Jermain Defoe backs Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce to become England managerJermain Defoe backs his Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce to be a contender for the England job following Roy Hodgson's departure.
Sunderland release Steven Fletcher, Wes BrownSunderland confirm that Steven Fletcher, Wes Brown, Danny Graham and Steve Harper will all leave the club at the end of their contracts this summer.
Jun 10, 13:07
Jermain Defoe signs three-year Sunderland extensionJermain Defoe signs a new three-year Sunderland deal that will keep him at the club until 2019.
Jun 9, 16:11
Result: England beat Rest of World team in Soccer Aid clashSunderland striker Jermain Defoe scores twice in Sunday night's Soccer Aid event at Old Trafford as an England XI beat a Rest of the World XI 3-2.
Jun 5, 21:52
Paul Ince: 'England should have picked Jermain Defoe over Marcus Rashford'Former England mainstay Paul Ince believes that Jermain Defoe should have been picked for the Three Lions' Euro 2016 squad instead of Marcus Rashford.
Jun 5, 17:05
Preview: England vs. TurkeySports Mole previews England's first Euro 2016 warm-up match as they host Turkey at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester.
May 22, 00:15
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce plots double Swansea City raid?Swansea City attackers Andre Ayew and Bafetimbi Gomis are both reportedly summer transfer targets of Sunderland.
May 19, 22:53
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe reacts to missing out on England spot for Euro 2016Jermain Defoe admits that he is 'disappointed' to have missed out on a place in England's Euro 2016 squad.
May 16, 18:45
Video: Sports Mole Reader Awards - Premier League Striker of the SeasonSee who you voted for as the Premier League Striker of the Season in the 2015-16 Sports Mole Reader Awards.
May 16, 12:00
Preview: Watford vs. SunderlandSports Mole previews the final-day Premier League clash between Watford and Sunderland at Vicarage Road in what is Quique Flores's final match in charge of the Hornets.
May 14, 21:33
Jermain Defoe hails Sunderland's "team spirit"Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe reveals his delight after the Black Cats secured Premier League survival with a 3-0 win over Everton.
May 11, 22:12
Result: Sunderland secure Premier League survivalSunderland secure Premier League survival and relegate Newcastle United and Norwich City after beating Everton 3-0 at the Stadium of Light on Wednesday night.
May 11, 21:38
Sam Allardyce: Jermain Defoe "very good option" for EnglandSam Allardyce urges Roy Hodgson to make experienced centre-forward Jermain Defoe part of the England squad for Euro 2016.
May 10, 09:34
Sam Allardyce: 'We're in a very good position'Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce admits that his side are in a "very good position" following their 3-2 victory over Chelsea.
May 7, 19:54
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce hails Jermain DefoeSunderland boss Sam Allardyce hails Jermain Defoe after the striker scored his 15th Premier League goal of the season in Saturday's 3-2 win over Chelsea.
May 7, 19:26
Result: Sunderland climb out of relegation zone with comeback win over 10-men ChelseaSunderland come from behind to seal a 3-2 victory over 10-men Chelsea at the Stadium of Light and move out of the relegation zone.
May 7, 16:57
Team News: Sunderland unchanged against ChelseaSam Allardyce fields an unchanged lineup as Sunderland host Chelsea in the Premier League.
May 7, 14:04
Live Commentary: Sunderland 3-2 Chelsea - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live text commentary of the Premier League match between Sunderland and Chelsea at the Stadium of Light.
May 7, 14:00
Preview: Sunderland vs. ChelseaSports Mole looks ahead to struggling Sunderland's home encounter against recently-dethroned champions Chelsea.
May 5, 18:43
Bournemouth to move for Jermain Defoe?Jermain Defoe is reportedly a major summer transfer target of Bournemouth, particularly if Sunderland are relegated to the Championship.
May 4, 09:41
Sam Allardyce hails Jermain Defoe contributionSunderland manager Sam Allardyce praises striker Jermain Defoe for keeping his side in with a chance of Premier League survival with his 14 goals this season.
May 1, 22:16
Sam Allardyce concerned by Sunderland nervesSunderland manager Sam Allardyce admits that he is concerned by the nerves his side showed during their 1-1 draw with Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium.
May 1, 21:01
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce: 'Decisions went against us'Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce says that refereeing decisions prevented his team from winning, but is pleased with the late equaliser against Stoke City.
Apr 30, 17:59
Result: Jerman Defoe's last-gasp penalty keeps Sunderland's survival hopes aliveJermain Defoe scores a last-gasp penalty to draw 1-1 with Stoke City and keep Sunderland's hopes of Premier League survival alive.
Apr 30, 17:08
Team News: Sunderland unchanged against Stoke CitySam Allardyce opts against making any changes for the trip to Stoke City in the Premier League.
Apr 30, 14:18
Preview: Stoke City vs. SunderlandSports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Stoke City and relegation-threatened Sunderland at the Britannia Stadium.
Apr 29, 13:47
Sam Allardyce unhappy with penalty call in Arsenal drawSunderland boss Sam Allardyce questions referee Mike Dean's decision to not award his side a penalty for handball in the 0-0 draw with Arsenal.
Apr 24, 17:34
Result: Chances missed as Sunderland, Arsenal share a pointSunderland and Arsenal play out a goalless draw at the Stadium of Light after both sides miss chances to nab a winner.
Apr 24, 15:56
Team News: Sunderland, Arsenal unchanged for Stadium of Light clashSunderland remain unchanged for this afternoon's visit of Arsenal, while the Gunners welcome Jack Wilshere back to their squad.
Apr 24, 13:08
Sam Allardyce "brainwashed" into doubting Jermain DefoeSunderland manager Sam Allardyce hails the goalscoring success of Jermain Defoe this season, which he admits could have been a different story.
Apr 22, 18:52
Preview: Sunderland vs. ArsenalSports Mole previews the Premier League encounter at the Stadium of Light between Sunderland and Arsenal.
Apr 22, 16:50
Alex Neil: 'Big decisions went against us'Norwich City manager Alex Neil insists that Sunderland's first two goals should not have counted after his side lost their relegation six-pointer.
Apr 16, 18:39
Result: Sunderland win at Norwich City to throw relegation scrap wide openSunderland end their six-game winless streak and earn a massive three points at relegation rivals Norwich City to close within a point of the Canaries.
Apr 16, 14:39
Live Commentary: Norwich City 0-3 Sunderland - as it happenedRead how the Premier League basement battle between Norwich City and Sunderland unfolded with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates.
Apr 16, 11:46
Preview: Norwich City vs. SunderlandSports Mole looks ahead to Saturday lunchtime's huge Premier League basement battle between Norwich City and Sunderland.
Apr 15, 16:54
Team News: Sunderland, Leicester City both unchangedSunderland and Leicester City are both unchanged for this afternoon's Premier League contest at the Stadium of Light.
Apr 10, 12:32
Preview: Sunderland vs. Leicester CitySports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between Sunderland and Leicester City at the Stadium of Light.
Apr 8, 01:22
Result: Sunderland, West Bromwich Albion play out goalless drawSunderland remain in the bottom three of the Premier League table after playing out a 0-0 draw against West Bromwich Albion.
Apr 2, 16:53
Live Commentary: Sunderland 0-0 West Bromwich Albion - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live coverage of the goalless draw between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion.
Apr 2, 14:00
Preview: Sunderland vs. West Bromwich AlbionSports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League match between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion at the Stadium of Light.
Apr 1, 20:08