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.

Thursday, 23rd July 2020, 8:48 am
Updated Thursday, 23rd July 2020, 3:25 pm

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.

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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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