Sunderland manager Gustavo Poyet described Saturday as his most embarrassing day in football after his side were hammered 8-0 away to Southampton, the Daily Telegraph has reported.
The Black Cats came into the game with just one defeat in the Premier League this season, but were rarely in the game as the hosts ran riot. Defender Santiago Vergini scored a comical own goal to break the deadlock, before Graziano Pelle tucked in a Steven...More
After their setback at Tottenham, Ronald Koeman’s Southampton will be keen to return to winning ways when they host a rejuvenated Sunderland.
While it was disappointing to be overcome by former boss Mauricio Pochettino and his Spurs side, Southampton will still be immensely pleased with the way they have played so far this season.
Dusan Tadic has looked a revelation in his attacking midfield thanks to the freedom being provided by t...More
Sunderland and Republic of Ireland captain John O’Shea has capped a memorable week by signing a new contract with the Wearside club, BBC Sport has confirmed.
O’Shea became the hero of his nation on Tuesday as he poked home a dramatic 93rd-minute equaliser to win an unlikely point for Martin O’Neill’s Irish side against world champions Germany. The game also marked his 100th cap for the Boys in Green.
And the 33-year-old’s week jus...More
Sunderland are set to make burly striker Jozy Altidore available for transfer during the January transfer window as manager Gustavo Poyet looks to refresh his striking options, according to the Newcastle Chronicle.
The American international was signed by Paulo Di Canio in the summer of 2013 after having a prolific scoring record in the Dutch Eredivisie with AZ Alkmaar. He was initially a regular in the side, but his goal against Che...More
Sunderland manager Gustavo Poyet has praised the performances of strikers Steven Fletcher and Connor Wickham after they starred in Saturday’s 3-1 win over Stoke City, Sky Sports has reported.
The duo had not found the net all season prior to this match, but that changed as early as the fourth minute, when Fletcher broke free from the challenge of Marc Muniesa before delivering a pinpoint cross for Wickham to head home.
Sunderland continue their hunt for a first win of the season as they take on Stoke City on Saturday at the Stadium of Light.
Not even the late sending off of Swansea City’s Angel Rangel could help the Black Cats to three points last time out, as Gustavo Poyet experienced more frustration on the sidelines. The goals are not flowing either, as Steven Fletcher and Connor Wickham are both yet to get off the mark, and the only saving gra...More
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