Sunderland's Jack Colback

Jack Colback will leave Sunderland this summer

West Ham, Fulham and Aston Villa are all interested in Sunderland midfielder Jack Colback who sees his future lying away from Wearside

Fabricio Coloccini

Fulham v Newcastle United preview: Coloccini will take a lead role in absence of Pardew

Captain Fabricio Coloccini is willing to take one more responsibility in the dressing room in the absence of manager Alan Pardew

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew

Alan Pardew will be allowed to phone his bench at Fulham today

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew may still keep his distance despite the FA giving him to go ahead to contact John Carver

Fulham v Sunderland - Premier League

Fulham 1 Sunderland 4: Stuart Rayner's match analysis

Sunderland's scouts have scoured the world looking for a goalscorer, then one appears in their own dressing room

Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone

Playing Fulham is 'more than a final' for Vito Mannone

Some people might view Fulham v Sunderland as a "cup final". Vito Mannone thinks it is more important than that

Sunderland coach Gustavo Poyet

Gus Poyet: Victory for Sunderland can spread fear among rivals

A win for the Black Cats can drag their rivals into a relegation battle believes head coach Gos Poyet

Hatem Ben Arfa in action for Newcastle United against Fulham

Newcastle United 1 Fulham 0: Mark Douglas' match analysis

Hatem Ben Arfa helped Newcastle United rediscover some of their lost momentum as he scored the only goal in the Magpies' match against Fulham

Joe Kinnear, Newcastle United's director of football

Joe Kinnear to re-locate before Fulham game

Joe Kinnear is to finally re-locate to Newcastle ahead of Newcastle United's clash with Fulham at St James' Park

Darren Bent in action for Aston Villa

Newcastle fail with late bid for Darren Bent

Newcastle United FC have failed in the bid to get former Sunderland AFC striker Darren Bent to join them

Sunderland captain Lee Cattermole

Fulham on the trail of Lee Cattermole

Fulham are understood to be interested in Sunderland Lee Cattermole and are readying a £2.5m bid for the midfielder

Preview: Premier League Matches

Swansea expect goalkeeper Michel Vorm to be fit to face Fulham.

Newcastle United's Papiss Cisse in action against Fulham

Newcastle United 1 Fulham 0 - Stuart Rayner's match analysis

Anyone going to Thursday’s Europa League quarter-final second leg against Benfica need not rush

Alan Pardew

Alan Pardew: This is a vital week for us

ALAN Pardew has told his players to embrace the pressure of tomorrow’s critical clash with Fulham, as he hailed the next seven days as the most important of his Newcastle career.

Stephane Sessegnon of Sunderland

Sunderland 2 Fulham 2 - Stuart Rayner's match analysis

SUNDERLAND are hoping to sell the name of the Stadium of Light, and probably just as well.

Davide Santon

'Davide Santon has really grown up with NUFC'

THE last time Newcastle United visited Fulham, in January, Davide Santon looked like a little boy lost.

Steven Fletcher in action for Sunderland against Fulham

Fulham 1 Sunderland 3 - Neil Cameron's match analysis

THIS was a Premier League match Sunderland simply had to win.

Martin O'Neill

Only a victory will do, says SAFC boss Martin O’Neill

MARTIN O’Neill has admitted a draw at Fulham tomorrow would not be good enough for his struggling Sunderland side.

Lee Cattermole

SAFC skipper Lee Cattermole could face Fulham

LEE Cattermole has received a fitness boost as a scan on his injured knee ruled out ligament damage and paved the way for his first-team return – possibly as early as against Fulham this weekend.

Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill

Martin O'Neill makes loan move for Danny Rose

SUNDERLAND will look to end a successful transfer window by brokering a loan move for Tottenham left-back Danny Rose – who will replace Fulham-bound Kieran Richardson after the former Manchester United man agreed terms with the West London club.

Kieran Richardson

Black Cats ready to offload Kieran Richardson

KIERAN Richardson is on the verge of moving to Fulham after Sunderland accepted a bid for the want-away left-back.


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