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Former Liverpool Striker Hits Out At Ex-Manager Brendan Rodgers

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 26: Liverpool Manager Brendan Rogers encourages Fabio Borini of Liverpool during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield on August 26, 2012 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Fabio Borini did not enjoy the happiest of spells at Liverpool. The former Italian international scored just three goals in 38 appearances for the Anfield club across a three year spell – one of those years being spent on loan at Sunderland – before finally making a permanent move to the North-East in 2015. Borini was once a favourite of …

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Advocaat’s Appointment At Sunderland Has Come Too Late

With just nine games left to go, is it too late for change at Sunderland, and are they destined for the bottom three? Resemblances will be drawn with Sunderland’s current situation to that of the latter half of the 2012/13 season. The powers that be have given newly-appointed coach Dick Advocaat just two more games than Paolo Di Canio was …

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Sunderland Publish Official Open Letter From Gus Poyet

According to SAFC.com, Gus Poyet asked the club to release a letter to the Sunderland supporters. In line with his request this letter was just published on the club’s website. This can be seen here or you can read the full letter below.   “For the first time in my life I think is time for me to write this …

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5 Talking Points From Bradford’s 2-0 Win Over Sunderland

Yet another FA Cup upset was caused by League One’s Bradford City, this time against Sunderland, as Phil Parkinson’s men dispatched of Premier League opposition for the second time this year. Here are some of the main talking points from today’s fifth round tie. 5. The pitch The surface today at Valley Parade certainly wasn’t conducive to attractive football. Sunderland struggled …

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In-Form Fulham Face Struggling Sunderland

Fulham head to the Stadium of Light today with their tails-up following two wins in a row against both Reading and Nottingham Forrest.  Gus Poyet’s Sunderland on the other hand find themselves in familiar surroundings, just one point above the relegation zone having lost their last three games against difficult opposition in the form of Manchester City, Liverpool and Tottenham. Adam …

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Should The Premier League Have A Winter Break?

Jack McCann discusses the idea of the Premier League having a winter break. However this idea, which is the norm across many European leagues is being hamstrung by the money on offer for festive-period games.   ‘’We shouldn’t be playing then, we shouldn’t.” ‘’You can see the players can’t recover in two days.’’ These are Gus Poyet and Louis Van Gaal’s respective comments after …

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Match Preview: Aston Villa vs Sunderland

The Black Cats must travel to Aston Villa today following two disappointing results for both sides.  Sunderland were brought back down not earth following their derby day win over Newcastle by Hull City on Boxing day as Aston Villa lost out 1-0 to Swansea City. Both sides find themselves perched just above safety. Consistency has been the downfall for both …

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Sunderland: All I Want For Christmas…

Sunderland aren’t in a terrible position in the Premier League table but improvements will be needed if they wish to have a less dramatic climax to their season this time out.  1. More goals Sunderland are currently the second worst attacking side in the Premier League with 13 goals, just three more than Burnley and Aston Villa with ten apiece after …

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Sunderland vs Man City: What’s Changed Since The LC Final?

Sunderland host second placed Manchester City at the Stadium of Light tonight. Although the sides did meet after the final in a 2-2 draw midway through April last season we take a look at how both teams have changed since the 2nd of March at Wembley.  Firstly we begin with Sunderland. The North East club had a tough time of it …

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Big Month Ahead For Struggling Sunderland

Gus Poyet and Sunderland face a tough few weeks ahead as they aim to improve on what has been a less than impressive beginning to this season’s Premier League campaign. The Black Cats boss performed a miracle last season by keeping the Wearside club in the Premier League and reaching the League Cup final. However, this term Poyet is sure …

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Everton Boss Left Frustrated At Refereeing Decisions

Everton boss Roberto Martinez claimed Sunderland should have had two men sent off after a hard-fought draw on Wearside. Midfielder Jordi Gomez, who played under Martinez at Wigan, and striker Connor Wickham were perhaps both fortunate not to see red as referee Lee Mason adopted a lenient approach during a 1-1 draw at the Stadium of Light. Gomez, who had …

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No Panic From Sunderland Midfielder

Lee Cattermole is urging Sunderland to take a leaf out of Newcastle’s book as they look to bounce back from their self-inflicted wounds. The Black Cats head for Crystal Palace on Monday evening having endured a nightmare fortnight, scoring three own goals in an 8-0 defeat at Southampton and then handing Arsenal a 2-0 victory on a plate at the …

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French International Free Agent Signs For Sunderland

Former France international Anthony Reveillere has joined Sunderland for the remainder of the season, the club have confirmed. The 34-year-old full-back, who has been training with the Black Cats in recent weeks, is a free agent after being released by Italian side Napoli during the summer. Reveillere began his career at Rennes, but enjoyed his most successful spell with Lyon, …

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Sunderland skipper Looks For Redemption Against Arsenal

Sunderland skipper John O’Shea has urged his team-mate to pay back the club’s fans in the best way possible – by beating Arsenal on Saturday. The Black Cats players this week offered to refund the cost of tickets for supporters who made the trip to Southampton last weekend and witnessed a humiliating 8-0 Barclays Premier League defeat. However, the 33-year-old …

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Liverpool in Talks To Sign Ex-Barcelona Man, Departures Imminent

According to the Daily Mail, Liverpool are in talks to sign former Barcelona keeper Victor Valdes on a free transfer as the former Barcelona keeper is now a free agent. The 32-year-old Catalan suffered a cruciate knee ligament injury in March and is not expected to be fit until December. The former Barcelona man would offer Liverpool a vast amount of experience having …

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Sunderland Want Liverpool Striker & Ex-Chelsea Ace

After Sunderland’s heroic escape from relegation last season manager Gus Poyet is keen to strengthen his squad and will be working overtime in the last few days of the transfer window to fill vacancies at striker and midfield. Gus Poyet is keen to sign on loan striker Fabio Borini from Liverpool in a permenant deal according to The Mail. The Italian striker, who …

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Liverpool To Move For Bayern Munich Playmaker?

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers may make one more last minute signing before the transfer window closes, while he also looks to sell on a few players who are surplus to requirements. With a lot of work done in the transfer window already, most commentators were of the view that the Mario Balotelli signing was the final piece in the jigsaw …

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Sunderland Loan Move For Liverpool Defender

Liverpool centre back Sebastian Coates could be on his way to the Stadium of Light for the remainder of the season with the Black Cats reportedly lining up a loan move to improve defensively before the transfer window shuts, according to the Daily Star. Sunderland’s rearguard has been an area pinpointed for improvement by Gus Poyet due to the narrow …

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