Sunderland's Emanuele Giaccherini in line for a return against Tottenham
Sunderland's Emanuele Giaccherini goes off injured against Real Betis during the pre-season friendly at Heritage Park, Bishop Auckland The Italian impressed in pre-season but missed the the start of the Premier League campaign after suffering a groin injury in the Black Cats' final friendly against Udinese.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Ex-Sunderland man Carlos Cuellar set to join Norwich City
Free agent Carlos Cuellar is on the verge of a move to Norwich City, after leaving Wearside at the end of last season The Spanish centre-back left Wearside when his contract expired at the end of last season and is a free agent.
Match Analysis: West Brom 2 Sunderland 2
FOR the second season in a row, Sunderland's visit to the Hawthorns ended with one of the club's employees standing on the pitch in front of the massed ranks of away supporters.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
He's always been cool under pressure... Cristiano Ronaldo becomes...
'An incendiary effect': Governor Nixon blames 'over-militarization' of local police and 'besmirching' video of Michael Brown for inflaming violence in Ferguson as one protester fights for his life 'He was not an animal - but that's how he was killed': Family of Michael Brown join crowd of hundreds in emotional service in his honor - with 500 forced ... (more)
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo accepts Manchester United...
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo accepts Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher's Ice Bucket challenge... and nominates Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce and Lil Wayne Cristiano Ronaldo stripped to his boxers at Real Madrid training and had a bucket of ice cold water poured over his head for #IceBucketChallenge Portugal captain did it after ... (more)
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Premier League - West Brom v Sunderland: LIVE
Olsson has to be alert at the near post as van Anholt tries to pick a Sunderland player out from the left-had side of the area.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Lee Cattermole admits Sunderland face a voyage into the unknown at new-look West Brom
Lee Cattermole warns Sunderland will come up against a very different West Bromwich Albion this weekend - three months after the Black Cats secured survival against the Baggies.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Ronaldo I choose you! Watch Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher's ice bucket challenge
The Scot took part in the challenge after being picked by ex-United star Paul Scholes and has chosen a certain Real Madrid star to take a turn next Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher has taken on the ice bucket challenge - and selected Cristiano Ronaldo as one of the men he'd like to participate next.
Who Ate All The Pies
Darren Fletcher Takes On The 'Ice Bucket Challenge',...
As you may or may not be aware, the Ice Bucket Challenge is a viral charity thing currently doing the rounds in social media circles in which people, both professional sportsfolks, celebrities and civilians alike, have a huge vat of freezing water dumped over their heads and then openly nominate who they want to take the challenge next.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Wes Brown warns there must be no repeat of Sunderland's brush with disaster
Wes Brown admits Sunderland dodged a bullet last season - and insists they cannot afford to flirt with disaster again this term.
Jozy Altidore relishing a fresh start at Sunderland after his season of struggle
Jozy Altidore wants to draw a line under his season of struggle at Sunderland and begin the new campaign with a clean slate.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
The Northern Echo
North-East Football Live: Saturday, August 9
Pools pressed and huffed and puffed for a leveller. Best chance came when Collins glanced a header wide from a Compton corner.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Sunderland AFC 2 Udinese 0: final whistle match report and pictures from Heritage Park
New boy Santiago Vergini scored his first goal in a red and white shirt as Sunderland rounded off their pre-season campaign with a victory against Udinese.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Louis van Gaal has the same aura at Manchester United that Sir Alex ...
Life in the fast lane: Sprint king Bolt parties until the early hours on night out with ladies at London celebrity haunt Mahiki... before being snapped walking through Clapham with a woman at 8am United's move for Vermaelen KO'd as Van Gaal refuses to offer Smalling as swap... now Barca step in to agree A 15m deal with Arsenal LIVE England vs ... (more)
Friday's gossip column
Liverpool's hopes of signing Monaco striker Radamel Falcao appear to be over, with the 28-year-old set to link up with fellow Colombia international James Rodriguez at Real Madrid.
Wes Brown collects cereal boxes to go to Legoland... despite earning...
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Millionaire Premier League star Wes Brown's wife has a thrifty day...
'America IS coming to help': Obama authorizes airstrikes in Iraq to protect U.S. officials and save thousands of non-Muslim refugees trapped on mountains facing starvation or execution by ISIS rebels Courtroom bursts into applause as judge jails mother and grandparents ahead of trial for starving boy, eight, who weighed just 25 lbs and 'looked like ... (more)
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Fletcher and Wickham on target in Sunderland friendly win
AT times over the last few weeks, it has been easy to assume that Sunderland's entire attacking threat for next season revolves solely around Fabio Borini's willingness to leave Liverpool.
Charis Mavrias set to be handed a chance to impress as Sunderland's wingman
Youngster Charis Mavrias will be given a chance to play in his preferred position, after acting as a makeshift full-back in pre-season Charis Mavrias tackles Miguel Pedro during a pre-season friendly match between Vitoria Setubal and Sunderland at the Estadio Municipal Albufeira Charis Mavrias has been promised the chance to impress on the wing in ... (more)
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Roberge to fight for place
Valentin Roberge has no intention of turning his back on Sunderland, with the defender prepared to fight for his future.