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# sunderland - Friday 16 August, 2013

10 things to look out for in the new Premier League season

Garish kits, grumbling players and goal-line technology are top of the agenda for the 2013-14 campaign

# sunderland - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Sunderland accept Wigan bid for McClean - reports

The Ireland winger could soon be on his way to the Championship with the Latics.

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.

# sunderland - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Dzeko hits howitzer and a howler in Manchester City mud-fight victory

The Bosnian’s penalty against Sunderland is an awful, awful effort.

Paulo Di Canio: Sunderland players don't fear me

The Italian reckons the club is a family.

# sunderland - Friday 12 July, 2013

Quinn urges McClean: Don't end up like Stephen Ireland

The former Ireland, Manchester City and Sunderland striker had a cautionary tale for the man he helped sign.

# sunderland - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Departures Lounge: Katy Perry is over the moon with Sunderland's new arrival

The pop princess can hardly contain herself after news of the Black Cats’ latest signing.

# sunderland - Monday 1 July, 2013

Ferry pleased to rejoin Derry after Sunderland adventure

The goalkeeper has re-signed with the Candystripes after living with James McClean for a couple of months.

# sunderland - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

You’ll hear this chant on the Kop next season as Simon Mignolet has just signed for Liverpool

Is it the best Lion King-based terrace song ever?

# sunderland - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Di Canio: I will decide when Sunderland's holidays start

The players will be back training next week he says and he doesn’t care who has flights booked to Ibiza.

# sunderland - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

So it turns out the Newcastle fan who punched a horse is an animal lover

The unemployed factory worker has apologised for his actions at the weekend.

# sunderland - Monday 15 April, 2013

'I saw her face before kick-off' -- Paulo Di Canio dedicates victory to late mother

Sunderland boosted their hopes with a stunning 3-0 against fierce rivals Newcastle yesterday.

# sunderland - Sunday 14 April, 2013

VIDEO: Newcastle fan punches a police horse after the Tyne-Wear derby Thug This post contains videos

VIDEO: Newcastle fan punches a police horse after the Tyne-Wear derby

Animal cruelty in the Premier League… what is the world coming to?

WATCH: Vaughan strike completes derby delight for Sunderland Report This post contains videos

WATCH: Vaughan strike completes derby delight for Sunderland

Stephane Sessegnon and Adam Johnson were also on the scoresheet as Sunderland won 3-0.

# sunderland - Friday 12 April, 2013

Paolo Di Canio not fazed by fans' chanting

The police have warned against fans gesturing distastefully towards the new Black Cats manager.

# sunderland - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Di Canio plans to whip Sunderland into shape

The former Lazio and West Ham forward has been disappointed with his squad’s fitness since arriving at the Stadium of Light.

VIDEO: Di Canio out of luck as Chelsea down Sunderland, last-gasp Newcastle beat Fulham Misfortune This post contains videos

VIDEO: Di Canio out of luck as Chelsea down Sunderland, last-gasp Newcastle beat Fulham

John O’Shea’s deflected header had given his side the lead.

# sunderland - Saturday 6 April, 2013

John Terry on Paul Di Canio: He's a good lad

After a week in which he had to defend his beliefs, the new Sunderland boss had the Chelsea skipper emerge as a character witness.

# sunderland - Friday 5 April, 2013

Martin O'Neill hits back after Sunderland exit

As Paulo di Canio prepares for his first game in the hotseat, the Irishman says he would have kept up the Black Cats.

# sunderland - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

I don't support fascism, says new Sunderland boss Paulo Di Canio

The Italian has been under intense pressure since the resignation of high-profile club official, David Miliband.

# sunderland - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

'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.

# sunderland - Monday 1 April, 2013

Update: ‘I am not racist,’ insists new Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio

The Italian’s arrival at the Stadium of Light has already stirred controversy due to his far right-wing politics.

11 reasons why Paolo Di Canio will make the Premier League a more interesting place You So Crazy This post contains videos

11 reasons why Paolo Di Canio will make the Premier League a more interesting place

The controversial Italian was yesterday confirmed as Sunderland’s new manager.

# sunderland - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Paolo Di Canio named as new Sunderland manager

The 44-year-old Italian will take charge of the Black Cats from Monday.

Di Canio set for talks with Sunderland - reports

The former Swindon Town boss is being lined up to replace Martin O’Neill according to a number of reports.

Reaction: Pundits perplexed by 'bizarre' O'Neill sacking

Steve Coppell believes the decision was made as a result of a “personal confrontation”.

# sunderland - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Black Cat scratched: Sunderland 'part company' with Martin O'Neill

‘They must have somebody in place if they are going to sack him’ said former Ireland and Sunderland defender Kenny Cunningham.

5 things we learned from the Premier League today Opinion This post contains videos

5 things we learned from the Premier League today

Michael Carrick put in a big performance, while Chelsea did the opposite, plus more thoughts from the day’s action.

Manchester United edge Sunderland to move 18 points clear

The visitors took the lead in the 27th minute when Robin van Persie’s drilled cross was turned in by Titus Bramble.

As it happened: Sunderland v Manchester United, Premier League

Man United took on Sunderland, as they looked to consolidate their title bid.

VIDEO: Double deflection helps Manchester United into lead over Sunderland Titus Bramble This post contains videos

VIDEO: Double deflection helps Manchester United into lead over Sunderland

Robin van Persie can’t claim this, can he?

From Nelson Mandela 'comfortable and responding to treatment' South Africa

Nelson Mandela 'comfortable and responding to treatment'

The former SA president is now breathing without difficulty.

# sunderland - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Ten-men Norwich hold Sunderland at Stadium of Light

Wes Hoolahan was on the scoresheet just minutes before being hauled off and replaced by Norwich’s third-choice goalkeeper.

Wes Hoolahan celebrates St Patrick's Day by putting Norwich into the lead

It’s 1-1 between Sunderland and Norwich at half-time in the Stadium of Light.

# sunderland - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Premier League: Rs stage comeback, own-goal hands Baggies victory

Harry Redknapp’s men closed the gap on the Reading and Wigan while Swansea suffered defeat.

# sunderland - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

One for the future: Sunderland sign Irish goalkeeper James Talbot

The FAI Schoolboy Player of the Year is “over the moon” about joining the Black Cats this summer.

# sunderland - Saturday 9 February, 2013

As they happened: Premier League, 3pm kick-offs

Chelsea and Arsenal were both in action on a busy Saturday afternoon. Here’s how they got on…

Martin O'Neill: 'Is James McClean maturing? No.'

The Sunderland boss has criticised the Ireland winger’s decision to start using Twitter again.

# sunderland - Saturday 19 January, 2013

As they happened: Premier League 3pm kick-offs

Liverpool and Manchester City were just two of the sides in action this afternoon. Off we went…

# sunderland - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

FA Cup round-up: Walters bounces back with a double (for his own team)

The Irish striker helped Stoke progress past Crystal Palace after extra-time at the Britannia Stadium.