Sunderland News

Duncan Watmore of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur at the Stadium of Light on September 13, 2015 in Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Duncan Watmore out for "long" time after undergoing knee surgery
Sunderland manager Chris Coleman confirms that Duncan Watmore faces a long spell on the sidelines after undergoing knee surgery and will "probably" not play this season.
19:08
Wales manager Chris Coleman on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier with Serbia on November 12, 2016
Steve Bruce: 'Chris Coleman right man for Sunderland'
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce says that Chris Coleman is the best option to take Sunderland forward.
Nov 22, 13:13
Wales national team manager Chris Coleman looks on during the International Friendly match between Wales v Ireland at the Cardiff City Stadium on August 14, 2013
Chris Coleman: 'Sunderland must stay positive'
Manager Chris Coleman says that Sunderland "cannot feel sorry for themselves" as they look to move off the bottom of the Championship table.
Nov 22, 12:05
Wales manager Chris Coleman looks on during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier Group D match between Wales and Macedonia at Cardiff City Stadium on October 11, 2013
Championship roundup: Chris Coleman loses first game as Sunderland boss
Chris Coleman's first game in charge of Sunderland ends in defeat as the Championship's basement side lose 2-1 at Aston Villa on Tuesday night.
Nov 21, 22:05
Hector Bellerin of Arsenal and Duncan Watmore of Sunderland compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Sunderland at Emirates Stadiumon December 5, 2015
Sunderland winger Duncan Watmore suffers second cruciate ligament injury
Sunderland winger Duncan Watmore will miss the rest of the season after suffering a second cruciate ligament injury in the space of 12 months.
Nov 21, 15:13
Wales national team manager Chris Coleman looks on during the International Friendly match between Wales v Ireland at the Cardiff City Stadium on August 14, 2013
Simon Grayson: 'Sunderland must give time to Chris Coleman'
Former Sunderland manager Simon Grayson says that the Black Cats must give his replacement Chris Coleman time to try to succeed at the Stadium of Light.
Nov 20, 17:17
Wales national team manager Chris Coleman looks on during the International Friendly match between Wales v Ireland at the Cardiff City Stadium on August 14, 2013
Joey Barton: 'Chris Coleman is better than Sunderland'
Former Newcastle United midfielder Joey Barton questions why Chris Coleman has decided to join Sunderland rather than wait for a job in the Premier League.
Nov 20, 16:26
Wales national team manager Chris Coleman looks on during the International Friendly match between Wales v Ireland at the Cardiff City Stadium on August 14, 2013
Boss Chris Coleman: 'I can't splash cash at Sunderland'
New Sunderland boss Chris Coleman says that there have been no promises over transfer funds for the January window.
Nov 20, 12:27
Wales national team manager Chris Coleman looks on during the International Friendly match between Wales v Ireland at the Cardiff City Stadium on August 14, 2013
Sunderland boss Chris Coleman targeting loan deals for Liverpool pair?
New Sunderland boss Chris Coleman is reportedly keen on securing loan deals for Liverpool duo Danny Ward and Ben Woodburn during the January transfer window.
Nov 20, 10:24
Chris Coleman leads a Wales training session on March 22, 2016
Chris Coleman: 'No room for shrinking violets at Sunderland'
Chris Coleman insists that it is a matter of time before the good times return to Sunderland and hopes to be the man who can turn things around.
Nov 19, 22:32
Chris Coleman the Wales manager waves to the crowd during the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying match between Wales and Belgium at the Cardiff City Stadium on June 12, 2015
Chris Coleman appointed as Sunderland boss
Chris Coleman is officially appointed as the new manager of Sunderland, replacing Simon Grayson at the Stadium of Light.
Nov 19, 15:38
Wales manager Chris Coleman looks on during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier Group D match between Wales and Macedonia at Cardiff City Stadium on October 11, 2013
Peter Reid: 'Chris Coleman a good choice for Sunderland'
Former Sunderland manager Peter Reid believes that former Wales boss Chris Coleman will be a success at the Stadium of Light.
Nov 19, 14:00
Chris Coleman leads a Wales training session on March 22, 2016
Chris Coleman confirms imminent Sunderland appointment
Chris Coleman confirms that he expects to be named as Sunderland's new manager by the end of the weekend, while also urging Wales to appoint "a passionate Welshman".
Nov 18, 20:43
Helder Costa in action for Wolverhampton Wanderers on October 24, 2017
Championship roundup: Wolverhampton Wanderers back on top
Wolverhampton Wanderers return to the top of the Championship table courtesy of a 2-0 win at Reading.
Nov 18, 17:10
Chris Coleman leads a Wales training session on March 22, 2016
Chris Coleman resigns as Wales boss
Chris Coleman resigns as head coach of Wales with immediate effect, and the 47-year-old is expected to become Sunderland's new manager.
Nov 17, 20:42
Chris Coleman leads a Wales training session on March 22, 2016
Sunderland 'to appoint Chris Coleman'
Wales manager Chris Coleman is on the verge of becoming Sunderland's new head coach, according to a report.
Nov 17, 19:56
Paul Heckingbottom poses with his League One manager of the month award for March 2016
Paul Heckingbottom 'out of Sunderland running'
Sunderland reportedly end their pursuit of Barnsley boss Paul Heckingbottom for their managerial vacancy.
Nov 17, 15:49
Dwight Yorke poses during a Global Legends Series portrait session at the Swissotel on December 5, 2014
Dwight Yorke wants Sunderland job
Dwight Yorke has applied for the Sunderland job and believes that he could provide the lift the side needs to kick-start their season.
Nov 17, 10:11
Chris Coleman leads a Wales training session on March 22, 2016
Wales boss Chris Coleman 'interested in Sunderland job'
Wales manager Chris Coleman is reportedly open to the prospect of stepping down from his position and taking over at Championship basement boys Sunderland.
Nov 17, 09:21
Michael O'Neill during the Euro 2016 Group C match between Ukraine and Northern Ireland on July 16, 2016
Michael O'Neill 'turns down Sunderland approach'
Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill reportedly rejects an approach from Sunderland to take over at the Stadium of Light.
Nov 16, 15:26
'Big' Sam Allardyce basks in the Mackem glory of having led Sunderland to survival in the Premier League with a 3-0 victory over Everton, following in the footsteps of messrs Di Canio, Poyet and Advocaat
Sam Allardyce: 'Sunderland need experience'
Former boss Sam Allardyce claims that whoever becomes the new manager of Sunderland is in for "one hell of a job".
Nov 16, 12:16
Ally McCoist, the Rangers manager, looks on during the pre season friendly match between Derby County and Rangers at iPro Stadium on August 2, 2014
Ally McCoist: 'I'm interested in Sunderland job'
Rangers legend Ally McCoist admits that he holds an interest in the vacant managerial position at Championship side Sunderland.
Nov 16, 11:37
Paul Heckingbottom poses with his League One manager of the month award for March 2016
Barnsley boss Paul Heckingbottom: 'I've had no approach from Sunderland'
Barnsley boss Paul Heckingbottom says that Sunderland have not approached him over the vacant managerial position at the Stadium of Light.
Nov 16, 10:53
Paul Heckingbottom poses with his League One manager of the month award for March 2016
Sunderland 'offer manager Paul Heckingbottom huge pay rise to leave Barnsley'
Sunderland have reportedly turned their focus to luring Paul Heckingbottom away from Barnsley after being put off appointing Ally McCoist and Walter Smith.
Nov 15, 14:23
Michael O'Neill during the Euro 2016 Group C match between Ukraine and Northern Ireland on July 16, 2016
Scotland make official approach for Michael O'Neill?
A report claims that Scotland want to hold talks with Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill about replacing Gordon Strachan at Hampden Park.
Nov 15, 14:10
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce smiles before his side's pre-season clash with Shrewsbury Town on July 15, 2017
Aston Villa, Sunderland keen on Albion Rovers striker Connor Shields?
Aston Villa and Sunderland are reportedly keen on signing Albion Rovers striker Connor Shields during the January transfer window.
Nov 14, 17:06
Michael O'Neill during the Euro 2016 Group C match between Ukraine and Northern Ireland on July 16, 2016
Irish FA offers in-demand manager Michael O'Neill improved terms?
Michael O'Neill has reportedly been offered improved terms to stay on as Northern Ireland boss, but international and club sides are providing stern competition.
Nov 14, 14:29
Harry Redknapp in charge of Birmingham City in April 2017
Harry Redknapp not on Sunderland's radar?
Championship outfit Sunderland are reportedly not interested in appointing Harry Redknapp as the club's new manager.
Nov 14, 11:21
Ally McCoist, the Rangers manager, looks on during the pre season friendly match between Derby County and Rangers at iPro Stadium on August 2, 2014
Sunderland consider Paul Heckingbottom, Ally McCoist for managerial role?
Sunderland are reportedly considering Barnsley boss Paul Heckingbottom and Rangers legend Ally McCoist for the vacant managerial role at the Stadium of Light.
Nov 13, 18:18
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka looks on prior to his side's Premier League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 5, 2016
Aitor Karanka 'wary of taking over at Sunderland'
Aitor Karanka is reportedly delaying a decision over whether to take on the Sunderland job due to concerns about the owner's plans, while Ally McCoist is less hesitant.
Nov 12, 20:57
Lamine Kone in action for Sunderland on August 13, 2016
Sunderland defender Lamine Kone ruled out for at least two months
Sunderland defender Lamine Kone is to miss between eight and 10 weeks of action after picking up a knee injury in training last week.
Nov 8, 18:58
Brighton & Hove Albion Interim Manager Nathan Jones looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Brighton & Hove Albion at Craven Cottage on December 29, 2014
Sunderland to make short-term managerial appointment?
Sunderland are tempted to make a 'firefighter appointment' by bringing in a new manager on a short-term basis in time for next week's visit of Millwall, a report claims.
Nov 8, 18:46
Assistant manager Roy Keane speaks at a press conference at Gannon Park on November 13, 2013
Roy Keane not thinking about return to club management
Roy Keane says that all his focus is on ensuring that Republic of Ireland get to the World Cup finals, amid suggestions that he is in the running for the Sunderland job.
Nov 7, 20:29
Chairman of Sunderland AFC, Ellis Short, during the launch of a pioneering partnership between Invest in Africa and Sunderland AFC at Stadium of Light on June 25, 2012
Sam Allardyce urges Sunderland owner Ellis Short to sell up
Sam Allardyce describes former club Sunderland's plight as "tragic" and insists that the only way it will end is if owner Ellis Short sells the club.
Nov 7, 15:25
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
Bryan Oviedo keen to remain at Sunderland
Defender Bryan Oviedo says that he does not want to leave Sunderland during the January transfer window, despite expected interest in his signature.
Nov 6, 18:13
Brighton & Hove Albion Interim Manager Nathan Jones looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Brighton & Hove Albion at Craven Cottage on December 29, 2014
Sunderland consider approach for Luton Town boss Nathan Jones?
Sunderland reportedly identify Luton Town boss Nathan Jones as a potential candidate for the vacant managerial role at the Stadium of Light.
Nov 6, 16:22



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Wolverhampton WanderersWolves18132335161941
2Cardiff CityCardiff18114325131237
3Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd18120631201136
4Aston Villa189542617932
5Bristol City188732718931
6Middlesbrough188552415929
7Derby CountyDerby178542620629
8Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest189092627-127
9Ipswich TownIpswich178273026426
10Leeds UnitedLeeds188282724326
11Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds186752321225
12Preston North EndPreston186752120125
13Brentford185852624223
14Fulham185852424023
15Norwich CityNorwich186571622-623
16Queens Park RangersQPR185672026-621
17Barnsley175572323020
18Millwall184771919019
19Reading175482023-319
20Hull City184683032-218
21Birmingham CityBirmingham184311927-1815
22Burton Albion1835101235-2314
23Bolton WanderersBolton182791531-1613
24Sunderland181892335-1211