Two Sunderland Players Make the Grade as Defoe Misses Out

Sunderland's resurgence in the second half of the season and their escape from relegation led to calls for Jermain Defoe to be included in Roy Hodgson's Euro 2016 squad and for Fabio Borini and Vito Mannone to be given a chance to impress Italy's Antonio Conte before the final squad line ups are announced on May 31st. [More]

Pundits Predict: Sunderland vs Everton to Settle Relegation Battle

Ever since the full time whistle blew against Chelsea at the weekend, all of Wearside has been counting down to tonight’s action. There is a sense that another season of top-flight football will be confirmed tonight, both in Sunderland and in the national press, who’ve billed tonight as the night Newcastle and Norwich’s fate will be sealed. [More]