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Sunderland

SIGNINGS: Ellis Short is ready to give the new head coach a handful of new players.

Short is poised to draw up his new summer blueprint

BACK IN THE FRAME: Danny Graham feels part of the set-up at Sunderland under Dick Advocaat. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Graham thinks Advocaat would be major coup for Sunderland

Stay or go? Dick Advocaat

Advocaat ready to clear up Sunderland future

Final match of the Carling Premier league season 2014/15.  Chelsea v Sunderland at Stamford Bridge.  Chelsea Jose Mourinho and Sunderland's Dick Advocaat share a joke.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (27017043)

Sunderland's season ends in defeat to the champions

Opener: Steven Fletcher

Chelsea 3 Sunderland 1: Champions leave Black Cats defeated on final day

Half-time: Chelsea 1 Sunderland 1

Half-time: Chelsea 1 Sunderland 1

Cattermole and Graham left out for Sunderland

Cattermole and Graham left out for Sunderland

INVESTMENT REQUIRED: Dick Advocaat says Sunderland need to sign "five or six" new players this summer

Advocaat hints at a willingness to stay if Short invests in Sunderland squad

STAYING UP: A Sunderland fan passionately showing his support after the Barclays Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London

Sunderland striker wants early managerial decision to plan for next season

UNCERTAIN FUTURE: Dick Advocaat

UPDATED: Advocaat still undecided on his future ahead of key meetings next week

Sunderland goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon (left) and Sunderland's John O'Shea (right) embrace after the Barclays Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday May 20, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Arsenal

Defoe wants Advocaat to lead Sunderland in to bright new era

Going back: Ricky Alvarez is returning to Italy

Sunderland will not be signing Argentine winger permanently

Job hunt: Dwight Yorke fancies the Sunderland job

Could Dwight Yorke replace Advocaat at Sunderland?

Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat celebrates his sides 0-0 draw which ensures safety during the Barclays Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday May 20, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Arsenal. Photo

Sunderland desperate to keep tearful Dutchman after great escape

Sunderland's Steven Fletcher (right) gets a shot away at goal under the challenge of Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny

Sunderland celebrate Premier League survival with goalless Arsenal draw

LIVE: Arsenal v Sunderland

LIVE: Arsenal v Sunderland

Tearful Advocaat praises everyone at Sunderland after survival success

Tearful Advocaat praises everyone at Sunderland after survival success

Johnson starts for Sunderland at Arsenal

Johnson starts for Sunderland at Arsenal

Sunderland v Leicester City at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland in the Barclays Premier League. Sunderland's Dick Advocaat.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (26264647)

Advocaat rubbishes Rangers talk and claims no Sunderland decision is made

MANAGERIAL AMBITIONS: Kevin Phillips

Phillips wants to be Sunderland boss - but admits this summer will be too soon

Fit: Jack Rodwell

Rodwell to replace Bridcutt for Sunderland at Arsenal

HEADS DOWN: Connor Wickham tussles with Robert Huth during Sunderland's 0-0 draw with Leicester

Wickham: 'Facing Arsenal and Chelsea could play into our hands'

Last game? Dick Advocaat's last game as Sunderland head coach will be on Sky this Sunday. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Tyne-Wear rivals to have final game shown live

STILL NOT SAFE: Steven Fletcher and Adam Johnson leave the field after Sunderland's goalless draw with Leicester

Sunderland 0 Leicester City 0: A lack of honour as Sunderland edge towards safety

STILL CONFIDENT: Dick Advocaat

Sunderland boss has 'good feeling' about the final week of the season

MY BALL: Sebastian Coates and Danny Graham tussle for possession with Leicester defender Marcin Wasilewski

Sunderland 0 Leicester 0: Black Cats fail to guarantee survival, but edge closer to safety target

Advocaat admits talks over Sunderland job will take place

Blame game: Sunderland's Seb Larsson is desperate to see changes but only have keeping the Black Cats up. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Sunderland's Swede wants problems on Wearside sorting out this summer

Back: Liam Bridcutt

Bridcutt set for recall after Sunderland pair ruled out for remaining three matches

O'Shea: Threat of Championship brought Sunderland back to life

COURT DATE: Adam Johnson is available for Arsenal match after his court date was brought forward by two days

Sunderland winger Adam Johnson available for Arsenal match after court date moved

SURVIVAL TARGET: Dick Advocaat admits he thought the ten points Sunderland have secured under him would have been enough to confirm their Premier League survival

Sunderland boss frustrated at having to constantly revise his targets

ACCUSATIONS: Kelly Smith

Arsenal star accuses Sunderland Ladies defender of 'deliberately trying to hurt her'

LONG-TERM TARGET: Virgil van Dijk, who is wanted by Sunderland

Sunderland ready to move for long-term transfer target

'Our fans deserve Premier League football' insists Sunderland striker

DESERVING FANS: Jermain Defoe

'Our fans deserve Premier League football' insists Sunderland striker

Under-21s: Boro claim title, Magpies lose and Watmore strikes for Black Cats

Top that: Sunderland's Jermain Defoe (second left) celebrates scoring their second goal at Goodison Park. Picture: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

Golden Graham gives Sunderland a survival boost

Joy: Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat (left) celebrates Jermain Defoe's goal on the touchline at Goodison Park Picture: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

'Sunderland will be my last job' admits Advocaat

Opener: Sunderland's Danny Graham (obscured) is mobbed by team-mates as he celebrates his goal. Picture: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

Match ratings: Everton 0 Sunderland 2

Sunderland's Gus Poyet during the Barclays Premier League match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday March 14, 2015. See PA Story SOCCER Sunderland. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire. RESTRICT

'I still care for Sunderland and want them to stay up' admits Poyet

Match report: Everton 0 Sunderland 2

Match report: Everton 0 Sunderland 2

Live football blog: Saturday, May 9, 2015

Live football blog: Saturday, May 9, 2015

Wear Tyne Derby at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.  Sunderland v Newcastle United.  New Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (22459936)

Sunderland boss convinced Sunderland have the momentum to stay up

Wear Tyne Derby at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.  Sunderland v Newcastle United.  Sunderland's Jermain Defoe.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (22459996)

Sunderland can only dream of £30m signing jokes Advocaat

Return: Steven Fletcher

Advocaat confirms Fletcher and Brown back for Toffees trip

Sunderland's Connor Wickham (facing) celebrates scoring his sides first goal of the game against Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday April 25, 2015. See PA st

Sunderland striker claims Advocaat is 'ruthless' in relegation fight

return from injury: Sunderland’s Wes Brown is hopeful of playing in Sunderland’s final matches

Could Sunderland battle with Magpies for City defender this summer?

Battle: Lee Cattermole and team-mate John O'Shea made life difficult for Southampton striker Graziano Pelle on Saturday

'We're all united and fighting for survival at Sunderland' says Cattermole

BIG WIN: Dick Advocaat celebrates the 2-1 win over Southampton that was crucial to Sunderland's hopes of avoiding relegation

Advocaat: 'We have a better chance of surviving now Newcastle are in the mix'

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