The Black Cats deserved their draw at West Brom, after a performance of contrasting halves
Gus Poyet has pleaded for consistency as Sunderland get their Premier League show on the road at West Brom today
Refreshed after a break from football, Steven Fletcher is pleased he has made the job of selecting a team to play West Bromwich Albion more difficult
It has not been a very happy Christmas for Newcastle United. Gifted three points on Boxing Day when Stoke City had two men sent off in three minutes, they started 2014 with a second successive defeat. In truth they could have no arguments
It was by no means the only topic of Alan Pardew’s post-match Press conference at The Hawthorns, even if they were the words which pricked your ears up
MARTIN O’Neill has backed Simon Mignolet to come through his first test of the season after absolving him from any blame for the weekend defeat to West Bromwich Albion.
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MARTIN O’Neill has promised Sunderland will continue chasing lost causes – even if it results in defeats as heavy as the one at West Bromwich Albion.
12 weeks as Sunderland manager, Martin O’Neill has pretty much mastered the art of building momentum.
PHIL Bardsley blamed sloppiness for the “reality check” which caught Sunderland by surprise.
MARTIN O’Neill will talk to Lee Cattermole before deciding whether to risk his captain at West Bromwich Albion this afternoon.
LAST night was officially the longest night of the year. It certainly felt that way on an evening of intense frustration for flat-lining Newcastle United.
FRUSTRATED Alan Pardew admits that a run of six games without a win is a major concern after his Christmas mood was ruined by defeat to West Brom.
ALAN Pardew has pleaded for patience towards winger Gabriel Obertan – as Newcastle look set to keep faith with the jet-heeled midfielder for tonight’s crunch clash with West Brom.
AFTER five minutes Steve Bruce must have been wondering who he had upset in a previous life.
ALAN Pardew hopes that the disappointment of throwing away a three-goal lead yesterday against West Bromwich Albion will not sour what has been an otherwise successful season for Newcastle United.
SUNDERLAND boss Steve Bruce admitted it was difficult trying to stay positive following his side’s 3-2 home defeat by West Bromwich Albion.
SUNDERLAND’S magnificent second-half comeback gained a fighting draw in a tremendous game against a slick West Brom outfit.
CHRIS Hughton had to release some anger in a furious dressing-room inquest after Newcastle United crumbled to another terrible away defeat at West Bromwich Albion.
WEST Brom climbed into the top half of the Barclays Premier League as two-goal Peter Odemwingie and Somen Tchoyi earned them a first league win over Newcastle for 26 years.