Liam Bridcutt of Sunderland

Norwich humbling won't harm us at Anfield, says Liam Bridcutt

Liam Bridcutt thinks Sunderland's performance at Norwich City was their worst since he joined, but he does not expect a midweek hangover at Liverpool

Norwich's Jonny Howson in action

Norwich City 2 Sunderland 0: Sunderland wilt under pressure of expectation

A timid 2-0 defeat at Norwich City showed Sunderland are just too mentally weak to win when expected to

Lee Cattermole of Sunderland in action

Lee Cattermole pushes for place against Liverpool

Lee Cattermole has staked his claim to play at Anfield on Wednesday night after being one half of a substitution Gustavo Poyet never expected to make

Loic Remy of Newcastle United and Ryan Bennett of Norwich City compete for the ball

Norwich City 0 Newcastle United 0: Mark Douglas' match analysis

A red card for Loic Remy ruined what was a restorative night for Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew

Newcastle United v Stoke City - Premier League

Norwich City v Newcastle United preview: Crucial days lie ahead for NUFC

Norwich City are the opponents tonight but for Newcastle United, thoughts are already on Friday's transfer deadline and beyond

Fabio Borini in action for Sunderland against Norwich City

'Angry' Fabio Borini asks Sundeland fans to show patience

Fabio Borini was as angry as them about Saturday's 0-0 draw with Norwich City, but he has asked Sunderland's fans to be patient with them

Sunderland coach Gustavo Poyet

Gustavo Poyet: Technically, Sunderland were as bad as I've seen

Gustavo Poyet described Sunderland's first-half display against Norwich City as "Technically as bad as any team I've seen at the bottom of the table."

(L-R) Gary Hooper of Norwich City, Ki Sung-Yueng of Sunderland, Bradley Johnson of Norwich City and Lee Cattermole of Sunderland watch the ball

Sunderland 0 Norwich City 0: Stuart Rayner's match analysis

However they tried, Sunderland were once more unable to score against Norwich City on Saturday

Ryan Bennett of Norwich battles with Shola Ameobi of Newcastle

Newcastle United 2 Norwich City 1: Neil Cameron's match analysis

Alan Pardew must be delighted with his side's performance playing a 4-4-2 with striker Shola Ameobi leading the line

Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill

Martin O'Neill left frustrated by awful Sunderland performance

MARTIN O’Neill has admitted his players badly lacked creativity as Sunderland’s woes continued against ten-man Norwich.

Sunderland's Danny Graham falls in the box during Sunderland's match against Norwich City

Sunderland 1 Norwich City 1 - Neil Cameron's match analysis

Martin O’Neill would accept a helping hand from anyone right now. The Sunderland manager yesterday received two whole arms worth of assistance – and it still wasn’t enough

Connor Wickham

Connor Wickham is back for Norwich City clash

CONNOR WICKHAM will be in the Sunderland squad to face Norwich City for Sunday’s vital Premier League match.

Swansea striker Danny Graham

Norwich City battle SAFC over Danny Graham

NORWICH City have emerged as serious candidates to sign Sunderland target Danny Graham after lodging a £5m bid with Swansea City yesterday.

Newcastle's Fabricio Coloccini

Fabricio Coloccini is captain – for time being

FABRICIO Coloccini will captain Newcastle United in their pivotal relegation clash at Norwich City this afternoon ahead of talks planned for next week aimed at persuading him to stay on Tyneside until the summer.

Martin O'Neill

Sunderland's revival fails to mask their first-half failings against Norwich

YESTERDAY Sunderland delivered an excellent performance reminiscent of the football they started to produce when Martin O'Neill arrived on Wearside a year ago this week.

Connor Wickham

Norwich City 2 Sunderland 1 - Stuart Rayner's match analysis

MARTIN O'Neill left Carrow Road with the positives outweighed by negatives last night as Sunderland moved a step closer to the relegation zone last night.

Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill

Martin O'Neill still regrets his Norwich City exit

LEAVING Norwich City a third time is one of the big regrets of Martin O’Neill’s career, but he is full of admiration for the latest occupant of the Carrow Road manager’s office.

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Keep Chris Hughton welcome brief - Alan Pardew

ALAN Pardew is hoping that Newcastle United fans don’t give former boss Chris Hughton too much of a warm welcome when he brings Norwich City to St James’ Park tomorrow afternoon.

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Michael Turner leaves SAFC and joins Norwich City

SUNDERLAND continued the process of clearing the decks yesterday as they sold Michael Turner to Chris Hughton’s Norwich City.

James Perch

James Perch happy with new role in midfield

NEWCASTLE utility man James Perch might well have found his niche following a commanding midfield display in Sunday’s win over Norwich.


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