The recent number of matches and the exertion nearly cost Sunderland a place in the fourth round of the FA Cup according to the manager Martin O’Neill. Sunderland took on Bolton Wanderers in the third round of the FA Cup. The match was played at the Reebok stadium, which made it difficult for Sunderland because their away form has been poor this season. Bolton recently changed managers after a poor start to the season, and they made a great start to the match. They had a two-goal lead after 50 min on the clock through goals from Chung-Yong Lee and Sordell. Read more »


The Sunderland manager Martin O’Neill has said that he is extremely disappointed with his side’s inability to take advantage of the home match against the bottom team in the Premier league – QPR. Sunderland took on QPR at the stadium of light looking to win only their third match of the season. Read more »


The Sunderland manager Martin O’Neill has said that he expects the former Manchester city winger Adam Johnson to be a major player for the club in the next few seasons. The 25-year-old was signed from the Premier league champions for an undisclosed fee. He has signed a four-year contract with the north-east club. Read more »


The Sunderland manager Martin O’Neill has said that his players should have more confidence in themselves when going on to the pitch next time. Martin O’Neill recently saw his team defeated 3-0 by the champions Manchester city at the Etihad stadium. Read more »


Sunderland manager Martin O’Neill has said that there are still plenty of room for improvement within the club ahead of the start of the new season. The former Aston Villa manager took over at the club to replace Steve Bruce midway through the last season. Read more »


Sunderland manager Martin O’Neill has revealed that he will not be spending a huge amount of money in the summer, but instead will be focusing on developing the youth at the club. Sunderland manager Martin O’Neill has since developed a reputation for spending big money during his time at Aston Villa. Read more »


Over the past few weeks, Wolves target man Steven Fletcher has been strongly linked with a £10,000,000 move to Sunderland. This has, in general, been met with howls of derision from the Black Cats’ faithful; he’s not a “next level” player, we shouldn’t be looking at relegated teams’ cast offs and £10,000,000 is far too much. First of all, I doubt the fee will be as much as the figure quoted in the bastion of truth that is the Daily Mail. Secondly, it’s not our money. Thirdly, Fletcher is just the type of player Sunderland need. Read more »


Sunderland manager Martin O’Neill has said that he is extremely displeased with the comments made by Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini. Mancini said that United are certainly the favourites to win the title this season, as they will be facing a number of teams that roll over when they face United. Read more »


Sunderland have had a strong finish to the season, but it seems that it is not enough for manager Martin O’Neill. The former Aston Villa manager says that he is looking at the possibility of introducing fringe players in order to learn more about them in the remaining Premier league matches. Only five matches remain in the Premier league this season, and Sunderland are not playing for anything. They are out of the FA Cup and are also safe from relegation. Read more »


Sunderland manager Martin O’Neill says that he is delighted with the return of Stephane Sessegnon to the first-team action this weekend. At the same time, the former Aston Villa manager has said that the efforts made by Nicklas Bendtner and Fraizer Campbell should not be forgotten. Stephane Sessegnon is a very important player for Sunderland and he picked up a red card a few matches ago. As a result, he was unavailable for the match against Newcastle United, which was the final game of his suspension. Read more »