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]
In a frank and wide ranging press conference ahead of this weekend's massive fixtures, Sam Allardyce has created a few headlines in talking about the run-in, his hopes to avoid last day desperation and the atmosphere at the club since the turn of the year. [More]

Advocaat Poised to take Full Control at Feyenoord with Sunderland's Damning Words Ringing in his Ears.

Whilst it's not quite the time to carry out a post mortem into this season just yet, there have been some telling noises from Sunderland's top scorer and manager about the state of the playing squad that Dick Advocaat walked out on. In other news Newcastle's mini revival is no surprise to Big Sam with all eyes on Anfield on Saturday. [More]