Sunderland announce joint management team for Middlesbrough clash

Robbie Stockdale and Billy McKinlay will take charge of Sunderland for the trip to Middlesbrough on Sunday.

Wednesday, 1st November 2017, 2:30 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 10:33 am
Robbie Stockdale and Billy McKinlay will take charge at Middlesbrough on Sunday

Stockdale has been at the club since 2012 and has worked under a number of first team managers.

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McKinlay, former assistant to David Moyes at Real Sociedad, has had stints in charge of Watford and Norweigan side Stabaek.

Moyes brought him to Wearside last year in a scouting capacity, but an illness to Simon Grayson's assistant Glynn Snodin saw him temporarily promoted to the first team coaching set-up.

The Black Cats are likely to make a permanent appointment during the international break, with Milwall the next visitors to the Stadium of Light on November 18th.