Team News: Two changes for West Ham United against SunderlandSlaven Bilic makes two enforced changes for West Ham United's trip to Sunderland this afternoon.
Apr 15, 14:04
Result: Manchester United beat Sunderland to heap further misery on David MoyesManchester United move into fifth place in the Premier League table with a comfortable 3-0 win away at 10-man Sunderland.
Apr 9, 15:25
Live Commentary: Sunderland 0-3 Manchester United - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live coverage of Manchester United's 3-0 victory over Sunderland in the Premier League.
Apr 9, 12:30
Jose Mourinho compares Jermain Defoe to Zlatan IbrahimovicSunderland striker Jermain Defoe has similar ability to Zlatan Ibrahimovic at the same age, according to Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.
Apr 9, 10:20
Preview: Sunderland vs. Manchester UnitedSports Mole previews the Premier League contest between Sunderland and Manchester United.
Apr 7, 15:17
Young cancer sufferer Bradley Lowery awarded 41st place in Grand NationalSunderland fan Bradley Lowery is awarded an honorary 41st place in the Grand National as he continues his battle against cancer.
Apr 5, 11:10
Result: Leicester City pour more misery on toothless SunderlandGoals from Islam Slimani and Jamie Vardy keep up Leicester's 100% record under Craig Shakespeare as they beat rock-bottom Sunderland 2-0 at the King Power Stadium.
Apr 4, 21:38
Team News: Jermain Defoe fit to start for SunderlandJermain Defoe overcomes a knock in time to feature from the off in Sunderland's meeting with Leicester City, as David Moyes makes three alterations to his side.
Apr 4, 18:48
David Moyes pays tribute to super-fit Jermain DefoeSunderland boss David Moyes hails Jermain Defoe after the 34-year-old made a scoring return to the England team last weekend.
Mar 31, 12:42
Jermain Defoe has relegation release clause in Sunderland contractSunderland striker Jermain Defoe will be free to leave the club should they suffer relegation from the Premier League due to a clause in his contract.
Mar 30, 18:43
Jermain Defoe: 'I've turned vegan'England and Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe reveals that he has turned vegan in order to prolong his playing career.
Mar 28, 14:58
Gareth Southgate: 'Relegation could harm Jermain Defoe's England chances'England manager Gareth Southgate hints that relegation for Sunderland could harm Jermain Defoe's chances of being called up in the future.
Mar 27, 13:38
Dele Alli: 'Jermain Defoe is a legend'Tottenham Hotspur and England midfielder Dele Alli says that he regards Jermain Defoe as a "legend" following his goalscoring return to international duty.
Mar 27, 13:19
Adam Lallana: 'Jermain Defoe can be massive for England'England midfielder Adam Lallana believes that 34-year-old striker Jermain Defoe could have a "massive" impact at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Mar 27, 13:11
England striker Jamie Vardy downplays black eyeEngland striker Jamie Vardy says that the black eye he was sporting against Lithuania was caused by "a little accident" involving a football.
Mar 26, 21:48
England goalkeeper Joe Hart: 'Wayne Rooney is our captain'England goalkeeper Joe Hart insists that Wayne Rooney is still the captain of England.
Mar 26, 20:26
Gareth Southgate: 'England not at their best against Lithuania'England boss Gareth Southgate admits that the Three Lions were not at their best against Lithuania.
Mar 26, 19:56
England's Jermain Defoe: 'International return emotional'England striker Jermain Defoe opens up about the intense emotions he felt when making his international comeback.
Mar 26, 19:36
Result: Jermain Defoe on scoresheet in England winEngland move onto 13 points in Group F courtesy of a 2-0 win over Lithuania in Sunday's 2018 World Cup qualification match at Wembley Stadium.
Mar 26, 18:55
Team News: Jermain Defoe starts for EnglandJermain Defoe starts up front as England host Lithuania in their World Cup qualifier.
Mar 26, 16:03
Live Commentary: England 2-0 Lithuania - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live coverage of the 2018 World Cup qualification match between England and Lithuania.
Mar 26, 16:00
Report: Jermain Defoe to start for England against LithuaniaJermain Defoe is to make his first England start in almost three years in the World Cup qualifier against Lithuania on Sunday, according to reports.
Mar 26, 11:03
Report: Bournemouth considering Jermain Defoe bid should Sunderland go downBournemouth boss Eddie Howe is reportedly keeping tabs on Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe, with a view to a bid should the Black Cats suffer relegation.
Mar 26, 10:38
Preview: England vs. LithuaniaSports Mole previews Sunday's World Cup Group F qualifier between England and Lithuania at Wembley.
Mar 25, 15:47
England must hit goal trail against Lithuania at WembleyEngland may have impressed during their friendly defeat in Germany, but now it is time for Gareth Southgate's team to return to the goal trail against Lithuania.
Mar 23, 17:21
Report: West Ham United want Jermain Defoe on a freeWest Ham United believe that they can sign Jermain Defoe on a free transfer this summer if Sunderland are relegated from the Premier League, according to a report.
Mar 23, 14:08
Sunderland legend Micky Gray: 'Jermain Defoe should have joined West Ham United'Sunderland legend Micky Gray says that Jermain Defoe should have signed for West Ham United "when he had the chance".
Mar 22, 20:18
Michael Keane, Jake Livermore to start for England?England manager Gareth Southgate is expected to use a 3-4-3 formation against Germany, handing a debut to Michael Keane and first international start to Jake Livermore.
Mar 22, 14:58
Jermain Defoe casts doubt on Sunderland futureJermain Defoe admits that he might have to leave Sunderland at the end of the season if the Black Cats are relegated from the Premier League.
Mar 20, 18:55
Preview: Germany vs. EnglandSports Mole previews the international friendly between Germany and England in Dortmund.
Mar 20, 16:25
Jermain Defoe: 'Gareth Southgate has always impressed me'Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe says that he has always been impressed by Gareth Southgate, both as a player and during his managerial career.
Mar 20, 15:28
Jermain Defoe: 'Being senior England player is strange'Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe acknowledges that it feels "strange" to be seen as one of England's senior players after his recall to the national team.
Mar 20, 15:13
David Moyes: 'England recall will boost Jermain Defoe'Sunderland manager David Moyes is hopeful that Jermain Defoe's recall to the England squad after a four-year absence will give his whole team a lift.
Mar 17, 16:40
Sam Allardyce "delighted" for Jermain DefoeCrystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce reveals his 'delight' after veteran striker Jermain Defoe's call-up to the England squad.
Mar 17, 15:47
Gareth Southgate to decide England captain next weekEngland manager Gareth Southgate admits that he is not yet sure who will captain the team for the upcoming matches against Germany and Lithuania.
Mar 16, 16:47
Gareth Southgate hails "phenomenal" Jermain DefoeEngland manager Gareth Southgate heaps praise on Jermain Defoe after recalling the Sunderland striker to his international squad.
Mar 16, 16:29
Gareth Southgate: 'Lack of game time cost Wayne Rooney England place'England manager Gareth Southgate reveals that Wayne Rooney's omission from the latest squad was down to his lack of game time more than his recent injury.
Mar 16, 16:19
Gareth Southgate: 'Theo Walcott omission a tough call'England manager Gareth Southgate admits that it was "a really tough call" to leave Arsenal forward Theo Walcott out of his squad.
Mar 16, 15:31
Jermain Defoe: 'I deserve England call-up'Jermain Defoe says that he 'deserves' his recall to the England squad at the age of 34.
Mar 16, 14:57
Jermain Defoe in, Theo Walcott, Jack Wilshere out of England squadJermain Defoe earns a recall to the England squad, but there is no space for Theo Walcott and Jack Wilshere.
Mar 16, 13:51