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Archives: Sunderland

Time To Give The Other 14 Clubs in the Premier League Some Well-Deserved Respect

Posted on by Christopher Harris

What a difference a week makes. Since Christmas Day, the teams at the bottom and in the middle of the Premier League have performed spectacularly, picking up much-needed points. Consider that Blackburn beat Manchester United at Old Trafford and tied … Continue reading

What Are The 20 Premier League Clubs Wishing For in 2012?

Posted on by Matt Hackenmiller

Here is what the Premier League clubs are wishing for in 2012: Arsenal: Gunner fans are wishing that scoring machine Robin van Persie continues his torrid streak. Aston Villa: That Alex McLeish has a method to his “managerial tactic” madness. … Continue reading

Why Sunderland Will Finish Above Newcastle This Season

Posted on by Alex Muller

At the start of this season former Sunderland manager Steve Bruce declared his intention to finish above local rivals Newcastle at the end of the season and the two north east sides have had mixed fortunes in the Premier League … Continue reading

Whatever Happened to Jon Stead? (Who Are Ya?)

Posted on by Ally Poole

‘WHO ARE YA?’ is a new weekly feature on EPL Talk that profiles players who have been capped for England and fallen from grace and players who never really reached their full potential, with the help of some anecdotes. Feel … Continue reading

Wolves 2-1 Sunderland: From Villains to Heroes

Posted on by Chris Machin

As pantomime season moves swiftly in, Wolves served up their live performance of Jekyll and Hyde as the team, and especially their goalkeeper, went from villain to hero over 90 minutes on this soggy Sunday afternoon. The welcome three points … Continue reading

If Anyone Can Turn Sunderland Around, Martin O’Neill Is The Man For The Job

Posted on by Christopher Harris

While Sunderland are deep in final negotiations with O’Neill, and the Northern Irishman having said that he will accept the job as manager of the Black Cats, the news should come as welcome relief not only for Sunderland supporters but … Continue reading

Steve Bruce Sacked at Sunderland

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Steve Bruce has been sacked as manager of Sunderland Football Club. Bruce managed Sunderland from June, 2009. As manager, his win percentage was 29%, which was his worst record as a manager during his career. The final nail in the … Continue reading

Top 10 Best Premier League Transfer Signings So Far This Season

Posted on by Jordan Lovesey

We’re almost a third of the year through the 2011-12 Premier League season, and already several summer signings have stood out as comparatively bargain buys. Which clubs have done their best homework to find the bargains who are producing the … Continue reading

Niall Quinn Has Nothing to Be Ashamed Of At Sunderland

Posted on by Matt Duncan

We are all aware of some of the negative views that people have about our great sport. I even have a fair few of my own. But it is important to occasionally pat our sport on the back and remind … Continue reading

Pressure Mounts On Sunderland To Sack Steve Bruce

Posted on by Martin Lindsay

As the dust settles on yet another disappointing outing in the Premier League for Sunderland, fans on Wearside have lost patience with boss Steve Bruce. The 2-1 defeat to top flight new boys Norwich City on Monday evening leaves the … Continue reading

Norwich City 2-1 Sunderland: Black Cats Inconsistent

Posted on by Jack Tomczuk

Norwich City defeated Sunderland by a score of 2-1 at Carrow Road on Monday. The Black Cats fell behind by two goals before scoring late to worry Norwich. Steve Bruce will certainly feel the pressure now after an inconsistent string … Continue reading

Giving Respect to the History of All 20 Premier League Clubs

Posted on by Double Pivot

The focus for a long time was on the “big four” of Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United. Tottenham and Manchester City made enough inroads to turn that into the “Sky Six” temporarily. To be honest, most of the noise … Continue reading

Bendtner To The Rescue to Save Sunderland

Posted on by Matt Duncan

All does not appear to be well at Sunderland. The shock departure of Asamoah Gyan this week rounded off what has been a horrible first few weeks for Steve Bruce and all involved at the Stadium of Light. This has … Continue reading

Get Stuck In: Six Things We Learned From Premier League Week Four

Posted on by Jesse Chula

  Editor’s Note: “Get Stuck In” is EPL Talk’s weekly column featuring review, analysis and opinion on all the happenings in the Premier League each week from different EPL Talk bloggers and podcasters. If you currently write for EPL Talk … Continue reading

How Secure is Steve Bruce’s Position at Sunderland?

Posted on by Matt Duncan

After overseeing another defeat to their local rivals at the weekend, Sunderland manager Steve Bruce has been the focus of some fairly angry rants from fans on forums and websites across the Internet. After the sizeable investment seen over the … Continue reading

Liverpool 1-1 Sunderland: Suarez Penalty Miss Proves Costly

Posted on by Spenser Davis

It’s the start of a new season, and for a soccer fan in America, it means setting the alarm extra early (or waking up on your own two hours early, shaking with excitement), putting on a pot of coffee, playing … Continue reading

Sunderland’s Steady Climb up the Premier League Ladder

Posted on by Oliver Rhodes

In recent seasons, Sunderland have continuously improved their position in the league table. Under the management of Steve Bruce, the Black Cats have shaken the shackles of relegation and have now become one of the Premier League’s more established teams. … Continue reading

New Signings at Sunderland Position Black Cats to Push for Europa League Spot

Posted on by Jack Tomczuk

Sunderland have raided Manchester United and have welcomed both Wes Brown and John O’Shea to Steve Bruce’s squad.  Both players were deemed non-essential to the future of United, and Ferguson decided to unload them. In addition to those two signings, … Continue reading