Sam Allardyce: 'Jermain Defoe key to survival bid'Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce claims that his team's ability to "provide chances" for Jermain Defoe will play a key role in their battle against relegation this season.
Preview: Sunderland vs. Manchester UnitedSports Mole looks ahead to Saturday afternoon's Premier League encounter at the Stadium of Light between Sunderland and Manchester United.
Sam Allardyce: 'Fan walkout affected Liverpool'Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce believes that the mass walkout from Liverpool fans at Anfield must have affected the home players as they collapsed to a 2-2 draw.
Feb 6, 19:38
Sam Allardyce hails Sunderland never-say-die attitudeSunderland manager Sam Allardyce hails his side's never-say-die attitude after they came from two goals down in the final 10 minutes to rescue a point against Liverpool.
Feb 6, 17:51
Result: Late Sunderland comeback stuns LiverpoolSunderland come from two goals behind in the final 10 minutes to rescue a 2-2 draw against Liverpool at Anfield.
Feb 6, 16:56
Live Commentary: Liverpool 2-2 Sunderland - as it happenedRelive the 2-2 draw between Liverpool and Sunderland as the Black Cats come from two goals down in the final 10 minutes to rescue a point at Anfield.
Feb 6, 13:59
Manchester City star Sergio Aguero named Premier League Player of the MonthManchester City star Sergio Aguero is named the Premier League's Player of the Month for January after scoring five goals in three games.
Feb 5, 09:08
Sunderland's Sam Allardyce: 'Foreign players make a big fuss out of incidents'Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce says that foreign players make a "big fuss" in comparison to their British counterparts when it comes to match incidents.
Feb 2, 22:36
Jermain Defoe to return to Bournemouth?Bournemouth reportedly make a £5m offer to Sunderland for striker Sam Allardyce.
Feb 1, 12:22
Preview: Sunderland vs. BournemouthSports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League relegation battle between Sunderland and Bournemouth at the Stadium of Light.
Jan 21, 17:45
Result: Tottenham Hotspur recover to beat Sunderland at White Hart LaneChristian Eriksen scores a brace as Tottenham Hotspur battle back from a first-half deficit to beat Sunderland 4-1 in the Premier League.
Jan 16, 14:37
Team News: Mousa Dembele makes first Tottenham start since December in Sunderland clashMousa Dembele makes his first start for Tottenham Hotspur since December, while Danny Graham joins Jermain Defoe in attack for Sunderland at White Hart Lane.
Jan 16, 11:53
Live Commentary: Tottenham Hotspur 4-1 Sunderland - as it happenedLook back on Tottenham Hotspur's come-from-behind 4-1 win over Sunderland on matchday 22 in the Premier League.
Jan 16, 11:45
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. SunderlandSports Mole looks ahead to the Premier League clash at White Hart Lane between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland.
Jan 14, 14:17
Alan Curtis hits out at refereeReferee Graham Scott is heavily criticised by interim boss Alan Curtis following Swansea City's 4-2 home defeat at the hands of Sunderland.
Jan 13, 23:16
"Enormous" Sunderland win delights Sam AllardyceSam Allardyce insists that Sunderland's 4-2 win over Swansea City has given his side hope that they can secure their Premier League status.
Jan 13, 22:54
Result: Jermain Defoe treble sinks Swansea CityJermain Defoe nets three goals as Sunderland record a 4-2 win away at fellow strugglers Swansea City.
Jan 13, 21:46
Sam Allardyce: 'No Jermain Defoe offers'Sunderland have received no bids for reported Bournemouth transfer target Jermain Defoe, according to manager Sam Allardyce.
Jan 7, 19:55
Report: Bournemouth chase Sunderland striker Jermain DefoeBournemouth are reportedly interested in signing striker Jermain Defoe from Premier League strugglers Sunderland in the January transfer window.
Jan 3, 15:34
Sam Allardyce: "Thank God for Jermain Defoe"Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce praises Jermain Defoe for the striker's brace in Saturday's 2-1 win over Aston Villa in the Premier League.
Jan 2, 19:26
Result: Sorry Aston Villa lose at SunderlandFormer England international Jermain Defoe scores twice as Sunderland record a 3-1 win over Aston Villa in Saturday's Premier League clash at the Stadium of Light.
Jan 2, 17:02
Result: Christian Benteke scores winner again as Liverpool overcome SunderlandChristian Benteke scores the winner 23 seconds into the second half as Liverpool edge out lowly Sunderland in the final Premier League game of 2015.
Dec 30, 21:37
Half-Time Report: Chances aplenty, but no goals between Sunderland, LiverpoolBoth Sunderland and Liverpool threaten regularly in the first half of Wednesday's Premier League match at the Stadium of Light, but it remains goalless at the break.
Dec 30, 20:32
Team News: Christian Benteke leads Liverpool line at SunderlandChristian Benteke comes in for the injured Divock Origi as Liverpool travel to Sunderland in the final Premier League game of 2015.
Dec 30, 18:47
Preview: Sunderland vs. LiverpoolSports Mole previews Wednesday's Premier League clash between Sunderland and Liverpool at the Stadium of Light.
Dec 29, 22:55
Team News: Sergio Aguero misses out for Manchester CitySergio Aguero drops out of the starting lineup for Manchester City's Premier League clash with Sunderland at the Etihad Stadium.
Dec 26, 14:02
Preview: Manchester City vs. SunderlandSports Mole casts its eye forward to the Boxing Day Premier League affair between Manchester City and Sunderland.
Dec 23, 16:23
Result: Chelsea see off Sunderland in first game without Jose MourinhoChelsea begin life without Jose Mourinho with a 3-1 win over struggling Sunderland at Stamford Bridge.
Dec 19, 17:12
Team News: Cesc Fabregas returns for ChelseaCesc Fabregas returns to the starting lineup against Sunderland in Chelsea's first match without Jose Mourinho.
Dec 19, 14:43
Preview: Chelsea vs. SunderlandSports Mole looks ahead to Chelsea's first match since parting company with Jose Mourinho as the struggling champions host Sunderland at Stamford Bridge.
Dec 18, 13:43
Sam Allardyce disappointed with Sunderland loss to WatfordSunderland boss Sam Allardyce admits that he is extremely frustrated by his side's narrow 1-0 defeat to Watford at the Stadium of Light.
Dec 12, 17:51
Live Commentary: Sunderland 0-1 Watford - as it happenedRelive all the action from Watford's 1-0 win over Sunderland in the Premier League.
Dec 12, 14:00
Sam Allardyce takes positives from defeat to ArsenalSam Allardyce refuses to be too critical of his Sunderland side following their 3-1 defeat to Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.
Dec 5, 19:35
Match Analysis: Arsenal 3-1 SunderlandSports Mole reviews the action from North London as Arsenal secure a deserved, yet flattering 3-1 win over Sunderland.
Dec 5, 18:12
Preview: Arsenal vs. SunderlandSports Mole previews Arsenal's visit of Sunderland as the injury-hit Gunners look to beat the resurgent Black Cats in North London.
Dec 4, 11:43
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce may have to "tweak" formation against ArsenalSunderland boss Sam Allardyce admits that he may be forced to "tweak" his side's system for their Premier League clash against Arsenal.
Dec 3, 16:09
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe, Sebastian Larsson doubtful for Arsenal clashSunderland boss Sam Allardyce reveals that Jermain Defoe and Sebastian Larsson are unlikely to play against Arsenal in their Premier League clash at the Emirates Stadium.
Nov 30, 23:29
Result: Patrick van Aanholt, Duncan Watmore give Sunderland win over 10-man Stoke CityLate goals from Patrick van Aanholt and Duncan Watmore give Sunderland a 2-0 victory over 10-man Stoke City in their Premier League clash, as Ryan Shawcross is sent off.
Nov 28, 16:53
Half-Time Report: Goalless between Sunderland, Stoke CitySunderland and Stoke City play out a goalless first 45 minutes in their Premier League clash, as Patrick van Aanholt misses a chance late on with a free kick.
Nov 28, 15:48
Team News: DeAndre Yedlin starts for Sunderland against unchanged Stoke CitySunderland manager Sam Allardyce makes one change for his side's clash with the unchanged Stoke City, as DeAndre Yedlin comes in for the suspended Billy Jones.
Nov 28, 14:16