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Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe loves scoring goals but also loves helping young people

There is more to Jermain Defoe than putting the ball in the back of the net.

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Ricky Alvarez

Sunderland v Inter Milan: Black Cats due to discover fate over £8m misfit Ricky Alvarez

Sunderland are set to find out on Friday whether they will be forced to shell out £8million for a player they do not own – former loanee Ricky Alvarez.

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Yann M'Vila in action for Sunderland last season.

Sunderland fans have their say after Yann M'Vila's change of heart

Sunderland fans have been quick to have their say after Yann M'Vila had a change of heart over rejoining the club in January.

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Yann M'Vila in action for Sunderland last season.

Yann M'Vila's message to Sunderland fans

Yann M'Vila has thanked Sunderland fans for their support after it was confirmed he would not be rejoining the club.

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Victor Anichebe

Sunderland’s Jermain Defoe: Victor Anichebe is amazing

In-form Jermain Defoe has saluted the man who has been “amazing” in Sunderland’s revival.

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Jan Kirchhoff in training at Hetton

Jan Kirchhoff: Sunderland team-work key as Cats prepare for big match at Swansea

If Sunderland are to pull off another great escape this season it will be achieved by good old-fashioned teamwork.

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Owen William Dempsey, 26, of Pendle, Bootle, Liverpool.

Everton fan cleared of taking smoke flare into game against Sunderland

An Everton fan has been cleared of taking a flare into the Stadium of Light when his side played Sunderland earlier this season.

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From left to right, Terry Marsh, Andrew Stuart Neil, Keith Charlton, former boxer Tony Jeffries, Michael Eggleston and Michael Ganley, and front, Paralympian Zoe Robinson.

Meet the volunteers behind SAFC Museum – who credit it with changing their lives

As the founder of the SAFC Museum, Michael Ganley prides himself on making dreams come true.

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Yann M'Vila in action for Sunderland

Sunderland WON'T be signing Yann M'Vila in January

Sunderland will consider alternative midfield options after it was confirmed Yann M'Vila will not be rejoining the club in January.
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SUNDERLAND 10 YEARS AGO: Ward targets top half

SUNDERLAND 10 YEARS AGO: Ward targets top half

Here’s what the Echo was reporting on SAFC 10 years ago today.

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Wahbi Khazri

CHRIS YOUNG: Sunderland can let Khazri go and give David Moyes more cash

As the camera zoomed in on the Sunderland bench during the first half against Leicester, there was a sullen figure in the background, shielding himself from the North Sea wind.

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Jermain Defoe doing what he does best, scoring for Sunderland. Picture by FRANK REID

Jermain Defoe believes he can score in every game for Sunderland

Jermain Defoe believes he can score in EVERY game for Sunderland.

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Patrick van Aanholt.

Sunderland boss reveals what he wants to see from Patrick van Aanholt

David Moyes has seen signs of increased defensive nous from Patrick van Aanholt – but insists there is still room for improvement.

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Duncan Watmore in action against Leicester before leaving the field injured.

The five contenders to fill Duncan Watmore void in Sunderland side

Football can be a cruel game at times.

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Jermain Defoe: The leading English scorer in the Premier League

Sunderland's Jermain Defoe: England won't pick me even if I win Golden Boot!

Jermain Defoe will "never give up" his dream of playing for England again but fears he won't be picked even if he is the Premier League's golden boot winner.
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Duncan Watmore is out for the season.

Sunderland boss reacts to Duncan Watmore's season-ending injury

David Moyes has spoken of his disappointment after losing Duncan Watmore for the season through injury.

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SUNDERLAND 10 YEARS AGO: Brown fired up, Golden wonders

SUNDERLAND 10 YEARS AGO: Brown fired up, Golden wonders

Here’s what the Echo was reporting on SAFC 10 years ago today.

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Patrick van Aanholt

Tony Gillan: Andre Marriner and Alan Green fail to dampen Sunderland victory

Saturday’s victory over Leicester was all the more remarkable as it had to endure the twin afflictions of Andre Marriner, the most inept referee in the history of the Premier League; and Alan Green, the most annoying broadcaster since Lord Haw-Haw.

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Steve Martin has been mistaken for a football referee following Newcastle v Nottingham Forest.

Tony Gillan: Newcastle fans fail with insulting the wrong Steve Martin

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez was in a wonderful huff on Friday.

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