SUNDERLAND today sacked head coach Gus Poyet. Here is his Black Cats’ career in number.
525 – Poyet’s number of days in charge since his arrival on October 8, 2013.
75 – The Uruguayan’s number of games in charge, winning 23, losing 22 and drawing 30.
3 – The number of games against bitter rivals Newcastle. He won them all with an aggregate of 6-1.
35 – Poyet was the 35th man to manage Sunderland either permanently or as a caretaker.
22 – The number of years between Sunderland’s appearances in a major final. Poyet took them to the 2014 Capital One Cup final, 22 years on from their defeat to Liverpool in the FA Cup showpiece. They lost to Manchester City.
14 – Sunderland’s final position in Poyet’s first season.
4 – The amount of games won in the Premier League by Sunderland this season. The joint-worst with bottom side Leicester.