Premier League Season Review – Sunderland

Sunderland: 17th FA Cup: Round Three Capital One Cup: Round Three It has become an annual occurence for Sunderland to look like relegation certainties, change the manager and kickstart a revival by defeating arch rivals Newcastle United in the new man’s second match in charge. It is a case now of lightning striking four times, and on this occasion it was the wily Sam Allardyce who defied the club’s league position when he took over in October to lead them to safety, while reminding everyone of his managerial ability. After guiding the team…

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Sunderland vs Man City – Premier League preview and team news

Sunderland begin a very tricky sequence of fixtures when they take on title-chasing Manchester City on Tuesday evening, with the visitors having won just once away in the league since September. Despite coming back from another slow start, a point at home to fellow relegation battlers Bournemouth was not enough for Sunderland, especially ahead of this upcoming run which also sees them head to Liverpool and host Manchester United. Home matches are huge for any struggling side at this stage of the season and those are the type of matches they could…

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Sunderland vs Bournemouth – Premier League preview and team news

Sunderland will be looking to close the four point gap between themselves and the safety line with a win at home to a Bournemouth side that lies six points and four places above them in the Premier League table. The hosts had to soak up a lot of pressure in the opening 40 minutes of their game last weekend at Tottenham before taking the lead through the in-form Patrick van Aanholt following a rare foray forward. However, they committed the cardinal sin of conceding an avoidable equaliser just moments later and were…

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