Sunderland take on Burnley in what is set to be a tense encounter in the North East as it brings together the two sides immediately above the bottom three.
Manager Gustavo Poyet has recently acknowledged that the Black Cats are not connecting with the club’s supporters, and he will be all too aware that his side must produce better here than in their last two home outings against Liverpool and Fulham, both of which saw the team booed...More
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet says the supporters need to stay on side, after the Black Cats were booed in their 0-0 draw against Fulham in the FA Cup fourth round, reports BBC Sport.
Sunderland have been enduring a difficult season, with the North-East outfit having drawn too many games in all competitions. They weren’t at their best against Fulham recently, and a lot of the fans made their feelings clear by booing the side at the fi...More
Sunderland & England striker Jermain Defoe has revealed he is happy to be judged on goals following his arrival to the Stadium of Light, reports BBC Sport.
Signed from Toronto this month, the former West Ham, Portsmouth and Tottenham man returns to the Premier League looking to prove his worth in a side in desperate need of goals. The North-East club are currently struggling in front of goal, and Defoe is happy to have the burden on ...More
Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher has said Jermain Defoe’s arrival has given the club a “buzz” of anticipation, reports Sky Sports.
Sunderland have been struggling for goals this season, so manager Gus Poyet opted to sign striker Jermain Defoe to help boost their chances of scoring. The England international was heavily coveted by a number of clubs, and new teammate Steven Fletcher has spoken of the excitement in the camp to have th...More
Sunderland manager Gustavo Poyet felt his side were unlucky not to take something as they conceded late to lose 2-1 away to in-form Tottenham, Sky Sports has reported.
The hosts took the lead early on when a poor clearance from Santiago Vergini fell at the feet of Jan Vertonghen, whose shot from the edge of the penalty area went in via a wicked deflection off John O’Shea.
But the Black Cats responded well and got the equaliser throu...More
Tottenham playmaker Christian Eriksen popped up in the dying minutes against Sunderland to snatch all three points for the top-four chasing Londoners, reports BBC Sport.
Spurs took the lead minutes into the game through defender Jan Vertonghen. The Belgian centre-back scored from a deflected effort to put the Londoners in the lead.
Sunderland midfielder Sebastian Larsson equalised from a free-kick, given for a foul on new-boy Jermai...More
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