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# sunderland-afc - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Former team-mate claims 'everyone was scared' of Aiden McGeady at Sunderland

‘He’s ruthless. I’ve never seen anyone that ruthless,’ Lewis Morgan said of the Ireland international.

# sunderland-afc - Monday 3 August, 2020

Forging a new identity when the Premier League dream begins to fade

Being released at the age of 19 was ‘the best thing that could have happened’ to Gavin Donoghue.

# sunderland-afc - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about the career of John O'Shea?

Test your knowledge of one of Ireland’s most decorated footballers, who celebrates his 39th birthday today.

# sunderland-afc - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

'Clubs, leagues' could be wiped out as Sunderland the latest club to furlough playing staff

Talks are ongoing over Premier League players taking wage deferrals and cuts.

# sunderland-afc - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Watch the new trailer for Sunderland 'Til I Die ahead of Season 2's release Fly On The Wall This post contains videos

Watch the new trailer for Sunderland 'Til I Die ahead of Season 2's release

The popular documentary, which follows the Black Cats through their recent troubles, returns to Netflix on 1 April.

# sunderland-afc - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Joey Barton taunts Sunderland for being 'scared of little old Fleetwood Town'

Barton claimed the Black Cats celebrated ‘like they’d won the World Cup’ after last night’s 1-1 draw.

# sunderland-afc - Thursday 12 December, 2019

McGeady told he can leave Sunderland amid reports of training ground incident

The Republic of Ireland international is set to move on in January, according to manager Phil Parkinson.

# sunderland-afc - Saturday 30 November, 2019

'My career coming to a premature halt is not the reason I'm an alcoholic' Interview This post contains videos

'My career coming to a premature halt is not the reason I'm an alcoholic'

In a wide-ranging conversation, former Ireland U21 international Kieron Brady discusses his life before and after football.

# sunderland-afc - Monday 29 July, 2019

'He nearly kicked in the door into the boardroom... I came out a little bit rattled'

Former Sunderland striker Roy O’Donovan explains what it’s like to draw the ire of Roy Keane.

# sunderland-afc - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Ex-Sunderland boss Bruce named Newcastle's new manager

Despite being a boyhood Magpies fan, the former Man United defender is unlikely to be a popular choice.

# sunderland-afc - Sunday 14 July, 2019

McGeady snubs interest from elsewhere to commit future to Sunderland

The Republic of Ireland international has signed a new contract, despite being linked with an MLS move.

# sunderland-afc - Friday 17 May, 2019

Sunderland midfielder leads boyhood club to play-off final a day after mother's tragic death

Grant Leadbitter didn’t tell the majority of the squad about her passing before the win over Portsmouth.

# sunderland-afc - Saturday 11 May, 2019

McGeady a late withdrawal as Sunderland earn narrow play-off advantage

The Ireland winger pulled up in the warm-up ahead of his side’s 1-0 win over Portsmouth tonight.

# sunderland-afc - Thursday 25 April, 2019

McGeady playing through pain barrier to aid Sunderland's promotion push

The Republic of Ireland winger has been his club’s stand-out performer throughout this season.

# sunderland-afc - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

PFA League One Team of the Year recognition for Collins and McGeady

The Ireland pair have been included in the League One selection by their fellow professionals.

# sunderland-afc - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Randolph and McGeady among 4 Irish players recognised for their outstanding displays this season

James Collins and Jay O’Shea have also been honoured.

# sunderland-afc - Monday 14 January, 2019

Dunne clarifies international allegiance amid interest from Northern Ireland

‘I am a Dundalk lad and my dream has always been to play for the Republic of Ireland.’

# sunderland-afc - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Burnley lend Irish defender Dunne to Sunderland's promotion push

U21 international Jimmy Dunne has joined the League One side on a loan deal until the end of the season.

# sunderland-afc - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Mark Kinsella's son Liam scored a cracker to knock Sunderland out of the FA Cup Chip Off The Old Block This post contains videos

Mark Kinsella's son Liam scored a cracker to knock Sunderland out of the FA Cup

The 22-year-old midfielder struck to set up a third-round clash for Walsall against Bolton Wanderers.

# sunderland-afc - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Georgia boss wary of in-form Ireland winger Aiden McGeady

Despite being left out in the cold at international level, the 32-year-old has impressed for Sunderland of late.

# sunderland-afc - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Ireland's Aiden McGeady is on fire for Sunderland right now

The experienced winger is tearing it up for the League One side.

# sunderland-afc - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Sunderland sack £8m defender who went AWOL for 72 days and failed fitness test

Defender Papy Djilobodji has had his contract terminated by the League One club.

# sunderland-afc - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Ex-Chelsea defender faces the sack after turning up at Sunderland 72 days late

Senegal international Papy Djilobodji has finally reported to the Black Cats more than two months after he was expected back for pre-season training.

# sunderland-afc - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Relegation, sackings, arrests: New Netflix series to document Sunderland's humiliating season

The Black Cats were expected to push hard for immediate promotion to the Premier League but instead dropped to League One.

# sunderland-afc - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Veteran Irish defender John O'Shea leaves Sunderland to make Championship return Pastures New This post contains videos

Veteran Irish defender John O'Shea leaves Sunderland to make Championship return

The former Manchester United player has signed with Reading ahead of the 2018-19 season.

# sunderland-afc - Friday 25 May, 2018

Sunderland name St Mirren manager as new boss after relegation to League One

Jack Ross won the Scottish Championship title with St Mirren last season.

# sunderland-afc - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

After 117 caps, John O'Shea confirms imminent retirement from international football

The Sunderland player will represent his country for the last time against USA on 2 June.

# sunderland-afc - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Sunderland sack Chris Coleman after relegation as owner Ellis Short finally sells up

The 47-year-old left the Wales job to take over back in November, but couldn’t prevent the Black Cats dropping down to League One.

# sunderland-afc - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Ireland midfielder Darron Gibson leaves Sunderland following drink-driving charge

The 30-year-old former Manchester United and Everton player is due to appear in court on 17 April.

# sunderland-afc - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

'It’s not me' - Quinn shoots down speculation of Sunderland takeover

The ex-Black Cats chairman was linked with a return to the struggling Championship club earlier this week.

# sunderland-afc - Monday 26 March, 2018

Niall Quinn in Sunderland takeover talks - report

The former Black Cats chairman has spoken to current owner Ellis Short about returning with a new consortium.

# sunderland-afc - Friday 2 March, 2018

Sunderland opens the Stadium of Light up for homeless in need of shelter from Storm Emma

The Championship club is providing a place to sleep, hot food and drinks.

# sunderland-afc - Thursday 22 February, 2018

'It’s been hard to stay positive but I have good people around me'

Ireland striker Stephanie Roche is dealing with a new injury worry as she attempts to return from a fracture to her tibia.

# sunderland-afc - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Aston Villa promotion hopes dented, Sunderland hit rock bottom

Steve Bruce’s side knew that victory would have taken them one point clear of second-placed Cardiff City.

# sunderland-afc - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Watch: Aiden McGeady hits vital winner for relegation-threatened Sunderland Irish Eye This post contains videos

Watch: Aiden McGeady hits vital winner for relegation-threatened Sunderland

Elsewhere, there was encouraging news for Irish midfielder Jake Doyle-Hayes, who celebrated his 19th birthday by making the bench for Aston Villa.

# sunderland-afc - Saturday 16 December, 2017

After 364 days, Sunderland have finally won a game at home

Chris Coleman’s side move out of the Championship relegation zone.

# sunderland-afc - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Real Madrid send Sunderland winger Duncan Watmore a surprise letter after latest nightmare

The Black Cats player is on the long road back to full fitness after rupturing his ACL for a second time.

# sunderland-afc - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Chris Coleman secures first win as Sunderland boss

Nuno Espirito Santo’s Wolves established a comfortable seven-point cushion over their challengers.

# sunderland-afc - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Chris Coleman the man tasked with digging Sunderland out of an almighty hole

The former Wales boss has been confirmed as the Championship club’s new manager.

# sunderland-afc - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Coleman faces daunting task as Sunderland break record

The Black Cats have now gone 20 games without a win.

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