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Sunderland manager Gus Poyet

Gus Poyet

Gus Poyet was appointed Sunderland manager in October 2013 following the departure of Paolo Di Canio. The Uruguayan had previously spent time as assistant manager at Swindon Town, Leeds United and Tottenham Hotspur before managing Brighton and Hove Albion from 2009-2013. Before his becoming a manager he enjoyed a successful playing career at Real Zaragoza, Chelsea and Tottenham – as well being capped more than 25 times for Uruguay

Gus Poyet the head coach of Sunderland

Manchester City v Sunderland preview: Poyet longs for future stability

Gus Poyet talks to Steve Brown ahead of his side's clash with Manchester City and tells how he is determined to change Sunderland for the better

Gus Poyet, head coach of Sunderland AFC

Gus Poyet insists he will not quit as Sunderland manager

Gus Poyet is determined to stay at Sunderland and change the club for the better insisting he will not resign

Gus Poyet

Don Hutchison: Sorry Gus, but Sunderland's only problem is that you can't motivate them

Gustavo Poyet copied Alan Pardew's tactics at the weekend and trying his best to deflect the blame, but should have got more out of his squad

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet reacts during his side's loss to Everton at the Stadium of Light

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet's post-match press conference transcript

Gus Poyet was in enlightening form when asked about his team after the defeat to Everton. Here is the full transcript of his extraordinary press conference

Gerard Deulofeu, Everton and Marcos Alonso, Sunderland (left) battle for the ball

Sunderland 0 Everton 1: Mark Douglas' match analysis

Sunderland manager speaks of 'something' fundamentally wrong at the club - but it's bad decisions that have harmed it

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet

Gus Poyet admits that something is wrong at Sunderland

Gus Poyet has made the extraordinary admission there is something fundamentally wrong at the Stadium of Light

Sunderland's Lee Cattermole

Lee Cattermole says: 'We all still believe in the manager'

Lee Cattermole says that Sunderland's players are still backing Gus Poyet and that the fight for survival is not yet up

Gus Poyet, manager of Sunderland

Is Gustavo Poyet too emotional to be Sunderland's miracle worker? Probably

Gustavo Poyet’s passionate choice of words has been getting him into bother this week, as Stuart Rayner discovers

Gus Poyet, head coach of Sunderland

Under-fire Gustavo Poyet has backing of Sunderland chairman Ellis Short

Gustavo Poyet has admitted Sunderland need a "miracle" to avoid relegation - but he at least retains the support of chairman Ellis Short

Brighton's Will Buckley

Gus Poyet eyeing reunion with Brighton winger Will Buckley

Brighton winger Will Buckley is on Sunderland manager Gus Poyet's wish list for next season

Craig Gardner of Sunderland looks dejected with Fabio Borini during the game against Spurs

Tottenham Hotspur 5 Sunderland 1: Mark Douglas' match analysis

A brief flurry of early promise and over-achievement gave Sunderland hope, only for it to be dashed by two moments of characteristic defensive indecision

Sunderland players during training

The Preview: Spurs v Sunderland - Poyet left counting his list of excuses

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet hints that he has reasons for failure this year - but he doesn't want to talk about them

Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet

Sunderland boss has no fresh injury concerns ahead of Spurs game

Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet has no fresh injury concerns ahead of tonight’s difficult Barclays Premier League trip to Tottenham

Gus Poyet

Poyet believes Sunderland have a 'great chance' of staying up

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet knows his team's situation appears stark, with five of their last eight opponents nestled in the top seven of the Premier League

Sunderland midfielder Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson certain to start - and might be given Sunderland striker berth

Gus Poyet is considered all the alternatives as he looks to shake up Sunderland's striker options

Gus Poyet, Sunderland's head coach

Gus Poyet interview: Sunderland boss battling against the Wearside tide

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has to cope with the Ji-Dong-Won issue while battling other factors

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet

Gus Poyet calls for more clarity over registration rules after Ji-Dong-Won saga

The Black Cats have drawn a line under the Ji-Dong-Won registration saga - but boss Gus Poyet is no 'hypocrite'

Craig Gardner of Sunderland

Craig Gardner attracting interest from West Bromwich Albion and Leicester City

Midfielder Craig Gardner is being watched by West Brom and Leicester and looks likely to leave Sunderland in the summer

Goalkeeper Adrian of West Ham dives in vain as Adam Johnson of Sunderland scores

The Agenda: The fear factor that is hampering Sunderland's survival hopes

Fear can manifest itself in many ways. In Sunderland’s case it is making Gustavo Poyet’s side over-optimistic in front of goal, argues Stuart Rayner

Wes Brown of Sunderland in action

Sunderland performances encourage Wes Brown to keep the faith

Wes Brown believes Sunderland have played well enough recently to stick to their gameplan


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