickham and will make player plus cash offer
The Eagles are working on a surprise deal which could see Glenn Murray go the other way in a part-exchange plus cash deal as Palace target a striker Supremo Steve Parish and director of football Ian Moody are working on the surprise deal and hope to tempt Gus Poyet into an exchange.
James Hunter: Sunderland were right to reject West Ham's cheeky bid for Connor Wickham
Sunderland turned the Hammers down flat, but the fact the offer was made at all shows that clubs are eyeing the striker, who is in the final year of his contract at the Stadium of Light.