Chris Coleman desperate to start summer business early and says League One 'all about promotion'

Chris Coleman says he wants most of Sunderland's signings done and dusted before the club return for pre-season in late June.

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The Sunderland prodigy travelling to Fulham and exactly what's happening with Jack Rodwell

Sunderland prodigy Bali Mumba will travel with the squad for the Friday night clash at Craven Cottage.

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Sunderland captain on the club’s relegation and the lessons that must be learned

Sunderland captain John O’Shea says the club must learn lessons from its second relegation in as many years and move quickly in the transfer market.

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Honeyman celebrates a goal earlier this season

Sunderland youngster linked with Sheffield Wednesday says he's 'desperate' to turn club around

An emotional George Honeyman has said that he is desperate to help turn around the club's fortunes.

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Former Sunderland midfielder Alex Rae

Former Sunderland star on relegation to League One, Ellis Short and Chris Coleman

Former Sunderland star Alex Rae says the club needs new ownership and massive clear-out following relegation to League One.

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Brian Clough in Sunderland's colours in 1961.

Martin Bain searches for a new owner as Sunderland searches for its identity

Nigel Clough may not have his father’s natural charisma, but there are still moments when you can’t fail to see Old Big ’Ead looking back at you.

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Martin Bain starts summer signing drive and discusses club’s persistent recruitment failures

Sunderland is a club that knows its problems, yet feels unable to solve them.

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Ellis Short insists he WON'T put Sunderland into administration

Ellis Short has told Martin Bain that he WON'T put Sunderland into administration - despite the relegation to League One.

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Martin Bain opens up on Sunderland's relegation, Ellis Short and a potential summer takeover

Martin Bain remains hopeful that Sunderland will be taken over this summer and says that will be the biggest ‘game changer’ for the club.

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Sunderland's management duo of Chris Coleman and Kit Symons.

Who stays and who goes? Sunderland’s summer dilemmas explained ahead of massive overhaul

Is it exciting, or is it absolutely terrifying?

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Sunderland boss Chris Coleman. Picture by Frank Reid

Chris Coleman opens up on Ellis Short, League One and Sunderland’s future

Ellis Short’s absentee ownership continues to cast a shadow over Chris Coleman’s Sunderland tenure.

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Darren Bent (left) wheels away after scoring Burton's equaliser on Saturday. Picture by Frank Reid

Nigel Clough and Darren Bent react after Burton condemn Sunderland to relegation

Former Black Cat Darren Bent said that he sympathised with Sunderland’s supporters and staff – after the Black Cats’ relegation to League One was confirmed.

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Lee Cattermole departs the pitch after Saturday's defeat to Burton. Picture by Frank Reid

Sunderland boss on two key factors that have pushed the club towards relegation

Sunderland boss Chris Coleman admits that the number of players on short-term contracts have hampered his attempts to foster a spirit of togetherness since taking over.

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Chris Coleman during the 2-1 defeat to Burton Albion

What relegation to League One should mean for Sunderland and Chris Coleman

Nigel Clough spoke with genuine affection about the club where his father will forever be a legend.
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The story of Sunderland's relegation in the words of those at the heart of it

A 2-1 defeat to Burton Albion leaves Sunderland facing only their second ever stint in the third tier of British football.

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Player ratings as Darren Bent helps send Sunderland into League One

Sunderland have been relegated to League One for only the second time in their history after losing to Burton Albion on Saturday.

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Coleman during Sunderland's 2-1 defeat to Burton Albion

Chris Coleman discusses his uncertain Sunderland future after club's relegation to League One

Chris Coleman says he '100%' wants to stay as Sunderland manager, but admits that ownership uncertainty leaves his future unclear.

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Sunderland's humiliating relegation stems from Ellis Short and more shambolic recruitment

It looked like they would make it interesting for a little while longer.

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Darren Bent scores for Burton

League One football a certainty for Sunderland as Darren Bent launches Burton Albion comeback

Sunderland will play third tier football for only the second time in their history.

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Steele plays for the first time since being sent off against QPR

Sunderland v Burton Albion team news: Chris Coleman makes three changes for crunch clash

Jason Steele returns to the Sunderland side as they face Burton Albion this afternoon.
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