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Jermaine Defoe Opens Up On His Close Friendship With The Late Bradley Lowery

Bradley Lowery touched the lives of many including millions of football fans before sadly passing away in July earlier this year at just six years of age.  The young die-hard Sunderland supporter fought bravely in the public eye against the terminal childhood cancer neuroblastoma. Bradley appeared as a mascot for his beloved Sunderland in September 2016 and formed an instant bond …

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David Moyes’ ‘Better-The-Devil-You-Know’ Approach Echoes Keane’s Sunderland Decline

BURNLEY, ENGLAND - JANUARY 17: David Moyes, Manager of Sunderland looks on while taking a look around the ptich prior to the Emirates FA Cup third round replay between Burnley and Sunderland at Turf Moor on January 17, 2017 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Sunderland manager turns to familiar faces in a desperate attempt to avoid relegation… sound familiar? David Moyes has been criticised following the signing of three of his former players in the January transfer window. The Sunderland boss turned to Joleon Lescott, Darron Gibson and Bryan Oviedo to strengthen his squad in a bid to avoid relegation. All three players are …

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David Moyes Suggests Regret At Taking Sunderland Job

SWANSEA, WALES - DECEMBER 10: Sunderland manager David Moyes reacts during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Sunderland at Liberty Stadium on December 10, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

David Moyes has suggested that he would not have taken the Sunderland job if he’d known things would be this bad. The former Manchester United and Everton manager took over from Sam Allardyce last summer, but he has not been able to build on his predecessor’s form and the Black Cats find themselves rooted to the bottom of the Premier …

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David Moyes: From Merseyside To Mockery, Via Manchester

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 01: David Moyes, Manager of Sunderland looks on during the Premier League match between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion at Stadium of Light on October 1, 2016 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Less than four years ago David Moyes’ achievements over an eleven-year period in charge of Everton saw him regarded as the one of the best young coaches in Britain. He had taken the Toffees from annually struggling against relegation to finishing above bitter rivals Liverpool two seasons running and even had a brief foray into the Champions League. His growing …

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Sunderland: Four Of The Top Candidates To Take Over From Big Sam

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - MAY 11: Sam Allardyce, manager of Sunderland celebrates staying in the Premier League after victory during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light on May 11, 2016 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

With Sam Allardyce departing the Stadium of Light to take over the England national team, Sunderland will now be looking to appoint their seventh manager in five years. Allardyce successfully led Sunderland to safety in the penultimate game of last season, and his departure presents the Wearside club with a dilemma. With just three weeks until their Premier League campaign kicks …

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Sunderland In Talks With Ex-Man United Boss To Replace Sam Allardyce

METHIL, SCOTLAND - JULY 12: David Moyes manager of Real Sociedad looks on during the pre season friendly match between St Johnstone and Real Sociedad at Bayview on July 12, 2015 in Methil, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Sunderland are set to lose yet another manager today, as Sam Allardyce will be confirmed as the new England manager in the next few hours. The Black Cats have already been looking ahead in terms of a replacement, with Sky Sports reporting that they have spoken to former Manchester United manager David Moyes about taking the role. Sunderland responded to …

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The Sun Claim That Arsenal Would Be Champions If Officials Had Done Their Jobs Properly


The ‘Real Premier League table’ as the newspaper dubs it also sees Newcastle staying in the league at the expense of rivals Sunderland. Having commissioned a ‘panel of experts’ to run the rule over every Premier League game this season, The Sun have concluded that the title should be residing in the sparse trophy cabinet at the Emirates Stadium, rather than …

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Sunderland Confirm The Signing Of Former Arsenal Cult Hero

LONDON - NOVEMBER 21: Emmanuel Eboue of Arsenal celebrates scoring during the UEFA Champions League Group G match between Arsenal and Hamburg SV at The Emirates Stadium on November 21, 2006 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Sunderland have today announced the signing of ex-Ivory Coast international and Arsenal cult figure Emmanuel Eboué until the end of the season. Eboué, 32, joins the Black Cats on a short-term deal having impressed Sam Allardyce while on trial the club. The right back had been without a club since his release by Turkish giants Galatasaray at the end of …

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Premier League’s Looming TV Deals Create Illusion Of Level Playing Field

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 13: A practice ball is seen on the pitch prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge on February 13, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

The 77th-minute protest by almost 20,000 thousand fans in Anfield recently proves that people power, however slight, still exists in the modern Premier League. Fenway Sports Group had outraged Liverpool fans with their complete disregard for year-long discussions over ticket pricing. Corporate greed needs to be challenged at every turn, and despite the financial impact of the protest in Anfield being a …

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Jermain Defoe: Sunderland’s Saviour?

At 33 years of age, Jermain Defoe is rolling back the years to become the unlikely figure behind Sunderland’s push for Premier League survival.  Name: Jermain Defoe Position: Forward Fantasy Price: £7.6m (PlayON), £5.1m (FPL) Appearances: 17 Goals: 9 Assists: 0 Big Sam and little Jermain. If his manager had his pick of strikers in the Premier League, you get the impression that on physical specifications …

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Watch: Joel Campbell & Hector Bellerin Absolutely Lorded It For Arsenal In Sunderland Clash

Oh behave yourselves boys… If one were to go back 18 months, few Arsenal fans would have even been aware of Hector Bellerin and Joel Campbell’s existence, never mind consider them as future Arsenal stars. However, today Bellerin is without question the Gunners’ first choice right back and, when played, Campbell consistently makes a claim that he should be in …

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