Jordi Gomez #14 of Sunderland scores the opening goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at Stadium of Light on December 13, 2014
Sunderland and West Ham play out a lively 1-1 draw in their Premier League clash at the Stadium of Light.
Next Game: Newcastle United vs. Sunderland - Sunday, December 21 at 1.30pm in Premier League
Sunderland's English midfielder Adam Johnson celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Sunderland at St James' Park in Newcastle upon Tyne on February 1, 2014
Adam Johnson relishing Newcastle United "cup final" meeting
Adam Johnson has described this weekend's Tyne-Wear derby meeting between Sunderland and Newcastle United as being like a "cup final".
06:45
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Crystal Palace at The Stadium of Light on March 15, 2014
Gus Poyet: 'I am not Sunderland's manager'
Gus Poyet appears to criticise Sunderland's transfer policy by claiming that he is not the manager of, preferring instead to be known as the "head coach".
20:18
Manchester United's French defender Patrice Evra beats Stoke City's Irish midfielder Glenn Whelan to score the second goal during the English League Cup Quarter-Final football match between Stoke City And Manchester United at Britannia Stadium in Stoke on
Glenn Whelan lined up by Sunderland, Swansea City and Crystal Palace?
Stoke City and Ireland midfielder Glenn Whelan is reportedly a transfer target for Sunderland, Swansea and Crystal Palace.
13:52
Sunderlands Uruguayan manager Gus Poyet reacts during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, northeast England, on October 25, 2014
Gus Poyet: 'Sunderland must be active in transfer market'
Gus Poyet claims that there will be panic at Sunderland if the club do not bring in new players next month.
Dec 18, 03:54
Sunderland's Steven Fletcher during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Stoke City at Stadium of Light on January 29, 2014
Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher confident of derby win
Steven Fletcher believes that Sunderland are more than capable of beating local rivals Newcastle at St James' Park.
Dec 16, 16:44
David De Gea of Manchester United celebrates the first goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Liverpool on December 14, 2014
Premier League in Numbers: Week 16
Sports Mole reflects on the 16th round of Premier League matches with a selection of facts and figures from each of the 10 fixtures.
Dec 16, 12:02
Sunderland forward Jozy Altidore in action against Fulham on August 17, 2013
Report: Jozy Altidore wanted by Werder Bremen
Bundesliga strugglers Werder Bremen are interested in signing Sunderland striker Jozy Altidore, according to reports.
Dec 14, 16:50
Darren Fletcher #24 of Manchester United celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal in penalty shootouts against Inter Milan during their match in the International Champions Cup 2014 at FedExField on July 29, 2014
Aston Villa, Sunderland plot Darren Fletcher moves?
A report claims that Aston Villa and Sunderland are looking to sign Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher on a free transfer next summer.
Dec 14, 12:15
Sunderland's English striker Connor Wickham celebrates scoring the opening goal as Stoke City's Bosnian goalkeeper Asmir Begovic (R) reacts during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Stoke City at The Stadium of Light in Sunde
Connor Wickham "excited" over Sunderland future
Sunderland striker Connor Wickham admits that he is "excited" over his future at the club after penning a four-year contract extension with Gus Poyet's side.
Dec 14, 05:05
Sunderland's English striker Connor Wickham celebrates scoring the opening goal as Stoke City's Bosnian goalkeeper Asmir Begovic (R) reacts during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Stoke City at The Stadium of Light in Sunde
Connor Wickham confident goals and wins will come
Sunderland striker Connor Wickham believes that his side are close to turning their draws into wins in the Premier League following their point against West Ham United.
Dec 14, 02:17
Jordi Gomez of Sunderland celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at Stadium of Light on December 13, 2014
Player Ratings: Sunderland 1-1 West Ham United
Sports Mole looks back at who impressed during the 1-1 draw between Sunderland and West Ham United at the Stadium of Light.
Dec 13, 18:30
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Sunderland at The Hawthorns on August 16, 2014
Gus Poyet: Penalty decision was "soft"
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet concedes that the decision for his side's penalty against West Ham United was "soft" as they played out a 1-1 draw with the Hammers.
Dec 13, 17:50
Jordi Gomez of Sunderland celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at Stadium of Light on December 13, 2014
Match Analysis: Sunderland 1-1 West Ham United
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Sunderland's 1-1 draw against West Ham United at the Stadium of Light.
Dec 13, 17:43
Jordi Gomez #14 of Sunderland scores the opening goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at Stadium of Light on December 13, 2014
Sam Allardyce: Assistant referee got penalty call "horribly wrong"
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce feels that his side were robbed of three 'deserved' points from their trip to Sunderland by a 'horrible' penalty decision.
Dec 13, 17:33
Sunderland player Seb Larsson celebrates after he had scored the second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Sunderland at The Hawthorns on August 16, 2014
Sebastian Larsson: 'We need to start winning'
Sunderland midfielder Sebastian Larsson admits that his team need to start picking up victories in the Premier League after they drew for the 10th time this season.
Dec 13, 17:30
Jordi Gomez #14 of Sunderland scores the opening goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at Stadium of Light on December 13, 2014
Result: Sunderland, West Ham United share the spoils
Sunderland and West Ham play out a lively 1-1 draw in their Premier League clash at the Stadium of Light.
Dec 13, 16:56
Jordi Gomez #14 of Sunderland scores the opening goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at Stadium of Light on December 13, 2014
Half-Time Report: Sunderland, West Ham United level
Sunderland and West Ham United are level at 1-1 after 45 minutes of their Premier League clash at the Stadium of Light.
Dec 13, 15:52
Sunderland captain Lee Cattermole in action during the FA Cup Third Round Replay between Sunderland and Bolton Wanderers at Stadium of Light on January 15, 2013
Team News: One change each for Sunderland, West Ham United
Sunderland and West Ham United both make one change each ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash at the Stadium of Light.
Dec 13, 14:16
West Ham United's English striker Andy Carroll celebrates scoring their first goal to equalise during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Swansea City at the Boleyn Ground, Upton Park, in east London on December 7, 2014
Jamie Carragher: 'Sunderland won't relish playing against Andy Carroll'
Jamie Carragher backs Andy Carroll to continue his good form when West Ham United travel to Sunderland this afternoon.
Dec 13, 14:14
Jordi Gomez of Sunderland celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at Stadium of Light on December 13, 2014
Live Commentary: Sunderland 1-1 West Ham United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of the 1-1 draw between Sunderland and West Ham United at the Stadium of Light.
Dec 13, 14:00
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