Sunderland want a statement signing and will now turn their attentions to Kurt Zouma of Chelsea to plug centre-back gap
Sunderland will try to exploit their links with Chelsea to fill the gaps in their squad the club's academy cannot
Feeling sorry for themselves after a terrible start to the year, Newcastle United found themselves helping Eden Hazard to a hat-trick
Charlie Oatway admits Sunderland need to find a cure for their scoring blues as Steven Fletcher struggles after injury
The Black Cats spirit will please head coach Gus Poyet, but there is still work to do
Ki Sung-Yueng late goal stuns Chelsea to take Black Cats through to next round of the Capital One Cup
Consistency of selection and style is key for Sunderland boss. Chief Sports Writer Mark Douglas reports
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet wants his team to learn how to win - starting tonight against Chelsea in the League Cup
Chelsea's Eden Hazard gave Sunderland a masterclass last night as they suffered yet another defeat despite bagging three goals
The past proves Sunderland AFC can triumph, says manager Gus Poyet, as he recalls Sunderland's 4-1 win over Chelsea fourteen years ago
Newcastle United registered an uplifting victory over Chelsea at the weekend as Chief Sports Writer Mark Douglas reports
ONLY in the North East could the team of the season include a Chelsea player, a Tottenham player and a midfielder playing at right-back.
Paolo Di Canio got just about everything he wanted from his players at Stamford Bridge yesterday, apart from the most important thing
PAOLO Di Canio believes the Sunderland fans will grow to love him because he isn’t viewed as an enemy like Rafa Benitez is in the eyes of Chelsea supporters.
MIDDLESBROUGH shook off their recent Championship form to give the champions of Europe a run for their not inconsiderable money.
TONY Mowbray is by his own admission not an especially religious man, and yet the sweet-toothed Middlesbrough manager has for the past few years forgone chocolate for Lent.
TONY Mowbray last night admitted he felt little sympathy for the under-pressure Rafa Benitez because the Spaniard would have known what to expect when he joined Chelsea.
SUNDERLAND owner Ellis Short is a huge supporter of the club’s Academy, and even turned up unannounced to watch an Under-21 game at Chelsea from the sidelines recently.
NEWCASTLE United manager Alan Pardew is looking for more of the same from Moussa Sissoko and Yoan Gouffran when Chelsea come to town tomorrow.
DEMBA Ba has abandoned the Newcastle United ship with the blessing of his former team-mates, according to Tim Krul.