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Lee Cattermole of Sunderland in action

Lee Cattermole refuses to write off Sunderland chances against Manchester City

Sunderland prepare for daunting visit to the Etihad Stadium to face title chasing Manchester City

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

Gus Poyet
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

Gus Poyet admits that something is wrong at Sunderland

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

Sunderland 0 Everton 1: Mark Douglas' match analysis

Gerard Deulofeu, Everton and Marcos Alonso, Sunderland (left) battle for the ball
Sunderland manager speaks of 'something' fundamentally wrong at the club - but it's bad decisions that have harmed it

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

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

Opinion

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

Mark Douglas: Unanswered North East football questions need to be addressed

Mike Ashley
Ellis Short and Mike Ashley made catastrophic errors this season, so why should we have faith in them now ponders Mark Douglas

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

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

Transfer News

Liam Bridcutt of Brighton

Sunderland set for busy deadline day as Bridcutt expected to sign deal

Sunderland expect to complete the signing of Liam Bridcutt today, while a host of others could leave on loan

Sunderland want to seal deals for Ignacio Scocco and Phil Bardsley

Ignacio Scocco of AEK Athens in action
Sunderland are to open contract talks with Phil Bardsley after the January transfer window closes and aim to finalise a deal for Ignacio Scocco

Santiago Vergini joins Sunderland until end of the season

New Sunderland defender Santiago Vergini
Sunderland have finally signed a deal with Argentina defender Santiago Vergini who will join the Black Cats until the end of the season

Fixtures & Results

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Videos & Photos

Boro players celebrate Jacob Buttterfield's goal

Middlesbrough 3 Birmingham City 1: Nine-man Boro secure the points

Adam Johnson scores for Sunderland against West Ham United at the Stadium of Light

Sunderland 1 West Ham United 2: Stuart Rayner's match analysis

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka

Brighton 0 Middlesbrough 2: Karanka's game plan pays off on South coast

 
 

Journalists

Dan Warburton
Chief News Reporter
David Whetstone
Culture Editor
Adrian Pearson
Regional Affairs Correspondent
Angela Upex
Head of Business
Mark Douglas
Chief Sports Writer
Stuart Rayner
Sports Writer