Football

  • Cuellar still believes Sunderland can survive relegation. Picture credit: Richard Sellers/EMPICS Sport

    Cuellar: We haven’t given up on Premier League survival yet

    April 9, 2014 at 3:30 pm

    Carlos Cuellar is adamant Sunderland can survive in the Premier League despite being cut seven points adrift of safety. Cuellar came back from injury to start in the 5-1 defeat to Tottenham on Monday night which sparked manager Gus Poyet to confess it would take ‘a miracle’ to avoid relegation. […]

     
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    Poyet: Sunderland need a miracle to stay up

    April 8, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has admitted that it would be ‘a miracle’ if his side manage to avoid relegation to the Championship this season. Poyet’s team remain bottom of the table after they suffered a 5-1 defeat to Tottenham at White Hart Lane on Monday. The Black Cats are now […]

     
  • Tottenham's Christian Erikson scored one and got two assists against Sunderland. Picture credit: Adam Davy/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    Sunderland thrashed by superb Tottenham

    April 8, 2014 at 10:22 am

    Sunderland have lost their last four successive games after being thrashed by Tottenham Hotspurs last night at White Hart Lane. Lee Cattermole, however, put the visitors one up when he pounced on a defensive error in the 17th minute. But Emmanuel Adebayor soon levelled the score tapping in a Christian […]

     
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    Sunderland head to Spurs desperate for points

    April 7, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    Sunderland travel to Tottenham on Monday night with Gus Poyet’s team desperate for points in their fight against relegation. The Black Cats  sit rock bottom of the Premier League after the weekend results and are seven points adrift of safety. Sunderland have three games in hand over their relegation rivals […]

     
  • Sunderland RCA in action last season. Picture Credit: Zoe Vicarage

    Sunderland RCA edge closer to survival

    April 7, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Sunderland RCA are not out of the woods yet but they took a gigantic step towards securing their place in the First Division when they defeated Bedlington Terriers in the crucial bottom-five clash on Saturday. David Lee’s side made a dream start as Gavin Barton tapped into the net after […]

     
  • The Wearside League

    Wearside League title race to go to the wire

    April 7, 2014 at 11:30 am

    It couldn’’t be closer at the top of the table as leaders Ryhope CW and Stockton Town battle it out for the championship in the Wearside League. Ryhope, the only unbeaten side, were surprisingly held to a draw by third-bottom Gateshead Leam Rangers and are now equal on points with […]

     
  • PODCAST: Poyet looks forward to Spurs return

    PODCAST: Poyet looks forward to Spurs return

    April 7, 2014 at 9:58 am

    listen to ‘Poyet looks forward to returning to Spurs’ on Audioboo Sunderland Manager Gus Poyet looks ahead to tonight’s game with Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane. Poyet, a former player and coach of the London club, gives his thoughts on Spurs’ season under Tim Sherwood and reminisces about his […]

     
  • Video: Sunderland say Ji issue is ‘closed’

    Video: Sunderland say Ji issue is ‘closed’

    April 4, 2014 at 5:39 pm

    Sunderland have come under a great deal of pressure in the last 24 hours after revelations that the club were heavily fined for fielding Korean Ji Dong-won when he was ‘ineligible’ to play. The Black Cats have hit back at critics however claiming that: “The matter is now closed.” In […]

     
  • The Wearside League

    Dobbing won’t go defensive at Stockton

    April 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    Ashbrooke boss Asa Dobbing says he won’t go defensive ahead of their Wearside League clash with second-place Stockton Town. Stockton have so far scored 105 goals in the league this season, a tally that can only be bettered by the league-leaders Ryhope. “It’s not our game to go defensive, I’ll […]

     
  • Seaham Red Star in action last season. Picture credit: Jack Jarvis

    Seaham Red Star face out of form Birtley Town

    April 4, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Seaham Red Star take on 11th placed Birtley Town away from home this weekend, as they look to get back to winning ways after drawing their last two matches. Birtley Town started the season well, going seven matches unbeaten, but recently have lost their last five matches – including a 9-0 […]