13 min ago
The Northern Echo
Di Canio wants players to follow O'Shea
HE has labelled members of his squad ignorant and arrogant this week, but Paolo Di Canio insists there are players at Sunderland with the right attitude and has urged everyone to follow the example set by stand-in captain John O'Shea. After almost two months in charge on Wearside , Di Canio has identified a number of reasons why the club was ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
The Northern Echo
Will Di Canio's hardline approach succeed?
FORMER Swindon Town chief executive Nick Watkins once described Paolo Di Canio's preferred style of governance as "management by hand grenade". Less than two months into the Italian's reign at Sunderland, and the pin has well and truly been removed.
Titus Bramble in line for a shock move to the MLS
Experienced Sunderland defender Titus Bramble could be set to follow in the footsteps of David Beckham by switching to the MLS Titus Bramble is considering a trans-Atlantic switch to Major League Soccer when his Sunderland contract runs out this summer.
Late Bale screamer not enough to secure top-four finish for Spurs
Late Bale screamer not enough to secure top-four finish for Spurs Tottenham Hotspur missed out on Champions League qualification for the second year running despite beating Sunderland 1-0 at White Hart Lane.
Mon May 20, 2013
Match Report: Tottenham Hotspur 1 Sunderland 0
FOUL? OR A DIVE? Seb Larsson bundles Gareth Bale over in the area, with the Spurs' man booked for simulation IT started with the optimism of a goalless draw at Arsenal, but ended with Sunderland back in North London simply grateful to have avoided the drop.
Sun May 19, 2013
West Brom 5 - Manchester United 5: Sir Alex Ferguson bows out with 10-goal thriller
JOHN O'SHEA will be glad to see the back of a difficult season - but admits it could have been a lot worse if he had not put in a huge amount of hard work.
Tottenham 1 Sunderland 0 match report: Gareth Bale wonder strike not enough for Spurs
Tottenham suffered yet more Champions League heartache as they missed out on a top-four berth to Arsenal despite yet another wonder goal from Gareth Bale.
Sat May 18, 2013
Tottenham V Sunderland at White Hart Lane : Match Preview
Tottenham V Sunderland - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game live.
Fri May 17, 2013
Paolo Di Canio: Sunderland players should follow me or leave
Sunderland's players have had an easy ride under previous managers, according to the Italian, and now Barclays Premier League safety is secure he will introduce a harsher regime.
Thu May 16, 2013
Paolo Di Canio threatens to cut short Sunderland players' summer break
Paolo Di Canio will give Sunderland players the minimum of four weeks' holiday if they underperform against Tottenham.
Tue May 14, 2013
N'Diaye wants Sunderland No 1 to stay on Wearside
PAOLO DI CANIO has plans for a summer of change at the Stadium of Light, but one of Sunderland's newest recruits hopes Simon Mignolet does not form part of the club's close-season transfer business.
Mon May 13, 2013
This Is Staffordshire
Glenn Whelan is one of three Stoke players in the Republic of Ireland squad.
"We have recently produced two strong performances and the players have proven they are working very well together," said the manager.
Sun May 12, 2013
Adebayor winner lifts Spurs above Arsenal to 4th
Emmanuel Adebayor scored a late winner as Tottenham came from behind to beat 10-man Stoke 2-1 in the Premier League on Sunday, provisionally lifting the team above Arsenal into fourth place in the race for Champions League qualification.
Sunderland & Saints move away from drop with draw
Jason Puncheon came off the bench to grab a point for Southampton and all but secure their safety, just as it looked as though Sunderland had saved themselves in their Barclays Premier League clash at the Stadium of Light.
Saints go behind against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light. Click for updates.
Sunderland 1 Saints 0 : Out of nowhere, Sunderland take the lead. Phil Bardsley rifles a shot across goal from the angle of the area and the ball brushes off Jos Hooiveld's leg and flies into the top corner.
Sat May 11, 2013
O'Shea issues a rallying call
Skipper John O'Shea has challenged Sunderland to carry on where they left off against Stoke when they host Southampton on Sunday.
Wed May 08, 2013
Mignolet in no mood to talk about relegation chances
SIMON MIGNOLET is ready to ignore the man in the street wanting to talk relegation run-ins believing that Sunderland will stay in the Premier League this season if they focus purely on themselves.
Tue May 07, 2013
Leading News Resource of Pakistan
Zimbabwe look for rare series win in ODI decider BULAWAYO: The decider will possibly buck the trend of the tour.
Who joins Maloney and Agbonlahor in the Premier League Team of the Weekend?
Well it may not have been the most exciting of weekends in the Premier League but it certainly could be the most significant.
What the papers say
The Times: Ronnie O'Sullivan said last week that he only came back to snooker to pay for the school fees, but the 250,000 he pocketed for winning a fifth world title in imperious style should keep the bursars happy for a couple of months.