Chris Coleman still convinced he was right to take Sunderland job despite ongoing troubles

Chris Coleman says he has been left in no doubt that he made the right choice in coming to manage Sunderland, even as the team continues to struggle near the foot of the Championship.

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Asoro has impressed Coleman since his arrival

Sunderland youngster nailing down first team place but Chris Coleman still wants more

Joel Asoro is nailing down a place in Sunderland's first team but Chris Coleman still wants to see the youngster improve his decision making.

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Coleman admits teams in the Championship have a 'better blend' than his Sunderland side

Chris Coleman struggling to find right blend for Sunderland as he ponders Stadium of Light woe

Chris Coleman admits he is struggling to find the right blend to win Championship matches.

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Oviedo was a surprise omission from the squad against Brentford

Why Bryan Oviedo was left out of Sunderland squad and who's in contention for Bolton

Bryan Oviedo is back in contention for Sunderland's trip to Bolton Wanderers on Tuesday night.

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Jonny Williams takes on the Brentford defence. Picture by Frank Reid

Midfielder reflects on Brentford defeat and why Sunderland are struggling so much

Jonny Williams admits Sunderland are making it too easy for teams to play at the Stadium of Light.

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Where do Sunderland and Chris Coleman go after latest limp defeat?

Where do Sunderland and Chris Coleman go after latest limp defeat?

Comparing Chris Coleman’s comments pre and post-match is a bleak exercise but one worth doing nevertheless.

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Player ratings as Sunderland fold again in abject defeat

Sunderland were unable to secure victory in today’s “must-win” home game at the Stadium of Light against Brentford.

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Lee Camp is beaten by Kamo Mokotjo's strike

Brentford's superiority over Sunderland shameful as Black Cats limp closer to the drop

The challenge, after getting out of jail against Bristol City, was to use that point as a catalyst for the rest of the season.

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Chris Coleman.

Chris Coleman’s verdict on Sunderland’s defensive woes and why he wants a ‘right tear-up’ against Brentford

Chris Coleman has challenged his Sunderland players to take ownership of their performances and ‘tear it up’ against Brentford this afternoon.

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Coleman is likely to change system against Brentford on Saturday

Sunderland boss on criticism of preferred formation and Brentford clash

Chris Coleman is likely to move away from playing five defenders against Brentford but insists the system has not been the primary cause of poor recent results.
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Williams is set to make a first team return on Saturday

Chris Coleman on Aiden McGeady, Jonny Williams, Jack Rodwell, Marc Wilson and more

Chris Coleman wants Aiden McGeady to produce his matchwinning form when Sunderland take on Brentford.

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Aiden McGeady turns after scoring Sunderland's second goal at Bristol City last week

Who should be in Sunderland’s starting XI for Brentford clash? Our writers give their verdict

Sunderland are preparing for a defining week in their battle against the Championship drop.

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Lee Cattermole takes part in the Coral SAFC golf challenge.

Lee Cattermole on Sunderland’s big selection dilemmas and competition for places

Lee Cattermole sympathises with Chris Coleman as he searches for his best Sunderland XI, but believes the added competition will be a major advantage for the Black Cats as they battle the drop.

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Liam Miller passed away last week after a battle with pancreatic cancer

Sunderland to pay tribute to Liam Miller ahead of Brentford clash

Sunderland fans will be able to pay their respects to Liam Miller with a minute's applause before the Championship clash with Brentford.
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Watmore suffered a setback in November last year

Sunderland's Duncan Watmore on his rehab and the Premier League striker providing inspiration

Duncan Watmore says Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson is serving as an inspiration during his recovery from a second ACL injury.

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John O'Shea and Lee Cattermole share a joke at the Coral SAFC Golf Challenge. Picture by Stu Norton

John O’Shea on Sunderland’s defensive frustrations and the players who can spark a revival

John O’Shea says Sunderland must make the opposition work harder after the Black Cats shipped another three goals against Bristol City.

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Defender gives Sunderland injury boost as he opens up on Chris Coleman and team’s frailties

Defender gives Sunderland injury boost as he opens up on Chris Coleman and team’s frailties

Adam Matthews is set to hand Chris Coleman an injury boost as he closes in on a first team return.

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McManaman is back in the first team picture

Chris Coleman issues Sunderland injury update and admits formation change a possibility

Callum McManaman is fit to face Brentford on Saturday with Chris Coleman considering a change of formation.

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Sunderland came back from 3-0 down to draw 3-3 with Bristol City.

Why Chris Coleman’s Sunderland rollocking came AFTER Bristol City comeback with changes for Brentford likely

Chris Coleman was thrilled with the spirit of his side in the second half at Bristol City on Saturday, but the first-half implosion will almost certainly have consequences for the Sunderland squad.

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Sunderland fans celebrate coming from 3-0 down to secure a point at Bristol City. Picture by Frank Reid

The key player and tactical changes that saved Sunderland on a day that could have buried their season

It was a day that could, and perhaps should, have buried Sunderland’s season.

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