Sunderland 2016

Sunderland survive, Newcastle, Norwich relegated in EPL

 May 14, 2016   Abhishek Das

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Sunderland secured their English Premier League place and relegated Norwich and Newcastle United after beating Everton 3-0 at home. Patrick van Aaanholt scored with a 25-metre free-kick and added two more to give Sunderland an insurmountable four point lead over both Newcastle and Norwich with just one game left to play on Wednesday. Sunderland’s survival […]

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Sunderland Capital One Cup

Sunderland can upset the odds in Capital One Cup Final

 January 23, 2014   John Welsh

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The final of this season’s Capital One Cup Final at Wembley will pitch Premier League title challengers Manchester City against relegation threatened Sunderland in a match already being described as an almost certain victory for City. Bookmakers have installed Manuel Pellegrini’s team as overwhelming favourites but cup finals are never decided by the form book […]

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Improving Sunderland and Wearside curse deny Manchester City

 November 10, 2013   John Welsh

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On a Premier League weekend when Arsenal’s lead at the head of the table was reduced to two points and Manchester United proved that they will not easily yield the title, it was lowly Sunderland who produced the shock result by defeating title contenders Manchester City. The match had virtually been described as a formality […]

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Poyet and Sunderland

Poyet must focus on Premier League survival at Sunderland

 October 10, 2013   John Welsh

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With the appointment of Gus Poyet as new head coach, Sunderland are not just hoping for a period of stability but that he will preserve their English Premier League status after a disastrous start to the new season. As the Black Cats have only claimed one point from the opening seven matches, the Uruguayan faces […]

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