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Archives: Sunderland

Sunderland Appoint Gus Poyet As The Club’s New Manager

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Sunderland have appointed Gus Poyet as their new team manager. Poyet replaces Paolo Di Canio and caretaker manager Kevin Ball in the job at the Stadium of Light. The Uruguayan will be joined at the Stadium of Light by his backroom … Continue reading

Sunderland Set to Announce Gus Poyet as Their New Manager Within Next 24 Hours: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Sunderland are set to announce Gus Poyet as their new manager within the next 24 hours, according to reports. The Uruguayan is favored to replace former manager Paolo Di Canio. Poyet previously managed Brighton from 2009-2013, where he had a … Continue reading

Evaluating the Performance of Premier League Teams So Far This Season

Posted on by Bo McMillan
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There’s something special about the time just before the Premier League table begins to settle. Clubs that will eventually end up in the Championship next season can be near the top of the table, and for an instant, just an … Continue reading

The Early Season Roller Coaster Ride for Premier League Managers Continues

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The Barclay’s Premier League season kicked off on Saturday August 17, 2013. Each club has now played six matches and one manager has been fired (Sunderland’s Paolo Di Canio). Even after just six matches, some Premier League managers have been riding … Continue reading

Sunderland Hold Talks With Rene Meulensteen About Replacing Paolo Di Canio: Nightly Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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There are so many great stories tonight — AFC Wimbledon could be returning to the home where Wimbledon FC played (Plough Lane). Plus The New York Times writes about the NBC coverage that we’ve been raving about for two months. … Continue reading

Gus Poyet is Sunderland’s Number One Target to Replace Di Canio As Manager

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Former Brighton manager Gus Poyet has emerged as the frontrunner to become the next manager of Sunderland Football Club. According to The Guardian newspaper, Poyet has had positive talks with Sunderland owner Ellis Short. However a decision isn’t expected to be reached … Continue reading

Why the Time is Right for Roberto Di Matteo to Return to Management in the Premier League

Posted on by Rob Kotoviets
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Despite sources in Italy saying that Roberto Di Matteo may not be interested in the Sunderland job, Sunderland’s Director of Football Roberto De Fanti is recommending Di Matteo for the manager position, but Ellis Short and the Sunderland staff have … Continue reading

Sunderland Decided to Sack Paolo Di Canio After Training Ground Argument With Players

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Sunderland owner Ellis Short decided to sack manager Paolo Di Canio after the managers and players had an ill-tempered training ground meeting on Sunday morning, reports The Guardian today. The newspaper reports that in analyzing Sunderland’s defeat to West Brom, Di Canio … Continue reading

Sunderland Sack Paolo Di Canio After Zero Wins in Five Matches This Season

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Sunderland have sacked manager Paolo Di Canio with immediate effect after a disastrous run of five Premier League matches with no wins. A statement on the Sunderland club website read: “Sunderland AFC confirms that it has parted company with head … Continue reading

West Bromwich Albion vs Sunderland Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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In a match where both teams wanted to win badly, there was only one winner. Sunderland continued their slump with another loss. They’re now the only team in the Premier League who hasn’t won so far this season. West Brom, … Continue reading

Paolo Di Canio Confronts Supporters After Sunderland Lose 3-0 to West Brom [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Paolo Di Canio faced the supporters after Sunderland lost 3-0 to West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns. In my 36 years of watching soccer, I’ve never once seen a manager do this before. After Sunderland were convincingly defeated against West … Continue reading

Sunderland vs Arsenal Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Today’s match between Sunderland and Arsenal had a little bit of everything — a manager getting sent to the stands, a goal being unfairly disallowed, some sensational skill leading to goals, and much more. It also marked the Arsenal debut for … Continue reading

Jozy Altidore Robbed Of A Clear Goal For Sunderland Against Arsenal [GIF]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Sunderland striker Jozy Altidore was robbed of a clear goal against Arsenal Saturday after he scored for the Black Cats, but the play was called back for a free kick that was awarded by referee Martin Atkinson. With a sight … Continue reading

Renaming the 20 Premier League Clubs: If Hull City Owner Assem Allam Can Do It, We Can Do Better

Posted on by Morgan Green
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While many of you were laughing at businessman and self proclaimed Leader Assem Allam for his views on rebranding clubs, I actually took the time to analyze his statements. All in all, Mr. Allam is correct. The world is a … Continue reading

Sunderland Agree Fee To Sell Stephane Sessegnon To Qatar Club Less Than 48 Hours After Arrest

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Less than 48 hours after being arrested and charged with drunken driving, Sunderland forward Stephane Sessegnon looks set to move to Qatari club Al-Jaish after the two clubs agreed a fee of around £5million, according to Sky Tyne & Wear. While … Continue reading

Jozy Altidore Scores His First Goal For Sunderland [GIF]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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US international striker Jozy Altidore scored his first goal for Sunderland tonight after joining the club this summer. Altidore opened the scoring for Sunderland in the second half as the team fought back after going two-nil down to MK Dons … Continue reading

Sunderland Bid £6m For US International And Roma Midfielder Michael Bradley, Says Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Sunderland have made an offer of £6million for AS Roma and US international midfielder Michael Bradley, according to a report in Italy. However, the Italian club values Bradley at between £8.5m-£10m, so the two clubs are currently at a stalemate in … Continue reading

Southampton-Sunderland Match Featuring Altidore and Osvaldo Moved to NBC Sports Network

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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NBC Sports Group has decided to move the Southampton versus Sunderland match, that was originally scheduled to air on Premier League Extra Time, to the 10am ET timeslot on NBC Sports Network this Saturday. The match will feature two massive … Continue reading