West Ham midfielder Stewart Downing scored a first-half equaliser as the Londoners took a share of the spoils away to Sunderland, reports BBC Sport.
Sunderland took the lead after 20 minutes through Jordi Gomez. West Ham defender James Tomkins gave away a penalty for a foul on Sunderland winger Adam Johnson, and the creative midfielder tucked away the penalty.
Minutes later, United found a leveller through Stewart Downing. The Engla...More
West Ham United will be looking to make it four successive wins in the Premier League when they go to the North East to take on Sunderland.
For the hosts, last time out against Liverpool was further evidence that they have been very hard to beat this season in the main, as they frustrated the Reds throughout. However, manager Gustavo Poyet was left to lament a lack of goals as his side played out their ninth draw already in the leagu...More
Sunderland striker Connor Wickham has signed a four-and-a-half-year deal with the North-East club, keeping him at the Stadium of Light until 2019, reports BBC Sport.
The England U21 international, 21, has scored just three goals this season, but hit a real purple patch with the Black Cats in the tail end of the last campaign, as Gus Poyet’s men pulled off a miraculous recovery.
Wickham won the April Player of the Month award after b...More
Liverpool were held to a goalless draw against Sunderland, which was their ninth stalemate of the Premier League season already, reports BBC Sport.
While the hosts were far from their best, winger Raheem Sterling looked full of energy and was running at the Sunderland defence time and again. His blistering bursts through the middle of the park almost led to a goal on one occasion, but Sunderland’s defence held firm to frustrate the M...More
Sunderland manager Gustavo Poyet has admitted that his side have missed the presence of striker Fabio Borini, who could play against them in the colours of Liverpool on Saturday afternoon, reports the Daily Mail.
The Italian spent the majority of last season on loan at the Stadium of Light, and went on to score 10 goals in all competitions, helping Sunderland to survive relegation from the Premier League and reach the Capital One Cup...More
Liverpool can make it three wins on the spin as they face Sunderland at Anfield, with the visitors taking on members of last season’s top five for the fourth time in five matches.
All the talk at Leicester City on Tuesday night was of the return of captain Steven Gerrard to the Liverpool starting XI, and he did not disappoint as he hit his side’s crucial second goal during an outstanding individual performance.
But it was a collecti...More
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