• Sunderland fans during the Sky Bet Championship match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland

    Wolves fans accuse Sunderland of shooting themselves in the foot

    April 23, 2018 at 10:04 am

    Sunderland have taken action to limit the chances of an invasion by Newcastle United supporters at the Stadium of Light but Wolves fans say they have “shot themselves in the foot”. Rumours on social media of a planned effort by Magpies supporters to get tickets for the Wolves away end, […]

  • Sunderland's Papy Djilobodji on the bench

    Sunderland loan watch

    April 16, 2018 at 4:22 pm

    SportsByte checks on the progress of Sunderland’s numerous players out on loan. Papy Djilobodji played the full game for Dijon in Ligue 1 as they drew 1-1 with Nantes. Prejuce Nakoulma scored in the 33rd minute for Nantes but Kwon Chang-Hoon equalised for Dijon in the 61st minute to get […]

  • Sunderland's Paddy McNair celebrates scoring his sides first goal of the match with Sunderland's Ashley Fletcher

    Time running out for Sunderland after throwing away another lead against Reading

    April 16, 2018 at 3:28 pm

    Sunderland’s brief spell in the Championship looks to be drawing to a close as they relinquished another lead at the Madejski Stadium during Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Reading to return to the foot of the table. After Liam Kelly’s opener from the penalty spot, goals from Paddy McNair and Lee […]

  • Preview: Sunderland travel to Reading as relegation looms

    Preview: Sunderland travel to Reading as relegation looms

    April 13, 2018 at 10:50 am

    Sunderland face another season defining game tomorrow when they line up against Reading at the Madejski Stadium. Chris Coleman has issued a rallying cry ahead of the game with Sunderland currently sat six points behind Bolton Wanderers and safety. Coleman told the Sunderland Echo: “If Tuesday was a must, must-win, then […]

  • Wabi Khazri in action for Rennes

    Sunderland AFC loan watch

    April 11, 2018 at 3:37 pm

    Several of Sunderland’s players are playing their football elsewhere this season, we looked at how they did at the weekend. Tom Beadling played in the midfield for Dunfermline Athletic and put in a fantastic performance that earned him a place in the SPFL team of the week. Dunfermline beat Falkirk […]

  • George Honeyman, Sunderland

    Sunderland suffer late blow as draw to Norwich dents survival hopes

    April 11, 2018 at 11:57 am

    Sunderland’s bid to avoid relegation from the Championship was dealt a blow last night as Norwich secured a point with an 89th minute equaliser at the Stadium of Light. George Honeyman had given the Black Cats a valuable lead mid way through the second half but Sunderland couldn’t add to […]

  • England U21's Jake Clarke-Salter (right) and Romania U21's Virgil Ghita battle for the ball during the U21 international friendly match at Molineux, Wolverhampton.

    Sunderland players represent their nations on international duty

    March 28, 2018 at 12:03 pm

    Several of Sunderland’s players were picked by their national sides over the past week, from first teamers to players out on loan. Adams Matthews was a late addition for the Wales squad as they played in the China Cup in Nanning. The first game against hosts China ended 6-0 to […]

  • Chandler began his career with Sunderland.

    Sunderland FoL Monkwearmouth 1-2 Crystal Palace

    March 22, 2018 at 12:04 pm

    Jamie Chandler’s side suffered a defeat to Crystal Palace in the quarter finals of the NFYL Cup following a goal in extra-time. Sunderland took the lead from an Arron Thompson penalty at the start of the second half. Palace equalised with a spot kick of their own five minutes from […]

  • Sunderland goalkeeper Jason Steele (second left) looks dejected after being shown the red card during the Sky Bet Championship match at Loftus Road, London.

    Preview: Sunderland welcome Preston in what could be another nail in the coffin

    March 16, 2018 at 5:30 pm

    A win from Sunderland against Preston this weekend could see them remarkably climb out of the relegation places. It has been over a decade since the Black Cats last hosted the Lancashire club in the league and Chris Coleman will be looking for a better result than the 1-0 defeat […]

  • Sunderland and Durham hoping to reach semi-finals of SSE Women’s FA Cup

    Sunderland and Durham hoping to reach semi-finals of SSE Women’s FA Cup

    March 16, 2018 at 5:10 pm

    The FA Cup returns this weekend with Sunderland Ladies and Durham Women both looking to secure a spot in the semi-finals. Sunderland reached this stage after wins against Brighouse Town and Aston Villa and were rewarded with a home tie against holders and favourites Manchester City. Sunderland lost 3-0 when […]