The Northern Echo: Sunderland AFC

News & Match Reports

Poyet backs Alvarez to improve after challenging start

The Northern Echo: Tottenham Hotspur's Vlad Chiriches (right) and Sunderland's Ricky Alvarez battle for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday September 13, 2014. See PA

7:02am Friday 19th September 2014

GUS POYET has backed Ricardo Alvarez to be a big success in the Premier League, but admits he subjected the Sunderland winger to a baptism of fire in last weekend’s draw with Tottenham.

Giaccherini backs Ricky Alvarez to shine after swapping Serie A for the Premier League

The Northern Echo: Stadium of Light, Sunderland  -  Barclays Premier League:  Sunderland v Fulham.  Sunderland's Emanuele Giaccherini.Pic: Chris Booth       17/08/13 (8978128)

7:03am Thursday 18th September 2014

EMANUELE Giaccherini knows all about swapping Serie A for the Premier League and the midfielder believes Sunderland's newest import Ricky Alvarez will have no problems adjusting to life at Sunderland following his move from Inter Milan.

'I've learned a lot and enjoying my football at Sunderland' says Cattermole

The Northern Echo: Cleaned up his act: Lee Cattermole insists he is in a better place these but has not regrets

7:14am Wednesday 17th September 2014

THERE is a view that Lee Cattermole has to work on cleaning up his disciplinary act if he is ever going to force his way in top the England squad, based on a reputation he has created for himself since emerging as a teenager in the Premier League a decade ago.

Talking point: Have Sunderland improved?

The Northern Echo: Screening cup final

12:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE fact Sunderland have three times the amount of points they had in 2013/14 at the same point last season may be sound reading to fans on Wearside, but when they also took eight games to register their first win it is no time to celebrate.

Sunderland waiting for Wickham contract news

The Northern Echo: Wanted man: Connor Wickham has plenty of clubs keen as Sunderland push for a new deal

7:02am Tuesday 16th September 2014

CONNOR WICKHAM is yet to agree a new deal at Sunderland, despite suggestions the striker has edged towards committing his future to the club.

Under-21s round-up: Newcastle, Sunderland and Boro in action

The Northern Echo: On song: Manchester United's Adnan Januzaj flicks the ball past Sunderland's Tom McNamee on his way to scoring a hat-trick for the Red Devils at Old Trafford

9:56pm Monday 15th September 2014

ALAN PARDEW might be struggling to remember what it takes to win a game but Peter Beardsley led Newcastle United’s Under-21s to victory at St James’ Park.

Sunderland winger happy with his goalscoring form

The Northern Echo:

7:00am Monday 15th September 2014

ADAM JOHNSON is determined to maintain the form that saw him touted for a World Cup place towards the end of last season, and is hoping Saturday’s solo goal against Spurs will contribute to a more reliable goalscoring return.

Match Ratings: Sunderland 2 Tottenham 2

The Northern Echo:

7:00am Monday 15th September 2014

Match ratings and statistics from Sunderland's 2-2 draw with Tottenham

Match Analysis: Sunderland 2 Tottenham Hotspur 2

The Northern Echo:

7:00am Monday 15th September 2014

IN the whole of last season, there were four occasions when Sunderland came from behind to claim at least a point. This time around, they have done it three times in the first four Premier League matches.

Poyet admits dropping Fletcher was a selection decision

The Northern Echo: STOP-START: Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher admits that he has had a stop-start season so far due to injuries

7:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

GUS POYET has admitted he dropped a fully-fit Steven Fletcher from his Sunderland squad for yesterday's 2-2 draw with Tottenham.

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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