Sunderland Rumors & News

  • David Moyes REJECTS chance to sign former England international

    Northern Echo "DAVID MOYES has rejected the chance to sign former England international Micah Richards, but the new Sunderland boss is confident of making a number of additions within the next seven days. Black Cats chief executive Martin Bain will return to Wearside tomorrow morning, having held discussions..." July 28

  • Everton line up Sunderland giant Lamine Kone as wantaway defender’s replacement

    The Sun "EVERTON are making a £14million bid to sign Sunderland giant Lamine Kone — to fill John Stones’ boots. Kone, 27, helped the Black Cats stay up after ex-boss Sam Allardyce signed him from French side Lorient in January." July 28

  • Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj targeted by David Moyes

    Daily Mail "David Moyes is set to enquire about Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj. The 21-year-old is available for loan and Sunderland were interested in signing the Belgian 12 months ago before his unsuccessful move to Borussia Dortmund. He appeared only six times for the German side before..." July 25

  • David Moyes in advanced talks to be named Sunderland boss as Sam Allardyce braces himself to be offered England job

    The Sun "David Moyes is in advanced talks to become the new Sunderland manager after Sam Allardyce takes over the England job. And Ellis Short is not dragging his feet over naming a replacement with unemployed Moyes seen as the man to do the job. Moyes has been out of work since he left Real Sociedad..." July 21

  • Sam Allardyce to be appointed new England boss on Thursday - report

    ESPN FC "Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce will be appointed England manager within the next 24 hours, sources tell Press Association Sport. The 61-year-old Sunderland boss arrived at Victoria Park for his club's first preseason friendly against Hartlepool shortly after 6 p.m. local time on Wednesday..." July 20

  • Sunderland to sound out David Moyes as club plan for Sam Allardyce England departure

    The Telegraph "Sunderland have begun to make contingency plans to replace manager Sam Allardyce as fears rise he is on the verge of being offered the England job. Allardyce met with Sunderland chief executive Martin Bain on Wednesday afternoon and has assured his current employer that has not been given any..." July 14

  • Sunderland line up Burnley boss Sean Dyche as Sam Allardyce edges closer to the England job

    Daily Mail "Sunderland have started drawing up contingency plans in case Sam Allardyce lands the England job, with Burnley boss Sean Dyche emerging as a candidate to replace the manager. Allardyce is the leading contender to become the next England boss after holding talks with the FA on Tuesday. The..." July 14

  • Borussia Dortmund star Neven Subotic leaves training camp as Sunderland and Stoke eye up £6.5m move for defender

    Daily Mail "Borussia Dortmund defender Neven Subotic has been released from the Bundesliga side's training camp for transfer talks with prospective clubs. Sunderland and Stoke have both shown interest in the 27-year-old who is available for £6.5million but have been told he would not meet the necessary..." July 08

  • Norwich in for Sunderland outcast Steven Fletcher with £30,000 a week dea

    Daily Mail "Norwich City have made an approach for former Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher. The Scotland international is a free agent as his contract runs out this week. The 29-year-old had a spell on loan at Marseille last season and is open to a move abroad again this summer. However, Norwich are..." June 30

  • Boca Juniors make fresh move for Sunderland defender

    Sunderland Echo "Boca Juniors have made a fresh move to finally end Santiago Vergini's Sunderland career, according to reports in Argentina. Vergini is due back at the Academy of Light this weekend for pre-season training after his permanent switch to loan employers Getafe fell through when they were relegated..." June 29

  • Sunderland AFC transfers: Black Cats in the hunt for 'the new Yaya Toure', say sources

    Chronicle Live "Sunderland are tracking the next Yaya Toure, according to sources. Sam Allardyce is set to bolster his squad this summer with a view to avoiding another season spent battling against relegation from the Premier League. And the Black Cats have been credited in the Turkish media with an..." June 25

  • Sunderland make ambitious bid to sign Roma striker Edin Dzeko

    Daily Mail "Sunderland are making an ambitious bid to tempt Edin Dzeko back to the Premier League. Manager Sam Allardyce wants a quality forward to work alongside Jermain Defoe and the Wearside club have proposed an £11million offer for the Roma striker. Dzeko did not have the best season following his..." June 19

  • Sunderland's Lee Cattermole unlikely to be on the move, despite reports of Boro interest

    Chronicle Live "Lee Cattermole is unlikely to leave Sunderland this summer, despite reports linking him with a £5m move to Middlesbrough. Newly-promoted Boro are reportedly looking to bring the Teesside-born midfielder back to the Riverside Stadium, where he began his career. But the Chronicle understands..." June 18

  • Ex-Newcastle transfer target linked with Sunderland move

    Sunderland Echo "Former Newcastle United transfer target Bas Dost is among the strikers being considered by Sunderland. Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce is keen to boost his forward line this summer, with Jermain Defoe currently the only orthodox central striker on the club’s books. The Black Cats have been in..." June 18

  • Boca Juniors consider move for out-of-favour Sunderland player

    Sunderland Echo "Sunderland’s bid to offload the dead-wood could be boosted by the exit of Santiago Vergini, with the out-of-favour defender an option for Argentine giants Boca Juniors. Vergini is due back at the Academy of Light next month after a season-long loan spell at Spanish side Getafe failed to..." June 17

  • Manchester United scouting Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford in Toulon, amid interest

    Chronicle Live "Manchester United are continuing to monitor the progress of Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford. The young goalkeeper broke through into the Sunderland first team in the second half of last season, impressing in his three appearances. United and Tottenham have been heavily linked with the..." May 30

  • Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce eyeing double Swansea swoop

    Daily Star "The Black Cats tried to sign Ayew in January only to be knocked back but will try again for the Ghanaian this summer. And manager Sam Allardyce is also keen on Gomis to bolster Sunderland’s attack. Allardyce is hoping to have a transfer budget of around £30m and is willing to spend around..." May 20

  • Sunderland relegation will see Sam Allardyce quit as their manager

    Daily Mirror "Sam Allardyce inspired Sunderland’s critical relegation battle win at Norwich — and Sunday Mirror Sport can reveal the real stakes the Black Cats are fighting for, because if they get relegated Big Sam is set to leave the club. Boss Allardyce’s tactical nous is seen as a critical factor in his..." April 17

  • Sunderland AFC news: Cats eye swoop for French goalkeeper, Allardyce on Eboue future, selection dilemma

    Sunderland Echo "Eboue was served with his two-week notice by Sunderland almost a fortnight ago after the 32-year-old was banned by FIFA for a year due to his failure to settle a debt with his former agent Sebastien Boisseau. The right-back was handed a get-out by both FIFA and Sunderland, if he was able to..." April 13

  • Newcastle and Sunderland would plunge North East into economic doom if pair were relegated from Premier League

    The Sun "Rafa Benitez’s Toon side seem certain to drop out of the Premier League after their latest horror show at Southampton. And the Black Cats have to win at Norwich next week or begin to steel themselves for the drop. Relegation would see both take a massive financial hit, missing out on the..." April 11

  • Premier League players 'underperform because of worries over poker losses on team bus'

    The Telegraph "Premier League players are underperforming on the pitch because of worries arising from poker games on the team coach or at hotels before matches, according to new research. Top footballers are also using online betting sites to conceal their gambling from their partners, the British..." April 07

  • Adam Johnson's ex-girlfriend Stacey Flounders visits him in prison after he's placed on suicide watch

    Daily Mirror "Disgraced Adam Johnson was visited in prison today by his former girlfriend Stacey Flounders eight days after he was sentenced for child sex offences. The former Premier League footballer was jailed for six years for grooming and sexual activity with a 15-year-old fan. Today he was paid a..." April 02

  • Ex-Sunderland winger Johnson gets 6-year sentence, arrest for extreme pornography revealed

    Fox Sports "Former England footballer Adam Johnson has been jailed for six years for engaging in sexual activity with a besotted 15-year-old fan after a judge was told he was also arrested for possessing extreme pornography. After Johnson was jailed at Bradford Crown Court, restrictions were lifted which..." March 24

  • Could Niall Quinn return as Sunderland's new chief executive?

    Sunderland Echo "The Black Cats are expected to take their time in appointing a new chief executive after Margaret Byrne's resignation last week, with chairman Ellis Short sounding out possible options to handle the day-to-day running of the club. A report today indicated that Quinn was among the shortlisted..." March 14

  • Chelsea linked with summer move for Sunderland outcast

    Sunderland Echo "Chelsea have been linked with a summer swoop for Sunderland outcast Emanuele Giaccherini - IF Antonio Conte takes charge at Stamford Bridge. Italy coach Conte is expected to be named the new Chelsea boss in the summer and sources in Italy claim he wants to make winger Giaccherini one of his..." March 11

  • Confirmed: Emmanuel Eboue signs for Sunderland, could face old club Arsenal

    The Express "Eboue, 32, joins the relegation-threatened club until the end of the season after training with the team over recent weeks. The former Arsenal full-back left the Premier League in 2011 for Galatasaray. He was let go by the Turkish giants last summer and has been without a club ever since." March 09

  • Sunderland chief exec. resigns after role in Adam Johnson criminal case

    Pro Soccer Talk "Sunderland’s chief executive Margaret Byrne has resigned following her role in Adam Johnson‘s criminal case. In a statement released on the club website, they confirmed Byrne’s resignation had been accepted after an internal investigation showed that “the decision not to suspend him for a..." March 08

  • Emmanuel Eboue misses Sunderland clash through injury, but deal is done for ex-Arsenal man

    Sunderland Echo "Right-back Eboue had been expected to feature for the U21s at the Stadium of Light, as the ex-Arsenal man continues to build up his fitness after being without a club since his release by Galatasary at the end of last season. The 32-year-old is understood to have missed the encounter due to a..." March 08

  • Adam Johnson considering appeal as he faces jail alongside killers Ian Huntley and Levi Bellfield

    Daily Mirror "The shamed football star is likely to be sent to high-security Frankland prison to be closer to his family and will be placed on watch for vulnerable first-time inmates Fallen idol Adam Johnson is considering an appeal as he faces being locked up alongside notorious killers Ian Huntley and Levi..." March 03

  • Adam Johnson found NOT GUILTY on one count of sexual activity with a child

    Daily Mail "Adam Johnson has been cleared of one count of sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl. The jury are undecided on another count of the same offence. Jurors had been asked to decide whether the schoolgirl performed a sex act on the former Sunderland footballer when they met in his car in..." March 02

  • Adam Johnson facing jail after he's found GUILTY of sexual activity with schoolgirl

    The Guardian "The footballer Adam Johnson is facing jail after being found guilty of sexual activity with a 15-year-old schoolgirl but cleared on another charge. The former England footballer was convicted of digitally penetrating the teenager but cleared of another count in which she was alleged to have..." March 02

  • Sunderland to decide on ex-Arsenal star after defeat to Leicester

    Sunderland Echo "Sunderland will make a decision on whether to offer a contract to Emmanuel Eboue before the end of the week after the ex-Arsenal defender featured in the Under-21s’ 1-0 defeat to Leicester City. Trialist Eboue completed the full 90 minutes at Eppleton CW after being given permission to feature,..." March 01

  • Sunderland's Adam Johnson will NOT play for them during court case after admitting child sex offences

    Daily Mirror "Adam Johnson will not play for Sunderland this weekend after admitting two child sex offences. Winger Johnson will be removed from footballing duties pending the outcome of an anticipated two-week trial that will start on Friday. He denies two further charges of sexual activity with a..." February 11

  • Premier League clubs have a duty to look after supporters

    Daily Mail "If you hit the jackpot on the lottery this week, what is the first thing you would do? I’d say you would go straight to your mum and dad and make sure they were looked after. They are the constants in your life, the ones providing support when it is most needed. Could you imagine reaching a..." February 09

  • Wahbi Khazri having Sunderland medical ahead of £8m transfer from Bordeaux

    Daily Mail "Wahbi Kahzri is having his medical at Sunderland ahead of an £8million move from Bordeaux. The talented 24-year-old has been on the Black Cats' radar for months and Sam Allardyce and his scouting team have followed up on earlier reports after being impressed in recent weeks. Swansea, Aston..." January 30

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