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Phil Smith: What Sunderland need in the final week of the window to become Championship contenders

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Didier Ndong in action for Sunderland.

West Ham keeping tabs on Sunderland midfielder Didier Ndong but no bid

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RECAP: Sunderland AFC blog - West Ham interest in Cats midfielder, Aston Villa lead race for Simon Grayson target

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Sunderland AFC transfer news: Championship rivals Aston Villa leading race to land West Ham ace Robert Snodgrass

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Middlesbrough boss scuppers Sunderland’s hopes of signing Grant Leadbitter

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Leeds deserved win but their over-effusive fans should see they aren’t that good – and neither is the Championship

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Newcastle United's Ayoze Perez.

Premier League safety is priority but Newcastle United want cup run too – Perez

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Grayson was impressed with Robbin Ruiter

Simon Grayson reacts to Robbin Ruiter's performance and Carlisle United win

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Phil Smith: What Sunderland need in the final week of the window to become Championship contenders

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Didier Ndong in action for Sunderland.

West Ham keeping tabs on Sunderland midfielder Didier Ndong but no bid

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Sunderland manager Simon Grayson.

RECAP: Sunderland AFC blog - West Ham interest in Cats midfielder, Aston Villa lead race for Simon Grayson target

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Premier League safety is priority but Newcastle United want cup run too – Perez

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Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley. Picture by Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Newcastle boss Mike Ashley's Sports Direct increases stake in Debenhams to 21%

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Newcastle owner Mike Ashley and MD Lee Charnley

Newcastle yet to agree player bonuses after £5million pay-out last season

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Dwight Gayle and Aleksandar Mitrovic

Joey Barton lays into Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez over attitude and tactics

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Macclesfield 1 Hartlepool Utd 1: Harrison hails Pools’ determination in spirited fightback

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James Vaughan misses a penalty in Saturday's 3-0 loss

New boy James Vaughan prepared to put in the hard yards to get Sunderland back where they belong

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Bradley Lowery was a huge Sunderland AFC supporter.

Minute's applause for Bradley Lowery ahead of Hartlepool United vs Sunderland friendly

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Middlesbrough boss scuppers Sunderland’s hopes of signing Grant Leadbitter

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Middlesbrough manager Garry Monk

Middlesbrough linked with rising Bulgarian star after scouting mission

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Jill Scott

Sunderland star Scott hoping for final chance with England

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Hartlepool players returned to training this week ahead of their National League campaign.

David Preece: Forget pre-season worries, most players just want a club

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Sunderlands Tori Williams makes a clearance in the 1-1 draw with Reading on Saturday.

Melanie Reay: Sunderland Ladies must add quality in order to compete in WSL1

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