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Roker Report Aug 11, 2017
Roundup: Praise for Gibson, No move yet for Leadbitter, Titus finds new club & youngster leaves

Roundup: Praise for Gibson, No move yet for Leadbitter, Titus finds new club & youngster leaves

In today’s roundup up of the news, Sunderland boss Simon Grayson discusses midfielders, a young talent has gone back home and Titus Bramble finds a new club Grayson praises Darron Gibson after Bury perfomance Simon Grayson praised Darron Gibson after a strong showing against Bury in the Carabao Cup last night. The midfielder played a full 90 minutes and controlled the game alongside Didier NDong in a tie that Sunderland needed to win in order to set the right tone for the season ahead. The manager felt Gibson showed quality and work rate as he went some way to responding to his critics...
The Journal Aug 11, 2017
Full transcript: Simon Grayson talks Sunderland's youngsters, Darron Gibson and more on Sky Sports

Full transcript: Simon Grayson talks Sunderland's youngsters, Darron Gibson and more on Sky Sports

The Black Cats manager dissected last nights win over Bury with Sky Sports presenter Simon Thomas and Sunderland legend Micky Gray
The Journal Aug 11, 2017
Bury 0-1 Sunderland: Darron Gibson does his talking on the pitch and other things we learnt

Bury 0-1 Sunderland: Darron Gibson does his talking on the pitch and other things we learnt

Five things we learnt from the Black Cats 1-0 League Cup first round win away to Bury
The Chronicle Aug 10, 2017
Simon Grayson praises Darron Gibson for 'answering a few questions' with his Bury performance

Simon Grayson praises Darron Gibson for 'answering a few questions' with his Bury performance

Sunderland midfielder Darron Gibson was back in the side for the first time since his off-field issues, and responded with an impressive display
The Journal Aug 10, 2017
Bury 0-1 Sunderland player ratings: Read James Hunter's match marks after Carabao Cup win

Bury 0-1 Sunderland player ratings: Read James Hunter's match marks after Carabao Cup win

George Honeyman and Darron Gibson stood out in Sunderlands Carabao Cup win at Bury, but how did the rest of their teammates fare
Roker Report Aug 10, 2017
Match report from Sunderland 1 Bury 0 - “Pretty special” night for match-winner Honeyman

Match report from Sunderland 1 Bury 0 - “Pretty special” night for match-winner Honeyman

Sunderland emerged victorious from their match away to Bury this evening as academy product George Honeyman bagged a superb winner late on. A fine summer’s evening provided the backdrop for Sunderland’s opening fixture in the Carabao Cup campaign. Around 1,000 Sunderland fans made the journey to Gigg Lane to witness Sunderland’s first competitive win under Simon Grayson, and they will travel home relatively content at the side’s performance. Sunderland made several changes to their starting line-up with Adam Matthews, John O’Shea, Darron Gibson and Wahbi Khazri all given the nod...
Roker Report Aug 10, 2017
Bury 0 Sunderland 1: Player Ratings - Honeyman shines as Black Cats progress in Carabao Cup

Bury 0 Sunderland 1: Player Ratings - Honeyman shines as Black Cats progress in Carabao Cup

Sunderland progressed in the Carabao Cup against a stubborn enough Bury side. Here’s how the Lads rated and vote for your man of the match. Sunderland progressed in the League Cup thanks to a 1-0 victory over Bury at Gigg Lane. Simon Grayson picked a strong side which never quite managed to get into full swing against stubborn enough opponents managed by former Black Cats midfielder Lee Clark. Jason Steele retained his place in goal with Adam Matthews and John OShea stepping into defence in place of Lamine Kone and Billy Jones. Darron Gibson earned his first nod of the season with Lee...
The Chronicle Aug 9, 2017
Sunderland legend Niall Quinn brands Darron Gibson a 'silly boy' but hopes he can come good

Sunderland legend Niall Quinn brands Darron Gibson a 'silly boy' but hopes he can come good

Quinn says he has fond memories of Gibson and believes Fridays draw with Derby shows the situation has been forgotten about
Royal Blue Mersey Aug 4, 2017
Everton will have six loanees in the Championship

Everton will have six loanees in the Championship

The new season kicks off today With the news from earlier today that young left back Antonee Robinson has been sent out to Bolton Wanderers on a half-season loan, that brings to six the number of Everton youngsters that will be plying their trade in the Championship that kicks off later today. Sunderland have been the biggest beneficiaries of Everton’s largesse in recent years, with Darron Gibson, Bryan Oviedo, Jack Rodwell, Victor Anichebe, Steven Pienaar, Joleon Lescott and Aiden McGeady all eventually finding their way there. In addition to those players, defenders Brendan Galloway...
Roker Report Aug 3, 2017
Gibson’s outburst exposes a divided squad - is enough being done to change our culture?

Gibson’s outburst exposes a divided squad - is enough being done to change our culture?

Darron Gibson’s embarrassing drunken rant which emerged over the weekend offered a depressing peek behind the curtain as to how divided the Sunderland dressing room really is. Despite having only arrived in January, Darron Gibson is so dissatisfied with the attitudes of his teammates that not only was he unwilling to protect his colleagues in public, he encouraged fans to berate them. There has long been a perception at the Stadium of Light of a contrast between the limited players who have grafted hard to keep Sunderland in the league, and other more heralded players who have accepted...
The Northern Echo Aug 2, 2017

Sunderland: Simon Grayson admits players want to leave and Darron Gibson's 'reputation in tatters'

SIMON GRAYSON thinks Darron Gibson’s “reputation is in tatters” after seeing Sunderland’s preparations for the start of the season marred by the midfielder’s behaviour in a County Durham hotel last weekend.
The Chronicle Aug 2, 2017
Sunderland manager Simon Grayson only wants players committed to the club

Sunderland manager Simon Grayson only wants players committed to the club

Simon Grayson says Darron Gibson was wrong to speak out in a video, but admits he only wants players on Wearside who are committed to the cause
The Chronicle Aug 2, 2017
John O'Shea says Darron Gibson's video criticism has been dealt with inside the dressing room

John O'Shea says Darron Gibson's video criticism has been dealt with inside the dressing room

Sunderland midfielder Darron Gibson was caught on camera questioning the commitment of some of his teammates at the weekend
Roker Report Aug 2, 2017
Roker Ramble: It’s kicking off everywhere! Ross Barkley, Ronaldo, Neymar and... Darron Gibson

Roker Ramble: It’s kicking off everywhere! Ross Barkley, Ronaldo, Neymar and... Darron Gibson

In this week’s edition of Roker Report’s satirical swipe at the world of football: Ross Barkley is going cheap, Ronaldo is going to prison, Neymar is going ballistic, and Darron Gibson is going south - hopefully. So, there are just days to go until the season begins and we’re right back in it. And it’s going to be great, fantastic, one of the best seasons ever - mark my words, this season is going to be a belter... for everyone. Well, maybe not Ross Barkley though. Not only is Ross homeless, he’s recovering from minor groin surgery, so either he’s got a scratch down below, or...
The Chronicle Aug 1, 2017
'A renegade in a dressing room full of pirates' - Chris Sutton hits out at Sunderland and Gibson

'A renegade in a dressing room full of pirates' - Chris Sutton hits out at Sunderland and Gibson

Former England striker Chris Sutton has blasted Darron Gibson following his weekend outburst just ahead of the season opener

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