Sunderland Rumors & News

  • West Ham set to open Emanuele Giaccherini transfer talks with Sunderland

    Metro "West Ham are ready to offer a Premier League lifeline to Emanuele Giaccherini by signing him from Sunderland at the end of the season. With the Black Cats looking all but certain to be relegated from the top flight this term, Italy international Giaccherini had been facing an uncertain..." April 17

  • Poyet hints at rotten core as Sunderland boss refuses to rule out leaving Black Cats

    Daily Mail "Gus Poyet refused to rule out walking away at the end of the season after claiming an underlying problem at Sunderland had made them almost impossible to manage. Appointed last October after Paolo Di Canio’s sacking, Poyet has failed to arrest a slide that increasingly looks like ending in..." April 14

  • Will relegation turn out to be a good thing for Sunderland?

    Metro "It’s tough to garner any real enthusiasm for football at the moment. Sunderland are staggering and stumbling their way towards relegation with seemingly no idea how to address the slide or indeed any willingness to put up their fists and fight for survival. As such I can only look ahead to..." April 11

  • Gus Poyet wants to keep Liverpool's Fabio Borini if Sunderland survive Premier League drop

    Daily Star "The 22-year-old is currently on a season-long loan at Sunderland from Anfield, and has proved to be a fan favourite. Borini, midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng and left-back Marco Alonso are all due to return to their parent clubs at the end of the season. Poyet has already admitted he wants to sign..." March 18

  • Sunderland in danger of losing Colback, Bardsley, Gardner and Larsson on free transfers this summer

    Daily Mail "Sunderland are facing a huge battle to keep a clutch of their Capital One Cup heroes. Jack Colback, Phil Bardsley, Craig Gardner and Seb Larsson are all involved in contract disputes going into the final weeks of the season. All four, who played in Sunday's gallant League Cup final defeat..." March 06

  • Nasri: This is just the start

    Manchester Evening News "The Blues ace, voted official man of the match, last week warned his teammates that a defeat by Sunderland at Wembley could wreck their season - just as it did to Arsenal when they lost in the League Cup final three years ago. Having rubbed out the bitter memories of the FA Cup final defeat by..." March 04

  • Sunderland midfielder Alfred N'Diaye joins Real Betis on loan

    Sky Sports "Sunderland midfielder Alfred N'Diaye has joined Real Betis on loan for the rest of the season. N'Diaye has only made a handful of appearances for Sunderland since he arrived just over a year ago and manager Gus Poyet has allowed him to seek regular first-team football in Spain." January 31

  • Stoke strike deal for Sunderland midfielder Lee Cattermole

    Sky Sports "Sunderland have accepted an improved offer from Stoke for Lee Cattermole, according to Sky sources. Stoke saw one deadline-day bid knocked back but returned with a second, believed to be worth up to £5m, and the midfielder will now travel south to talk terms and undergo a medical. Sunderland..." January 31

  • Sunderland's Wes Brown could play until he's 40 if he wants to gushes manager Gus Poyet

    Daily Mirror "Gus Poyet claims golden oldie Wes Brown can play for Sunderland until he is 40. Brown, 34, has been outstanding since returning in November after nearly two years out with a serious knee injury. The centre-half will face his old club Manchester United at Old Trafford on Wednesday in the..." January 21

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    Sky Sources: Sunderland director of football Roberto De Fanti to leave the club in the next 24 hours #SSN

  • Hull plot £6million Steven Fletcher move after Black Cats hit man falls down Sunderland pecking order

    Daily Mirror "Hull City boss Steve Bruce is ready to make a record-breaking move for Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher. Scotland international hit man Fletcher has fallen out of favour under Gus Poyet in recent weeks and the Tigers are set to pounce. And Bruce will try to tempt the Black Cats into a sale..." December 27

  • Sunderland to make £2m move for Brighton midfielder Liam Bridcutt

    The Telegraph "Gus Poyet is ready to make a raid on former club Brighton with a £2 million bid for Liam Bridcutt. Poyet, the Sunderland manager, will table an offer for the midfielder when the transfer window opens next week as he prepares to shake up his squad. Bridcutt, 24, was signed by Poyet from..." December 24

  • Sunderland star Fabio Borini looking to secure another move away from Liverpool

    Daily Star "Sunderland striker Fabio Borini is looking to secure a loan move to Italy before returning to Liverpool at the end of the season. The Italian is currently on-loan at the Black Cats, but has endured a difficult time netting only once in the Tyne-Wear derby against rivals Newcastle. Borini's..." November 28

  • Fulham monitoring Bardsley's situation at Sunderland, prepare January bid

    Daily Mail "Fulham are monitoring defender Phil Bardsley’s contract situation at Sunderland with a view to a January move. Having been frozen out of the first-team under sacked manager Paolo Di Canio, the Scotland full back has established himself as one of new boss Gus Poyet’s key men. His recent..." November 27

  • Sunderland target young Swede

    The Shields Gazette "The Halmstads striker has sprung to prominence on the back of scoring a hat-trick for Sweden against Argentina in a 4-1 victory in last month’s Under-17s World Cup in Abu Dhabi, which saw him finish tournament top scorer with seven goals. There are claims that that display in particular has put..." November 18

  • Phil Bardsley targeting new deal at Sunderland

    The Journal "Phil Bardsley has set his sights on a new Sunderland contract after resisting what he feels were Paolo Di Canio's attempt to "destroy" him. The right-back has hit two goals in two games to accelerate Gus Poyet’s Black Cats revival with back-to-back home wins over Southampton and Manchester..." November 13

  • Sunderland's Connor Wickham set for transfer to Sheffield Wednesday on loan

    Daily Mirror "Sunderland hitman Connor Wickham is heading back to Championship strugglers Sheffield Wednesday on loan­ – to pick up some badly-needed action. The England Under-21 prospect is out of Gus Poyet’s side and will be allowed to move to Hillsborough to stay sharp, rather than play for the..." November 01

  • Scot John Souttar fobs off Sunderland

    Daily Star "The Scottish club accepted the Black Cats' improved £600,000 bid for the 17-year-old defender, who has attracted a string of Premier League scouts to Tannadice. But after visiting the Stadium of Light and the club's training facilities, the Scotland Under-19 international has decided to remain..." October 31

  • Borini harbours hopes of Liverpool return

    Liverpool Echo "Fabio Borini insists he has not given up on his Liverpool FC career. The on-loan Italian striker was Sunderland’s derby day match-winner when he came off the bench to score the decisive goal in Sunday’s 2-1 success over Newcastle - his first strike for the Black Cats. That matches his..." October 29

  • Pulis joins Poyet on Sunderland shortlist as owner Short weighs up candidates

    Daily Mail "Even under Ellis Short an owner now looking for his fifth manager in less than five years certain people have hung on to their jobs at Sunderland. It turns out the chap Paolo Di Canio banned from talking to the players in the tunnel has been here for 50 years while the tea lady subjected to..." September 30

  • Poyet's appointment as Sunderland manager on hold as owner refuses to be rushed

    Daily Mirror "Gus Poyet will have to personally convince Ellis Short he is the right man for the Sunderland job before his appointment is confirmed. The Black Cats' billionaire owner has been advised to give Poyet the job by director of football Roberto De Fanti but wants thorough checks on his character and..." September 26

  • McLeish admits he wants Sunderland job

    talkSport "Alex McLeish has confirmed his interest in succeeding Paolo Di Canio as Sunderland manager. The former Scotland boss is one of the bookmakers' favourites to take over at the Stadium of Light following the club’s decision to ditch Di Canio just five games into the new Premier League..." September 25

  • Gus Poyet keen on replacing Paolo Di Canio at Sunderland

    The Telegraph "Gus Poyet has made it clear to Sunderland’s owner Ellis Short that he is keen to take on the challenge of rejuvenating the team after Paolo Di Canio’s short but ill-fated reign as manager. Poyet has told Short that he has no qualms about moving to the North East following his departure from..." September 25

  • Sunderland sack Paolo Di Canio after training-ground row with players

    The Guardian "Paolo Di Canio was sacked by Sunderland on Sunday night after festering resentments among his players came to a head at an ill-tempered training-ground meeting on Sunday morning. Di Canio whose team had taken only one point from the season's opening five league fixtures called the meeting to..." September 23

  • Di Canio sacked by Sunderland after ANOTHER bust-up with players brings 13-match reign to end

    Daily Mail "Paolo Di Canio's tumultuous reign as Sunderland manager came to an end after his players turned on him during a furious training ground bust-up. The fiery Italian called his stars in for a crisis meeting at the club’s Cleadon training ground on Sunday following their disappointing 3-0 defeat at..." September 23

  • Sunderland sack Paolo Di Canio after major BUST-UP with senior players

    Daily Mirror "Paolo Di Canio was last night sacked by Sunderland after a major bust-up involving senior players. The Italian held a fiery training ground inquest with his squad after the 3-0 defeat to West Brom and the disastrous fall-out ended his reign at the Stadium of Light. With owner Ellis Short taking..." September 23

  • Sunderland sack Paolo Di Canio

    Sky Sports "Sunderland have sacked manager Paolo Di Canio after less than six months following a miserable start to the season. Defeat to West Brom on Saturday left the Wearsiders bottom of the Premier League with just one point from the opening five games. The club confirmed on Sunday evening that they..." September 22

  • Sean Dyche fights for Danny Ings to stay at Burnley

    Daily Star "Burnley are fighting off interest from Aston Villa Newcastle and Sunderland as they look to hang on to hitman Danny Ings. The Premier League vultures are circling Turf Moor preparing to swoop for the striker in the January transfer window. Crystal Palace are also monitoring the 21-year-old..." September 19

  • Fabio Borini made a mistake in moving to Liverpool, says agent

    Daily Star "Fabio Borini should have stayed at Roma rather than join Liverpool last summer according to the striker's agent. The Italian international moved to Anfield last summer in a £10.5m deal but an injury plagued first season at the club saw the striker unable to recapture the form shown in Italy..." September 18

  • Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio offers Lee Cattermole a fresh start

    The Guardian "Paolo Di Canio and Lee Cattermole have reached a rapprochement that has left Sunderland's former captain with a chance to re-establish himself as one of the club's key central midfielders. Cattermole is close to a first-team return following several months on the sidelines in the wake of knee..." September 17

  • O'Neill installed as favourite to replace under-fire Trapattoni as Ireland manager

    Daily Mail "Former Sunderland manager Martin O’Neill has emerged as favourite to replace Republic of Ireland’s embattled coach Giovanni Trapattoni. The 74-year-old who took a pay-cut to earn £1million-a-year after Ireland’s dreadful Euro 2012 finals campaign is clinging on to power with Irish World Cup..." September 09

  • Liverpool’s Fabio Borini currently having medical at Sunderland ahead of Season long loan

    101 Great Goals "With Liverpool signing Chelsea’s Victor Moses on loan young Italian Fabio Borini will find chances few and far between at Anfield this season. To prove himself he will join Sunderland on loan for the season linking up with fellow Italians Emmanuele Giaccherini and Vito Mannone." September 02

  • Everton could hijack Sunderland loan deal for midfielder Zdravko Kuzmanovic

    The Express "Sunderland have agreed a loan deal for Inter Milan midfielder Zdravko Kuzmanovic but fear Everton could make an 11th-hour bid to scupper the move. Kuzmanovic is willing to go to Sunderland but is holding out for interest from the Toffees who will move for the 25-year-old if they lose Marouane..." August 28

  • Sunderland sign Greece winger Charis Mavrias on three-year deal

    BBC "Sunderland have completed the signing of Greek winger Charis Mavrias from Panathinaikos for an undisclosed fee. The 19-year-old Greece international has agreed a three-year deal with the Black Cats. Mavrias made his Champions League debut as a 16-year-old in 2010 becoming the..." August 22

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    Bolton have asked Sunderland about a loan for Connor Wickham. (Source: Daily Mirror)

  • James McClean: Sunderland winger in Wigan Athletic talks

    BBC "Wigan are close to making James McClean their 10th summer signing after Sunderland accepted an undisclosed fee for the Republic of Ireland winger. He could join up with the Latics before they face Manchester United in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday. The 24-year-old moved to..." August 07

  • Mavrias set to become Di Canio's 10th signing

    The Sun "Greece winger Charis Mavrias is set to become Paolo Di Canio’s 10th summer signing. And that is likely to spell the end of James McClean’s turbulent spell at Sunderland with Celtic closing in on the £2million-rated Republic of Ireland star. Mavrias 19 is set to arrive on Wearside in the next..." July 31

  • West Brom eyeing up a move for Sunderland midfielder Craig Gardner

    Daily Mirror "West Brom are on the trail of £2million-rated Craig Gardner. The Brummie 26 may be sold by Sunderland this summer as part of Paolo Di Canio's revolution. The Black Cats are considering letting the versatile midfielder who also plays full-back go once they have a new right-back. Gardner..." July 24

  • Lazio eyeing Sunderland midfielder Sebastian Larsson

    talkSport "Lazio are keen on Sunderland midfielder Sebastian Larsson. Paolo Di Canio, mindful that Larsson only has a year left on his current deal, is said to be weighing up the prospect of selling him this summer. The Italian's former club Lazio have now registered their interest as they look to..." July 18

  • Tom Huddlestone is close to £5m move north

    London Evening Standard "Tottenham midfielder Tom Huddlestone is on the verge of joining Sunderland after the two clubs agreed a £5million fee. Fulham were also looking to buy the 26-year-old after Spurs made him available for transfer this summer but Sunderland are the ones that have been prepared to meet the asking..." July 13

  • Sunderland complete signing of Jozy Altidore from AZ Alkmaar

    The Guardian "Sunderland have completed the signing of the USA striker Jozy Altidore from the Dutch side AZ Alkmaar on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee. The 23-year-old arrived on Wearside on Tuesday to complete a medical and he became the manager Paolo Di Canio's sixth signing of the..." July 09

  • Sunderland dealt blow as target demands higher wages

    talkSport "The Black Cats have agreed a fee for the 21-year-old with Buenos Aires outfit Velez Sarsfield, but are yet to finalise the deal, and it emerged in South American media that personal terms could be the problem. Velez vice-president Julio Baldomar told TyC Sports: "The player and his agent say that..." July 09

  • Peruzzi deal with Sunderland hits major snag "The Black Cats have agreed a fee with Velez Sarsfield for the 21-year-old right-back, but are yet to finalise the deal, and it emerged in South America that personal terms could be the problem. Velez vice-president Julio Baldomar told TyC Sports: "The player and his agent say that the offer..." July 08

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