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Big-spending days are over but why can’t Borussia Dortmund be a model, say Sunderland’s new regime

Day one for Sunderland’s new regime and it was lost on no one that they spent more time with fans and media than Ellis Short did in a decade of ownership.

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Sunderland chief executive Martin Bain.

What does future hold for Martin Bain and what's the situation with Sunderland's parachute payments?

New Sunderland owner Stewart Donald refused to be drawn on the future of Martin Bain and said it isn't fair to talk publicly about any of the club's staff.

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Stewart Donald.

New Sunderland owners confirm there is no international backing - but would welcome future investment

Sunderland's new owners have confirmed the takeover does not involve international backing - but they would welcome further investment going forward.
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Ex-Sunderland manager Chris Coleman.

Could Chris Coleman sensationally return to Sunderland? Stewart Donald leaves door open

Stewart Donald has refused to rule out a sensational return to Sunderland for former manager Chris Coleman.

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Sunderland owner Stewart Donald.

Stewart Donald hopes to appoint new Sunderland manager 'within seven days'

New Sunderland owner Stewart Donald has revealed he hopes to have appointed a manager within seven days.

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Charlie Methven and Stewart Donald meet the press at the Stadium of Light.

New owner Stewart Donald discusses Sunderland transfer budget and reveals how much he paid for club

New owner Stewart Donald paid £40million to buy Sunderland from Ellis Short - and he has promised the new manager a "hefty" budget by League One standards.

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New Sunderland AFC owner Stewart Donald.

LIVE Stewart Donald press conference as Sunderland takeover gets the go-ahead

Stewart Donald is holding his first press conference as Sunderland AFC owner after his takeover got the go-ahead.
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Former Sunderland footballer Darron Gibson spared jail over drink-drive crash

Ex-Sunderland footballer Darron Gibson was today spared jail after he admitted a second drink-drive charge in less than three years.

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Tom Beadling.

Sunderland youngster signs pre-contract with Dunfermline Athletic

Tom Beadling has signed a pre-contract agreement with Scottish Championship side Dunfermline Athletic.

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Denis Smith’s advice to next Sunderland manager on how to get out of third tier

Football may have changed in many ways since 1988, but some fundamental principles remain the same.

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Who is Jack Ross, why are Sunderland interested and what happens next? The lowdown on St Mirren boss

Sunderland's managerial search will move up a gear this week as Stewart Donald takes charge on Wearside.

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Wahbi Khazri

Wahbi Khazri reveals he's had no offers as he prepares for Sunderland return

Wahbi Khazri says he has had no offers for next season yet - but is 'open to anything'.

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RECAP: Sunderland AFC news - new names in manager frame, as Donald takeover confirmed

Who will be the next Sunderland boss? And where exactly do things stand with the Stewart Donald takeover?
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Revealed! Sunderland fan verdict on Short, Bain, Coleman and humiliating relegation to League One

Sunderland fans have laid the blame for relegation to League One at Ellis Short’s door – and his lack of investment in the squad last summer.

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Sunderland Ladies (red/white) take control against Yeovil Ladies at Mariners Park today. Picture by Kevin Brady

Sunderland Ladies climb two places with come-from-behind victory on final day of the WSL season

Two goals in the space of five minutes allowed Sunderland Ladies to come from behind to beat Yeovil Town Ladies 2-1 in today’s final game of the FA Women’s Super League 1 season.

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St Mirren boss Jack Ross

Exclusive: St Mirren boss emerges as a leading contender for Sunderland role

St Mirren boss Jack Ross has emerged as a leading contender for the vacant managerial position at Sunderland.

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Stewart Donald will complete his takeover this week

Stewart Donald pledges transparency for Sunderland fans as he heads to Wearside

Stewart Donald has promised Sunderland supporters that he will maintain 'good communication' during his time on Wearside.

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Stewart Donald's Sunderland in-tray - six crucial challenges facing new owner

Stewart Donald says the hard work starts Monday - and he has a big to-do list waiting for him.

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Revealing insight into what Sunderland fans can expect under Stewart Donald and his long-term plans

Stewart Donald's Sunderland takeover is set to be completed on Monday and the plan is to make the club 'fully sustainable'.

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Stewart Donald

Stewart Donald: Hard work starts on Monday says ‘excited’ new Sunderland owner

Stewart Donald is ready to get cracking when his takeover of Sunderland AFC is confirmed on Monday.

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