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Archives: Sunderland

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 8: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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After an entertaining Saturday yesterday, today’s two matches are of upmost importance. First up is the Tyne-Wear derby between Sunderland and Newcastle United. It’s been yonks since Sunderland have beaten the Geordies, so the pressure is on the Black Cats … Continue reading

Roberto Mancini Calls Upon Familiar Faces to Thwart “Crisis” Against Sunderland

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The defending Premier League Champions have provided uneven and perhaps even worrying performances fixture after fixture in all competitions this season. Not since the second half of the Community Shield win over Chelsea, had City looked in command of a … Continue reading

Manchester City 3:0 Sunderland

Posted on by Earl Reed
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Sunderland’s trip to the Etihad Stadium on Saturday afternoon was not very rewarding. Aleksandar Kolarov contributed a goal and an assist as Manchester City dominated the match, earning a 3-0 victory over the visiting Black Cats. The hosts made a … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 7: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Just as we’re getting back into the swing of Premier League action again, an international break beckons. The next Saturday we’ll have filled with Premier League matches is two weeks away, so savor today as much as you can. Six … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 6: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Today’s one of those rare Premier League Saturdays when all of the big clubs in the division are playing on the same day. Arsenal kicks things off against Chelsea at 7:45am ET/12:45pm BST in a match that will be another … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 4 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Sometimes you just want to see the highlights all over again. For others, you may have had a busy day and didn’t get a chance to watch the Premier League matches. Whichever boat you’re in, here are the match highlights … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 4: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s back! After a lengthy two week delay, the Premier League returns to rescue us from the boredom of international break. But alas, a lot of the focus today will be on the silly handshake between John Terry/Ashley Cole and … Continue reading

Which Premier League Club Is The Biggest Spender In The Last Decade?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Which Premier League club is the biggest spender in the last decade? You may be surprised by the results. According to a recent survey by Deloitte, Premier League clubs have spent more than £4.4bn on players since the transfer window was … Continue reading

Stoke and Sunderland Battle to Sign Michael Owen: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller

Free agent Michael Owen is being pursued by both Sunderland and Stoke City. Both Premier League clubs are trying to land his signature. While his best years are past him, he’s still the type of clinical striker who would be … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 3 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

It won’t go down as the most memorable of Premier League Saturday’s but it was certainly entertaining to watch — with Norwich’s comeback against Tottenham, QPR looking dangerous against Manchester City, an action-packed game in Wales between Swansea and Sunderland, goals … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 3: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Savor the moment of today’s games. The next time we’ll have a Premier League Saturday will be TWO weeks from now due to the bloody international break. Ugh! Kicking off today’s bevvy of Premier League matches is West Ham United … Continue reading

Premier League Transfer Window Deadline Day Signings: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

Today is the busiest day in the Premier League transfer season as we’re on deadline day. Final transfers have to be completed by 6pm ET/11pm BST tonight. Instead of spending your day searching across the Internet on wild goose chases … Continue reading

Last Minute Transfer Window Shopping Lists For All 20 Premier League Clubs

Posted on by David Ackerman
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After assessing each Premier League team’s weaknesses last season, talent gaps within the squad and new signings, I’ve compiled a short-list of suitable players teams could and perhaps should sign between now and the end of the transfer window, taking … Continue reading

Overreacting to the Start of the 2012-13 Premier League Season: All 20 Clubs Reviewed

Posted on by Morgan Green

Authors Note: The following article is an attempt to shine a light on some of the more ridiculous things that are being said about the teams involved in this season’s Premier League. They are not based on fact, but rather … Continue reading

Sunderland’s Hopes Look More Optimistic After Signings Of Steven Fletcher and Adam Johnson

Posted on by Thariq Amir

With Steven Fletcher and Adam Johnson arriving at Sunderland, manager Martin O’Neill has given himself room to employ a number of formations, rotate the squad and allow him greater tactical freedom to pick a first eleven to counter his opponents.  … Continue reading

Adam Johnson Joins Sunderland in £10m Deal: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller

From Middlesbrough to Manchester City, and back again to the north east of England. Tricky winger Adam Johnson has been sold to Sunderland in a £10m deal. The transfer should open the door for City to go ahead and sign … Continue reading

ESPN’s Coverage Of Arsenal-Sunderland Sees 48% Increase In Number Of Viewers

Posted on by Christopher Harris

ESPN’s live coverage of the opening day of the 2012-13 Premier League soccer season saw a 48% increase in the number of TV viewers compared to its average last season. The live broadcast of Arsenal against Sunderland was seen by … Continue reading

Sunderland Agrees Fee with Wolves For Steven Fletcher: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller

Sunderland has finally secured a deal for Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Steven Fletcher. The Black Cats have been chasing the signature of Fletcher for more than a week now, and once the deal is completely finalized, they’ll have a proven goalscorer … Continue reading