SAFC

  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Fabio Borini during his time with Sunderland

    Sunderland AFC loan watch

    April 27, 2018 at 4:06 pm

    Despite the inevitable relegation being confirmed at the weekend, the players out on loan were focused on doing the job for their current teams. Fabio Borini played 49 minutes for AC Milan in Serie A before being replaced by Suso. They lost 1-0 at home to Benevento with Pietro Iemmello scoring, […]

     
  • Fulham's Kevin McDonald (second left) celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match at the New Den, London.

    Preview: Fulham fan looks ahead to game vs Sunderland

    April 27, 2018 at 12:21 pm

    Despite having their fate sealed there are still games for Sunderland to play and Chris Coleman’s men will be looking to prove they still have something left in them. The Black Cats take on Fulham away at Craven Cottage, Fulham are currently in 3rd place and will be looking for […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Quiz: Test your knowledge with these Sunderland questions

    Quiz: Test your knowledge with these Sunderland questions

    April 26, 2018 at 11:31 am

    By James Main and Matthew Ellwood-Smith By Tom Simmonds and Edward Painter

     
  • Sunderland set for mass exodus

    Sunderland set for mass exodus

    April 26, 2018 at 9:21 am

    With relegation to League One confirmed, Sunderland’s squad is set for a major overhaul with 12 players potentially leaving the club. Sunderland’s time in the championship came to and end at the Stadium of Light with a 2-1 defeat to Burton Albion. Plans for next season have already begun with […]