Sunderland AFC LIVE: Reaction and analysis as Black Cats secure Premier League status

Sunderland are staying up!

Thursday, 12th May 2016, 7:17 am
Updated Thursday, 12th May 2016, 8:20 am
Sunderland are staying up!

And we have the very best reaction and analysis for you after a famous night at the Stadium of Light.

Sunderland secured their top flight status after beating Everton 3-0 in front of a jubilant home crowd thanks to goals from Patrick van Aanholt and a Lamine Kone brace.

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The victory relegated fierce rivals Newcastle United and Norwich City to the Championship.

Follow our live blog throughout the day for the very best reaction, analysis and pictures ahead of Sam Allardyce's press conference at 1.30pm.