Articles by: Dominic Walker
 

  • Sunderland's John O'Shea embraces Bali Mumba as is he substituted during the Sky Bet Championship match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    Sunderland coast to comfortable 3-0 victory against champions Wolves

    May 8, 2018 at 12:31 pm

    Veteran defender John O’Shea was roared off at the Stadium of Light in the 87th minute as Sunderland closed out a classy 3-0 victory against the league winners Wolverhampton Wanderers. The Black Cats raced out of the blocks at the start of the game, with Ashley Fletcher, Joel Asoro and Paddy […]

     
  • Sunderland caretaker Robbie Stockdale (right)

    Preview: Robbie Stockdale hoping to take three points at home to Wolves with a young squad

    May 4, 2018 at 4:51 am

    Sunderland play league winners Wolves on Sunday 6th of May in a game Sunderland interim boss Robbie Stockdale hopes to give young players a chance to prove their worth  In a recent press conference with the club standi-in manager Robbie Stockdale said: “We want to do well in the final […]

     
  • Sunderland manager Chris Coleman (right) listens to assistant manager Kit Symons during the Sky Bet Championship match at Craven Cottage, London.

    Coleman sacked from his post at Sunderland AFC

    April 30, 2018 at 1:17 pm

    Sunderland AFC today released a statement regarding the future of manager Chris Coleman and his assistant Kit Symons. The statement by Sunderland AFC simply reads: “Sunderland AFC announces that manager Chris Coleman and his assistant Kit Symons have been released from their contracts.” “The club would like to place on […]

     
  • SAFC takeover in final stages as new owner seeks EFL approval

    SAFC takeover in final stages as new owner seeks EFL approval

    April 30, 2018 at 11:58 am

    Sunderland yesterday released a statement confirming that a takeover deal is underway, and is entering the final stages of completion as new owner-to-be Stewart Donald seeks EFL approval. The statement regarding ownership reads: “Ellis Short, owner of Sunderland AFC, has agreed to sell the club to an international consortium of […]

     
  • Sunderland fans celebrate in the stands as Sunderland's Joel Asoro scores the first goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match at Craven Cottage, London.

    Rebuilding SAFC – What Sunderland must do to bounce back

    April 30, 2018 at 11:28 am

    Managerless Sunderland are in a trough currently and with the side relegated it’s time to begin looking forward to pushing for promotion next season, and a vital period that is approaching.  Speaking to journalist Kristan Heneage, he believes big steps need to be taken in the period between this season […]

     
  • Match Report: Sunderland fall to defeat at Fulham

    Match Report: Sunderland fall to defeat at Fulham

    April 28, 2018 at 10:40 am

    Sunderland once again surrendered a lead as Fulham rallied after a poor start to keep their promotion hopes alive. Fulham find themselves fighting at the top of the league for the last automatic promotion place, and with only one game remaining, Cardiff are hot on their heels. Fulham held most […]

     
  • Sunderland Manager Chris Coleman prepares for kick off

    Preview: Sunderland travel to Fulham hoping for strong end to season

    April 26, 2018 at 12:18 pm

    Chris Coleman has reiterated the importance of finishing off the season strongly despite having their fate sealed in the league. Sunderland play Fulham tomorrow in a tough game for the Black Cats and Craven Cottage, boss Chris Coleman said: “We’ve got to go with the strongest team we can” Coleman […]

     
  • Sunderland manager Chris Coleman.

    Sunderland’s 2017/18 relegation – How the season unfolded

    April 25, 2018 at 12:37 pm

    It has been a bleak year for the Black Cats in the Championship this season, having been relegated to League One in a campaign to forget on Wearside. Here at SportsByte we’ll digest how the season unfolded, month by month. August in the Championship was precarious with new manager Simon […]

     
  • Sunderland's Manager Chris Coleman during the Sky Bet Championship match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    “A painful experience” Coleman speaks on Sunderland relegation

    April 24, 2018 at 9:52 am

    Sunderland lost 2-1 at home to Burton this weekend in a game that saw the Black Cats resigned to relegation, an outcome that came to a surprise to many after discovering that next week’s Bolton vs Burton fixture meant that it was impossible for Sunderland to recover from their defeat […]

     
  • Dropped points could be Silksworth’s undoing

    Dropped points could be Silksworth’s undoing

    December 17, 2016 at 9:47 am

    Silksworth are looking to push into the very upper bracket of the Wearside League, but will need to be weary of complacency as a yellow brick road of fixtures opens up to show Silksworth the path into the top three. The season so far for Silksworth has been a positive […]