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Football: Sunderland AFC

Chester-le-Street Advertiser: Sunderland AFC

News & Match Reports

Sunderland striker close to completing Italian move

Chester-le-Street Advertiser:

5:00am Tuesday 27th June 2017

FABIO BORINI is close to completing a move to Lazio, with Sunderland officials pushing for a permanent £6m transfer rather than an initial 12-month loan arrangement.

Sunderland takeover talks reach critical stage - with Simon Grayson lined up as fall-back option

Chester-le-Street Advertiser:

5:00am Monday 26th June 2017

SUNDERLAND will make a formal approach for Preston manager Simon Grayson if there is no significant progress with the club’s ongoing takeover talks in the next two days.

Sunderland: Takeover could go through next week and Germans have own ideas for a manager

Chester-le-Street Advertiser: WHAT NEXT? Sunderland owner Ellis Short is hopeful of selling soon

5:07am Saturday 24th June 2017

THE German consortium looking to take ownership of Sunderland is pushing to get a deal tied up early next week, when the players will be preparing for a return to pre-season training.

Sunderland: Victor Anichebe moves to China as Black Cats have fixture changed

Chester-le-Street Advertiser: Sunderland's Victor Anichebe reacts after the final whistle during the Premier League match at the Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday April 26, 2017. See PA story SOCCER Middlesbrough. Photo credit shoul

4:26pm Friday 23rd June 2017

VICTOR ANICHEBE has moved to China after leaving Sunderland.  

Sunderland: Will a takeover be completed before pre-season training begins?

Chester-le-Street Advertiser:

7:00am Friday 23rd June 2017

SUNDERLAND still hope a bid for control from a German consortium can be successful before the players return to pre-season training next Thursday.

Sunderland: German consortium in the clear after group led by Black Cats fans pulls out of race to buy club

Chester-le-Street Advertiser: Work is underway to prepare the Stadium of Light for Beyonce's show

3:00pm Wednesday 21st June 2017

THE group of Sunderland fans believed to have been interested in buying out Ellis Short have revealed they will not be seeking to take over the club at this stage.

Sunderland: The need to get things sorted off-the-field after fixtures announced

Chester-le-Street Advertiser: CONTENDER? Kevin Ball has had two spells as caretaker boss

3:01pm Wednesday 21st June 2017

KEVIN BALL admits it would be ‘nice’ to have the future of Sunderland thrashed out before the players return for pre-season training next week after being handed a tough start to life back in the Championship.

Sunderland 2017-18 Fixtures: Black Cats to start with Friday night home game

Chester-le-Street Advertiser:

9:00am Wednesday 21st June 2017

SUNDERLAND will feature in the opening game of the new Football League season as they host Derby County on the Friday before the first full round of Championship fixtures.

Sunderland: Bain and Short hopeful on takeover and manager fronts

Chester-le-Street Advertiser: WANTED? Former Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson is under consideration at Sunderland

9:24pm Tuesday 20th June 2017

MARTIN BAIN is working behind the scenes to keep on top of the managerial recruitment process at Sunderland, despite ongoing takeover talks that could lead to Ellis Short selling up.

Fixtures and results

Date Home team Score Away team
3:00pmSat 17/08/13 Arsenal 1 - 3 Aston Villa
3:00pmSat 17/08/13 Liverpool 1 - 0 Stoke City
3:00pmSat 17/08/13 Norwich City 2 - 2 Everton
3:00pmSat 17/08/13 Sunderland 0 - 1 Fulham
3:00pmSat 17/08/13 West Bromwich Albion 0 - 1 Southampton
3:00pmSat 17/08/13 West Ham United 2 - 0 Cardiff City
5:30pmSat 17/08/13 Swansea City 1 - 4 Manchester United
1:30pmSun 18/08/13 Crystal Palace 0 - 1 Tottenham Hotspur
4:00pmSun 18/08/13 Chelsea 2 - 0 Hull City
8:00pmMon 19/08/13 Manchester City 4 - 0 Newcastle United
7:45pmWed 21/08/13 Chelsea 2 - 1 Aston Villa
12:45pmSat 24/08/13 Fulham 1 - 3 Arsenal
3:00pmSat 24/08/13 Everton 0 - 0 West Bromwich Albion
3:00pmSat 24/08/13 Hull City 1 - 0 Norwich City
3:00pmSat 24/08/13 Newcastle United 0 - 0 West Ham United

Table

Team P W D L GD Pts
1 Manchester City 38 27 5 6 65 86
2 Liverpool 38 26 6 6 51 84
3 Chelsea 38 25 7 6 44 82
4 Arsenal 38 24 7 7 27 79
5 Everton 38 21 9 8 22 72
6 Tottenham Hotspur 38 21 6 11 4 69
7 Manchester United 38 19 7 12 21 64
8 Southampton 37 15 10 12 8 55
9 Stoke City 39 13 12 14 -7 51
10 Newcastle United 38 15 4 19 -16 49
11 Crystal Palace 38 13 6 19 -15 45
12 Swansea City 38 11 9 18 0 42
13 West Ham United 38 11 7 20 -11 40
14 Sunderland 38 10 8 20 -19 38
15 Aston Villa 38 10 8 20 -22 38
16 Hull City 38 10 7 21 -15 37
17 West Bromwich Albion 38 7 15 16 -16 36
18 Norwich City 38 8 9 21 -34 33
19 Fulham 38 9 5 24 -45 32
20 Cardiff City 38 7 9 22 -42 30
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