SAFC

  • Five Sunderland youth players who can make the step up next season

    Five Sunderland youth players who can make the step up next season

    May 11, 2018 at 11:07 am

    With the Championship season over and Sunderland beginning the process of preparing for League One, it seems inevitable that a high squad turnover is inbound. First-teamers such as Bryan Oviedo have expressed desire to move on, and defender Lamine Kone is even advertising his services on Instagram in order to […]

     
  • Sunderland AFC loan watch

    Sunderland AFC loan watch

    May 8, 2018 at 2:48 pm

    The season is over for Sunderland and after a surprising 3-0 victory over champions Wolverhampton Wanderers, things could be looking bright for Sunderland next season. The players out on loan had varied success, with most of them not even featuring. Fabio Borini came on a substitute in the 58th minute […]

     
  • 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's Callum McManaman reacts during the Sky Bet Championship match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    Five players Sunderland need to build around in League One

    May 8, 2018 at 12:09 pm

    With Sunderland set to embark on a campaign in the third tier next season for only the second time in the clubs history, the Black Cats need to make sure they keep a hold of their key players. Despite much-needed changes both on and off the pitch, Sunderland will still need […]

     
  • 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's Papy Djilobodji on the bench

    Sunderland AFC loan watch

    May 3, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    While Sunderland were beaten 2-1 by Fulham on Friday night as the Cottagers look to earn promotion back to the Premier League, the players out on loan at Sunderland had mixed fortunes over the weekend.  Papy Djilobodji played the full game in the centre of a back three for Djion […]

     
  • Highs and lows from the Ellis Short era

    Highs and lows from the Ellis Short era

    April 30, 2018 at 3:48 pm

    After gaining control of the club in May 2009, Ellis Short’s tenure at Sunderland looks to be over after agreeing a deal to sell the club to a consortium led by Eastleigh chairman Stewart Donald. In a statement released by the club, Short said: “My chairmanship has not gone the […]

     
  • 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 […]