'Big' Sam Allardyce basks in the Mackem glory of having led Sunderland to survival in the Premier League with a 3-0 victory over Everton, following in the footsteps of messrs Di Canio, Poyet and Advocaat
Coverage of the Pre-Season Friendlies clash between Hartlepool and Sunderland.
Next Game: Rotherham United vs. Sunderland - Saturday, July 23 at 3pm in Pre-Season Friendlies
Chairman of Sunderland AFC, Ellis Short, during the launch of a pioneering partnership between Invest in Africa and Sunderland AFC at Stadium of Light on June 25, 2012
Sunderland chairman Ellis Short "delighted" with David Moyes capture
Sunderland chairman Ellis Short says that his club are "absolutely delighted" to have been able to bring David Moyes to the Stadium of Light.
12:27
Chairman of Sunderland AFC, Ellis Short, during the launch of a pioneering partnership between Invest in Africa and Sunderland AFC at Stadium of Light on June 25, 2012
Ellis Short: 'David Moyes has been on my radar for last five appointments'
Sunderland chairman Ellis Short says that David Moyes has been his preferred choice to become the club's manager during the last five appointments.
10:19
David Moyes manager of Manchester United applauds the fans during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Manchester United at St James' Park on April 5, 2014
David Moyes named as new Sunderland manager
Sunderland announce that David Moyes has been appointed as the club's new manager on a four-year contract.
09:51
A general view of the stadium during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion at Stadium of Light on February 21, 2015
Sunderland: 'We will move on quickly from Sam Allardyce'
Sunderland insist that the will move on "quickly and decisively" following the departure of manager Sam Allardyce.
16:34
'Big' Sam Allardyce basks in the Mackem glory of having led Sunderland to survival in the Premier League with a 3-0 victory over Everton, following in the footsteps of messrs Di Canio, Poyet and Advocaat
Sam Allardyce confirmed as new England manager
The Football Association confirms the appointment of Sam Allardyce as the new England manager on a two-year deal.
15:46
'Big' Sam Allardyce basks in the Mackem glory of having led Sunderland to survival in the Premier League with a 3-0 victory over Everton, following in the footsteps of messrs Di Canio, Poyet and Advocaat
Sunderland 'demand extra compensation for Sam Allardyce'
Sunderland are reportedly demanding extra compensation from the FA over their pursuit of manager Sam Allardyce and the disruption it has caused the club in pre-season.
Jul 21, 22:18
'Big' Sam Allardyce basks in the Mackem glory of having led Sunderland to survival in the Premier League with a 3-0 victory over Everton, following in the footsteps of messrs Di Canio, Poyet and Advocaat
Outgoing FA chairman Greg Dyke confirms hiring panel want Sam Allardyce
Outgoing FA chairman Greg Dyke confirms that Sam Allardyce will be recommended by a three-man panel to become the new England manager.
Jul 21, 12:12
Manchester United manager David Moyes look on against Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter final match on April 9, 2014
David Moyes in line to replace Sam Allardyce at Sunderland?
Former Manchester United manager David Moyes is reportedly the favourite to replace Sam Allardyce at Sunderland.
Jul 21, 10:13
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Arsenal on April 9, 2016
Report: Arsene Wenger turned down England job
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger reportedly turned down a deal to become the new England manager.
Jul 21, 09:39
A general view of the stadium prior to kickoff during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester City at The Stadium of Light on December 3, 2014
Sunderland address Sam Allardyce speculation
Sunderland release a statement saying that they share the "anger and frustration" of supporters after speculation continued to link Sam Allardyce with the England job.
Jul 20, 22:08
'Big' Sam Allardyce basks in the Mackem glory of having led Sunderland to survival in the Premier League with a 3-0 victory over Everton, following in the footsteps of messrs Di Canio, Poyet and Advocaat
England-bound Sam Allardyce oversees Sunderland win against Hartlepool United
Sam Allardyce watches Sunderland ease past Hartlepool United as reports suggest that he will be named as the new England boss on Thursday.
Jul 20, 21:23
'Big' Sam Allardyce basks in the Mackem glory of having led Sunderland to survival in the Premier League with a 3-0 victory over Everton, following in the footsteps of messrs Di Canio, Poyet and Advocaat
Sam Allardyce to be named as new England manager?
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce will reportedly be named as the new England manager in the next 24 hours.
Jul 20, 18:20
The Hull City mascot stands on the touchline during the FA Cup game between Hull City and Arsenal on March 6, 2016
Report: Steve Bruce holds talks with FA over vacant England job
Hull City boss Steve Bruce reportedly joins Sam Allardyce in being quizzed by Football Association chiefs, as the search for Roy Hodgson's successor steps up.
Jul 19, 09:30
Duncan Watmore of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur at the Stadium of Light on September 13, 2015 in Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Duncan Watmore "looking forward" to pre-season schedule
Sunderland midfielder Duncan Watmore says that the team are raring to get going as they gear up for their first pre-season match.
Jul 18, 19:57
Sam Allardyce bellows during the Premier League game between Southampton and Sunderland on March 5, 2016
Sunderland 'frustrated by FA's failure to make quick decision over Sam Allardyce'
Sunderland are reportedly frustrated by the Football Association taking its time over whether or not to appoint Sam Allardyce as the new England manager.
Jul 18, 15:35
'Big' Sam Allardyce basks in the Mackem glory of having led Sunderland to survival in the Premier League with a 3-0 victory over Everton, following in the footsteps of messrs Di Canio, Poyet and Advocaat
Report: Football Association to name new manager next week
Football Association chiefs are reportedly planning to name England's new manager in the coming days, with Sunderland's Sam Allardyce the favourite to take on the job.
Jul 17, 17:33
Emanuele Giaccherini for Sunderland on January 4, 2015
Emanuele Giaccherini joins Napoli
Italian international Emanuele Giaccherini departs Sunderland to join Italian side Napoli on a three-year contract.
Jul 16, 18:19
Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Jermain Defoe targets fast start for Sunderland
Jermain Defoe says that Sunderland need to work hard during pre-season in order to 'fly out of the blocks' in the Premier League.
Jul 16, 12:57
Emanuele Giaccherini scores his team's first goal during the Euro 2016 Group E game between Belgium and Italy on June 13, 2016
Emmanuele Giaccherini close to sealing Napoli switch?
Sunderland midfielder Emmanuele Giaccherini arrives in Italy to seal a move to Napoli.
Jul 16, 11:57
'Big' Sam Allardyce basks in the Mackem glory of having led Sunderland to survival in the Premier League with a 3-0 victory over Everton, following in the footsteps of messrs Di Canio, Poyet and Advocaat
Sunderland players 'prepared for Sam Allardyce exit'
Sunderland's players and officials are bracing themselves for Sam Allardyce to depart for the England job in the coming days, according to a report.
Jul 15, 11:02

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