Sunderland News

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.
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.
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.
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
A general view of the stadium during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion at Stadium of Light on February 21, 2015
Sunderland 'to hold managerial discussions during international break'
Sunderland interim boss Robbie Stockdale says that the club will hold talks with potential new managers during the international break.
Nov 5, 20:33
A more recent picture of Simon Grayson while in charge of Preston North End on April 22, 2016
Ellis Short: 'Simon Grayson record not acceptable'
Sunderland owner Ellis Short states that former manager Simon Grayson's record in the Championship this season was 'not acceptable' following the sacking of the 47-year-old.
Nov 3, 20:18
Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy on August 13, 2016
Mick McCarthy: 'I would go back to Sunderland in a heartbeat'
Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy admits that he would not think twice about managing Sunderland if he did not have a contract to oblige at Portman Road.
Nov 3, 17:53
Rangers manager Ally McCoist looks on from the stand during the pre season friendly match between Rangers and Newcastle United at Ibrox Stadium on August 06, 2013
Ally McCoist in frame for Sunderland job?
Former Rangers manager Ally McCoist reportedly emerges as a contender to take on the managerial vacancy at Championship strugglers Sunderland.
Nov 2, 09:50
Manager Simon Grayson of Preston North End applauds the fans after the FA Cup Fifth round match between Preston North End and Manchester United at Deepdale on February 16, 2015
Simon Grayson issues Sunderland statement
Simon Grayson issues a statement in response to his sacking as Sunderland manager on Tuesday night.
Nov 2, 09:26
Harry Redknapp in charge of Birmingham City in April 2017
Harry Redknapp hints at Sunderland interest?
Harry Redknapp suggests that he may be interested in the Sunderland vacancy by admitting that he is "bored" of being out of work.
Nov 2, 09:18
Fulham assistant Manager Billy McKinlay prior to an FA Cup match on January 26, 2013
Managerless Sunderland turn to Billy McKinlay, Robbie Stockdale?
Billy McKinlay and Robbie Stockdale will step up to take charge of Sunderland before a new permanent manager is appointed, according to a report.
Nov 1, 15:16
Simon Grayson manager of Preston North End looks on prior to the FA Cup with Budweiser Fourth round match between Nottingham Forest and Preston North End at City Ground on January 24, 2014
Bolton Wanderers manager Phil Parkinson: 'Simon Grayson had tough job'
Bolton Wanderers manager Phil Parkinson pays tribute to Simon Grayson after he was sacked just four months into his reign at Sunderland.
Nov 1, 09:40
A more recent picture of Simon Grayson while in charge of Preston North End on April 22, 2016
Garry Monk: Simon Grayson sacking "mind-boggling"
Middlesbrough manager Garry Monk hits out at Sunderland's decision to sack Simon Grayson after just four months in charge.
Nov 1, 09:20



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1Wolverhampton WanderersWolves17122331151638
2Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd17120527151236
3Cardiff CityCardiff17104324131134
4Bristol City1787226161031
5Aston Villa178542416829
6Middlesbrough177552215726
7Leeds UnitedLeeds178272620626
8Derby CountyDerby167542420426
9Ipswich TownIpswich168172824425
10Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds176652119224
11Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest178092527-224
12Norwich CityNorwich176561621-523
13Brentford175752523222
14Preston North EndPreston175751919022
15Queens Park RangersQPR175662024-421
16Barnsley165562322120
17Fulham174851920-120
18Millwall174671919018
19Reading165381821-318
20Hull City174583032-217
21Birmingham CityBirmingham174310925-1615
22Burton Albion1734101134-2313
23Bolton WanderersBolton172691329-1612
24Sunderland171882233-1111