Recap Sam Allardyce's press conference ahead of Sunderland v West Bromwich Albion
Sunderland's battle to stay in the top flight resumes this weekend with the visit of West Bromwich Albion to the Stadium of Light.
Sam Allardyce held his weekly pre-match press conference this afternoon at the Academy of Light.
Sunderland writer Chris Young was there for us bringing you the latest news, team and injury news ahead of the Premier League game.
Allardyce's first game in charge of Sunderland was the 1-0 defeat away to West Brom back in October.
The two sides meet at the Stadium of Light on Saturday (3pm kick-off).