4:18 AM EDT, Tue April 21, 2015
James Hunter / The Chronicle 48 mins ago
Connor Wickham: Sunderland must be prepared to play ugly football to survive

Connor Wickham: Sunderland must be prepared to play ugly football to survive

Sunderland's direct approach under Dick Advocaat may not be pretty, but if the Black Cats avoid relegation it will have been worth it
Shields Gazette 1 hour ago

Wickham says Sunderland may have to win ugly

SUNDERLAND may have to resort to ugly football to get the goals required for Premier League survival, says Connor Wickham.
The Northern Echo 4 hours ago

Sunderland defender sends out a relegation warning

SANTIAGO VERGINI has admitted that Sunderland cannot afford to go into the final two games of the season with their Premier League status in serious jeopardy.
James Hunter / The Journal 10 hours ago
Sunderland can learn lessons from Stoke City's stability, says Danny Higginbotham

Sunderland can learn lessons from Stoke City's stability, says Danny Higginbotham

Ex-Sunderland and Stoke City defender Danny Higginbotham says the Black Cats must end their managerial merry-go-round
James Hunter / The Journal 16 hours ago
Stoke City vs Sunderland: Who is the referee for the game at the Britannia Stadium?

Stoke City vs Sunderland: Who is the referee for the game at the Britannia Stadium?

Sunderland's game against Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium on Saturday will be refereed by West Yorkshire official Martin Atkinson
Shields Gazette 17 hours ago

Former Sunderland defender Higginbotham – Stability is key

THE LATEST chapter in Sunderland’s survival bid takes place at Stoke City on Saturday, with the Black Cats in dire need of a first away win since December.
The Journal 17 hours ago
Sunderland AFC poll: Was the banner over St James' Park harmless banter or poor taste?

Sunderland AFC poll: Was the banner over St James' Park harmless banter or poor taste?

With fan opinion seemingly divided we ask for your thoughts on the '5 in a row 5underland' banner flown over Newcastle
The Journal 18 hours ago
Plane hired to fly over St James' Park was not intended to interrupt MH17 tribute

Plane hired to fly over St James' Park was not intended to interrupt MH17 tribute

The timing of Sunday's stunt, funded by Sunderland fans which saw the banner '5 in a row 5underland' loop over the stadium, attracted criticism
Shields Gazette 19 hours ago

Chaplen’s lucky goal may have big rewards for Sunderland Ladies

BROOKE Chaplen won’t score a more important “miss-hit” in her career after inspiring a Sunderland Ladies comeback win over Bristol Academy.
Shields Gazette 23 hours ago

Not pretty but it’s a vital win for Sunderland Ladies

BEAUTIFUL it was not but Sunderland Ladies are today sitting pretty in the upper echelons of the Women’s Super League, writes Roy Kelly.
James Hunter / The Journal Apr 20, 2015
Sunderland stall on contract talks with Lee Cattermole and Steven Fletcher

Sunderland stall on contract talks with Lee Cattermole and Steven Fletcher

Sunderland will not open contract talks with Lee Cattermole or Steven Fletcher until the club's Premier League fate is resolved
Shields Gazette Apr 20, 2015

Four games to save Sunderland’s season – Vergini

SANTIAGO Vergini says Sunderland have four games to secure their Premier League existence after the gap with the relegation zone again dropped to a solitary point.
Sunderland cannot rely on another last-gasp escape, says Santiago Vergini

Sunderland cannot rely on another last-gasp escape, says Santiago Vergini

Sunderland defender Santiago Vergini insists Sunderland must try to secure survival before they head to Arsenal and Chelsea in the final week
The Northern Echo Apr 20, 2015

Sunderland's relegation worries intensify - and they could be about to get even worse

SUNDERLAND have crashed to within a point of the Premier League relegation zone, and Leicester boss Nigel Pearson expects their worries to intensify as his own in-form team continue their remarkable rise up the table.
James Hunter / The Journal Apr 19, 2015
Empty seats at Sunderland and Newcastle United is a sign the fans have had enough

Empty seats at Sunderland and Newcastle United is a sign the fans have had enough

Sunderland fans are leaving game early and Newcastle fans are staying away. Football in the North East is in a sorry state