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Archives: Sunderland

Dick Advocaat challenges Sunderland to build on its survival achievement

Posted on by PA Sport

Dick Advocaat has challenged Sunderland to build on their successful survival battle in the Barclays Premier League next season – whether he is in charge or not. The Dutchman was in tears as the final whistle blew at Arsenal after … Continue reading

Arsenal vs. Sunderland, Premier League gameweek 37: TV times and open thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

Sunderland can guarantee Premier League football next season with a draw (or better) today against Arsenal at the Emirates. At the same time, if the Gunners get a win this evening, Arsenal can guarantee a third-place finish in the Premier … Continue reading

Who will be relegated? Newcastle, Sunderland, Leicester, Aston Villa or Hull

Posted on by Alex Muller

Today’s matches in the Premier League will have the biggest impact on the race to avoid relegation this season. By the coincidence of the fixture computer, the three teams that are in the gravest danger of being relegated all play … Continue reading

Watch Everton 0-2 Sunderland match highlights [VIDEO]

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Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat admits his side's 2-0 win at Everton was lucky but not undeserved as the Black Cats edged closer to Premier League survival. Their first goal from Danny Graham – his first in his 28-month spell … Continue reading

A Premier League XI that combined equals Radamel Falcao’s salary

Posted on by Chris Moore

When Manchester United brought in Radamel Falcao on loan at the start of the season many assumed that the Colombian superstar would set the Premier League on fire.  Unfortunately for the Red Devils and their fans, this hasn’t been the … Continue reading

Watch Sunderland 2-1 Southampton match highlights [VIDEO]

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Dick Advocaat is confident Sunderland can keep themselves up after seeing them rekindle their Barclays Premier League survival bid with victory over Southampton. The delighted Dutchman looked on as Jordi Gomez converted two penalties to secure a 2-1 win at … Continue reading

Watch Stoke 1-1 Sunderland match highlights [VIDEO]

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Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat was pleased with a point but frustrated by opportunities that had been squandered after his side drew 1-1 at Stoke and slipped into the Barclays Premier League relegation zone. The result marked a creditable response from … Continue reading

Sunderland could pick Adam Johnson to play despite charges of sex with minor

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Sunderland winger Adam Johnson appears set to remain available for selection after being charged with three offenses of sexual activity with a child under 16 and one of grooming. The Black Cats confirmed on Friday that, while they will continue … Continue reading

Watch Sunderland 1-4 Crystal Palace match highlights [VIDEO]

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Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew challenged Yannick Bolasie to get himself among the goals more regularly after seeing him score the club's first ever Premier League hat-trick at Sunderland. The DR Congo international beat Black Cats keeper Costel Pantilimon three … Continue reading

Watch Sunderland 1-0 Newcastle match highlights [VIDEO]

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Dick Advocaat was in mischievous mood after seeing Jermain Defoe ease the pressure on Sunderland with a stunning winner to condemn Newcastle to a fifth successive derby defeat. The former Tottenham striker smashed home a sumptuous volley in first-half injury-time … Continue reading

Lee Cattermole returns for Sunderland after suspension

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Dick Advocaat will welcome "controller" Lee Cattermole back to the heart of his Sunderland team as he attempts to launch another late survival bid with a record fifth successive derby victory. The 27-year-old enforcer has missed the last two games … Continue reading

Sunderland vs Newcastle: History and preview of the Tyne-Wear Derby

Posted on by Sam Jones
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The rivalry between Tyne and Wear stretches far beyond feisty soccer matches. They are merely a modern day manifestation of a historical hatred. The discontent in relations between Geordies and Mackems is bitter and fuelled by almost 400 years of … Continue reading

Watch West Ham 1-0 Sunderland match highlights [VIDEO]

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West Ham striker Diafra Sakho scored a late winner to inflict defeat on new Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat in his first match in charge and finally bring some cheer back to Upton Park. The Irons were in contention for … Continue reading

Sam Allardyce dismisses reports linking him with Sunderland job

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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

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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

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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

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]

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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