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Archives: Sunderland

Sam Allardyce dismisses reports linking him with Sunderland job

Posted on by PA Sport
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West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has dismissed reports linking him with the Sunderland job as "pure speculation". The 60-year-old emerged as an early favorite to be appointed at the Stadium of Light in the summer after the struggling Black Cats … Continue reading

Sunderland winger Adam Johnson’s bail extended

Posted on by PA Sport
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England winger Adam Johnson's bail date has been extended by five weeks after he was arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl under 16. The suspended Sunderland star had been due to attend a County Durham police station … Continue reading

Sunderland appoint Dick Advocaat to replace Gus Poyet

Posted on by PA Sport
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Sunderland have appointed Dick Advocaat as head coach until the end of the season, the Barclays Premier League club have announced. The 67-year-old Dutchman replaces Gus Poyet, who was dismissed on Monday after 17 months in charge. A Sunderland statement … Continue reading

Official: Sunderland sack manager Gus Poyet

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Sunderland has sacked manager Gus Poyet. Poyet took training on Monday morning with the Sunderland team, but he was sacked afterwards in a pre-arranged meeting with club executives. Sunderland recently the following statement to confirm the news: “Sunderland AFC have … Continue reading

Watch Sunderland 0-4 Aston Villa match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Under-fire head coach Gus Poyet took full responsibility after Sunderland were trounced 4-0 at home by fellow Barclays Premier League strugglers Aston Villa. The Uruguayan was swiftly installed as a 1/4 favorite to be the next top-flight manager to lose … Continue reading

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet charged with improper conduct by FA

Posted on by PA Sport
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Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association after his touchline bust-up with Hull boss Steve Bruce. The 47-year-old Uruguayan has until 6pm on March 9 to respond to the charge after being … Continue reading

Steve Bruce and Gus Poyet play down spat

Posted on by PA Sport
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Steve Bruce and Gus Poyet both attempted to downplay their touchline spat after an ill-tempered 1-1 draw between Hull and Sunderland. The rival managers clashed after Poyet was sent to the stands in the first half for reacting to Jack … Continue reading

Adam Johnson bailed in child sex probe after Sunderland suspension

Posted on by PA Sport
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Sunderland midfielder Adam Johnson has been released on bail after he was arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl under 16. The England international was questioned by police on Monday following the allegation involving a girl who is … Continue reading

Sunderland’s Adam Johnson arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with a minor

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Sunderland attacking midfielder Adam Johnson has been arrested in England on suspicion of sexual activity with a minor. The girl, not named, is a 15-year-old. Police searched Johnson’s property today, where they also found a loaded firearm at Johnson’s £1.85 … Continue reading

Watch Manchester United 2-0 Sunderland match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Wayne Rooney scored his first league goals in over two months to give Manchester United a 2-0 victory over 10-man Sunderland. But while it was a good day for the United captain, referee Roger East had a Saturday afternoon to … Continue reading

When was the last time an Englishman scored for your Premier League club?

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Listed below are the last English goalscorers for each Premier League club.  Perhaps surprisingly, Aston Villa, Everton, Hull City, Southampton and Chelsea round out the top five clubs that have gone the longest without an English player scoring a league … Continue reading

Watch Bradford City 2-0 Sunderland match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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League One Bradford claimed another Premier League scalp to book their place in the FA Cup quarter-finals for the first time in 39 years amid uproarious scenes at Valley Parade on Sunday. Billy Clarke's deflected third-minute effort – which goes … Continue reading

Gus Poyet backs Jermain Defoe England recall after 2 goals in 3 starts

Posted on by PA Sport
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Sunderland manager Gus Poyet believes Jermain Defoe can resurrect his England career after finding his goal-scoring form for the Black Cats. Defoe headed back to England last month just 11 months into a four-year Major League Soccer contract at Toronto … Continue reading

Taking away to-go food; 5 soccer clubs that have clamped down on players’ bad eating habits

Posted on by PA Sport
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Former Manchester United manager David Moyes admits he put a stop to the players’ pre-match ritual of eating chips during his time at Old Trafford because some of his squad were overweight. Rio Ferdinand criticized the move in his autobiography … Continue reading

Why Rescuing Jermain Defoe From MLS Is Good Business for Sunderland

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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With the January transfer window open, here’s my column to sort through all of the good buys and bad buys in this calendar month as clubs across Europe attempt to add depth to their squad while others look for a … Continue reading

Sunderland Complete Signing of Jermain Defoe From Toronto FC

Posted on by PA Sport
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Sunderland have completed the signing of England striker Jermain Defoe from Toronto FC with Jozy Altidore heading in the opposite direction. The Black Cats have confirmed that the 32-year-old former Tottenham frontman has signed a three-and-a-half-year deal after completing a … Continue reading

Jermain Defoe Will Help Keep Sunderland in the Premier League

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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The deal to take Jermain Defoe to Sunderland in exchange for Jozy Altidore is nearing completion with the agreement of terms that will take Altidore to Toronto the only thing holding up official confirmation from the Wearside club. Defoe is … Continue reading

Sunderland Waiting On MLS to Process Paperwork Before Jozy Altidore Swap Is Finalized

Posted on by PA Sport
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Jermain Defoe is expected to become a Sunderland player on Friday after the final details of his transfer were tied up. However, the Black Cats are waiting for Jozy Altidore's proposed swap-move to Toronto to be processed before making an … Continue reading