Manchester United draw with Sunderland

Julian Guyer Manchester United have secured their first Premier League point under Louis van Gaal, but were still left searching for a first competitive win of the Dutchman's reign, after a 1-1 draw away to...


Christian Eriksen inspires Spurs to win over Sunderland

Tottenham's  Christian Eriksen.

Christian Eriksen deflects some of the spotlight away from Tottenham Hotspur manager Tim Sherwood in his side's 5-1 victory.


Stuttering Manchester City held by bottom side Sunderland

Manchester City v Sunderland.

Manchester City's Premier League title hopes are dealt a crushing blow.

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Connor Wickham double lifts Sunderland out of EPL relegation zone


Connor Wickham continued his rich vein of English Premier League scoring form on Sunday, finding the net twice to help Sunderland climb out of the bottom three thanks to a 4-0 win over fellow...

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Sunderland's great escape in English Premier League

Sunderland completed its great escape from what had seemed certain relegation when a 2-0 win at home to West Bromwich Albion on Wednesday ensured it would be playing in the Premier League next season.

Manchester United stunned by Sunderland in League Cup


Tom Williams Manchester United's desperate season met with fresh degradation on Wednesday as they sensationally lost on penalties to Sunderland in the League Cup semi-finals at Old Trafford.

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Sunderland considers legal action with Paolo Di Canio

Paolo Di Canio.

Sunderland are taking legal advice after the team's former manager Paolo Di Canio launched a scathing attack on the struggling Premier League club.


Manchester City v Sunderland in League Cup final

City chses first trophy of the English season this weekend in an apparent mismatch.


Manchester City v Sunderland in League Cup final

City chses first trophy of the English season this weekend in an apparent mismatch.


Liverpool hang on to beat Sunderland, keep title dream alive


Toby Davis Liverpool stayed firmly in the hunt for a first league title in 24 years as superb strikes from Steven Gerrard and Daniel Sturridge fired them to a 2-1 win over an obdurate Sunderland side at Anfield...


English Premier League: West Ham rock Sunderland's survival hopes

West Ham United have moved closer to English Premier League safety and kept Sunderland in the relegation zone with a 2-1 win away.


Gus Poyet to be named Sunderland boss: report


Controversial Uruguayan Gus Poyet looks set to be appointed manager of English Premier League strugglers Sunderland.

Gus Poyet says Sunderland must look forward

New Sunderland manager Gus Poyet

Newly-appointed Sunderland boss Gustavo Poyet says it is time for the club to move on from the troubled tenure of former manager Paolo Di Canio.


Sunderland hit by double injury blow

London Sunderland's hopes of avoiding relegation from the Premier League suffered a major blow when Steven Fletcher and Lee Cattermole were ruled out for the rest of the season.

New Sunderland boss questioned on fascism

Sunderland's new Italian manager Paolo Di Canio poses for photographers after a media conference at the Academy of Light in Sunderland, northeast England, on Tuesday.

Sunderland, England Paolo Di Canio faces barrage of questions after his appointment prompts a club director to quit.


I don't support fascism: Sunderland boss

London New Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio has addressed controversy over his political beliefs by declaring he is not a racist and "does not support the ideology of fascism".

Fans appeased as Villa hits Sunderland for six

Paul Lambert

Soccer Henry Winter Aston Villa punished a perceived slight by Paolo Di Canio in spectacular style, hitting his Sunderland team for six with a 6-1 win on a remarkable, reverberating night at Villa Park.

Sunderland dents City's title hopes

Opener: Sunderland players celebrate their first goal against Manchester City.

Steve Griffiths, London Manchester City's challenge for the English Premier League title suffers a setback.

Yorke stays on at Sunderland

Veteran Sunderland midfielder Dwight Yorke has signed a new one-year contract to stay with the northeast side, the English Premier League club says.

Wayne Rooney sent off for Manchester United as Chelsea march on

Wayne Rooney

Martyn Herman Spoils were shared in two huge Premier League derbies, Chelsea's cracking start continued with a 3-0 win over Aston Villa and Wayne Rooney produced a Jekyll and Hyde display in a nervy Manchester...