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    Premier League Preview: West Brom vs Sunderland

    August 15, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    All the talking is about to stop as the games are ready to begin, with Sunderland travelling to West Brom for their season opener on Saturday. Gus Poyet has been working tirelessly this summer trying to recruit new players after undergoing a major clear out the deadwood. So far the […]

     
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    Sunderland sign Will Buckley from Brighton

    August 14, 2014 at 12:48 pm

    Sunderland have completed their seventh signing of the summer, signing Will Buckley for £2.5m from Brighton. Buckley has signed a three-year contract after a lengthy pursuit from Sunderland. The 24-year-old played under Gus Poyet at Brighton and has been a long term target for the Sunderland manager. Capable of playing […]

     
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    Sunderland 2014/15 Premier League Season Preview

    August 14, 2014 at 10:00 am

    Gus Poyet lead Sunderland to an historic escape from relegation last season but with the new season just a matter of days away, Poyet, along with fans, will be hoping for a more comfortable season this time round. In many respects, last season was a success following the survival along […]

     
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    Sunderland draw Birmingham in League Cup

    August 13, 2014 at 10:00 pm

    Sunderland have drawn Birmingham City in the second round of the Capital One Cup. Gus Poyet will take his side to St Andrews on the week commencing August 25, to face the Championship club managed by former-Sunderland and Newcastle midfielder Lee Clark. Besides looking to avoid a cup upset, Poyet […]

     
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    Three SAFC Ladies players given England call-ups

    August 13, 2014 at 3:54 pm

    Three players from Sunderland Ladies have been selected for an England under-19 Development Squad later this month. Brogan McHugh, Emma Kelly and Lauren Briggs have been called up to the squad for a camp at St George’s Park at the end of August. Winger McHugh, 17, has come through the […]

     
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    Sunderland agree fee for Brighton winger Buckley

    August 13, 2014 at 1:43 pm

    Sunderland have agreed a £2.5m fee for Brighton winger Will Buckley. The 24-year-old was left out of the Seagull’s Capital One Cup match against Cheltenham last night and is believed to be in talks with Gus Poyet over a move to the Stadium of Light. The Black Cats had tried […]

     
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    Swedish winger Karlsson leaves Sunderland

    August 13, 2014 at 9:56 am

    Winger David Moberg Karlsson has left Sunderland for Danish side FC Nordsjaelland for an undisclosed fee. The 20-year-old joined Sunderland last summer for around £1m, from Swedish club IFK Goteborg. The Swede has signed a four-year deal with Danish Superliga club Nordsjaelland, who finished 6th last season. Karlsson spent the […]

     
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    Poyet still hopeful over Borini transfer

    August 12, 2014 at 2:09 pm

    Sunderland manager Gus Poyet remains hopeful that the club can tie up a deal for Liverpool striker Fabio Borini.  23-year-old Borini spent last season on loan on Wearside, scoring seven goals in 32 games. Sunderland agreed a reported £14m fee with Liverpool in July but contract talks stalled, and Sunderland […]

     
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    Sunderland restore four point gap after win

    August 12, 2014 at 9:59 am

    Sunderland Ladies produced their biggest win of the Women’s Super League 2 season on Sunday after comfortably beating Millwall Lionesses. A timid first-half ended with Stephanie Bannon putting Sunderland ahead before Sophie Williams calmly extended their lead. Rachel Furness, who assisted Williams’ goal, completed the scoring late on after Keira Ramshaw had […]

     
  • Connor Wickham celebrates scoring for Sunderland last season. Picture by: Richard Sellers/EMPICS Sport

    West Ham bid for Sunderland’s Connor Wickham

    August 11, 2014 at 11:11 am

    Connor Wickham’s future at Sunderland is in doubt as West Ham have reportedly bid for the striker. According to Sky Sports News, West Ham have made an as yet undisclosed bid for the 21-year-old. Wickham has been offered a new contract at Sunderland this summer but it does not reach […]