Sunderland News

Ross McCormack in action for Aston Villa on August 5, 2016
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce: 'Nobody wanted Ross McCormack'
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce admits that he is "shocked" Sunderland did not push through with their plan to sign Ross McCormack during the summer.
Sep 24, 11:51
A general view of Goodison Park at night
Everton's Dominic Calvert-Lewin: 'EFL Cup win will boost confidence'
Everton forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin says that his side will grow in confidence following their win over Sunderland.
Sep 21, 22:18
A more recent picture of Simon Grayson while in charge of Preston North End on April 22, 2016
Simon Grayson: Sunderland finances "no great surprise"
Sunderland manager Simon Grayson admits that he was fully aware of the club's financial situation before he agreed to take the job.
Sep 19, 15:21
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 CEO: 'We made mistakes'
Sunderland chief executive Martin Bain admits that the club "made mistakes" in the run-up to their relegation from the Premier League.
Sep 19, 15:10
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
Fan arrested after bottle throwing incident in Sunderland, Sheffield United game
Sunderland confirm that an individual has been arrested after a bottle was thrown at a Sheffield United player in Saturday's Championship game at the Stadium of Light.
Sep 15, 22:15
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
Danny Higginbotham: 'Sunderland players must stop hiding'
Former Sunderland defender Danny Higginbotham believes that multiple players at the club are "hiding" and urges them to be pulling in the same direction.
Sep 14, 21:51
Simon Grayson the manager of Preston North End looks on prior to the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Preston North End and Watford at Deepdale on August 25, 2015
Simon Grayson: Defeat a "kick in the teeth"
Sunderland manager Simon Grayson describes his side's late defeat to Nottingham Forest as "a big kick in the teeth".
Sep 13, 18:29
General views of the Stadium of Light on December 6, 2011
Sunderland confirm investigations into thrown bottle against Sheffield United
Sunderland confirm that they are investigating claims that a bottle was thrown during their defeat to Sheffield United last weekend.
Sep 12, 14:29
Lamine Kone in action for Sunderland on August 13, 2016
Sunderland boss Simon Grayson: 'No offers made for Lamine Kone, Didier Ndong'
Sunderland boss Simon Grayson says that no clubs made an offer for either Lamine Kone or Didier Ndong during the transfer window.
Sep 9, 10:10
Callum McManaman #19 of West Bromwich Albion stops a ball during an International friendly soccer match between West Bromwich Albion and the Orlando City SC at the Orlando Citrus Bowl on July 15, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. Orlando won the match 3-1.
Callum McManaman delighted with Sunderland move
Winger Callum McManaman admits that he is "made up" to have secured a move to Sunderland.
Sep 2, 12:59
David Moyes looks dejected during the Premier League game between Middlesbrough and Sunderland on April 26, 2017
David Moyes: 'I shouldn't have taken Sunderland job'
Former Sunderland manager David Moyes says that he would not have taken the Black Cats job had he been made aware of the club's financial situation.
Sep 2, 11:17
Callum McManaman #19 of West Bromwich Albion stops a ball during an International friendly soccer match between West Bromwich Albion and the Orlando City SC at the Orlando Citrus Bowl on July 15, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. Orlando won the match 3-1.
Sunderland sign Callum McManaman from West Bromwich Albion
Sunderland sign winger Callum McManaman on a two-year deal from West Bromwich Albion.
Aug 31, 23:47
Jonny Williams for Ipswich Town on October 5, 2014
Sunderland finalise loan deal for midfielder Jonny Williams
Crystal Palace midfielder Jonny Williams is sent out on loan once again, this time linking up with Sunderland at Championship level.
Aug 31, 23:34
Marc Wilson of Stoke City runs with the ball during the Colonia Cup 2015 match between FC Porto and Stoke City FC at RheinEnergieStadion on August 2, 2015
Sunderland complete Marc Wilson signing
Sunderland complete the signing of defender Marc Wilson from Bournemouth on a permanent deal.
Aug 31, 23:19
Wahbi Khazri in action for Sunderland on August 13, 2016
Wahbi Khazri joins Rennes on loan from Sunderland
Sunderland confirm that Wahbi Khazri has joined Rennes on a season-long loan.
Aug 31, 21:56
Callum McManaman #19 of West Bromwich Albion stops a ball during an International friendly soccer match between West Bromwich Albion and the Orlando City SC at the Orlando Citrus Bowl on July 15, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. Orlando won the match 3-1.
Sunderland attempting to push through triple signing?
A report claims that Callum McManaman and Marc Wilson could be on their way to Sunderland on permanent deals, while Jonny Williams is close to joining on loan.
Aug 31, 21:04
Marc Wilson of Stoke City runs with the ball during the Colonia Cup 2015 match between FC Porto and Stoke City FC at RheinEnergieStadion on August 2, 2015
Marc Wilson 'to join Sunderland on season-long loan from Bournemouth'
Sunderland are reportedly closing in on the signing of Marc Wilson from Bournemouth on a season-long loan.
Aug 31, 21:03
Jonny Williams of Crystal Palace in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Sunderland at Selhurst Park on August 31, 2013
Sunderland keen on loan deal for Crystal Palace midfielder Jonny Williams?
Sunderland are reportedly in talks with Crystal Palace over a season-long loan deal for midfielder Jonny Williams.
Aug 31, 16:45
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
Papy Djilobodji leaves Sunderland on loan
Sunderland defender Papy Djilobodji joins Ligue 1 side Dijon on loan for the rest of the season.
Aug 31, 16:14
Wahbi Khazri in action for Sunderland on August 13, 2016
Wahbi Khazri 'in France for Rennes talks'
Sunderland attacker Wahbi Khazri reportedly travels to France to discuss a season-long loan to Rennes.
Aug 30, 15:20
Jordan Hugill of Preston North End in action during the pre season friendly match between Preston North End and Hearts at Deepdale on July 18, 2015 in Preston, England.
Preston North End reject Jordan Hugill transfer request
Preston North End confirm that they have rejected a written transfer request from in-demand striker Jordan Hugill.
Aug 29, 13:49
Didier Ndong and Morgan Schneiderlin in action during the Premier League game between Everton and Sunderland on February 25, 2017
West Ham United 'yet to move for Didier Ndong'
Sunderland are reportedly yet to receive an offer from West Ham United for Gabon midfielder Didier Ndong, despite suggestions of interest from the Hammers.
Aug 24, 22:42
Wahbi Khazri in action for Sunderland on August 13, 2016
Wahbi Khazri: 'I want to leave Sunderland'
Versatile attacker Wahbi Khazri reveals that he wants to leave Sunderland in the final week of the transfer window.
Aug 24, 22:28
West Ham United's Adrian and Robert Snodgrass celebrate victory over Tottenham Hotspur on May 5, 2017
Aston Villa join race to sign West Ham United winger Robert Snodgrass?
Aston Villa reportedly join the race to sign West Ham United winger Robert Snodgrass, who will leave the Hammers before the end of the transfer window.
Aug 22, 16:13
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 boss Simon Grayson: 'The final ball let us down'
Simon Grayson insists that Sunderland did not deserve to fall a goal down following a "dominant" start against Leeds United, which they failed to recover from.
Aug 19, 21:03
West Ham United's Adrian and Robert Snodgrass celebrate victory over Tottenham Hotspur on May 5, 2017
Sunderland to make approach for West Ham United winger Robert Snodgrass?
Sunderland manager Simon Grayson suggests that he is likely to make an approach for West Ham United winger Robert Snodgrass, who has been made available for transfer.
Aug 18, 10:32
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
Simon Grayson happy with Sunderland's start to the season
Sunderland manager Simon Grayson admits that he is happy with his side's unbeaten start to the campaign after their poor showing in pre-season.
Aug 17, 12:30
Simon Grayson the manager of Preston North End looks on prior to the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Preston North End and Watford at Deepdale on August 25, 2015
Simon Grayson: "It was a pleasing afternoon"
Sunderland manager Simon Grayson praises his team's "work ethic" after their first win of the Championship season.
Aug 13, 20:36
Boro player Grant Leadbitter in action during the npower Championship match between Middlesbrough and Hull City at Riverside Stadium on October 23, 2012
Grant Leadbitter to rejoin Sunderland from Middlesbrough?
Sunderland are reportedly keen to re-sign veteran midfielder Grant Leadbitter from rivals Middlesbrough.
Aug 10, 22:38
Sebastian Larsson of Sunderland in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland AFC and Stoke City FC at the Stadium of Light on November 28, 2015 in Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Sebastian Larsson signs for Hull City on a free transfer
Sebastian Larsson signs a one-year deal at Hull City after ending a six-year spell at Sunderland.
Aug 9, 11:36
Martyn Waghorn of Rangers celebrates after he scores his second goal during the Scottish Championships match between Greenock Morton FC and Rangers at Cappielow Park on September 27, 2015
Ipswich Town snap up Martyn Waghorn from Rangers
Martyn Waghorn joins Ipswich Town from Rangers on a two-year deal, despite suggestions that he was close to a reunion with Sunderland.
Aug 7, 13:05
Jeremain Lens of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Swansea City at the Stadium of Light on August 22, 2015 in Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Jeremain Lens leaves Sunderland to join Besiktas
Sunderland confirm that Netherlands international Jeremain Lens has completed a move to Turkish giants Besiktas.
Aug 6, 16:15
Simon Grayson manager of Preston North End looks on prior to the FA Cup with Budweiser Fourth round match between Nottingham Forest and Preston North End at City Ground on January 24, 2014
Simon Grayson pleased with Sunderland performance
Sunderland manager Simon Grayson is pleased with his side's performance during his first match at the helm, despite being held to a 1-1 draw at home.
Aug 4, 22:24
Gary Rowett manager of Birmingham City looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Birmingham City at Portman Road on February 24, 2015
Tom Huddlestone: 'Draw with Sunderland a fair result'
Derby County midfielder Tom Huddlestone believes that his side were worthy of a point from their 1-1 draw with newly-relegated Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
Aug 4, 22:17
Lee Cattermole of Sunderland in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Norwich City at Stadium of Light on August 15, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Lee Cattermole: 'Sunderland lacking confidence'
Sunderland captain Lee Cattermole admits that the team are short of confidence following their relegation from the Premier League last season.
Aug 4, 22:10
Darron Gibson in action for Everton on November 9, 2014
Simon Grayson: Darron Gibson "bang out of order"
Sunderland manager Simon Grayson describes Darron Gibson's disparaging remarks about the club as "bang out of order".
Aug 3, 16:57



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Leeds UnitedLeeds96211751220
2Wolverhampton WanderersWolves9621159620
3Cardiff CityCardiff9621148620
4Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd9603128418
5Preston North EndPreston944193616
6Middlesbrough9432116515
7Ipswich TownIpswich85031411315
8Bristol City93511510514
9Aston Villa93421210213
10Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds93421211113
11Queens Park RangersQPR93331212012
12Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest94051215-312
13Norwich CityNorwich9333812-412
14Fulham925298111
15Derby CountyDerby83231212011
16Millwall9243119210
17Hull City92341516-19
18Reading823378-19
19Burton Albion9234615-99
20Brentford91441012-27
21Barnsley8215913-47
22Sunderland9135814-66
23Birmingham CityBirmingham9126513-85
24Bolton WanderersBolton9027419-152
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