Category: Sunderland

Sunderland: Black Cats ready for changes

Marc Wilson (groin) and John O’Shea (calf) are closing in on returns while loan signings Brendan Galloway and Tyias Browning could be options, having been ineligible for Wednesday night’s Carabao Cup trip to parent club Everton. Midfielder Aiden McGeady is also close to being available after shaking off a hamstring problem while strikers Duncan

Former Chelsea and Tottenham midfielder Gus Poyet in the running for vacant Alaves job

Former Chelsea and Tottenham midfielder Gus Poyet has emerged as a candidate for the vacant Alaves job. The 49-year-old, who has previously managed Brighton and Sunderland, is out of work having resigned from his position in charge at Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua earlier this month. Meanwhile, Alaves are in the hunt for a new manager following their decision

Sunderland: Ronald Koeman looks to halt losing streak against Sunderland

Maarten Stekelenburg could replace former Black Cats goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, with the likes of defenders Jonjoe Kenny and Mason Holgate and midfielders Mohamed Besic and Davy Klaassen also potentially returning. Youngsters Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Ademola Lookman are pushing for involvement up front, with former outcast Oumar Niasse set for a place on the bench.

Sunderland chief executive Martin Bain admits proceeds from £30m Jordan Pickford sale had to be used to pay off past mistakes

Sunderland chief executive Martin Bain has admitted that some of the proceeds of Jordan Pickford’s £30million sale have had to be used to fund past mistakes. The Black Cats, who recorded a £33million loss after tax for the year to July 31, 2016, at which point they had debts of £110.4million, have had to tighten

Championship round-up: Leeds move top, Sunderland’s wait for a home win goes on

Leeds United 2-0 Birmingham City Leeds climbed top of the Championship as a 2-0 home win against Birmingham extended their unbeaten league start to to seven matches. The West Yorkshire club were hanging on to a 1-0 lead in the closing stages against Birmingham, courtesy of Samuel Saiz’s first-half effort, before substitute Stuart Dallas struck their

Championship round-up: Leeds move top, Sunderland’s wait for a home win goes on

Leeds United 2-0 Birmingham City Leeds climbed top of the Championship as a 2-0 home win against Birmingham extended their unbeaten league start to to seven matches. The West Yorkshire club were hanging on to a 1-0 lead in the closing stages against Birmingham, courtesy of Samuel Saiz’s first-half effort, before substitute Stuart Dallas struck their