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Archives: Sunderland

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

New Photos of London Taxi Cabs in Premier League Team Colors In New York City [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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NBC Sports last week paraded London cabs around New York City to promote its coverage of the English Premier League. Each taxi cab was decked out in the colors of Premier League clubs. In the new photographs above and below, … Continue reading

Sunderland’s Phil Bardsley Laughs On Instagram At Defeat Against Fulham: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Out of favor Sunderland defender Phil Bardsley has gotten himself into more hot water after joking about his club’s defeat at home against Fulham on the opening day of the season. Bardsley, who infamously passed out on the floor of … Continue reading

Get 15% Off Your Order of Premier League Shirts: This Weekend Only

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Order an official club shirt for your favorite Premier League club this weekend through the World Soccer Talk shop, and you’ll get 15% off your order. All you have to do is click on the above link or any of … Continue reading

2013-14 Premier League Table Predictions: What’s Your Top 20?

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Every season, for the past six years, I’ve asked you — the reader — to post your predictions of how you think the 20 teams will rank in the Premier League. The challenge every summer is that your predictions need … Continue reading

2013/14 Premier League Season Preview: The Best Of the Best Returns

Posted on by Bo McMillan
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We’re just literally hours away from the start of the 2013/14 Premier League season and the anticipation has reached its pinnacle. But before everything kicks off, before our weekends become significantly busier, let’s pause for a moment and revel in … Continue reading

5 Strikers to Watch Out For in the 2013-14 Premier League Season

Posted on by Tamojit Chakraborty
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This weekend, it all begins. We are set to lift the lid on nine months of excruciating, jaw dropping extravagant football in the Premier League. There will moments of absolute madness, redemption and compelling story lines among the most entertaining … Continue reading

Premier League Taxis Hit the Streets of New York City to Promote NBC EPL Coverage [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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First, we had videos. Then subway cars, which was then followed by viral videos and street posters. Now the latest phase of NBC’s advertising campaign to increase awareness of the network’s launch of the Premier League on US television on … Continue reading