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Archives: Sunderland

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

Sunderland Complete Signing of Trabzonspor’s Czech Defender Ondrej Celustka

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Sunderland have completed the signing of Trabzonspor’s Czech defender Ondrej Celustka on a season-long loan deal. Celustka is Sunderland’s tenth signing of the summer. The 24-year-old played for Slavia Prague in 2009 where he made 41 league appearances and scored … Continue reading

NBC Poster Campaign: EPL Teams As New York City Boroughs & Neighborhoods [PHOTO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The advertising campaign by NBC Sports to promote it’s Premier League coverage continues to win plaudits with videos, billboards in Times Square and subway cars. And now, NBC has taken to the streets of New York City with a street … Continue reading

How Has Your Premier League Club Fared in the Transfer Window So Far? Read Our Report Card

Posted on by Sam Holmes
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Only 27 days remain in the summer transfer window in England, and teams are getting close to wrapping up their pre-season friendlies ahead of the August 17 kick-off to the Premier League season. Based on the transfer signings so far … Continue reading

Can Sunderland Striker Jozy Altidore Succeed in the Premier League?

Posted on by Ben Hastings
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Jozy Altidore’s recent transfer to Sunderland has excited many US soccer fans, not to mention the executives at NBC Sports; nevertheless, there is ample reason to take a more measured approach in defining our expectations of the 23-year-old.  Yes, he … Continue reading

Jozy Altidore Could Lead Sunderland Attack With Fletcher Out Until September

Posted on by Bo McMillan
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Last season Sunderland found themselves struggling to keep their heads above the murky waters of relegation. A quick look at the club’s statistics from last year reveals that, despite being almost middle of the table in terms of goals conceded, … Continue reading

It’s a Do or Die Season for Sunderland Manager Paolo Di Canio

Posted on by David Yaffe-Bellany
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In August, Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio begins his first full season at Sunderland, a club which has finished in the bottom half of the Premier League table four times in the last five years (in 2011, the club finished … Continue reading

Jozy Altidore Plays the Hardest Game of His Life After Mentor Dies

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Sunderland striker Jozy Altidore said that his game against Tottenham Hotspur in the Barclays Asia Trophy in Hong Kong yesterday was one of the hardest of his life. Altidore told the Sunderland Echo: “For me, it was always going to … Continue reading

Sunderland Sign Italy Midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini From Juventus

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Sunderland have signed Italian midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini from Juventus on a four-year contract. The 28-year-old footballer can play as an attacking midfielder or winger.  At Juventus, he helped the club win the Italian Serie A title twice, first in 2011-12 and … Continue reading

An American Apology: Sorry for Ruining the Premier League

Posted on by Morgan Green
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As we all know another Premier League team has been bought by another money hungry (Pakistani) American. So naturally there is a ton of outrage. How couldn’t there be? Fulham, a club that has been English owned for so long … Continue reading

Can Paolo Di Canio Make Sunderland Dark Horses for Europa League Qualification?

Posted on by Simon Tovey
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There is little doubt that since Paolo Di Canio took over the helm at Sunderland in March, an optimistic wind has blown in over the Wearside club; and not the usual cautious optimism so often used to describe most managerial changes … Continue reading

What Jozy Altidore’s Transfer Means to American Soccer Fans and NBC Sports

Posted on by Adam Marcus
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Jozy Altidore has capped off an amazing season for club and country by transferring to Sunderland. This will be Jozy’s second go-around in the Premier League after his non-successful loan spell with Hull City during the 2009-10 season. Altidore, coming … Continue reading

American Striker Jozy Altidore Joins Sunderland On 4-Year Deal

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The latest American to call the English Premier League his “home” happened this afternoon after Sunderland announced a four-year deal to sign US striker Jozy Altidore from AZ Alkmaar. The transfer fee is rumored to be £8.5million. Altidore’s first chance … Continue reading

Sunderland Agree Deal to Sign American Striker Jozy Altidore

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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AZ Alkmaar have confirmed that they’ve reached an agreement with Sunderland to allow Jozy Altidore to join the Wearside club. Altidore is set for a medical in Sunderland on Monday. If he passes and agrees personal terms, American international Jozy … Continue reading

Jozy Altidore’s Official Website Announces His Transfer to Sunderland Before Page Is Removed

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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An article was published on Jozy Altidore’s official website Friday announcing that the AZ Almaar and US international striker had successfully completed a transfer to Sunderland in the Premier League. However, soon after the article was published, it was removed … Continue reading

Sunderland Home Shirt for 2013-14 Season: Official [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Sunderland today unveiled their new home shirt for the 2013-14 season. The Black Cats will be wearing their familiar red and white stripe kit, but this one is far better than last year’s version — one which looked too similar … Continue reading

Sunderland Confirm Signing of Valentin Roberge On a 3-Year Deal: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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It’s been a busy day at the Stadium of Light, as Sunderland today announced the signing of French defender Valentin Roberge as well as confirming the signings of defender Modibo Diakite from Lazio and midfielder Cabral from FC Basel. Manager Paolo Di … Continue reading

Sunderland Interested in Signing Jozy Altidore, Says Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Sunderland are interested in signing striker Jozy Altidore for a transfer fee believed to be around £5million, according to a report. Altidore is currently on a goalscoring hot streak after scoring four consecutive goals for the US men’s national team … Continue reading