5:26 PM EDT, Tue March 28, 2017
The Journal 12 hours ago
From playboy star to the nicest man in football - how Bradley Lowery helped transform Jermain Defoe

From playboy star to the nicest man in football - how Bradley Lowery helped transform Jermain Defoe

The Sunderland striker has been reborn on and off the pitch revitalising his career and swapping alcohol for green tea and smoothies
The Journal 9 hours ago

Adam Lallana refuses to rule out Jermain Defoe leading England's line at the World Cup

Defoe scored against Lithuania on his international return on Sunday and Lallana praised the impact he had on the squad this week
ESPN FC 14 hours ago

Sunderland's Paddy McNair demanded he was sold by Manchester United

Sunderlands Paddy McNair has been ruled out for the remainder of the season. Sunderland defender Paddy McNair has said he demanded a permanent move away from Manchester United despite manager Jose Mourinhos wishes. McNair, 21, left United for Sunderland last summer in a four-year deal after making 15 Premier League starts for the Old Trafford club. The Northern Ireland international, who is currently recovering from an ACL injury, explained how Mourinho only wanted him to leave on a temporary basis. McNair told the BBC: He wanted me to go on loan and I went in to see Jose...

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James Hunter / The Journal 3 hours ago
When will Sunderland's Paddy McNair be back? Here's the former Manchester United man's verdict

When will Sunderland's Paddy McNair be back? Here's the former Manchester United man's verdict

Paddy McNair and Duncan Watmore are expected to be ready for pre-season training after seeing their campaigns cut short by cruciate injuries
James Hunter / The Chronicle 6 hours ago
England hero Jermain Defoe will be a marked man when Sunderland visit Watford

England hero Jermain Defoe will be a marked man when Sunderland visit Watford

Sunderlands Jermain Defoe has been razor-sharp this season but Watfords Craig Cathcart is determined to stop him adding to his tally this weekend
The Journal 9 hours ago
'He can be unplayable' Sunderland star can't wait for duo to make their comebacks

'He can be unplayable' Sunderland star can't wait for duo to make their comebacks

Sunderland have missed Lee Cattermole and Victor Anichebes presence in their first team, but the duo are closing in on a return
James Hunter / The Chronicle 10 hours ago
Sunderland's Paddy McNair reveals how he forced a move from Manchester United

Sunderland's Paddy McNair reveals how he forced a move from Manchester United

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho wanted to send Paddy McNair out on loan, but the midfielder was determined to make a fresh start
The Journal 11 hours ago
Graeme Souness: The writing is on the wall for David Moyes and Sunderland in the relegation battle

Graeme Souness: The writing is on the wall for David Moyes and Sunderland in the relegation battle

The Black Cats are seven points adrift of safety and the former Premier League manager believes they are destined for the Championship
The Northern Echo 17 hours ago

Sunderland: Jermain Defoe reveals the secret of his goalscoring success - and it's all about his diet

JERMAIN DEFOE has revealed the secret of his success after rekindling his international career at the age of 34 – turning vegan.
Jermain Defoe's England goal was a personal milestone - and helped Sunderland reach a landmark

Jermain Defoe's England goal was a personal milestone - and helped Sunderland reach a landmark

Sunderland players have now scored 20 goals for England, with Jermain Defoe becoming only the third Black Cat to score for the Three Lions since WW2
The Journal Mar 27, 2017
Sunderland youngster Josh Maja set to switch to Nigeria after training with Super Eagles

Sunderland youngster Josh Maja set to switch to Nigeria after training with Super Eagles

Teenage Black Cats attacking midfielder Josh Maja was one of a trio of British-born players to train with Nigeria in Barnet on Monday
The Journal Mar 27, 2017
Confirmed: The man whose first Premier League game this season will be Watford vs Sunderland

Confirmed: The man whose first Premier League game this season will be Watford vs Sunderland

Sunderlands crucial Premier League match against Watford will be a first game back in the top flight for nearly two injury-hit years
The Chronicle Mar 27, 2017
Is this the best goal scored at Sunderland's stadium for some time? Watch goal from charity game

Is this the best goal scored at Sunderland's stadium for some time? Watch goal from charity game

Sunderland fans have had little to celebrate in recent seasons and now their professional stars have been outdone as far scoring great goals go
The Chronicle Mar 27, 2017
Gareth Southgate: Jermain Defoe playing in Championship would not be 'ideal' for England hopes

Gareth Southgate: Jermain Defoe playing in Championship would not be 'ideal' for England hopes

Gareth Southgate was only really telling Black Cats fans what they already knew - that if Sunderland go down, Jermain Defoe will have to move on
The Chronicle Mar 27, 2017
Sunderland will get the benefit of Jermain Defoe's England goal - he will be buzzing

Sunderland will get the benefit of Jermain Defoe's England goal - he will be buzzing

Don Hutchison explains how Jermain Defoe will be in Sunderland training this week, and the value of a good role model
Jordan Pickford on 'tough tests' as England U21s prepare for European Championships

Jordan Pickford on 'tough tests' as England U21s prepare for European Championships

Sunderlands Jordan Pickford played in friendly defeat in Germany, and could feature against Denmark tonight as Young Lions build towards tournament

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