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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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Sunderland U16s, back row: Tye Hanlon, Aidan Wayman, Dylan Harvey, Brad Wall, Michael Holder, Luke Carroll, James Usher, Ben Gilby, Matthew Sanderson, Reece Thompson, Fletcher Jackson, Owen Langley, Shumirai Katerere. Front row: Lewis Stockdale, Josh Pool, Devrim Koca, Dean Edmundson, Farai Chikumbirike, (capt) Ben Hutchinson, Moses Jeyakumar, Brad Lindsay, Nathan Scott.

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

A jubilant Sunderland RFU U16s signed off their regular season with silverware, lifting the Durham County Plate with a 25-13 victory over Gateshead on Sunday.

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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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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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How angry and frustrated Sunderland fans reacted on Twitter to Middlesbrough defeat

Angry Sunderland fans vented their frustration and fury after the 1-0 Tees-Wear derby defeat to Middlesbrough.

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Sunderland's Under-23s will take on Porto in the final.

Stadium of Light set to host European final as Sunderland AFC team aim for silverware

The Stadium of Light is set to host a prestigious European final next month - as a Sunderland AFC team goes in search of silverware.
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Adnan Januzaj has been a huge disappointment this season.

Phil Smith analyis: Boro 1 Sunderland 0 - please end the season now!

Welcome to the North East, where fans have little choice but to turn to gallows humour and joke about the dearth of quality in their own teams.

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Jack Colback

Jack Colback claims Mags are too big for the Championship

Newcastle are too big a club to be plying their trade in the Championship, according to midfielder Jack Colback.

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David Moyes last night.

David Moyes: You can’t criticise players for Middlesbrough performance – we played well at times

Under-fire Sunderland boss David Moyes said the Tees-Wear derby defeat was “tough to take” - but insists it wasn’t for the lack of trying.

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RECAP Middlesbrough 1 Sunderland 0 – All the reaction and action as fans call for David Moyes’ head

Relegation-threatened Sunderland and Middlesbrough met at the Riverside – and it was the Teessiders who came out on top in another tough night for David Moyes.

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Marten de Roon scores the only goal of the game at the Riverside. Picture by TOM COLLINS

Middlesbrough still alive in Premier League, it's almost all over for Sunderland

Steve Agnew celebrated his first win as manager of Middlesbrough to keep his hopes alive of keeping Boro in the Premier League.

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David Moyes won't quit after fans turn on him in Sunderland's defeat to Middlesbrough

Defiant David Moyes says he won't quit as Sunderland manager despite fans again turning on him in the 1-0 Tees-Wear derby defeat to Middlesbrough.

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Sunderland boss David Moyes

Angry Sunderland fans turn on David Moyes and say players are not fit to wear the shirt

Sunderland fans have got used to watching some dross this season, with David Moyes' side having battled against the drop all campaign.

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Jordan Pickford makes a save

Match ratings: Night to forget as dismal Sunderland are beaten by Middlesbrough in the Tees-Wear derby

Sunderland's season goes from bad to worse after a 1-0 Tees-Wear derby defeat to Middlesbrough.

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De Roon scored the winner early on for Boro

Middlesbrough 1-0 Sunderland: Atrocious first half leaves Black Cats on the brink as away support turns on Moyes

A first half from Sunderland, and a second from Middlesbrough, that illustrated why these two sides will play their football in the Championship next season.

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