• Fabio Borini's penalty gave Sunderland the win in their last meeting with Chelsea. Picture credit: Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/Press Association Images

    Sunderland stun Chelsea to keep survival dreams alive

    April 20, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Sunderland kept alive their survival chances and dented Chelsea’s title hopes by condemning Jose Mourinho for to his first Premier League home defeat in 78 games. Connor Wickham pulled Sunderland level after Samuel Eto’o had put the hosts in front after 12 minutes. Fabio Borini then scored a dramatic penalty […]

  • Durham Ladies 2-4 Sunderland Ladies

    Durham Ladies 2-4 Sunderland Ladies

    April 18, 2014 at 6:44 pm

    Sunderland Ladies kicked off their FA Woman’s Super League 2 season with a thrilling 4-2 win away at newly formed Durham. Abbey Joice gave the visitors the lead before Kelly Greenwell fired home a marvellous free kick on the half time whistle to double their advantage. Durham got themselves back […]

  • Last year saw Chelsea run out 4-3 winners. Picture credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    Sunderland look to use new found confidence against Chelsea

    April 18, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Gus Poyet is hoping Sunderland can go to Chelsea on Saturday with a sense of belief after his team gained a deserved point at Manchester City on Wednesday. Connor Wickham scored twice as Sunderland earned themselves a deserved point, however, they will feel aggrieved after they let their lead slip […]

  • Connor Wickham hit a double against Man City in their last meeting. Picture credit: Rui Vieira/AP/Press Association Images

    Poyet hoping to maintain battling spirit

    April 17, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Gus Poyet has said Sunderland will keep battling for their Premier League status after earning themselves a deserved point against Manchester City last night.  Connor Wickham scored twice to give the Black Cats the lead with 10 minutes remaining after Fernandinho had given City an early opener. But Samir Nasri […]

  • Vito Mannone claws at the ball but can't prevent Nasri's strike earning a draw. Picture credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    Wickham scores twice as Sunderland denied win

    April 17, 2014 at 10:45 am

    Samir Nasri struck late on to deny Sunderland all three points and keep alive Manchester City’s title hopes. Fernandinho had given City the advantage two minutes in with a powered finish. But complacency set in and Connor Wickham made the home side pay with a second half double to put […]

  • Sunderland prepare for Manchester City test

    Sunderland prepare for Manchester City test

    April 16, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    Sunderland travel to Manchester City rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table having only picked up on point since early February. After famously beating close rivals Newcastle 3-0 at the start of February, Gus Poyet’s team have picked up just one point in eight league games ending what […]

  • Liverpool were better than us admits Laws

    Liverpool were better than us admits Laws

    April 15, 2014 at 3:30 pm

    Sunderland goalkeeper Rachael Laws took positives from Sunday’s FA Cup defeat to former club Liverpool, despite admitting the visitors were better on the day. Goals from Martha Harris and Natasha Dowie saw off a determined Sunderland who did battle hard but couldn’t match the Women’s Super League champions’ quality. “Liverpool […]

  • Can Sunderland survive the drop?

    Can Sunderland survive the drop?

    April 15, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    With the end of the Premier League season approaching and only seven games remaining, Sunderland’s chances of survival look bleaker by the week. However, if Sunderland can maintain their premier league status, the club and it’s supporters may argue this has been a season of progression for the club. Let’s […]

  • Sunderland's Abbey Holmes in action against Liverpool last season. Picture credit: Susan Gutteridge

    Sunderland knocked out of FA Cup by Liverpool

    April 14, 2014 at 4:13 pm

    Sunderland Ladies’s FA Cup campaign ended in defeat as a dominant Liverpool ran out 2-0 winners to reach the Quarter-Finals. Martha Harris capitalised on poor defending not long before half-time with a rasping close range finish, before Natasha Dowie made the victory secure mid-way through the second-half to condemn the Black […]

  • Sunderland manager Poyet hurting from defeat

    Sunderland manager Poyet hurting from defeat

    April 14, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Gus Poyet has admitted how much Sunderland’s plight his hurting him after his side’s fifth straight defeat on Saturday as they lost 1-0 to Everton. A Wes Brown own goal gifted Roberto Martinez’s team the three points, however, Sunderland deserved a point from their efforts. Poyet told Sky Sports: “It’s […]