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Wright could make Sunderland debut against Doncaster

Posted Thursday, January 23, 2020 by PA7 hits

Phil Parkinson could hand defender Bailey Wright his Sunderland debut when the Sky Bet League One play-off hopefuls host Doncaster on Friday night.The Australia international joined the Black Cats on loan from Bristol City earlier this week and could slot straight into the starting line-up for the home side.Northern Ireland striker Kyle Lafferty came off the bench for his Sunderland debut during...Full Story »

Gooch stunner lifts Sunderland into play-off places

Posted Sunday, January 19, 2020 by PA5 hits

Sunderland moved into the League One play-off places after Lynden Gooch’s stunning strike sealed a 1-0 victory at MK Dons.Phil Parkinson’s men were backed by more than 3,000 travelling supporters at Stadium MK, and dominated large periods of the game before Gooch netted his second goal in three games 11 minutes from time.The visitors should have taken an early lead when Luk...Full Story »

Sunderland apologise for referencing controversial chant in Kyle Lafferty transfer announcement

Posted Tuesday, January 14, 2020 by hits

SUNDERLAND made a massive social media gaffe when they announced the signing of Kyle Lafferty by referencing a controversial song. The Black Cats quoted a chant from 32-year-old Lafferty's time at former club Rangers. Sunderland made a social media gaffe when they referenced this song during Lafferty's unveiling And it was alongside photos of the 73-cap Northern Ireland star that one person w...Full Story »

Sunderland’s hard work in training is paying off on the pitch – Parkinson

Posted Sunday, January 12, 2020 by PA10 hits

Phil Parkinson put Sunderland’s resurgence down to the work his players have done in training.The 4-0 demolition of Wycombe means the Black Cats have won three of their last four games – form which contrasts sharply with Parkinson’s first 14 games in charge.His reign began with a 1-0 defeat at Wycombe in October.But by the 21st-minute of this game at the Stadium of Light they w...Full Story »

Blistering first-half display helps Sunderland to thumping win

Posted Sunday, January 12, 2020 by PA5 hits

Chris Maguire scored twice as resurgent Sunderland made it three wins from six unbeaten matches by thumping Wycombe 4-0.Phil Parkinson had made an inauspicious start as Black Cats boss, winning two of his first 14 games, but his team have moved back into play-off contention.Most of the action came in the first half, with Sunderland racing into a 3-0 lead inside the first 21 minutes.Lynden Gooch ...Full Story »

Sunderland squad hit by illness ahead of Wycombe clash

Posted Thursday, January 09, 2020 by PA11 hits

Sunderland boss Phil Parkinson is keeping his fingers crossed ahead of Saturday’s clash with League One leaders Wycombe after a bout of illness swept through the dressing room.Defender Joel Lynch missed last week’s 3-1 victory over Lincoln as a result, while midfielder Luke O’Nien was absent from training during the early part of this week.However Parkinson, who has no new majo...Full Story »

Sunderland end home struggles with defeat of Lincoln

Posted Sunday, January 05, 2020 by PA10 hits

Sunderland claimed their first home win since the start of November as three first-half goals secured a 3-1 victory over Lincoln in Sky Bet League One.Phil Parkinson’s side dominated from the off at the Stadium of Light and took a deserved lead in the 19th minute, with Tom Flanagan rising highest inside the six-yard box to head home Chris Maguire’s corner.Maguire troubled the Lincoln...Full Story »

Maguire’s late penalty earns Sunderland draw against Fleetwood

Posted Thursday, January 02, 2020 by PA4 hits

Chris Maguire’s late penalty earned Sunderland a 1-1 draw at gutsy Fleetwood.Maguire evened it up with four minutes to go after Kyle Dempsey’s foul on Black Cats substitute Duncan Watmore.Fleetwood went ahead from the penalty spot themselves in the 13th minute.After a spell of head tennis in the Sunderland box, Josh Morris was felled by Charlie Wyke’s stray arm, leaving Ched Ev...Full Story »

Maguire scores to earn overdue win for Sunderland

Posted Monday, December 30, 2019 by PA11 hits

Sunderland secured some respite for under-fire boss Phil Parkinson as they ended their nine-match winless run with a 2-1 win at Doncaster.Goals from Lynden Gooch and Chris Maguire secured a well-deserved win with the Black Cats much the better side throughout.Jon Taylor had grabbed an equaliser for Doncaster before the break.Sunderland took the lead on six minutes when the Doncaster defence fail...Full Story »

Phil Parkinson confident he can turn things around at Sunderland

Posted Friday, December 27, 2019 by PA13 hits

Phil Parkinson is convinced he is the right man to turn Sunderland’s fortunes around following calls for him to be sacked after bottom club Bolton drew 0-0 at the Stadium of Light.The Black Cats were unable to find a breakthrough and lacked the quality in the final third to improve on a situation that leaves them seven points shy of the top six.Parkinson has won just two of his nine l...Full Story »

Sunderland held to a goalless draw by Bolton

Posted Friday, December 27, 2019 by PA20 hits

Sunderland made no progress in their bid to close the gap to the League One play-off places after being held to a goalless draw by bottom club Bolton as fans turned on manager Phil Parkinson.Bolton, who continue to fight at the foot of the table having been docked points this season, have now lost just two of their last six matches.And the Trotters’ latest encouraging display piled on the ...Full Story »

Willis set to feature for Sunderland against Bolton

Posted Tuesday, December 24, 2019 by PA24 hits

Sunderland defender Jordan Willis is available for Bolton’s Boxing Day visit to the Stadium of Light.Willis missed the Black Cats’ last League One fixture, a 1-1 home draw with Blackpool on December 14, with a knee problem but is back in contention ahead of Thursday’s game.However, midfielder George Dobson will sit out as a result of the red card he received against the Seaside...Full Story »

Simon Grayson’s Sunderland return ends in a draw

Posted Sunday, December 15, 2019 by PA18 hits

Blackpool boss Simon Grayson was left disappointed in his bid to finally celebrate a win on Wearside as his side were held by struggling Sunderland.Grayson failed to win a home game at the Stadium of Light during his time as Sunderland’s manager, and a little over two years after his sacking he returned with the Seasiders.Despite watching his Blackpool side take the lead inside four minute...Full Story »

Winless run goes on for Sunderland despite end to Charlie Wyke goal drought

Posted Sunday, December 15, 2019 by PA20 hits

Charlie Wyke’s first goal since August was not enough to end Sunderland’s winless run as Blackpool drew 1-1 at the Stadium of Light.The former Bradford striker’s first-half strike cancelled out Matty Virtue’s early opener in the League One contest.George Dobson was sent off with 16 minutes left for the Wearsiders, who are without a win in eight matches.The Black Cats fell...Full Story »

Phil Parkinson frustrated after Sunderland lose at Gillingham

Posted Sunday, December 08, 2019 by PA29 hits

Sunderland boss Phil Parkinson was left fuming at the final whistle after seeing his out-of-form side have a Charlie Wyke goal controversially ruled out in the 1-0 defeat at Gillingham.Defender Connor Ogilvie scored an 89th-minute winner as Gillingham beat Sunderland at Priestfield.But it was the decision from the referee to disallow a Wyke goal in the 77th minute that annoyed Parkinson.“I...Full Story »

Late Connor Ogilvie goal hands Gillingham victory over Sunderland

Posted Sunday, December 08, 2019 by PA16 hits

Defender Connor Ogilvie scored an 89th-minute winner as Gillingham beat out-of-form Sunderland 1-0 at Priestfield.The hosts dominated throughout, with strikers Brandon Hanlan and Mikael Mandron both hitting the bar in the first half.Hanlan, who scored the winner when the two sides met in an FA Cup first-round replay at Priestfield last month, saw his header hit the underside of the bar and bounc...Full Story »

Gillingham missing Stuart O’Keefe and Ben Pringle for visit of Sunderland

Posted Friday, December 06, 2019 by PA32 hits

Gillingham will be without Stuart O’Keefe and Ben Pringle for the visit of Sunderland.O’Keefe is sidelined by a hamstring injury and missed the FA Cup win over Doncaster last weekend.Pringle serves the second of a two-match ban following his recent red card against AFC Wimbledon.Matty Willock came on as a late substitute against Rovers after a spell out injured and should be involved...Full Story »

Parkinson admits Sunderland players looked aimless in defeat to Burton

Posted Wednesday, November 27, 2019 by PA25 hits

Phil Parkinson accepted his Sunderland players underperformed and looked aimless as they fell to a first home defeat of the Sky Bet League One season.Burton recorded a deserved 2-1 win at the Stadium of Light – with the manager hounded by cries of ‘Sacked in the morning’ at the final whistle.The Black Cats have only won twice in 11 games in all competitions since Parkinson repl...Full Story »

Sunderland misery goes on as Burton take deserved victory

Posted Wednesday, November 27, 2019 by PA13 hits

Sunderland’s misery shows no sign of letting up after Burton earned a deserved 2-1 win at the Stadium of Light.Phil Parkinson has won only two games in 11 matches in charge, with the pressure already on the manager. ‘Sacked in the morning’ chanted the home crowd at the end.The Brewers, meanwhile, moved to within three points of their more illustrious hosts, their fourth away wi...Full Story »

Sunderland handed Jordan Willis boost ahead of clash with Burton

Posted Tuesday, November 26, 2019 by PA28 hits

Sunderland have been handed an injury boost ahead of their clash with Burton as Jordan Willis trained on Monday.The 25-year-old had left the pitch with what appeared to be a knee injury during the Black Cats’ 1-1 draw with Coventry on Saturday and was thought to be set for a significant absence.But the defender was found to only be suffering with cramp.Marc McNulty, Lynden Gooch and Charli...Full Story »

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