Sunderland AFC takeover timeline: The story behind Ellis Short, Stewart Donald, Mark Campbell and the new US investors
It’s been a whirlwind two-years for Sunderland AFC fans. The Wearside club suffered back-to-back relegations before Stewart Donald took over from Ellis Short in a £40m deal last summer.
Since then, the Black Cats chairman hasn’t hid his desire to bring fresh investment to the club.
Here, we take a look at every event so far including failed bids, rumours and the current state of play as a US consortium edge closer to completing a takeover,
Scroll down and click through the pages.