Refereeing decisions have become the topic of choice for many because of the drama they create believes Mark Douglas
MARTIN O’Neill has dropped a huge hint Sunderland will look to strike a deal for former Everton midfielder Tim Cahill after admitting he is open to short-term loan deals this January.
JAMES McClean believes Sunderland can take encouragement from Saturday’s 3-1 defeat at Manchester United.
HOW many injuries does it take to cause a crisis? At Sunderland right now, three will do it.
Martin O’Neill’s first year in charge has been a mixed bag but, viewed in context, still a reasonably successful one.
ADAM Johnson’s poor Sunderland form has cost him his place in Roy Hodgson’s England squad.
MARTIN O’Neill last night accused Aston Villa of “rewriting history” about his four years at the club.
CRAIG Gardner is happy to shelve his midfield ambitions and get stuck into the right-back role to help power Sunderland’s top eight ambitions.
SUNDERLAND’S hopes that their international contingent would return from national team duties with a clean bill of health were dealt a blow last night when Adam Johnson withdrew from the England squad after picking up a thigh injury.
MARTIN O'Neill will send Adam Johnson into League Cup battle against Morecambe tonight with the promise that Sunderland are ready to become an attacking force in the Premier League again.
It is a big summer for Sunderland and Martin O’Neill as they look to re-focus on their top-seven mission.
England made a solid but unspectacular start to Euro 2012. For Newcastle fans, the performance of France right-back Mathieu Debuchy was equally concerning argues chief sports writer Mark Douglas
FROM the Football Association’s safe pair of hands, the safest of squads.
The 20th, and perhaps most exciting, Premier League season finished on Sunday.
MARTIN O'Neill was able to look Sir Alex Ferguson straight in the eye last night and say his team played with complete integrity throughout yesterday's incredible match at the Stadium of Light.
JACK Colback has been told to have more confidence in his ability by a man who has plenty.
FEW epitomise the turnaround at Sunderland this season better than Craig Gardner.
Martin O’Neill knows all too well the tough task awaiting him as Sunderland boss.
DANNY Simpson compared his goal-line heroics at the weekend to scoring at his beloved Old Trafford.
STRIKER Nicklas Bendtner is expected to be fit to face Fulham on Saturday after recovering from illness.