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Sunderland's financial results: Worrying returns again that highlight need for recruitment improvement

Sunderland's accounts for the 2015/16 season follow the same pattern they have for a number of seasons.

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Sunderland winger Wahbi Khazri in action against Middlesbrough

RECAP: Sunderland AFC blog - David Moyes on his future, club accounts released, injury doubts ahead of Bournemouth

Sunderland boss David Moyes says the end of the season is the time to talk about his future.
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Ellis Short

Sunderland AFC record £33million loss

Sunderland AFC's financial results 'must improve significantly,' says Ellis Short, as the latest figures show the club made a loss after tax of £33million in 2015-16.

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Ellis Short admits Sunderland finances 'won't be fixed overnight' after £33m loss

Sunderland owner Ellis Short has admitted the club's financial performance won't be fixed overnight after the club announced a huge £33million loss.

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Julio Arca now plays for South Shields FC

Julio Arca worried for Sunderland and Middlesbrough as Championship looms

Former Sunderland and Middlesbrough midfielder Julio Arca fears the worst for both his old clubs as they fight for their Premier League lives.
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Moyes has faced calls for his sacking by fans at the last two games

Sunderland boss David Moyes: Decisions will be taken at end of season but there's a rebuilding programme in place

David Moyes says he and Sunderland will have many decisions to make in the summer, but insists a rebuilding programme is in place.
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Lee Cattermole is a doubt for Bournemouth

Sunderland sweating on fitness of FOUR players ahead of Bournemouth game

Sunderland boss David Moyes is sweating on the fitness of four players ahead of tomorrow's crunch game with Bournemouth at the Stadium of Light.

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Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez.

Rafa Benitez reveals Mike Ashley and Lee Charnley talks as he looks to his and Newcastle’s future

Rafa Benitez says he’s “positive” about the future at Newcastle United after speaking to Mike Ashley.

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Matthew Bates

Hartlepool stars need freedom to propel club to safety

Matthew Bates will unshackle his players for the biggest game in Hartlepool United’s history by sending them out at Cheltenham with the order to attack.

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Sunderland host AFC Bournemouth this weekend

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe on Sunderland clash, team news and under-fire David Moyes

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is fully focused on securing his side's Premier League fate - which will heap more misery on Sunderland and David Moyes in the process.

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Sunderland Ladies v Aston Villa Ladies Eppleton CW, Hetton, on Sunday.

Sunderland boss gunning for win against Arsenal

Head coach Melanie Reay is hoping for a big show of support for Sunderland Ladies’ first home fixture of in the WSL1 Spring Series.

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Wise Men Say: Sunderland fans are being cheated – Martin Bain must go back on his word and sack David Moyes

Wise Men Say: Sunderland fans are being cheated – Martin Bain must go back on his word and sack David Moyes

It’s easy to accumulate miserable experiences as a Sunderland supporter.

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Sunderland boss David Moyes knows the importance of preventing toxic atmosphere with end of season results

Sunderland boss David Moyes knows the importance of preventing toxic atmosphere with end of season results

David Moyes knows the importance of preventing the atmosphere at the Stadium of Light from worsening in the final two home games of the season.

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Sunderland captain: We know it could be a difficult afternoon, we have to give the fans something back

Sunderland captain: We know it could be a difficult afternoon, we have to give the fans something back

John O’Shea knows he and his team-mates could be in for a difficult afternoon on Saturday, and says they must give something back to the support.

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Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford

RECAP: Sunderland AFC blog - Middlesbrough fall-out, David Moyes on his future, Premier League interest in defender

David Moyes remains defiant and says he won't quit after Sunderland supporters turned on him in the 1-0 defeat to Middlesbrough.
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VIDEO: Sunderland Q&A on Middlesbrough defeat, calls for David Moyes to go and the visit of Bournemouth

There was plenty to talk about in our new weekly Sunderland AFC feature - with the Tees-Wear derby defeat, David Moyes and owner Ellis Short all on the agenda.

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Lee Cattermole in action against Middlesbrough

Lee Cattermole on the Middlesbrough defeat and what the Sunderland players can’t afford to do

Sunderland’s 10-year Premier League stint could come to an end this weekend - but Lee Cattermole says the one thing the squad mustn’t do going into the game is feel sorry for themselves.

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Sam Allardyce, when times were good on Wearside.

David Preece: North East once a hot bed of football, now it’s being dragged across the coals

It all started so well. The alarm on my iPhone went off at 6.30am. I’d left the curtains open so the sunlight would force me up and out of bed. It did.

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Sylvain Marveaux

Former Newcastle United midfielder Sylvain Marveaux arrested in HMRC fraud probe

Former Newcastle wideman Sylvain Marveaux has been arrested as part of the football tax fraud investigation, according to reports in France.

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Derek Armstrong, Chairman of Washington Football Club

Washington FC plea for help as Northern League club faces uncertain future

Northern League side Washington FC are appealing for help – or may go out of business in their 70th year.

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