Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio is already turning his thoughts to next season, and ITV Sport understands priority number one is to acquire a new striker for the club.
The Wearsiders scored only 41 goals in the Premier League all campaign, with Steven Fletcher bagging 11 of those efforts. Only Stoke City and relegated Queens Park Rangers scored fewer throughout the entire campaign.
The goals noticeably were missing when injury end...More
A number of Sunderland players are in contact with the PFA over their next step after they were fined two weeks’ wages for indiscipline and publically criticised by manager Paolo Di Canio, the Daily Mirror has reported.
Seven of the Black Cats’ squad - including Phil Bardsley, pictured recently lying on the floor in a casino covered in £50 notes - have been in touch with the players’ union, with Bardsley said to be insistent that he ...More
Sunderland manager Paolo di Canio has lashed out at two of his defenders after they were caught in some late night antics as full-back Phil Bardsley and central defender Matthew Kilgallon were picture covered in a heap of £50 notes in a casino after the Black Cats’ Premier League safety was guaranteed following Wigan’s relegation last Tuesday.
Neither player was considered for the Wearsiders’ final match of the season, ending in a 1-...More
With another season now in the rear view mirror, Sunderland’s manager Paolo Di Canio has a massive task ahead of him this summer.
After taking over from Martin O’Neil at the end of March, Sunderland’s results have been mixed, with two wins, two draws and three losses. Despite another hugely disappointing season, there are some that believe Di Canio is the right man to revive the fading hopes of Sunderland fans. His task is no easy on...More
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is keen to sign Sunderland’s on-loan Tottenham Hotspur wide player Danny Rose, the Daily Mail has reported, but has to clear space in the squad before making any moves this summer.
Rose has spent the season at the Stadium of Light and been impressive, the newspaper claims, despite the Black Cats’ struggling at the lower end of the table for most of the campaign. The Mail claims Paolo Di Canio is keen...More
Tottenham know that the fight for Champions League football is not in their hands as they prepare for their final-day clash with a Sunderland side that have already secured their Premier League safety.
The Lilywhites were seven points ahead of North London rivals Arsenal after defeating them 2-1 at White Hart Lane in early March but a poor run of form in April allowed the Gunners to overtake them and despite an upturn in results in M...More
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