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  • Poyet 'desperate' for new signings
    Sunderland boss Gus Poyet says he is desperate for new players and admits hopes of signing Fabio Borini are fading.
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 3:47pm -
  • Sunderland's Scocco rejoins Newell's
    Argentine club Newell's Old Boys re-sign striker Ignacio Scocco from Sunderland on a five-year contract.
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 3:40pm -
  • Competition to be expected - Mannone
    Vito Mannone expects competition in the goalkeeping department at Sunderland following the arrival of Costel Pantilimon.
    - 16 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 3:04pm -
  • Borini hurt as Liverpool lose friendly
    Liverpool striker Fabio Borini injures his shoulder in a pre-season defeat, but Manchester City and Tottenham both win.
    - 21 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 10:09am -
  • Sunderland await talks with Borini
    Sunderland agree a £14m deal with Liverpool for striker Fabio Borini but must now start negotiations with the player himself.
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 10:41pm -
  • Plane crash charity fund raises £23k
    More than £23,000, raised in memory of two Newcastle fans who died in an aeroplane crash in Ukraine, is to go to two cancer charities.
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 11:45am -

Sky Sports

  • Newcastle sign Colback
    Newcastle United have signed midfielder Jack Colback from Sunderland on a free transfer, according to Sky sources.
    - 46 days ago, 9 Jun 14, 11:10am -
  • Johnson - My best spell yet
    Adam Johnson believes he produced the best football of his career in the closing months of the season with Sunderland.
    - 46 days ago, 9 Jun 14, 10:14am -
  • Scocco wants Argentina return
    Sunderland striker Ignacio Scocco has cast doubt over his future in the North-East after admitting a return to Argentina is a 'priority.'
    - 46 days ago, 8 Jun 14, 10:25pm -
  • Cattermole backing Wickham
    Lee Cattermole has tipped Connor Wickham to go from strength to strength at Sunderland after a fine finish to last season.
    - 48 days ago, 7 Jun 14, 4:47pm -
  • Sunderland bid for Williams
    Sunderland have made an undisclosed bid for Swansea captain Ashley Williams, according to Sky sources.
    - 48 days ago, 6 Jun 14, 7:31pm -
  • Giaccherini happy to stay
    Emanuele Giaccherini insists he is happy to stay at Sunderland next season despite reports of interest from Napoli.
    - 49 days ago, 6 Jun 14, 2:24pm -



  • Sunderlands Ignacio Scocco returns to Argentina with Newells Old Boys
    Socco signed for Sunderland in January but failed to settle Newells: Socco will wear the colours close to his heartThe striker Ignacio Scocco is returning to Argentina from Sunderland to sign a deal with his former club Newells Old Boys.The 29-year-o…
    - 21 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 9:58am -
  • MH17: Alan Pardew dedicates season to Newcastle fans who died in Ukraine
    John Alder and Liam Sweeney were flying to watch team Pardew praises Sunderland fans who have raised £22,000Alan Pardew has dedicated the forthcoming season to the two Newcastle fans who died in the Malaysian Airlines tragedy. Continue reading...
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 9:19am -
  • Fabio Borinis £14m move from Liverpool to Sunderland in the balance
    Striker playing hard to get over permanent transfer Liverpool keen to sell Italian before signing Loïc RémyFabio Borinis proposed £14m move from Liverpool to Sunderland remained in the balance on Saturday night as the Italian forward played hard t…
    - 5 days ago, 19 Jul 14, 8:52pm -
  • New signing Emre Can a doubt for Liverpools pre-season tour of the US
    Midfielder picked up calf injury in friendly against Preston Signed from Bayer Leverkusen for £10m in MayLiverpool are close to completing the signing of Loïc Rémy from QPR but Emre Can is in danger of missing their pre-season tour to the United S…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Jul 14, 6:42pm -
  • Sunderland agree £14m fee with Liverpool for Fabio Borini
    Italian international to leave Anfield after two years Borini spent last season on loan at the Stadium of LightLiverpool have agreed a £14m fee with Sunderland for the Italian striker Fabio Borini, according to reports.Borini, who joined Liverpool…
    - 6 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 10:42pm -
  • Sunderland target loan signings of Kurt Zouma and Jack Rodwell
    Chelsea defender and Manchester City midfielder both wanted Sunderland face competition for both playersKurt Zouma and Jack Rodwell are on Sunderlands summer shopping list with Lee Congerton, the clubs sporting director, hoping to secure the Chelsea…
    - 18 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 5:56pm -


    Daily Mail

    • USA striker Jozy Altidore out of Portugal clash
      As expected, the Sunderland man will miss Sunday's match against the European nation after suffering a hamstring injury in his country's World Cup opener
      - 36 days ago, 19 Jun 14, 2:55pm -
    • Klinsmann 'full of hope' for Altidore return
      The German coach says medical staff will continue to evaluate the striker's hamstring injury but he refused to speculate on whether he could face Portugal
      - 37 days ago, 18 Jun 14, 9:13am -
    • Sunderland sign Pantilimon
      The Romania international has agreed a four-year deal with the Black Cats and will join the Premier League champions following the expiration of his contract
      - 38 days ago, 16 Jun 14, 8:02pm -
    • Adam Johnson surprised by World Cup exclusion
      The Sunderland winger has 12 caps to his name but feels his form since the turn of the year was much better than when he last appeared for England in August 2012
      - 46 days ago, 9 Jun 14, 10:39am -
    • Premier League revenues reach record high - Deloitte
      Experts predict England's top flight to surpass a combined revenue of £3 billion in 2013/14, while the overall wages-to-revenue ratio increased to a record 71 per cent
      - 50 days ago, 5 Jun 14, 8:16am -
    • Suarez does not cheat, but will do anything to beat England - Poyet
      The striker was painted as the villain of the 2010 World Cup after handballing on the line against Ghana, but the Sunderland boss says that is normal behaviour for Uruguayans
      - 52 days ago, 3 Jun 14, 10:01am -

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    Sporting Life

    • Pantilimon prepared for battle
      Sunderland new boy Costel Pantilimon is gearing up for a month-long battle with Vito Mannone to be number one.
      - 7 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 9:52am -
    • TV games announced
      The first set of televised Premier League games for the 2014/15 season have been announced.
      - 11 days ago, 14 Jul 14, 2:02pm -
    • Play Sky Sports Fantasy Football!
      There are prizes to be won by joining the Sporting Life League for the new season of Sky Sports Fantasy Football.
      - 12 days ago, 13 Jul 14, 4:01pm -
    • Poyet hopeful over Altidore
      Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet is confident striker Jozy Altidore will be fit for pre-season.
      - 15 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 11:19am -
    • Babatunde keen on Sunderland
      Nigeria midfielder Michael Babatunde has urged Sunderland to step up their interest in him.
      - 15 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 8:04pm -
    • Sunderland confirm exits
      Sunderland have released Carlos Cuellar, Oscar Ustari and Keiren Westwood at the end of their contracts.
      - 23 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 5:41pm -

    ESPN Soccernet

    • Stalemate at the Emirates
      The big question on the opening day was could Sunderland, after their less than impressive pre-season, make an impression against a potentially demoralised Arsenal? The North Londoners seem to be making a habit of selling their best players, and hav…
      - , 20 Aug 12, 2:02am -
    • £12M bid to snag Fletcher?
      We have less than 4 weeks to go to attract new firepower to the club in this transfer window, and I do really like the idea of Wolves’ Steven Fletcher joining us, after news of today's improved £12M bid for the Scotsman. He has always done well a…
      - , 7 Aug 12, 6:22pm -
    • A striker, a striker, my kingdom for a striker...
      What is it with Sunderland and strikers these days? And I don’t mean the ones who may hold them up in passport control as they return from the Peace Cup in South Korea.The love-hate relationship with Asamoah Gyan ended a few days ago, with the c…
      - , 24 Jul 12, 1:17pm -
    • It's all gone quiet...
      It’s been a while, and I suppose we are all still recovering in some way from the amazing last day of the Premiership season, despite the start of the Euros coming round in what seemed like no time at all. I am long enough in the tooth to rememb…
      - , 17 Jun 12, 1:02pm -
    • Man. Utd. at the SSOL: a worthy climax
      Tomorrow is a huge day for the Premiership in what has been a very exciting season. To have the title decided on the last day is always something special. It is all just about over in the Blues' favour. Let me first say that I much prefer Man…
      - , 13 May 12, 3:19am -
    • Bolton at the SSOL: we scored...
      Sunderland made the surprise choice of Craig Gordon as keeper, and he put in a creditable performance, and was blameless for the visitors’ two goals. Cattermole returned, and came away with his usual booking. Our line-up was 01 Gordon, 02 Bardsle…
      - , 5 May 12, 1:43am -


    The Offside

    • Onwards and upwards!
      It was good to see the lads carry on the good work started at Anfield last week, and produce another excellent performance against Manu. The defence looked solid; the midfield ran the visitors ragged, but the only thing missing was that elusive finis…
      - , 25 Sep 11, 10:50pm -
    • Here’s to the daydream believer!
      The final insult on Sunday was the public address system’s rendition of the Monkeys classic Daydream Believer. Aside from the mickey or should that be monkey taking, I think we’re all agreed the performance was a disgrace to the name of the club…
      - , 4 Nov 10, 5:44pm -
    • We Will Conquer All!
      First things first: it was nice to see Mark Halsey back in the middle for Saturday’s encounter. Here’s hoping he’s put his recent health problems firmly behind him. To use boxing terminology: Mark was slightly “ring rusty” on Saturday, with…
      - , 29 Oct 10, 2:35pm -
    • Frustration, Frustration, Frustration
      So Monday was a night of frustration to say the least. The main positive to take from the game is defensively we looked fairly solid, even before the sending off. Bramble and Turner are beginning to look the part as a double-act. Our young goalie had…
      - , 21 Oct 10, 4:05pm -
    • Sack the whistler!
      Although the first few performances this season have been a tad mediocre, (albeit, with some decent points along the way), Saturday’s performance at Anfield was the first signs of the green shoots of recovery. We began to look like a team again –…
      - , 28 Sep 10, 4:17pm -
    • Saved by a last gasp goal again!
      The one thing the lads showed in abundance on Saturday was spirit. I didn’t really agree with Steve Bruce’s assertion that we played well. I think for the second time this season, we’ve snatched something in the dying seconds when we’ve scarc…
      - , 21 Sep 10, 4:45pm -


    • Dossena targets new challenge
      Former Sunderland full-back Andrea Dossena is keeping his options open as he hunts for a new club.
      - 11 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:33pm -
    • Poyet hopeful over trio
      Sunderland's Gus Poyet hopes he can sign three players by the weekend after becoming frustrated by a lack of new faces.
      - 20 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 10:57am -
    • Scocco returns to Argentina
      Newell's Old Boys have confirmed the signing of Sunderland striker Ignacio Scocco.
      - 1 day ago, 23 Jul 14, 10:23pm -
    • Poyet still pursuing Alonso
      Sunderland boss Gus Poyet is still hoping to sign Marcos Alonso but admits a deal is 'close, but not close enough'.
      - 2 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 11:23am -
    • Poyet hopeful on Borini deal
      Gus Poyet says it is up to Fabio Borini if the striker's proposed move to Sunderland from Liverpool goes ahead.
      - 2 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 8:59am -
    • Newell's nearing Scocco deal
      Newell's Old Boys are confident they can end Ignacio Scocco's Sunderland struggles and take him back to Argentina.
      - 2 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 9:23pm -


    • Poyet frustrated in player pursuit
      Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet is desperate for a transfer breakthrough after growing frustrated with a recent lack of new arrivals.
      - 16 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 3:02pm -
    • Poyet doubts Borini deal
      Boss Gus Poyet feels it is unlikely Fabio Borini will join Sunderland despite the club having a £14million bid accepted by Liverpool.
      - 17 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 1:22pm -
    • Sunderland eye Scotland star
      Sunderland have been linked with a move for Watford's Ikechi Anya, but they face competition for the winger.
      - 19 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:45am -
    • Poyet not giving up on duo
      Gus Poyet is refusing to give up on summer targets Fabio Borini and Marcos Alonso despite being made to wait over the duo.
      - 2 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 12:17pm -
    • Poyet's striker admission
      Gus Poyet has admitted his gamble over striker Ignacio Scocco hasn't worked and his future is likely to lie away from Sunderland.
      - 2 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 8:49am -
    • Black Cats need to move quick for defender
      Sunderland boss Gus Poyet will have to move quickly if they are going to land Tottenham's left-back Danny Rose.
      - 3 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 11:40am -


    • Banega to Black Cats unlikely
      Sunderland are set to miss out on Valencia midfielder Ever Banega, with Everton and Spurs ahead of them in the race to land him.
      - 35 days ago, 20 Jun 14, 10:31am -
    • Defender agrees Forest move
      Young Sunderland defender Louis Laing has agreed a deal to join Nottingham Forest with his Black Cats contract set to expire.
      - 35 days ago, 20 Jun 14, 9:54am -
    • No wholesale changes planned - Congerton
      Sunderland's sporting director Lee Congerton is hoping to avoid wholesale change once again this summer.
      - 36 days ago, 19 Jun 14, 8:50am -
    • Reds to offer Cats target to Saints
      Liverpool will reportedly offer Sunderland target Fabio Borini to Southampton in part-exchange for Adam Lallana and Dejan Lovren.
      - 36 days ago, 19 Jun 14, 8:45am -
    • Congerton rules out rushed deals
      Sporting director Lee Congerton has insisted Sunderland will not be rushed into signing players for the sake of it this summer.
      - 37 days ago, 18 Jun 14, 1:25pm -
    • Black Cats face Albion opener
      Sunderland start the new Premier League season with a trip to West Brom on the weekend of August 16.
      - 37 days ago, 18 Jun 14, 10:51am -


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        Dutch Defender About To Sign For Sunderland?Vitalfootball: Sunderland: 25/07/2014 05:57:00According to reports, Gus Poyet may have the club's left back problem solved after it emerged that Sunderland were close to signing Chelsea defender Patrick V…
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      • Poyet Looking For A Trio.
        Poyet Looking For A Trio.Vitalfootball: Sunderland: 24/07/2014 14:06:00Sunderland boss Gus Poyet is hoping that he can get three new players in his ranks as the squad gets ready for a tour of Portugal.
        - 17 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 2:06pm -
      • Gus Chasing Celtic Defender?
        Gus Chasing Celtic Defender?Vitalfootball: Sunderland: 24/07/2014 08:11:00Gus Poyet is about to try and tempt Celtic centre half Virgil van Dijk to Sunderland according to the Daily Record.
        - 23 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:11am -
      • Scocco Leaves For Newell's Old Boys
        Scocco Leaves For Newell's Old BoysVitalfootball: Sunderland: 24/07/2014 07:48:00Striker Ignacio Scocco has signed for his former club Newell's Old Boys for £2.3 million.
        - 23 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:48am -
      • Black Cats Record 3-0 Win Over Hartlepool
        Black Cats Record 3-0 Win Over HartlepoolVitalfootball: Sunderland: 24/07/2014 07:22:00Sunderland had another warm up game victory under their belts last night after beating Hartlepool 3-0.
        - 23 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:22am -

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      • Oldham v Liverpool: Betting Tips
        Oldham v Liverpool – FA Cup Round 4 – Sunday 27 January 4pm Live on ITV FA Cup fever has reached Oldham Athletic’s Boundary Park. League One Latics host Premier  Full Article »
        - , 26 Jan 13, 9:38pm -
      • Real Zaragoza v Espanyol: Preview and Tips
        Real Zaragoza v Espanyol Live on Sky Sports 1. Kick off: Saturday 7pm Real Zaragoza have lost six of their nine home matches this season and manager Manuel Jimenez has  Full Article »
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      • Deportivo La Coruna Vs Valencia – Live 21:00 Sky Sports
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        - , 26 Jan 13, 10:01am -
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      Salut! Sunderland (Blog)

      Sunderland Mad

      • Poyet frustrated in player pursuit
        Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet is desperate for a transfer breakthrough after growing frustrated with a recent lack of new arrivals
        - 14 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 4:29pm -
      • Scocco leaves Black Cats
        Newell's Old Boys have confirmed the signing of Sunderland striker Ignacio Scocco.
        - 1 day ago, 23 Jul 14, 11:29pm -
      • Poyet resigned to Scocco departure
        Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet has admitted striker Ignacio Scocco's future is likely to lie away from the club
        - 3 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 12:29pm -
      • Velazquez coy about NDiaye
        Real Betis coach Julio Velazquez is remaining coy amid speculation that Sunderland midfielder Alfred N'Diaye could make a permanent move to Spain
        - 9 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 2:29pm -
      • Sunderland hopeful over Altidore
        Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet is confident striker Jozy Altidore will be fit for pre-season despite having his World Cup ruined by injury
        - 15 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 1:29pm -
      • Babatunde keen on Sunderland
        Nigeria midfielder Michael Babatunde has urged Sunderland to step up their interest in him
        - 15 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 11:29pm -