2 hrs ago
N'Diaye backs Di Canio's approach as Bramble says his goodbyes
ALFRED N'DIAYE claims Paolo Di Canio's hardline approach has come as nothing new to Sunderland's foreign players.
6 hrs ago
This is Hull
2m Ahmed Elmohamady fee agreed but Hull City must hold off rivals
HULL City remain confident they will land former loan star Ahmed Elmohamady in a 2m deal, despite two rival clubs keeping tabs on the Sunderland winger.
Thu May 23, 2013
Cardiff keen on Sunderland striker Danny Graham
RIO FERDINAND has pledged to help new Manchester United boss David Moyes keep the silver rolling into Old Trafford after signing a new deal.
Clash of the Titus: Bramble confirms he's leaving Sunderland following spat with Paolo Di Canio
'I've had a great three years and would like to thank every #SAFC fan for the support they have shown' the defender tweeted Sunderland defender Titus Bramble has confirmed he will be leaving the club when his contract expires at the end of next month.
Wed May 22, 2013
Di Canio targets 'good characters' as PFA enter dressing-room feud
PAOLO DI CANIO will attempt to change the mindset in the Sunderland dressing room this summer by signing players with a "professional ethic". The Black Cats boss has been criticised by Professional Footballers' Association chief executive Gordon Taylor, who claims his attempts to improve the behaviour and discipline of his players has overstepped ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
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.
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.
Mon May 20, 2013
Paolo Di Canio's attack on Sunderland culture may herald big clearout
Manager's public condemnation of players is allowing him to make the case for a more radical revamp of the playing squad Phil Bardsley probably does not realise it but he has done Paolo Di Canio the most enormous favour.
Tottenham 1 Sunderland 0
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.
Kevin Garside: Final day coverage lifted by a penalty row, a cold sponge and a Gareth Bale screamer
Super Sunday turned funereal, Arsenal's early second-half goal draining the dramatic tension from the afternoon, shifting the focus from Champions League qualification to those who would be leaving us.
Sun May 19, 2013
Tottenham Hotspur weekend round-up: Featuring Champions League despair and Belhanda
Spurs have just missed out on the Champions League despite beating Sunderland 1-0 at White Hart Lane.
LIVE: Spurs 0-0 Sunderland
Gareth Bale was booked for diving as Tottenham thought they had earned a penalty in the first half of their game against Sunderland.
Paolo Di Canio says his arrival saved Sunderland from going down
Sunderland's Italian manager Paolo Di Canio says that he is seeking respect rather than devotion from his players.
Sat May 18, 2013
AVB fears Euro woe for Spurs
Andre Villas-Boas admits Tottenham go into the final game of the season against Sunderland bracing themselves for yet more Champions League disappointment on Sunday.
Fri May 17, 2013
Di Canio focus is on club's academy
AFTER securing Sunderland's Premier League status, Paolo Di Canio is set to make considerable changes to his playing squad over the summer, but the Black Cats boss has emphasised the importance of the club's academy.
Tottenham v SUNDERLAND: Danny Rose unavailable but Connor Wickham returns to fitness
Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio will need to plug the hole left by loan signing Danny Rose as he heads for Tottenham on Sunday.
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Sunderland
Well this is it! I assume there will be a few shouts of Howay the Lads from White Hart Lane on Sunday if a goal goes in from the Toons.
Thu May 16, 2013
How Paolo Di Canio and Alan Pardew can silence the north-east sceptics | Louise Taylor
Paolo Di Canio will devote pre-season to repairing Sunderland's 'weak mentality' and lack of physical fitness.
Wed May 15, 2013
Di Canio questions Wickham's attitude
PAOLO Di Canio has issued a thinly-veiled criticism of Connor Wickham's attitude and admitted the Sunderland striker can lack motivation.
Tue May 14, 2013
Steele and Wickham named in England Under-21 squad
MIDDLESBROUGH goalkeeper Jason Steele and Sunderland striker Connor Wickham have been named in the England Under-21 squad for this summer's European Championships in Israel.