Sunderland AFC takeover and transfer news RECAP: Newcastle beat cats to Liverpool youngster plus Hull City, Charlton and Wigan Athletic are relegated to League One
Hull City, Charlton and Wigan Athletic – subject to their appeal against the 12-point deduction – have been relegated to League One after a dramatic finale to the Championship season.
The third tier is set to be extremely competitive next season, with Sunderland braced for a third season at that level after failing to win promotion this season.
We’ve got the latest transfer and takeover news as well as the results from our big SAFC fan survey:
Sunderland AFC news RECAP: Transfer, takeover and contract latest
Last updated: Thursday, 01 January, 1970, 01:00
- Hull City, Charlton and Wigan Athletic will join Sunderland in League One next season, though Wigan are appealing their 12* deduction.
- We’ll have the latest takeover and transfer news throughout the day.
- 91% of fans said they wanted Stewart Donald to sell the club in our big SAFC fan survey.
- Sunderland have been pipped to the signing of Liverpool youngster Niall Brookwell – by derby rivals Newcastle United.
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