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LIVE: Sunderland AFC blog - Relegation fall-out, fan, pundit and player reaction plus the latest on David Moyes' future

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Former Sunderland chairman Niall Quinn (left), pictured with Ellis Short

Sunderland legend Niall Quinn on relegation, David Moyes and what’s needed for the club to bounce back

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Sunderland fans deserve far more than their team has given them

Sunderland supporters are the heartbeat of the club and deserve far more than the rubbish served up this season

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AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe

Eddie Howe says David Moyes is an ‘outstanding’ manager, backs Sunderland to come back and praises fans

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Alan Shearer criticises Ellis Short as he reacts to Sunderland relegation

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Ellis Short reacts to Sunderland's relegation and admits mistakes have been made in player recruitment

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David Moyes on his future and Sunderland bouncing back after relegation was confirmed

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Joshua-Klitschko: Boxing gods conspire against Sunderland's Josh Kelly

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Jordan Pickford

Rafa Benitez linked with Jordan Pickford swoop but star says: I’ll NEVER sign for Newcastle

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For owner to manager, clarity is absolutely essential if Sunderland are to have any chance of successful rebuild

Sunderland Ladies 0 Arsenal Ladies 0: Match report, Black Cats hold Gunners to draw

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Jordan Pickford

Rafa Benitez linked with Jordan Pickford swoop but star says: I’ll NEVER sign for Newcastle

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Alan Shearer

Alan Shearer criticises Ellis Short as he reacts to Sunderland relegation

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AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe

Eddie Howe says David Moyes is an ‘outstanding’ manager, backs Sunderland to come back and praises fans

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Former Sunderland chairman Niall Quinn (left), pictured with Ellis Short

Sunderland legend Niall Quinn on relegation, David Moyes and what’s needed for the club to bounce back

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Sunderland RFU Under-16s defeat Gateshead to secure Durham County Plate success

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Sunderland (red, yellow and black hoops) make a move against North Shields on Saturday. Picture by Tim Richardson

Stalwart Peter Carter bows out of Sunderland in style, with try and a win

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Sunderland U16s win a line-out in their 64-10 Durham County Plate semi-final victory over Acklam RUFC at Ashbrooke last Sunday.

Sunderland looking to continue fine run with derby victory over South Shields

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Newcastle's winning bid team

North East to stage European rugby's showpiece finals in 2019

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Horden welcome Esh Winning in Readers Durham Cricket League

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Hetton Lyons host Newcastle in Dukes ECB North East Premier League Premier Division

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A defensive Eppleton batsman Marcus Brown during Saturdays match with Felling at Eppleton

Burnopfield host Blaydon in Dukes ECB North East Premier League Division One clash

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Eppleton batsman Marcus Brown on his way to 80 against Felling on Saturday. Picture by Frank Reid

NE Premier League: Colledge defiant as Washington hold on for derby draw against Shurben-inspired Sunderland

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Eppleton's Luke Henderson bats against Felling at Eppleton. Picture by Kevin Brady

NE Premier League: Brown and Coyne steal the show as Eppleton make it two wins out of two

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