Transfer window

  • Preview: Sunderland host Hull City

    Preview: Sunderland host Hull City

    January 18, 2018 at 3:09 pm

    Sunderland return to action on Saturday at home to Hull City with the Black Cats looking to return to winning ways in the Championship. After a heavy 4-0 defeat away to Cardiff last weekend Chris Coleman will be hoping for a reaction from his squad against a Hull City side […]

  • Sunderland's Marc Wilson after the defeat during the FA Cup, third round match at the Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough.

    Preview: Sunderland aiming to bounce back from cup exit against Cardiff

    January 10, 2018 at 10:40 am

    Sunderland travel to Wales on Saturday to face Cardiff City as they aim to put Saturday’s FA Cup disappointment behind them. The Black Cats crashed out of the competition at the 3rd Round stage for the third successive season with a 2-0 defeat to Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium. Chris Coleman’s men […]

  • Jake Clarke-Salter: Who is Sunderland’s new loan signing?

    Jake Clarke-Salter: Who is Sunderland’s new loan signing?

    January 9, 2018 at 1:57 pm

    Sunderland yesterday announced that Chelsea defender Jake Clarke-Salter has joined them on loan until the end of the season. Here at SportsByte we look at Clarke-Salter’s story so far and what he could bring to a Sunderland side rooted to the foot of the Championship table. Born in Carshalton the […]

  • Who could Sunderland recruit in January to solve goalkeeping woes?

    Who could Sunderland recruit in January to solve goalkeeping woes?

    December 18, 2017 at 10:02 am

    After the departures of Jordan Pickford and Vito Mannone in the summer, replacing the two goalkeepers was always going to be difficult, but not as difficult as Sunderland fans would come to see during the first half of the season. Just 21 games into the season, the Black Cats have […]

  • Ben Woodburn scoring for Wales

    From Dragons to Black Cats: Which Welshmen should make the move to Wearside?

    December 15, 2017 at 12:53 pm

    With the January transfer window looming, Chris Coleman’s Sunderland side will be hoping to bring in some reinforcements in order to help prevent Sunderland from suffering back-to-back relegations. Many were surprised when Coleman left his position as Wales boss to take over on Wearside, with Sunderland’s perilous league position further […]

  • Chris Coleman celebrates with one of his best signings during his spell with Fulham, Carlos Bocanegra

    Clint Dempsey for £2.5m, and a loan move for Jordan Henderson: A look at Chris Coleman’s record in the transfer market

    December 15, 2017 at 10:59 am

    Chris Coleman has had a habit of bringing in value-for-money signings in the past, and will need to do so again in January if Sunderland are to improve their squad. Sunderland have noticeably improved since Coleman’s arrival, with the Welshman picking up four points from his four games since taking […]

  • Rated! Sunderland’s Summer Transfer Business

    Rated! Sunderland’s Summer Transfer Business

    October 27, 2017 at 4:56 pm

    With the season now taking shape, how are the Black Cats’ summer signings stacking up so far? It was a fairly busy summer for Simon Grayson’s side as, while little was spent, ten new players came through the door at the Stadium of Light. Some have impressed, others have faltered […]

  • Sunderland manager David Moyes (left) talks tactics to 	Sebastian Larsson. PA Images.

    David Moyes calls for Sunderland to scrap their way out of trouble

    February 1, 2017 at 8:57 am

    David Moyes has ordered his Sunderland players to develop an ugly streak to dig the club out of Premier League relegation trouble once again. The Black Cats scrapped their way to a creditable 0-0 home draw with high-flying Tottenham on Tuesday evening as they produced a concerted rearguard action to […]

  • Everton's Gerard Deulofeu and Sunderland's Patrick van Aanholt battle for the ball. Picture credit: Tim Goode / EMPICS Sport

    Sunderland accept van Aanholt bid from Crystal Palace

    January 27, 2017 at 9:51 am

    Sunderland have agreed a fee which could eventually rise to £14million for defender Patrick van Aanholt with Premier League rivals Crystal Palace. The Eagles have been given permission to speak to the 26-year-old Dutchman, who had submitted a transfer request, and he will now travel to London in a bid […]

  • Vito Mannone is up against Mika and Jordan Pickford for a starting place. Picture credit: Lynne Cameron/EMPICS Sport

    Aston Villa keen on Mannone

    December 15, 2016 at 8:30 am

    Out-of-favour Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone, has been been linked with Aston Villa, by noted and well sourced Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio. In an article posted today, Di Marzio states that a move to Villa may be likely due to the very likely departure of Italian Villa goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini. […]