Martin O'Neill has branded Paolo Di Canio a "managerial charlatan" in a withering attack on his Sunderland successor
ALFRED N’Diaye has revealed he has been given a licence to roam as part of Paolo Di Canio’s red-and-white revolution.
A DEFIANT Martin O’Neill has come out fighting against accusations that he is a managerial “dinosaur” and insists Ellis Short should have given him more time to rescue Sunderland from relegation.
IT might not be something Martin O’Neill is ever willing to admit – but Paolo Di Canio did him a favour on Sunday evening.
At Sunderland Martin O’Neill recreated many of the methods of Brian Clough’s bygone era, yet failed to learn its main lesson, argues Stuart Rayner
AN old friend from the Midlands told me about the day Martin O'Neill invited all of the Second City press pack to an end of season dinner.
SUNDERLAND AFC manager Martin O’Neill has been sacked following the club’s 1-0 defeat against Manchester United today.
MARTIN O’Neill says he has the “enthusiasm” to drag Sunderland out of the toughest situation he has faced in years of management.
SUNDERLAND’S players have been told to forget about sulking and make the most of their team-mates’ misfortune.
CRAIG Gardner has hit back at Martin O’Neill's critics, insisting he will lead Sunderland to safety and that the club has the best possible person in charge.
WHATEVER happened to Martin O’Neill? You remember him, don’t you?
MARTIN O’Neill has admitted his players badly lacked creativity as Sunderland’s woes continued against ten-man Norwich.
ABOUT two thirds of the way through Martin O’Neill’s pre-match media briefing, he moved to re-assert control of the red and white agenda.
MARTIN O’Neill has admitted Sunderland’s lack of goalscorers has left them looking nervously over their shoulders, but he did not expect them to be doing anything else.
PERHAPS not to the extent of some of his boozier playing days under Brian Clough, but Martin O’Neill believes sensible drinking has a beneficial role in English football.
SUNDERLAND have offered promising striker Mikaël Mandron a new one-year deal to keep him away from Premier League predators.
MARTIN O’Neill was left bemoaning the “consistency” of referees after Sunderland dropped back towards trouble.
MARTIN O’Neill has compared Sunderland goalkeeper Simon Mignolet to Pat Jennings and Peter Shilton – and insisted that his head won’t be turned by talk of top-four interest, writes MARK DOUGLAS.
CELTIC manager Neil Lennon expects Sunderland to make a bid this summer for his key central defender Efe Ambrose.
MARTIN O'Neill will use this week's trip to Dubai to create something he has rarely had as Sunderland manager - a genuine strike partnership.