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Archives: Sunderland

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

Jozy Altidore Flies Out to Toronto to Complete Move to MLS

Posted on by PA Sport
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Sunderland striker Jozy Altidore was on his way to Toronto on Thursday morning as he and Jermain Defoe prepared to trade places. Press Association Sport understands the 25-year-old United States international was booked on a flight to Canada after traveling … Continue reading

Sunderland Close to Signing Jermain Defoe While Jozy Altidore Will Return to MLS

Posted on by PA Sport
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Sunderland are hopeful of concluding a deal to bring striker Jermain Defoe back to the Barclays Premier League as they continue advanced talks with him. Press Association Sport understands the two parties are close to thrashing out a deal which … Continue reading

Volatile Allocation Rules Continue to dog MLS in Jozy Altidore Saga

Posted on by Earl Reed
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If you thought by now that Major League Soccer would have eliminated the confusion over American international allocation, you’d be wrong. The truth is, they’ve thrown us for yet another loop. Word is that Jozy Altidore is on his way … Continue reading

Crests of Premier League Clubs Reimagined With Rival Team’s Colors

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Shudder the thought, but imagine what the crest of your favorite Premier League club would look like if it featured the colors of your team’s closest rival. Reddit user TheTruth1777 has gone ahead and recolored the crests of 19 Premier League clubs … Continue reading

Steve Bruce Answers Critics After Masterminding Victory Against Sunderland [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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A triumphant Steve Bruce left Wearside wondering if Sunderland fans might finally accept he did a decent job for them after masterminding Hull's fourth successive victory over the Black Cats. The former boss at the Stadium of Light saw his … Continue reading

Premier League Team of the Week – Gameweek 17

Posted on by Amadi Tidiane
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Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during the weekend of Gameweek 17 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend: Goalkeeper Pantilimon – [Sunderland] – … Continue reading

Adam Johnson Goal Settles Newcastle-Sunderland Derby [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Adam Johnson condemned Newcastle to a fourth successive derby defeat for the first time in their history as Sunderland snatched a dramatic last-gasp 1-0 victory at St James' Park. The winger struck in the 90th minute to settle a rip-roaring … Continue reading

Key Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 16

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
Referee Foy reacts after being hit in the face by a football during the English Premier League soccer match between Newcastle United and Swansea City at St James' Park in Newcastle

Diving has been and continues to be a problem in the modern game and it was again brought to the media’s attention this weekend after there were six diving incidents, all of which led to differing outcomes. Chelsea’s 2-0 victory … Continue reading

U.S International Jozy Altidore Continues to Disappoint at Sunderland

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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If anything was to sum up Jozy Altidore’s one-and-a-half year spell with Sunderland then it is the embarrassing moment when the United States forward failed to connect with the ball just yards away from an open goal against West Ham … Continue reading

Sam Allardyce Fumes at Adam Johnson Dive in West Ham-Sunderland Match [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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West Ham boss Sam Allardyce accused Sunderland midfielder Adam Johnson of diving for a penalty after the two teams played out a frustrating 1-1 draw at the Stadium of Light. Johnson toppled under the challenge of James Tomkins in the … Continue reading

Sunderland Boss Gus Poyet: City Defeat Won’t Derail Us

Posted on by PA Sport
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Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has backed his players to shrug off their Sergio Aguero blues and prove once again that they are a team for the big occasion when they face Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday. A gruelling week which … Continue reading

Key Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 13

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
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Southampton against Manchester City was the showpiece game of the weekend, following the home side’s superb start to the season. Mike Jones was the man in charge at St Mary’s and had a strange first 45 minutes. The most bizarre … Continue reading

Best and the Worst Premier League Shirt Designs of 2014/15 Season

Posted on by Marshall Norbal
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Like it or loathe it, soccer teams are into the fashion of changing kits every season — even third shirts, which 75% of the teams in the Premier League currently wear and sell. In today’s world of instant social media and commercialization it’s just … Continue reading