Sunderland owners begin process of selling club following protests from supporter groups over string of poor results
Sunderland chairman Stewart Donald has begun the process of selling the club following fan protests against the owners, the League One (third tier) club said on Tuesday.
ISL 2019-20: NorthEast United FC sign former Sunderland, Udinese star Asamoah Gyan for upcoming season
Asamoah Gyan has been prolific for Ghana, scoring 51 times in 107 appearances, and was named captain of the national team ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, during which he became Africa's top goalscorer in the tournament
English League Cup: Alex Iwobi scores first Everton goal to fire Toffees into third round, Burnley knocked out
Everton trailed Lincoln and were 2-2 before Alex Iwobi scored in the 81st minute to nod them ahead. Richarlison scored late on to send Marco Silva's men into round three.
Premier League: Jamaal Lascelles urges Newcastle United to look beyond Rafael Benitez, get behind new coach Steve Bruce
Bruce was named successor to the popular Benitez on Wednesday but the appointment has gone down badly with Newcastle fans and some are threatening a boycott.
Premier League: Newcastle United appoint former Sunderland boss Steve Bruce as manager, succeeds Rafael Benitez
The 58-year-old Bruce, who grew up in Tyneside and is a former coach of Newcastle's fierce rivals Sunderland, will be joined at St. James' Park by coaches Steve Agnew and Stephen Clemence, the club added.
Premier League: Newcastle United midfielder Matt Ritchie says former manager Rafael Benitez' move to China was unexpected, disappointing
Newcastle are playing without a manager and have lost key players as they play their first game against the Wolves in the pre-season tour of Asia
South Korean footballer Ji has scored 13 goals in 112 Bundesliga appearances since originally joining Augbsurg in 2014 but had spells at Dortmund and Darmstadt
On Tuesday, his 38th birthday, O'Shea announced his retirement, having spent the final season of his playing career at Reading after a seven-year stint at Sunderland
Premier League: Everton's Jordan Pickford under investigation by club over alleged involvement in brawl
England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford is under investigation by his club Everton about his alleged involvement in a brawl in Sunderland.
Checkatrade Trophy: From EFL Championship relegation to Wembley final, Sunderland make steady return from brink of oblivion
In a vivid display of English football's ability to inspire devotion throughout the darkest days, over 40,000 Sunderland fans will make a pilgrimage to Wembley on Sunday to celebrate their troubled club's rebirth
Ex-footballer Adam Johnson released from prison after serving three years for engaging in sexual activity with 15-year-old
Witnesses said Johnson's father, Dave Johnson, was seen driving a Mercedes people carrier with blacked-out rear windows out of the prison in South Yorkshire, in the early hours of Friday
'It's disrespecting my vote completely': Pro-Brexit voters urge MPs to speed up process to divorce EU
Leave voters in Brexit-backing Sunderland are losing patience with parliamentary delays over Britain's departure. The former shipbuilding city in northeast England, where the Nissan carmaker plant is now the lifeblood, played a starring role in Britain's seismic decision to leave the European Union.
Spain defender Marcos Alonso has signed a new contract with Chelsea that will run until 2023, the Premier League club announced Wednesday.
Former Ireland and Manchester United midfielder Darron Gibson avoids jail for second drink-drive offence
Former Republic of Ireland and Sunderland star Darron Gibson has been spared prison despite admitting a second serious drink-driving offence.
Former Manchester United defender John O'Shea to make final Republic of Ireland appearance against USA
Republic of Ireland defender John O’Shea will retire from international football after the 2 June friendly against the United States, the 37-year-old has said.
Premier League: David Moyes unsure if West Ham can match his ambitions as his contract extension hangs in balance
David Moyes turned down an offer from a Premier League rival to manage West Ham United but is unsure if the London outfit can match his ambition to fight for a top-half finish, the 55-year-old has said.
Sunderland were relegated to England's third tier for the first time in 30 years on Saturday as the Championship's bottom club lost 2-1 to fellow strugglers Burton.
Former Celtic, Manchester United midfielder Liam Miller dies at the age of 36 after losing battle with cancer
Former Ireland international Liam Miller has died at the age of 36 after suffering from cancer.
Giggs, 44, has been the clear favourite for the Wales job since he declared his interest last month, saying, "I've played for Wales and I've said that I want to go back into coaching.
Former Netherlands coach Dick Advocaat returns to Dutch club Sparta Rotterdam to save them from relegation
Advocaat stepped down as Netherlands coach in November after the team’s failure to qualify for next year’s World Cup in Russia.