Michael Gray

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Result: Welsh minnows Pontypridd Town edge out All Star cast of former professionals
A talkSPORT side containing an array of ex-players struggle to contain Welsh third-division outfit Pontypridd Town in a 3-1 defeat at Ynysangharad Park.
May 14, 13:26
Dick Advocaat manager of Sunderland looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Sunderland at Vitality Stadium on September 19, 2015
Michael Gray: 'Dick Advocaat is right man for Sunderland'
Former Sunderland defender Michael Gray believes that the club should keep faith with head coach Dick Advocaat, despite their winless start to the season.
Sep 23, 10:35
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
Sunderland chairman Ellis Short hits back at spending criticism
Sunderland chairman Ellis Short dismisses claims that he has not spent enough money on the team.
Aug 22, 11:41
Arsenal's Dutch striker Robin Van Persie celebrates scoring his goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Everton at The Emirates Stadium in north London, England on December 10, 2011
Robin van Persie: Top five Arsenal goals
As his Premier League departure draws closer, Sports Mole picks out five of the best goals that Robin van Persie scored during his time with Arsenal.
Jul 13, 16:09
West Ham United's English Manager Sam Allardyce waits for the start of the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Crystal Palace at Boleyn Ground in Upton Park, East London on February 28, 2015
Michael Gray: 'Sam Allardyce man-made for Sunderland job'
Former Sunderland player Michael Gray singles out Sam Allardyce as the perfect man to replace Gus Poyet at the Stadium of Light.
Mar 16, 14:59
Charlton Athletic players celebrate earning promotion to the Premier League at Wembley on May 25, 1998.
On this day: Sunderland, Charlton Athletic play out Wembley thriller
Sixteen years ago today, Sunderland and Charlton Athletic share eight goals evenly in the final of the Division One playoffs, before The Addicks win on penalties.
May 25, 10:10
Peter Schmeichel shields his eyes from the sun during Manchester United's match with Sunderland on March 08, 1997.
On this day: Sunderland stun Manchester United
Seventeen years ago today, Manchester United slump to a 2-1 defeat away at Premier League strugglers Sunderland.
Mar 8, 09:55
Ex Sunderland player and radio pundit Michael Gray looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Sunderland at St James' Park on April 14, 2013
Michael Gray: 'Sunderland deserved victory'
Former Sunderland defender Michael Gray believes that the team fully deserved their dramatic win over Chelsea in the League Cup quarter-finals.
Dec 18, 11:29
Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio prior to kick-off in the match against Southampton on August 24, 2013
Michael Gray "surprised" to see Paolo Di Canio lose job at Sunderland
Michael Gray says that he was "surprised" to see Paolo Di Canio get sacked by Sunderland after just five games of the Premier League season.
Sep 23, 10:33
Blackburn Rovers player Michael Gray during his side's Premier League match against Arsenal on December 23, 2006
Michael Gray: Blackburn Rovers have become a "laughing stock"
Former Blackburn Rovers defender Michael Gray believes that the club have become a "joke"
Mar 22, 20:45
Lee Cattermole
Michael Gray: 'Lee Cattermole should be stripped of captaincy'
Michael Gray questions whether Lee Cattermole should be kept as Sunderland captain following a red card against MK Dons.
Sep 27, 03:08
Terry Connor
Michael Gray: 'Appointing Terry Connor was a mistake'
Former Wolverhampton Wanderers defender Michael Gray claims that the club made a mistake by appointing Terry Connor as boss.
Mar 20, 15:05
Mark Hughes
Michael Gray: Mark Hughes is the "perfect" replacement
Former Sunderland captain Michael Gray believes that Mark Hughes is the "perfect" replacement for Steve Bruce at the Stadium of Light.
Nov 30, 19:30
Steve Bruce
Michael Gray urges support for Steve Bruce
Ex-Sunderland player Michael Gray hopes that Steve Bruce is "given time" at the Stadium of Light.
Nov 28, 14:17

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