Sunderland end pre-season with win in HannoverSunderland prepare for the new Premier League campaign with a 1-0 win away at Hannover.
Jermain Defoe hopes to "nick a few" early goals when Premier League startsSunderland forward Jermain Defoe is hopeful that he can "nick a few goals" in the early stages of the Premier League campaign.
Jul 27, 08:18
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe feeling 'sharp' in pre-seasonJermain Defoe reveals that he is feeling 'sharp' after scoring twice in Sunderland's pre-season win over former club Toronto.
Jul 23, 15:32
Dick Advocaat: Jermain Defoe goals "boost to his confidence"Jermain Defoe's two goals for Sunderland in their pre-season friendly against Toronto will have been a "boost to his confidence", according to manager Dick Advocaat.
Jul 23, 09:41
Result: Jermain Defoe leads Sunderland comeback in TorontoJermain Defoe scores twice against his former side as Sunderland come from behind to beat Sunderland 2-1.
Jul 23, 02:25
Younes Kaboul relishing working with Jermain Defoe againSunderland defender Younes Kaboul is eagerly anticipating playing alongside Jermain Defoe for the fourth time in his career following his move to the Black Cats.
Jul 21, 02:14
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe hails "great" Younes Kaboul signingSunderland striker Jermain Defoe believes that Younes Kaboul is a "great signing" for the club.
Jul 17, 12:02
Result: Sunderland beaten on US tour openerSunderland begin their US tour with a defeat as United Soccer League side Sacramento Republic clinch a 1-0 victory at Bonney Field.
Jul 15, 06:17
Tottenham Hotspur stars attend Ledley King's wedding in West LondonFormer Tottenham Hotspur players join in with the celebrations at Ledley King's wedding in West London.
Jul 13, 15:43
Assessing the Major League Soccer BritsAhead of the debuts of Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard this month, Sports Mole picks out five British players who have benefited from a move to MLS.
Jul 4, 14:45
Jermain Defoe aiming for 20-goal barrierSunderland striker Jermain Defoe targets at least 20 goals for the Black Cats ahead of the 2015-16 campaign.
Jun 28, 23:18
Jermain Defoe "delighted" to see Dick Advocaat remain as Sunderland bossSunderland striker Jermain Defoe insists that the only way is up for the club next season under the tenure of experienced Dutchman Dick Advocaat.
Jun 28, 18:58
Jermain Defoe: 'Dick Advocaat has similar traits to Jose Mourinho'Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe claims that Dick Advocaat has a similar style of management to that of Jose Mourinho and Carlo Ancelotti.
Jun 6, 02:51
Sports Mole Reader Awards: Premier League Goal of the SeasonSee which stunning 2014-15 Premier League goal you voted for as the best of the season in the Sports Mole Reader Awards.
Jun 5, 20:09
Jermain Defoe still holds England hopesSunderland striker Jermain Defoe insists that he still hopes to regain a place in Roy Hodgson's England plans following an impressive spell at the Black Cats.
Jun 4, 09:12
Jermain Defoe wants Steve McClaren to snub Newcastle United for SunderlandSunderland striker Jermain Defoe insists that Steve McClaren would be a better fit at the Stadium of Light than at Newcastle United.
Jun 3, 20:27
Jermain Defoe: 'Sunderland players wanted Dick Advocaat to stay'Jermain Defoe reveals that most of the Sunderland players wanted Dick Advocaat to sign a permanent deal at the Stadium of Light.
Jun 3, 08:44
End-of-season report: SunderlandSports Mole assesses a tumultuous 2014-15 campaign for Sunderland.
May 26, 14:00
The Sports Mole team's 2014-15 Premier League awardsThe Sports Mole team dishes out a number of awards following the conclusion of the 2014-15 Premier League campaign.
May 26, 11:21
Team News: Didier Drogba skippers Chelsea on final appearanceIvorian forward Didier Drogba captains Chelsea against Sunderland in the Premier League.
May 24, 14:25
Report: Bournemouth line up Jermain Defoe swoopA report suggests that Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is lining up moves to sign Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe and Liverpool's Rickie Lambert this summer.
May 24, 04:30
Jermain Defoe: "Relegation battle has been scary"Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe admits that his side's fight to avoid relegation to the Championship "has been scary".
May 20, 22:04
Match Analysis: Sunderland 0-0 Leicester CitySports Mole looks back over the 0-0 draw between Sunderland and Leicester City at the Stadium of Light.
May 16, 17:16
Preview: Sunderland vs. Leicester CitySports Mole previews a massive match in the Premier League's relegation battle as Sunderland welcome Leicester City to the Stadium of Light.
May 14, 17:31
Eddie Howe to join Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher on Monday Night FootballBournemouth manager Eddie Howe will join Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher on Sky Sports' Monday Night Football this evening.
May 11, 12:55
Bournemouth to make shock move for Dimitar Berbatov?A report claims that Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is interested in bringing AS Monaco striker Dimitar Berbatov to the Goldsands Stadium this summer.
May 10, 16:13
Tim Howard bemoans bad luck in Sunderland defeatTim Howard bemoans Everton's bad luck during their 2-0 defeat at home to Sunderland in the Premier League.
May 10, 14:38
Jermain Defoe: Everton match was "must win"Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe admits that the team's match against Everton was "must win" as they try to avoid relegation from the Premier League.
May 10, 13:45
Bournemouth keen on Jermain Defoe?Bournemouth are reportedly eager to sign Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe should the Black Cats suffer relegation from the Premier League.
May 10, 12:09
Danny Graham: 'We deserved our luck'Sunderland striker Danny Graham believes that his side deserved their fortune for their two goals in their victory over Everton at Goodison Park.
May 10, 02:10
Dick Advocaat: "Everton were the better side"Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat admits that Everton were the "better side" despite his team winning 2-0 at Goodison Park.
May 9, 17:54
Player Ratings: Everton 0-2 SunderlandSports Mole looks at who stood out during Sunderland's remarkable 2-0 victory over Everton at Goodison Park.
May 9, 15:55
Roberto Martinez refuses to criticise Everton playersEverton boss Roberto Martinez refuses to be critical of his players after their 2-0 defeat to Sunderland at Goodison Park.
May 9, 15:22
Match Analysis: Everton 0-2 SunderlandSports Mole takes an in-depth look at relegation-threatened Sunderland's fortuitous 2-0 victory over Everton at Goodison Park.
May 9, 15:16
Result: Danny Graham, Jermain Defoe secure vital win for SunderlandSunderland's relegation fears are eased after goals from Danny Graham and Jermain Defoe earn the Black Cats victory over Everton.
May 9, 14:36
Live Commentary: Aston Villa 1-0 West Ham United - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live text commentary Aston Villa's crucial 1-0 win over West Ham United in the Premier League.
May 9, 14:00
Half-Time Report: Everton, Sunderland level at breakEverton and Sunderland are all square at half time in the Premier League's early kickoff.
May 9, 13:32
Live Commentary: Everton 0-2 Sunderland - as it happenedRelive Sunderland's 2-0 victory over Everton at Goodison Park as the Black Cats give their survival hopes a massive boost on Merseyside.
May 9, 11:45
On this day: Arsenal snatch fourth spot ahead of Tottenham HotspurOn this day in 2006, Arsenal snatched the fourth and final Champions League spot with a 4-2 victory over Wigan Athletic in their last game at Highbury.
May 7, 08:00
Toby Alderweireld: "We deserved more"Southampton defender Toby Alderweireld insists that his side deserved to take something from their defeat against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
May 3, 03:12