Monday Dec 9
Where should Poyet look to strengthen next month - and who might the Sunderland manager sign?
THINKING TIME: Gustavo Poyet is pondering who to pursue as he looks to improve his Sunderland squad during next month's transfer window In the wake of Saturday's 2-1 defeat to Tottenham, Sunderland manager Gustavo Poyet confirmed his intention to make significant changes during next month's transfer window.
Monday Dec 9
Match analysis: Sunderland 1 Tottenham 2
SUNDERLAND'S dressing room witnessed a different side to Gus Poyet on Saturday. It might not have been the first defeat he has had to endure since taking over at the Stadium of Light in October, but it felt the most damaging.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Paulinho: Helped Spurs win at Sunderland
The 25-year-old Brazilian scored in Spurs' 2-1 fightback win at Sunderland on Saturday evening to complete a good week for manager Andre Villas-Boas, who had found himself under pressure in the wake of his team's 6-0 trouncing at Manchester City last month.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Tottenham edge past Sunderland
John O'Shea's own goal condemned Sunderland to a demoralising 2-1 home defeat as Tottenham handed under-fire manager Andre Villas-Boas a second successive victory.
Replay: Sunderland 1 Tottenham Hotspur 2
A Hebburn nurse could be struck off for snarling at a black colleague: 'Why don't you go back to the jungle where you come from'.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Ki 'crucial' to Sunderland says Mourinho - and Poyet says he will only get better
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho picked out Ki Sung-Yueng as Sunderland's dangerman in midweek, and Sunderland chief Gus Poyet says he is still improving Sunderland's Ki Sung Yueng in action with Chelsea's Eden Hazard during Wednesday night's match at the Stadium of Light.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Premier League - Sunderland v Chelsea: LIVE
HALF TIME here. What a start for Sunderland but an even better response from Chelsea, who go into the break 2-1 up.
Rotation the key to success, insists Gus Poyet
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet says he will rotate his squad to deal with a busy December schedule that sees the Black Cats play seven games in 25 days Gus Poyet has told his players they must not take it personally if they find themselves out in the cold over Christmas.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Sunderland raring to go against Chelsea and Spurs, insists Fletcher
BACK games against Chelsea and Tottenham is far from ideal when you're trying to get away from trouble, but Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher insists the squad has nothing to fear in the next five days.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Premier League Live: Cardiff v Arsenal and the rest of Saturday's action
Follow Sportsmail's coverage of the Barclays Premier League as Cardiff hosted Arsenal in one of five matches kicking off the weekend's action.
Lee Cattermole return is a poser for boss Gus Poyet
Gus Poyet admits he is wrestling with a dilemma as he looks for a way to accommodate midfield men Ki Sung-Yueng and Lee Cattermole in the same side.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
NEWSorting Colback's contract is key to Sunderland's future
As Sunderland approach the busy festive period sat at the foot of the table, many eyes, including those of Gus Poyet, will already be concentrated on the impending transfer window for a solution to the Black Cat's problems.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Stoke beat 10-man Sunderland
Stoke recorded their first win in nine Premier League games as goals from Charlie Adam and Steven Nzonzi steered them to a 2-0 home victory against Sunderland, who had Wes Brown sent off in controversial circumstances.
Stoke 2-0 Sunderland: Adam & N'Zonzi deal Poyet's strugglers a damaging blow
A controversial first-half red card dominated proceedings as Gus Poyet's side were forced to play out the majority of the game with 10 men in the wake of Wes Brown's dismissal Stoke City saw off the threat of Gus Poyet's newly energised Sunderland side to come away from Saturday's Premier League meeting with a valuable 2-0 win.
Stoke City 2 Sunderland 0 match report: Wes Brown harshly sent off as Stoke ease to win
Stoke recorded their first win in nine Barclays Premier League games as goals from Charlie Adam and Steven Nzonzi steered them to a 2-0 home victory against Sunderland, who had Wes Brown sent off in controversial circumstances.
Darlington and Stockton Times
North-East Football Live: Saturday, November 23
Charlie Adam's 30th minute goal separates the teams, but Sunderland so unlucky to be behind and down to ten men after Brown's red card.
Colback enjoying having the Ki man behind him at Sunderland
HE is not the loudest member of the dressing room, but Ki Sung-Yueng's feet are making the right noises during Sunderland's attempts to climb away from relegation trouble.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Gus Poyet threatens to quit Sunderland unless he controls transfers
Axed boss Paolo Di Canio blamed Director of Football Roberto De Fanti and chief scout Valentino Angeloni for Sunderland's failings in the transfer market after claiming all 14 of the summer signings weren't his number one targets.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Jack Colback in no hurry to restart Sunderland contract talks
A Newcastle city centre bar has been fined more than A 12,000 for breaching fire safety rules that put four students lives at risk Eric Idle will join John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones and Michael Palin to officially announce Python's reformation at a London press conference on Thursday Sunderland are no closer to convincing Jack Colback to ... (more)
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Sunderland's Colback loving life in the middle
JACK COLBACK has been impressed with Gus Poyet's brand of football since taking over as Sunderland manager, and is enjoying his new lease of life in the centre of the pitch.