• Sunderland's Jack Rodwell rues a missed chance during the Premier League match at The Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    Looking at Sunderland’s summer transfer business – Outs

    July 19, 2018 at 12:47 pm

    After relegation to League One plus a change in ownership and management it was always going to be a testing summer at the Stadium of Light. Getting the high earners off the wage bill and replacing them with players ready to help Sunderland bounce back to the Championship at the […]

  • England's Trent Alexander-Arnold (left) and Costa Rica's Bryan Oviedo battle for the ball during the International Friendly match at Elland Road, Leeds.

    Oviedo’s Costa Rica defeated by England in World Cup warm up game

    June 8, 2018 at 11:26 am

    Bryan Oviedo and his Costa Rica teammates warmed up for their World Cup campaign with defeat to England at Elland Road last night. Oviedo played 60 minutes in the game as goals from Marcus Rashford and former Sunderland loanee Danny Welbeck meant England came away with a 2-0 victory. The […]

  • Lucy Staniforth in action earlier this season. Picture Credit: Iam Burn

    Sunderland Ladies captain Staniforth handed first England call up

    June 6, 2018 at 2:31 pm

    Sunderland Ladies captain Lucy Staniforth has been rewarded for her fine form this season with a first call up to the England senior side to take on Russia in a World Cup qualifier on Friday. Staniforth scored ten times for Sunderland this season as they finished seventh in the Women’s […]

  • New Sunderland manager Jack Ross during the press conference at the Academy of Light, Sunderland.

    New Sunderland boss discusses playing style for next season

    June 5, 2018 at 11:06 am

    New Sunderland manager Jack Ross has been speaking about the style of play he wants to implement at the Stadium of Light next season following his move from St Mirren. Ross will have a big rebuild on his hands this summer as the club looks to slash the wage bill […]

  • Sunderland's Papy Djilobodji

    Sunderland AFC loan watch

    May 23, 2018 at 12:42 pm

    As the season ends, Sunderland AFC’s players out on loan played their final games at the weekend, seeing each of their teams finish in admirable positions. Papy Djilobodji played the full game for Dijon in Ligue 1 as they beat Angers 2-1. Pierrick Capelle scored an own goal to put […]

  • Sunderland new owner Stewart Donald (right) and PR Charlie Methven during the press conference at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    New Sunderland owner Donald outlines his plans

    May 22, 2018 at 12:25 pm

    On the day Stewart Donald completed his takeover of Sunderland he immediately sat down with the press to outline his plans for the club. Donald spoke at length about his ambition for the club while also keeping in check any unrealistic expectations fans may have of the new regime. Donald […]

  • Dickman took charge of the Under 23s after the departure of Andy Welsh.

    The Wright steps to success: Foundation’s Managing Director gives low-down on achieving Scholarship success

    May 18, 2018 at 4:10 pm

    Foundation of Light Managing Director Jamie Wright looked back at the success of the Sunderland Scholarship scheme in its first two years and highlighted what makes it stand head and shoulders above the rest. Wright, who has overseen the creation and development of the scheme, was quick to praise his […]

  • England's Jordan Henderson and goalkeeper Jordan Pickford sing the National Anthem during the international friendly match at the Amsterdam ArenA

    Former Sunderland quartet called up for England’s World Cup squad

    May 17, 2018 at 11:28 am

    A quartet of former Sunderland players were yesterday selected by Gareth Southgate for England’s World Cup campaign in Russia next month. Academy graduates Jordan Pickford and Jordan Henderson were joined in the squad by Danny Welbeck and Danny Rose who represented the Black Cats while on loan from Manchester United […]

  • AC Milan's Fabio Borini, center, celebrates with his teammates Giacomo Bonaventura, right, and Nikola Kalinic after scoring his side's fourth goal during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Hellas Verona at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Saturday, May 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

    Sunderland AFC loan watch

    May 14, 2018 at 2:35 pm

    Sunderland’s season may be over but the players out on loan still have games to play and still have a job to do for their respective teams. Papy Djilobodji played the full 90 minutes as the centre of a back three for Dijon in Ligue 1. Djion lost 2-1 to […]

  • Julio Arca (C) with Dean Whitehead (L) during their time with Sunderland

    Ex-Sunderland duo announce retirements

    May 14, 2018 at 2:26 pm

    Former Sunderland midfielder’s Dean Whitehead and Julio Arca have both retired from football, it has been announced. Whitehead, who made 185 league appearances for the Black Cats, released a statement on Twitter calling time on his 19-year career. He said: “I have played at some fantastic clubs over my career […]