# Black Cats

Last year
# Black Cats
Amad Diallo inspires Sunderland to win over Birmingham
The on-loan Manchester United forward scored one and made one.
# Change It Up
Alex Neil on verge of becoming Sunderland boss after Roy Keane deal falls flat
The club could not finalise a deal to bring the Corkman back to the Stadium of Light.
All time
# Black Cats
Sunderland improve promotion prospects with commanding win
The Black Cats moved into the Sky Bet League One automatic promotion plac
# Sheasy
Man of the match John O'Shea swats away retirement talk with first goal in over four years
The 36-year-old dismissed reports earlier this week that suggested he planned to retire at the end of the season.
# charge
Ireland international Darron Gibson suspended by Sunderland after drink-driving charge
Darron Gibson has been suspended by Sunderland after his charge for drink-driving, with the Championship club launching an investigation.
# Black Cats
Changing times for Kilkenny as county reveals controversial new jersey for 2018
The Black Cats have released a new jersey for the first time in three years.
# downward spiral
Aiden McGeady scores lovely consolation but hapless Sunderland are in big trouble
Another Republic of Ireland international – David McGoldrick – was on the mark as Ipswich thrashed the Black Cats.
# Black Cats
O'Shea signs new deal and Borini leaves for Milan as Sunderland begin life under Grayson
The Ireland international has penned a new one-year contract, while Borini heads to AC Milan on loan.
# Irish Eye
Ireland midfielder Gibson reunited with Moyes after joining Sunderland
The Derry native has signed for the Premier League’s bottom club along with Bryan Oviedo.
# Black Cats
More misery for Moyes as Hammers grab late, late winner against Sunderland
Leicester recorded a comfortable 3-1 win over Crystal Palace courtesy of strikes from Ahmed Musa, Shinji Okazaki and Christian Fuchs, meanwhile.
# together at last
David Moyes replaces Big Sam, Sunderland say he's been their first choice since the Martin O'Neill days
Ellis Short has finally got his man.
# Sheasy
Opinion: John O'Shea is the man to save Sunderland
The Black Cats lie firmly rooted to the foot of the Premier League table.
# Black Cats
Ireland striker Stephanie Roche has found a new club in England's top flight
The 26-year-old has agreed a deal with Sunderland Ladies.
# cat melodeon
Curious kitten starts house fire, then alerts owners to the blaze
The kitten didn’t start the fire, it was always burning since the world was turning…
# Wave Goodbye
Gus Poyet has become the 7th Premier League manager to lose his job this season
Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane are both 20/1 to take over.
# Round-Up
Defoe fails to score on Sunderland debut as another Eriksen late show downs Black Cats
Elsewhere, Leicester remain rooted to the foot of the table.
# Awkward
Mannone eager to reimburse Sunderland fans following 8-0 defeat
“We should do it because we didn’t put a foot in, we didn’t work hard.”
# Black Cats
Shaky-looking Man United pegged back by Rodwell header
Louis Van Gaal’s men are playing with Michael Keane and Tyler Blackett as part of a back three.
Sunderland v Manchester United, Premier League
Could Louis Van Gaal help his side to the season’s first win? We went minute-by-minute to find out.
# Black Cats
Sunderland escape with fine after Ji ineligibility revealed
The South Korean played in five games, four in the Premier League, while ineligible at the beginning of this season.
# Power Struggle
Poyet will quit Sunderland if he doesn't get transfer control
The Uruguayan manager is unhappy at the prospect of having director of football Roberto De Fanti in charge of bringing in players.
# Black Cats
Rejuvenated Sunderland stun Manchester City
Phil Bardsley was the matchwinner with his first Premier League goal of the season in the 21st minute.
# pope francis
Sunderland's newest fan may not be welcome in Newcastle for a while
If the Pope is infallible, does that mean we should all support the Black Cats?
# Black Cats
Sunderland set to name Poyet as their new manager
The former Brighton boss is likely to be unveiled in the next 24 hours according to reports.
# teenage dream
Man United's teen sensation Adnan Januzaj skins Black Cats with cracking volley
“He can be anything he wants to be,” declared Michael Carrick of his Red Devils teammate.
# War of Words
Paolo di Canio in bizarre exchange of words with angry Sunderland fans
The Black Cats boss chose to mime his frustration from the edge of the 18-yard box.
# Growing Up
O'Shea backs matured McClean to shine - at Sunderland or elsewhere
The Black Cats captain speaks to us about his Ireland team-mate’s future and drawing comparisons with Paolo Di Canio and Giovanni Trapattoni.
# bye bye no problem
Paolo Di Canio 'offered to leave' over fascism row
The Italian says he does ‘not support the ideology of fascism’.
# Black Cats
Di Canio honeymoon period continues with win over Toffees
Sunderland are up to 14th while Wigan lost to West Ham and Newcastle drew with West Brom.
# Black Cats
'I'm not in the House of Parliament' - Di Canio wants to talk about football, not politics
The Italian was unveiled as Sunderland manager this morning.
# Mackems
David Meyler to be recalled early by Sunderland
The Irish midfielder has scored twice in a brief loan spell with Hull City.
# Premier League
Report: Sunderland get back on track against 10-man Fulham
Carlos Cuellar, Stephane Sessegnon and even Steven Fletcher got on the scoresheet for Martin O’Neill’s men.
# Iregre
David Meyler defends James McClean's poppy decision
“James is James. James is his own man and I respect his decision,” said the on-loan Hull midfielder.
# Friday Slideshow
It's Friday (the 13th)! So here's a slideshow of black cats and kittens from around the world
For the day that’s in it.
# Deal
James McClean pens new three-year Sunderland contract
The 22-year has earned a long-term deal with the Black Cats after ‘an explosive start to his career’.
# Black Cats
Steve Bruce's replacement: The five candidates (and Keano, inevitably)
As Sunderland search for their new manager, we look at the candidates to take over at the Stadium of Light.
# Exit
End of the road for Steve Bruce at Sunderland
Black Cats owner and chairman Ellis Short says results were ‘not good enough’.