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Sunderland improve promotion prospects with commanding win
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Sunderland improve promotion prospects with commanding win

Dec 27th 2021, 3:23 PM 5,013 Views 0 Comments

The Black Cats moved into the Sky Bet League One automatic promotion plac

Man of the match John O'Shea swats away retirement talk with first goal in over four years
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# Sheasy

Man of the match John O'Shea swats away retirement talk with first goal in over four years

Mar 31st 2018, 9:29 AM 10,195 Views 7 Comments

The 36-year-old dismissed reports earlier this week that suggested he planned to retire at the end of the season.

Ireland international Darron Gibson suspended by Sunderland after drink-driving charge
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# Charge

Ireland international Darron Gibson suspended by Sunderland after drink-driving charge

Mar 18th 2018, 11:25 AM 17,475 Views 0 Comments

Darron Gibson has been suspended by Sunderland after his charge for drink-driving, with the Championship club launching an investigation.

Changing times for Kilkenny as county reveals controversial new jersey for 2018
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# Black Cats

Changing times for Kilkenny as county reveals controversial new jersey for 2018

Nov 4th 2017, 3:47 PM 25,768 Views 22 Comments

The Black Cats have released a new jersey for the first time in three years.

Aiden McGeady scores lovely consolation but hapless Sunderland are in big trouble
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# Downward Spiral

Aiden McGeady scores lovely consolation but hapless Sunderland are in big trouble

Sep 27th 2017, 2:07 AM 7,249 Views 2 Comments

Another Republic of Ireland international – David McGoldrick – was on the mark as Ipswich thrashed the Black Cats.

O'Shea signs new deal and Borini leaves for Milan as Sunderland begin life under Grayson
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# Black Cats

O'Shea signs new deal and Borini leaves for Milan as Sunderland begin life under Grayson

Jun 30th 2017, 7:01 PM 8,334 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland international has penned a new one-year contract, while Borini heads to AC Milan on loan.

Ireland midfielder Gibson reunited with Moyes after joining Sunderland
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# Irish Eye

Ireland midfielder Gibson reunited with Moyes after joining Sunderland

Jan 30th 2017, 4:45 PM 10,510 Views 14 Comments

The Derry native has signed for the Premier League’s bottom club along with Bryan Oviedo.

More misery for Moyes as Hammers grab late, late winner against Sunderland
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# Black Cats

More misery for Moyes as Hammers grab late, late winner against Sunderland

Oct 22nd 2016, 5:15 PM 3,994 Views 2 Comments

Leicester recorded a comfortable 3-1 win over Crystal Palace courtesy of strikes from Ahmed Musa, Shinji Okazaki and Christian Fuchs, meanwhile.

David Moyes replaces Big Sam, Sunderland say he's been their first choice since the Martin O'Neill days
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# Together At Last

David Moyes replaces Big Sam, Sunderland say he's been their first choice since the Martin O'Neill days

Jul 23rd 2016, 10:17 AM 8,784 Views 11 Comments

Ellis Short has finally got his man.

Opinion: John O'Shea is the man to save Sunderland
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# Sheasy

Opinion: John O'Shea is the man to save Sunderland

Sep 24th 2015, 11:00 PM 5,839 Views 13 Comments

The Black Cats lie firmly rooted to the foot of the Premier League table.

Ireland striker Stephanie Roche has found a new club in England's top flight
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# Black Cats

Ireland striker Stephanie Roche has found a new club in England's top flight

Jun 17th 2015, 3:32 PM 35,972 Views 44 Comments

The 26-year-old has agreed a deal with Sunderland Ladies.

Curious kitten starts house fire, then alerts owners to the blaze
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# Cat Melodeon

Curious kitten starts house fire, then alerts owners to the blaze

Mar 29th 2015, 3:27 PM 4,390 Views 3 Comments

The kitten didn’t start the fire, it was always burning since the world was turning…

Gus Poyet has become the 7th Premier League manager to lose his job this season
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# Wave Goodbye

Gus Poyet has become the 7th Premier League manager to lose his job this season

Mar 16th 2015, 2:51 PM 5,502 Views 8 Comments

Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane are both 20/1 to take over.

Defoe fails to score on Sunderland debut as another Eriksen late show downs Black Cats
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# Round-Up

Defoe fails to score on Sunderland debut as another Eriksen late show downs Black Cats

Jan 17th 2015, 5:10 PM 4,972 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere, Leicester remain rooted to the foot of the table.

Mannone eager to reimburse Sunderland fans following 8-0 defeat
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# Awkward

Mannone eager to reimburse Sunderland fans following 8-0 defeat

Oct 20th 2014, 10:59 AM 3,211 Views 4 Comments

“We should do it because we didn’t put a foot in, we didn’t work hard.”

Shaky-looking Man United pegged back by Rodwell header
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# Black Cats

Shaky-looking Man United pegged back by Rodwell header

Aug 24th 2014, 4:53 PM 9,596 Views 20 Comments

Louis Van Gaal’s men are playing with Michael Keane and Tyler Blackett as part of a back three.

As it happened: Sunderland v Manchester United, Premier League From The42
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As it happened: Sunderland v Manchester United, Premier League

Sunderland escape with fine after Ji ineligibility revealed
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# Black Cats

Sunderland escape with fine after Ji ineligibility revealed

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:25 PM 5,735 Views 3 Comments

The South Korean played in five games, four in the Premier League, while ineligible at the beginning of this season.

Poyet will quit Sunderland if he doesn't get transfer control
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# Power Struggle

Poyet will quit Sunderland if he doesn't get transfer control

Nov 22nd 2013, 10:42 AM 1,887 Views 3 Comments

The Uruguayan manager is unhappy at the prospect of having director of football Roberto De Fanti in charge of bringing in players.

Rejuvenated Sunderland stun Manchester City
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# Black Cats

Rejuvenated Sunderland stun Manchester City

Nov 10th 2013, 4:14 PM 5,898 Views 18 Comments

Phil Bardsley was the matchwinner with his first Premier League goal of the season in the 21st minute.

Sunderland's newest fan may not be welcome in Newcastle for a while
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# Pope Francis

Sunderland's newest fan may not be welcome in Newcastle for a while

Oct 27th 2013, 1:30 PM 4,167 Views 1 Comment

If the Pope is infallible, does that mean we should all support the Black Cats?

Sunderland set to name Poyet as their new manager
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# Black Cats

Sunderland set to name Poyet as their new manager

Oct 7th 2013, 6:59 PM 1,498 Views 7 Comments

The former Brighton boss is likely to be unveiled in the next 24 hours according to reports.

Man United's teen sensation Adnan Januzaj skins Black Cats with cracking volley
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# Teenage Dream

Man United's teen sensation Adnan Januzaj skins Black Cats with cracking volley

Oct 5th 2013, 7:51 PM 6,608 Views 25 Comments

“He can be anything he wants to be,” declared Michael Carrick of his Red Devils teammate.

Paolo di Canio in bizarre exchange of words with angry Sunderland fans
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# War Of Words

Paolo di Canio in bizarre exchange of words with angry Sunderland fans

Sep 21st 2013, 6:23 PM 4,905 Views 5 Comments

The Black Cats boss chose to mime his frustration from the edge of the 18-yard box.

O'Shea backs matured McClean to shine - at Sunderland or elsewhere
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# Growing Up

O'Shea backs matured McClean to shine - at Sunderland or elsewhere

Aug 7th 2013, 7:30 AM 2,024 Views 1 Comment

The Black Cats captain speaks to us about his Ireland team-mate’s future and drawing comparisons with Paolo Di Canio and Giovanni Trapattoni.

Paolo Di Canio 'offered to leave' over fascism row
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# Bye Bye No Problem

Paolo Di Canio 'offered to leave' over fascism row

May 12th 2013, 10:16 AM 1,448 Views 0 Comments

The Italian says he does ‘not support the ideology of fascism’.

Di Canio honeymoon period continues with win over Toffees
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# Black Cats

Di Canio honeymoon period continues with win over Toffees

Apr 20th 2013, 5:41 PM 2,417 Views 0 Comments

Sunderland are up to 14th while Wigan lost to West Ham and Newcastle drew with West Brom.

'I'm not in the House of Parliament' - Di Canio wants to talk about football, not politics
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# Black Cats

'I'm not in the House of Parliament' - Di Canio wants to talk about football, not politics

Apr 2nd 2013, 11:18 AM 974 Views 3 Comments

The Italian was unveiled as Sunderland manager this morning.

David Meyler to be recalled early by Sunderland
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# Mackems

David Meyler to be recalled early by Sunderland

Dec 21st 2012, 12:21 PM 848 Views 0 Comments

The Irish midfielder has scored twice in a brief loan spell with Hull City.

Report: Sunderland get back on track against 10-man Fulham
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# Premier League

Report: Sunderland get back on track against 10-man Fulham

Nov 18th 2012, 6:24 PM 975 Views 0 Comments

Carlos Cuellar, Stephane Sessegnon and even Steven Fletcher got on the scoresheet for Martin O’Neill’s men.

David Meyler defends James McClean's poppy decision
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# Iregre

David Meyler defends James McClean's poppy decision

Nov 13th 2012, 12:30 PM 12,650 Views 74 Comments

“James is James. James is his own man and I respect his decision,” said the on-loan Hull midfielder.

It's Friday (the 13th)! So here's a slideshow of black cats and kittens from around the world
# Friday Slideshow
# Friday Slideshow

It's Friday (the 13th)! So here's a slideshow of black cats and kittens from around the world

Jul 13th 2012, 5:03 PM 6,872 Views 7 Comments

For the day that’s in it.

James McClean pens new three-year Sunderland contract
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# Deal

James McClean pens new three-year Sunderland contract

Mar 23rd 2012, 9:59 AM 501 Views 0 Comments

The 22-year has earned a long-term deal with the Black Cats after ‘an explosive start to his career’.

Steve Bruce's replacement: The five candidates (and Keano, inevitably)
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# Black Cats

Steve Bruce's replacement: The five candidates (and Keano, inevitably)

Dec 1st 2011, 5:20 PM 739 Views 3 Comments

As Sunderland search for their new manager, we look at the candidates to take over at the Stadium of Light.

End of the road for Steve Bruce at Sunderland
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# Exit

End of the road for Steve Bruce at Sunderland

Nov 30th 2011, 6:17 PM 506 Views 0 Comments

Black Cats owner and chairman Ellis Short says results were ‘not good enough’.