Both Hull City and Sunderland will be sensing an opportunity as they meet at the KC Stadium with a place in the FA Cup semi-finals at stake.
For Hull boss Steve Bruce, this is another chance to get one over his former club, having already managed to do the double over the Black Cats in the Premier League, in which they lie 12th. All of their opponents in the tournament so far have been from the lower leagues, and they have progressed...More
The futures of Sunderland quartet Phil Bardsley, Jack Colback, Craig Gardner and Sebastian Larsson are in doubt as none of them have yet agreed terms on a new contract, reports the Daily Mail.
The contracts of all four players are set to expire in the summer, so each of them could depart despite helping Sunderland to the Capital One Cup final, which they lost to Manchester City on Sunday.
The Black Cats are currently involved in neg...More
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet was left heartened by his team’s Capital One Cup final display and is hopeful it can be used as the backdrop for a successful relegation battle, BBC Sport has reported.
The Black Cats currently sit in 18th place of the Premier League but are just one point from safety, also boasting games in hand on the teams around them.
And the club surprised the majority at Wembley by taking the lead against favourit...More
On Sunday, the season’s first major silverware is up for grabs as Manchester City take on Sunderland in the final of the Capital One Cup.
Man City will come into this as clear favourites, and manager Manuel Pellegrini will be looking to win the first trophy of what he hopes will be a sizeable haul during his time at the club. The Chilean’s side were rarely troubled on their way to Wembley, scoring 19 goals and conceding just the one ...More
Sunderland winger Adam Johnson is under no illusions as to the size of the achievement should the Black Cats beat Manchester City and win the Capital One Cup on Sunday, Sky Sports has reported.
City and Sunderland meet at Wembley with Johnson going up against his former side. The 26-year-old was part of the City team that won the Premier League title and FA Cup under Roberto Mancini but says success is different at the Etihad Stadium...More
After suffering disappointment in midweek, Arsenal will be hoping for a first win in three Premier League games with a win over relegation threatened Sunderland.
Arsenal gave a very good account of themselves against Bayern Munich, but Mesut Ozil’s penalty miss was crucial and Wojciech Szczesny’s sending off made it an uphill struggle. They will still be down after that defeat, but attention must turn to this game, which is an import...More
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