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City slips again in Premiership title race
Manchester City has slipped further out of Premier League title contention as they were held to a 2-2 draw by bottom side Sunderland.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Manchester City 2-2 Sunderland: City title hopes in the balance despite Nasri equaliser
Fernandinho's lightning-fast opener set the hosts off well but a Connor Wickham double threatened to deliver a hammer blow before the Frenchman grabbed a late leveller Manchester City 's quest to keep pace with Premier League leaders Liverpool faltered on Wednesday as they let an early lead slip but recovered to a 2-2 draw with Sunderland .
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Black Cats midfielder hasn't given up yet
THEY are without a league win since February 1, but Lee Cattermole insists Sunderland have not written off getting a shock result at Manchester City tomorrow.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
The Northern Echo
Match analysis: Sunderland 0 Everton 1
THERE is a strange sense of acceptance around the Stadium of Light these days that Sunderland's seven year Premier League stay is over.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Sunderland 0-1 Everton
Everton moved into the Premier League's top four after Wes Brown's own goal gifted them a seventh straight win that keeps Sunderland bottom of the table.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
NEWWill relegation turn out to be a good thing for Sunderland?
It's tough to garner any real enthusiasm for football at the moment. Sunderland are staggering and stumbling their way towards relegation with seemingly no idea how to address the slide or indeed any willingness to put up their fists and fight for survival.
Sunderland need to show mental strength in the run-in, says Gus Poyet
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet says his team will need to be mentally strong if they are to stand any chance of beating the drop Sunderland must summon all their reserves of mental strength if they are to put up a fight in the relegation run-in.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Northern Echo
Cuellar: 'We need to summon our League Cup spirit to give ourselves a chance of being safe'
STILL FIGHTING: Carlos Cuellar insists his Sunderland team-mates have not thrown in the towel despite their position at the foot of the table CARLOS CUELLAR has urged his Sunderland team-mates to summon up the spirit of their successful Capital One Cup run as they look to stage an unlikely survival bid in the final seven games of the season.
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Spurs eye crumbling Arsenal, but can Sherwood survive?
Tottenham 5 Sunderland 1. Spurs thrashed Sunderland at White Hart Lane on Monday night to move above Manchester United into sixth spot and keep themselves in contention for a place in Europe next season.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Poyet admits Sunderland need a "miracle"
A BRUTALLY frank Gustavo Poyet last night admitted it would take a "miracle" for his Sunderland side to avoid relegation to the Championship.
Tottenham Hotspur 5 Sunderland 1: Tim Sherwood wields Harry Kane to thrash Sunderland
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Sunderland players must remain tough psychologically
EMOTIONAL MOMENT: As Hull players celebrate their third goal, Sunderland's Lee Cattermole drops to his knees after his mistake led to their goal Sunderland's task to stay up this season is looking incredibly difficult, and the players will have to remain tough psychologically if they hope to retain their Premier League status.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Sunderland face a mass clear-out if they lose their relegation battle
The Black Cats sank to the bottom of the Premier League after Saturday's results and relegation would mean big changes to their squad Nine players are out of contract this summer - A goalkeepers Keiren Westwood and Oscar Ustari, defenders Phil Bardsley, Carlos Cuellar and Andrea Dossena, and midfielders Craig Gardner, Sebastian Larsson, Jack ... (more)
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Hammers hit Sunderland hard
Geordie Andy Carroll helped to nudge Sunderland closer to the relegation trapdoor as West Ham all but secured their own Barclays Premier League status with a 2-1 win at the Stadium of Light.
Carroll header helps West Ham to vital win at Sunderland
West Ham all but secured their place in the Premier League for next season as goals from Andy Carroll and Mo Diame saw them hold on for a 2-1 victory over lowly Sunderland at the Stadium of Light to take them to 37 points.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Steven Gerrard, Daniel Sturridge sends Liverpool second
In-form Liverpool enhanced their Premier League title credentials and closed to within a point of leaders Chelsea after overcoming a stubborn Sunderland side 2-1 at Anfield on Wednesday.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Poyet Not Too Down After Anfield Defeat
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet was pretty happy about the way his side played at Anfield last night.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
The St Paul Journal
Title-chasing Liverpool earns nervy 2-1 win over Sunderland, 1 point behind leader Chelsea
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Liverpool 2 Sunderland 1: Final whistle match report, stats and pictures from Anfield
Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew insists he is still satisfied with his side's 46-point total going into the Premier League's home straight.