Football

  • Jack Colback tussles with Bolton's Chris Eagles for the ball. Picture credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire/Press Association Image

    West Ham offer Colback big money move

    May 30, 2014 at 9:48 am

    West Ham are reported to have raised the stakes to sign out of contract Sunderland midfielder Jack Colback with a ‘treble your money’ offer to entice the player to London. This means Colback could potentially land himself a 50K-a-week deal if he signs for the Hammers, while the news puts […]

     
  • Jordi Gomez is Sunderland's second signing of the summer. Picture credit: safc.com

    Sunderland sign Wigan’s Jordi Gomez

    May 29, 2014 at 8:00 pm

    Sunderland have agreed to sign Spanish midfielder Jordi Gomez on a three-year deal at the Stadium of Light. The transfer will go through on July 1 when the 29-year-old’s contract expires at Wigan bringing an end to the midfielder’s five year stay at the DW stadium. During his time at […]

     
  • Jones becomes Sunderland's first signing of the summer. Picture credit: safc.com

    Billy Jones hails Gus Poyet influence

    May 29, 2014 at 10:08 am

    Sunderland’s new signing Billy Jones has expressed his excitement to be working alongside Gus Poyet next season. Jones will officially become a Sunderland player on July 1 when his contract expires at West Brom, after spending three years at the Hawthorns making over 70 appearances. The Bosman signing told the […]

     
  • Sunderland Manager, Gus Poyet punches the air on the pitch celebrating staying up. Picture credit: Richard Sellers/EMPICS Sport

    Sunderland manager Poyet signs new contract

    May 28, 2014 at 7:54 pm

    Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has signed a new contract will keep him at the Stadium of Light until the summer of 2016. Poyet has been Head Coach on Wearside since October 2013, but has been involved in a roller-coaster ride since taking over seven months ago, by miraculously pulling off […]

     
  • The poll described the typical Sunderland fan.  Picture Credit: Steve Drew/EMPICS Sport

    Sunderland fans named best in Premier League

    May 28, 2014 at 5:09 pm

    Sunderland fans have been officially confirmed as the best behaved set of fans in the Premier League for the 2013/2014 campaign. The Premier League released the table of results today which shows Sunderland fans scored an average of 8.82 out of 10, beating second placed Liverpool, who scored 8.66. The […]

     
  • Vergini impressed at right back over the last weeks of the season. Picture credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    Poyet aims to keep Vergini while River Plate eye Scocco move

    May 28, 2014 at 11:00 am

    Gus Poyet is targeting Santiago Vergini to sign permanently for Sunderland this summer as he aims to rebuild the Black Cats ahead of the new Premier League season. The Sunderland manager is short on recognised full-backs after he allowed Phil Bardsley to leave for Stoke City, while Andrea Dossena was […]

     
  • Jones becomes Sunderland's first signing of the summer. Picture credit: safc.com

    Sunderland agree deal for West Brom’s Jones

    May 28, 2014 at 10:00 am

    Sunderland have agreed to sign Billy Jones on a free transfer on July 1 after the defender turned down a new contract at West Bromwich Albion. The 27-year-old spent three years at the Hawthorns making over 70 appearances, and the defender will come as a welcome addition to Gus Poyet’s […]

     
  • Emanuele Giaccherini celebrates his early goal against Southampton last season. Picture by: Clive Gee/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    Giaccherini happy at Sunderland

    May 27, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Emanuele Giaccherini has expressed his desire to stay at Sunderland despite missing out on a World Cup place this summer with Italy. The 29-year-old who signed for Sunderland last summer for £6.5m from Italian giants Juventus, has struggled to nail down a regular first team place on Wearside, resulting in […]

     
  • Bardlsey celebrates after scoring Sunderland's winner against City earlier this season. Picture credit: PHILIP OLDHAM/LANDOV/Press Association Images

    Stoke sign defender Bardsley from Sunderland

    May 22, 2014 at 7:42 pm

    Stoke City have confirmed the signing of Sunderland defender Phil Bardsley on a three year deal. The 28-year-old opted against renewing his contract at Sunderland as he seeks a “fresh challenge”, and will officially join the Potters on July 1 as his deal expires at the Stadium of Light. Bardsley […]

     
  • Claire Robinson is setting her sights on promotion to WSL1. Picture credit: http://sunderland.fawsl.com

    Robinson: Sunderland Ladies will carry on

    May 21, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    Sunderland Ladies head coach Claire Robinson hopes influential midfielder Abbey Joice is not out for too long but says the Lady Black Cats have a strong enough squad to cope if need be. Joice had to be stretchered off during Sunderland 1-0 win over London Bees on Sunday and Robinson hopes […]