Sunderland Football News

Championship round-up: Wolves stay top with win over Preston, Leeds end losing run

talkSPORT bring you the highlights of another eventful afternoon in the English second tier… Wolves 3-2 Preston North End: Wolverhampton Wanderers remain top of the Championship table after holding on to beat Preston at the Molineux, with North End finishing the game with ten men. Portuguese forward Ivan Cavaleiro fired the hosts in front on the stroke of half-time, with ...

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Proof the Championship is the most competitive league in the world

Everyone knows the English game is blessed with a brilliant football league full of clubs who have seen romantic rises from obscurity, as well as sleeping giants. The Championship is watched by a vast number of supporters around the globe and it’s no surprise given it’s the wealthiest non-top flight league on the planet and is only second to 2.Bundesliga ...

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Championship results: Sheffield United go second, Bolton get first win of season and more

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Revealed! The top 20 fastest Premier League players since 2014/15 season

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 The Premier League isn’t short of pace, that’s for sure. This weekend Jamie Vardy’s record for the fastest sprint, since records began, was broken – so has taken a look at how the top 20 now looks.  Scroll through the gallery above to see the 20 players who have clocked the fast sprint in the Premier League ...

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Championship results: Hull City hit six, Wolves move to second, while table-toppers Cardiff are held at home

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GOSSIP: Carlo Ancelotti in line for West Ham job? David Silva to quit Man City?

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Friday’s newspapers… Carlo Ancelotti would prefer a return to the Premier League to continue his management career after being sacked by Bayern Munich. (Daily Telegraph) West Ham could be keen on Ancelotti as they eye potential replacements for Slaven Bilic. Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez is also on the club’s list of potential candidates. (Daily Mail) ...

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'It doesn't stop you running around!' – Sunderland boss Simon Grayson is 'sick' of using confidence as an excuse for his players

Sunderland boss Simon Grayson admitted he was ‘sick’ of using confidence as an excuse Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Visibly frustrated Sunderland boss Simon Grayson has criticised his player’s work ethic and says he is ‘sick’ of using confidence as an excuse for the Black Cats’ faltering form. Sunderland’s situation grew ever worse on Tuesday night as they fell to a ...

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Championship round-up: Cardiff beat Leeds in top-of-the-table clash, Aston Villa ease past Burton

talkSPORT’s review of Tuesday’s Championship action Cardiff City 3-1 Leeds United Cardiff replaced Leeds at the top of the Sky Bet Championship with a 3-1 win over their Yorkshire visitors. Danish striker Kenneth Zohore ended his eight-game goal drought with a brace and Junior Hoilett added a beauty before Kemar Roofe gave 10-man Leeds hope midway through the second period. ...

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Alternative Premier League – 20 teams with the biggest stadium capacities in English football

The King Power Stadium has a capacity of 32,500 Monday, September 25, 2017 Fans are one of the most important parts of football, and the English game can take pride in seeing stadiums packed on a weekly basis. Premier League clubs play at grounds that are usually upwards of 95 per cent full, with fans flocking from all over the ...

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Sunderland outcast Papy Djilobodji reveals Premier League offer

Papy Djilobodji Monday, September 25, 2017 Sunderland outcast Papy Djilobodji has claimed he turned down the chance to stay in England this summer before joining Dijon on loan. The 28-year-old former Chelsea man agreed to join the French club for the season following Sunderland’s relegation from the Premier League last term. However, Djilobodji has now revealed that he was offered the ...

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