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Archives: Sunderland

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

Read Our Progress Report on Sunderland’s Performances for October-November

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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Gus Poyet’s side has enjoyed a rather mixed bag of results throughout October and November with goals in good supply at both ends of the pitch. It is impossible to look past the hugely surprising 8-0 defeat away to high-flying … Continue reading

England’s FA Charges Sunderland And QPR For Separate Issues Of Player Conduct

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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England’s Football Association has charged AFC Sunderland and Queens Park Rangers FC for separate incidents of player misconduct. The Black Cats have been indicted with failing to control their players during Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Everton at the Stadium of Light. … Continue reading

Latest Premier League Odds On Who’ll Get Relegated

Posted on by Chris McFarland
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Typically, the approach to predicting the Premier League’s relegation candidates in pre-season goes like this: One, include the three newly promoted sides. Two, nclude three other teams that were just above the drop the previous season. And three, choose your … Continue reading

Key Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 11

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
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The evening game on Saturday between Queens Park Rangers and Manchester City brought one of the most bizarre incidents of the season so far. City were awarded a free kick inside their own penalty area. The man in the middle, … Continue reading

Crystal Palace vs Sunderland; Starting Lineups, TV Times & Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Sunderland manager Gus Poyet faces a stern test today to convince the club’s supporters that he has the future of his team in his destiny after a series of poor results. Crystal Palace, meanwhile, will hope to continue their good … Continue reading

Top 10 Highest Scoring Soccer Clubs in English Top Flight History

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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The graph below shows the ten clubs who have amassed the most goals in the history of English football’s top division, ranging from the pre-Premier League era (First Division) right through to the present day. Rather surprisingly, particularly to those of … Continue reading

Sunderland Players Offer Ticket Refund To Supporters Who Traveled To Southampton

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Yesterday, Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone suggested that Black Cats players should reimburse supporters who had traveled to St Mary’s on Saturday only to witness the club fall to a humiliating 8-0 defeat against Southampton. “I will personally talk to the … Continue reading

Vito Mannone Believes Sunderland Players Should Reimburse Fans Following Southampton Beating

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Former Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio was interviewed on Sky Sports: Goals on Sunday yesterday and shared his thoughts on the Black Cats’ embarrassing 8-0 defeat to Southampton on Saturday. Di Canio commented that when he played, he would “punish … Continue reading

Sunderland Manager Gus Poyet Embarrassed by 8-0 Rout Against Southampton

Posted on by PA Sport
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Gus Poyet was left bemoaning the most embarrassing moment of his football career after his Sunderland side were hammered 8-0 at Southampton. The Uruguayan saw the Black Cats score two own goals on their way to their biggest ever Barclays … Continue reading

Sunderland’s August-September Progress Report

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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Sunderland have enjoyed a mixed start to the Premier League season thus far with Gus Poyet’s men sitting in a worrying 15th position in the table despite having earned draws against Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United as well as Tottenham … Continue reading