The Northern Echo: Sunderland AFC

News & Match Reports

Deadline day comment: A decent transfer window for Sunderland - but it could have been much better

The Northern Echo: FANTASTIC FABIO: Fabio Borini,  with Adam Johnson, celebrates in trademark fashion after scoring Sunderland's second goal in last night's crucial 2-0 win against West Brom at the Stadium of Light which sealed the club's place in the Premier League

11:39pm Monday 1st September 2014

SO what was the summer-long fixation with Fabio Borini all about then? Goodness only knows, but Gus Poyet’s unfathomable refusal to give up on the Liverpool striker when it was increasingly apparent that he did not want to return to Wearside means the transfer window closed with a degree of frustration from a red-and-white perspective.

Sunderland complete South American deadline-day double - but Borini remains at Liverpool

The Northern Echo:

11:33pm Monday 1st September 2014

SUNDERLAND completed a South American deadline-day double with the capture of Ricardo Alvarez and Sebastian Coates, but the transfer window closed with long-term target Fabio Borini still a Liverpool player.

Sunderland sign Argentina international Alvarez on loan

The Northern Echo:

7:24pm Monday 1st September 2014

Sunderland have completed the signing of Ricardo Alvarez on a season-long loan deal from Italian giants Inter Milan.

Sunderland sign Liverpool defender Coates on season-long loan

The Northern Echo:

6:36pm Monday 1st September 2014

SUNDERLAND have completed the signing of Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates on a season-long loan.

Inter ace Alvarez is heading to Wearside

The Northern Echo:

10:35am Monday 1st September 2014

SUNDERLAND are expected to sign Ricky Alvarez on a season-long loan deal after finally agreeing terms with the Inter Milan midfielder on Saturday night.

Match Analysis – Queens Park Rangers 1 Sunderland 0

The Northern Echo: Sunderland's Manager Gus Poyet during the Barclays Premier League match at Loftus Road, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday August 30, 2014. See PA story SOCCER QPR. Photo credit should read: Adam Davy/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editor

7:02am Monday 1st September 2014

WITH three Premier League games under their belt, it would have looked a lot brighter for Sunderland going into the international break with five points to their name.

Sunderland deserved a point from QPR trip, argues Poyet

The Northern Echo:

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

GUS POYET felt that a draw would have been a fair result after his Sunderland side lost their first game this season.

Match report: QPR 1 Sunderland 0

The Northern Echo:

4:57pm Saturday 30th August 2014

SUNDERLAND tasted defeat for the first time this season after going down 1-0 to Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road.

Sunderland boss backs Cattermole's England cause - and claims Colback stands out in a 'team of French players'

The Northern Echo: INTERNATIONAL CLASS: Gus Poyet claims Lee Cattermole would be a regular international if he was Uruguayan

7:03am Saturday 30th August 2014

GUS POYET has claimed Lee Cattermole would be a regular international if he was Uruguayan, and argued that Jack Colback’s England prospects have been improved because he plays with a “team of French players” at Newcastle United.

Poyet admits Sunderland will be in a "dangerous position" unless they make two more signings

The Northern Echo: TRANSFER TARGETS: Gus Poyet is determined to sign an attacking midfielder and a defender before Monday's transfer deadline

7:03am Saturday 30th August 2014

GUS POYET concedes Sunderland will be in a “dangerous position” unless they complete at least two signings before the transfer window closes on Monday night.

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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