Steve Harper sees himself going in to a week of finals - the FA Cup with Hull City and as a coach with his son's football team
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has been handed a £60,000 fine and seven-game suspension by the Football Association
Gus Poyet's team selection is questioned on a day of disappointment for the Black Cats as their FA Cup run comes to an end
Sunderland coach Gustavo Poyet was not prepared to offer any excuses as his side made a limp exit from the FA Cup
Argentinian set to start in East Yorkshire - but Poyet suggests it could be Fabio Borini after that
Newcastle United were on top counter-attacking form at Hull City, unfortunately their performance was overshadowed by Alan Pardew's
Newcastle United centre-back Steven Taylor has emerged as a summer transfer target for Hull City
Sunderland suffered a damaging blow on Saturday, but Gus Poyet knows days like this need to be managed
Sebastian Larsson does not believe a 1-0 defeat at Hull City has undone all Sunderland's good work in winning the Wear-Tyne derby
Lee Cattermole's moment of madness shows why Gustavo Poyet's revolution will take time as Stuart Rayner reports
With a trip to East Yorkshire looming, is it time to reconsider Steve Bruce's time at Sunderland? Mark Douglas talks to Steve Harper about his current boss
Carlisle United moved to bolster their fragile defence on deadline day by signing rookie defender Conor Townsend from Premier League Hull City
Danny Graham’s Sunderland career looks all but over, less than six months after he arrived on Wearside, with the striker joining Premier League newcomers Hull City on loan
Cardiff City and Hull have emerged as potential escape routes for Lee Cattermole, the Sunderland captain who has been told he is surplus to requirements as part of Paolo Di Canio’s wide-ranging Stadium of Light revolution
SHOT-SHY Middlesbrough saw their play-off hopes fly over the horizon after a damaging defeat at Hull City.
SUNDERLAND have recalled David Meyler from his loan at Hull City, but the midfielder will not be available for today’s crucial trip to Southampton.
MIDDLESBROUGH barged into third place in the Championship with a polished 2-0 Riverside win over Hull.
IT was hardly the swashbuckling stuff their old manager Sir Alex Ferguson might conjure, but both Neale Cooper and Steve Bruce can have drawn encouragement amid the humdrum.
MARTIN O’Neill could be forced into a coaching reshuffle after Hull City prepared to move for two members of his backroom staff.
MIDDLESBROUGH’S Barry Robson admits today’s clash at Hull City could be make or break for both teams as the losers could well find themselves out of the promotion race.