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Sunderland matchwinners Luke O’Nien and Lynden Gooch earn manager’s praise

Posted Sunday, September 20, 2020 by PA7 hits

Sunderland manager Phil Parkinson was full of praise for his matchwinners Luke O’Nien and Lynden Gooch after his side’s 2-0 Sky Bet League One victory over Oxford at the Kassam Stadium.Right wing back O’Nien drove past goalkeeper Simon Eastwood two minutes after the break when Chris Maguire’s shot ricocheted kindly to him after some pinball in Oxford’s box.And Gooch...Full Story »

Luke O’Nien and Lynden Gooch on target as Sunderland see off Oxford

Posted Sunday, September 20, 2020 by PA6 hits

Lynden Gooch scored a superb individual goal to help Sunderland to their first win of the Sky Bet League One season in a 2-0 success over Oxford at the Kassam Stadium.Two minutes into the second half, Chris Maguire’s shot ricocheted to right back Luke O’Nien who drove past Simon Eastwood.And Gooch doubled the lead with eight minutes remaining – four minutes after coming off the...Full Story »

Oxford juggle injury problems ahead of Sunderland fixture

Posted Friday, September 18, 2020 by PA14 hits

Oxford manager Karl Robinson has a number of injury problems to contend with ahead of his side’s Sky Bet League One clash with Sunderland.Alex Gorrin and Josh Ruffels have both been ruled out until October with ankle and shoulder problems respectively.Ruffels is expected to be absent for three to five weeks and Robinson may have to bring in a replacement.John Mousinho will have an assessme...Full Story »

Sunderland boss Phil Parkinson relieved to take late point

Posted Sunday, September 13, 2020 by PA9 hits

Phil Parkinson was relieved that Chris Maguire came up with an equaliser to spare Sunderland from an opening-day defeat to Bristol Rovers at the Stadium of Light.But the Black Cats boss says his side needs to be better in the final third to make sure they get the victories they deserve this season.Sunderland dominated possession over the course of the 90 minutes but struggled to level things up ...Full Story »

Chris Maguire rescues a point for Sunderland

Posted Sunday, September 13, 2020 by PA5 hits

Chris Maguire struck with eight minutes to go to earn Sunderland a 1-1 draw against Bristol Rovers at the Stadium of Light.Rovers had threatened to leave with three points after taking the lead in the third minute from a penalty converted by Rovers’ left-back Luke Leahy.The Pirates won a penalty with just 90 seconds on the clock when Sunderland goalkeeper Lee Burge hauled down Jayden Mitch...Full Story »

Sunderland set to be without Elliot Embleton when they face Bristol Rovers

Posted Friday, September 11, 2020 by PA13 hits

Sunderland are likely to be without midfielder Elliot Embleton for their Sky Bet League One opener against Bristol Rovers.Embleton has been troubled by a thigh problem during pre-season, and manager Phil Parkinson confirmed he was back in training, but not expected to be match fit.Forward Charlie Wyke scored twice in the midweek 8-1 EFL Trophy win over Aston Villa and could be in contention alon...Full Story »

Grant McCann hails Hull “togetherness” in cup win at Sunderland

Posted Sunday, September 06, 2020 by PA10 hits

Hull boss Grant McCann was proud of his players after they dug deep to edge through to the second round of the Carabao Cup on penalties at Sunderland.The Black Cats had the better of the game and created numerous good chances but Hull survived long enough and the tie went to spot-kicks after a goalless draw.Will Grigg, who had a goal harshly ruled out in each half for a foul and an offside, miss...Full Story »

Hull sink Sunderland on penalties to progress in cup

Posted Sunday, September 06, 2020 by PA4 hits

Hull left an empty Stadium of Light with a place in the next round of the Carabao Cup after beating Sunderland 5-4 on penalties.The Black Cats were made to pay for not converting one of a number of first-half chances by being held to a goalless draw on Wearside.Hull scored all of their spot-kicks after Will Grigg opened the shoot-out by hitting the legs of goalkeeper Matt Ingram.After Grigg&rsqu...Full Story »

Sunderland hope to call on Tom Flanagan for Carabao Cup tie with Hull

Posted Friday, September 04, 2020 by PA18 hits

Sunderland defender Tom Flanagan could be available for Saturday’s Carabao Cup first round clash with League One counterparts Hull after withdrawing from the Northern Ireland squad.Flanagan opted not to travel to Romania with his international team-mates ahead of Friday’s Nations League fixture with his wife due to give birth, and as a result could yet be involved.Manager Phil Parkin...Full Story »

Blackpool to assess Madine and Turton ahead of Sunderland visit

Posted Friday, March 13, 2020 by PA67 hits

Blackpool duo Gary Madine and Ollie Turton will continue to be assessed ahead of Saturday’s League One clash with Sunderland.Both missed the midweek defeat by Tranmere, Madine with a neck problem and Turton through illness.Madine was due to return to training on Thursday afternoon or Friday while Turton is back training.Jak Alnwick (arm) and Sullay Kaikai (groin/abductor) are likely to rem...Full Story »

Parkinson says Sunderland let emotion get the better of them in loss to Rovers

Posted Wednesday, March 11, 2020 by PA30 hits

Phil Parkinson accused his players of letting emotion get the better of them after Sunderland dropped out of the League One play-off places following a disappointing 2-0 defeat against Bristol Rovers at the Memorial Stadium.The Black Cats manager admitted that the 1,200 travelling fans had witnessed a poor performance which led to Rovers gaining only their second win since Ben Garner took charge...Full Story »

Jonson Clarke-Harris double lifts Bristol Rovers to victory over Sunderland

Posted Wednesday, March 11, 2020 by PA39 hits

Jonson Clarke-Harris netted both goals as Bristol Rovers shocked promotion-chasing Sunderland with a 2-0 Sky Bet League One win at the Memorial Stadium.The hosts took a 39th-minute lead when Ollie Clarke’s low cross from the right reached Clarke-Harris with his back to goal. The striker used his strength to turn his marker and fire into the roof of the net from eight yards.It was 2-0 in th...Full Story »

Phil Parkinson urges Sunderland players to keep their focus

Posted Sunday, March 08, 2020 by PA23 hits

Phil Parkinson has urged his Sunderland players to stay focused for “100 per cent of the time” if they want to climb into a League One automatic promotion spot before the end of the season.The Black Cats were on course to claim a much-needed victory courtesy of Kyle Lafferty’s first two goals for the club until former Sunderland striker Mikael Mandron scored his second of the m...Full Story »

Mikael Mandron brace earns Gillingham draw at Sunderland

Posted Sunday, March 08, 2020 by PA23 hits

Former Sunderland striker Mikael Mandron put a dent in his old club’s promotion chances by scoring twice to claim a point for Gillingham in a 2-2 draw at the Stadium of Light.Mandron, who left the Wearside club in 2016, grabbed his fifth and sixth goals of the season to level things up twice and earn another positive result against the Black Cats this season.Kyle Lafferty had twice put Sun...Full Story »

Phil Parkinson ponders change for Sunderland’s match against Gillingham

Posted Friday, March 06, 2020 by PA32 hits

Sunderland manager Phil Parkinson has no new injury worries for the visit of Gillingham in Sky Bet League One.Parkinson has also been boosted by midfielder Elliot Embleton’s return to training this week.Embleton has been sidelined with a hamstring injury since September and has suffered a number of setbacks in his recovery, but is closing in on a return.Parkinson hinted at making changes t...Full Story »

No fresh injury concerns for Coventry ahead of Sunderland clash

Posted Thursday, February 27, 2020 by PA41 hits

Coventry have no fresh injury concerns ahead of their clash with fellow Sky Bet League One promotion hopefuls Sunderland.Only three points separate second-place Coventry and fourth-placed Sunderland, although the Sky Blues have a game in hand.Midfielder Wesley Jobello remains sidelined with a knee injury and will miss the rest of the season, but winger Jodi Jones is back in contention after a 13...Full Story »

Parkinson pleased with Sunderland’s late show

Posted Wednesday, February 26, 2020 by PA33 hits

Phil Parkinson felt there was a sense of ‘poetic justice’ as Fleetwood’s time-wasting proved their undoing in a dramatic 1-1 draw at the Stadium of Light.Max Power struck in the sixth minute of stoppage time to cancel out Barrie McKay’s early opener and keep Sunderland within three points of the top of the League One table.With McKay having opened the scoring in the openi...Full Story »

Power salvages a point for Sunderland at home to Fleetwood

Posted Wednesday, February 26, 2020 by PA38 hits

Max Power salvaged a point in the sixth minute of stoppage time as his dramatic late strike secured Sunderland a 1-1 draw against Fleetwood at the Stadium of Light.Power scored with what was effectively the last kick of the game to cancel out Barrie McKay’s early opener and keep the Black Cats in the thick of the Sky Bet League One promotion race.Fleetwood arrived on Wearside on the back o...Full Story »

Sunderland vs Fleetwood - Sunderland to monitor Lynch ahead of clash with Fleetwood

Posted Tuesday, February 25, 2020 by PA49 hits

Joel Lynch could return to the Sunderland squad for their home game against Fleetwood.The defender resumed training on Monday and the club’s medical staff will monitor his reaction following a rib injury.The Black Cats have no new injury concerns after their 3-0 win over Bristol Rovers on Saturday.Elliot Embleton remains a long-term absentee for Sunderland, who are looking to narrow the th...Full Story »

Parkinson praises Sunderland’s cool heads after patient win

Posted Sunday, February 23, 2020 by PA27 hits

Phil Parkinson felt Sunderland were rewarded for their patience against Bristol Rovers as three late goals saw his side pick up another victory in their charge for promotion.His team were in control for much of the contest at the Stadium of Light but while they created scoring opportunities, it was not until the latter stages – against 10 men – that they troubled goalkeeper Jamal Bla...Full Story »

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