Asamoah Gyan Defends Decision To Quit Sunderland

Asamoah Gyan has insisted his loan move to Al-Ain was not all about the money and was the result of a family decision. The Sunderland striker has been widely criticised since it was announced earlier this month that he would be spending the rest of the season in the Middle East, with Black Cats manager Steve Bruce saying the greed of some players is ‘spiralling out of control’. Bruce has…

September 20, 2011

John O’Shea Excited After Sunderland Move

John O’Shea was persuaded to leave Manchester United by the prospect of exciting times ahead at Sunderland under manager Steve Bruce. The 30-year-old Republic of Ireland international last night signed a four-year deal at the Stadium of Light for an undisclosed fee – understood to be in the region of £5million – to end his long association with the Red Devils. O’Shea told SAFC TV: “It was one of those…

July 8, 2011

Sunderland Close In On John O’Shea

Manchester United defender John O’Shea is due at Sunderland on Thursday for a medical as Black Cats manager Steve Bruce closes in on yet another summer signing. O’Shea’s United team-mate Wes Brown had a medical on Wearside on Wednesday night and if Bruce completes both deals it will take his transfer total to eight. United’s Darron Gibson is also still on the radar and Sunderland have high hopes of completing…

July 7, 2011

Premier League Preview: Sunderland v Wolves

Wolves can take a giant leap towards English Premier League survival on Saturday when they travel to the Stadium of Light to meet Sunderland. Mick McCarthy’s men have been cellar dwellers for much of the 2010-11 campaign, but with two games remaining they find themselves one point clear of the drop zone, thanks to their 3-1 win over West Brom at Molineux on Sunday. Wins have been few and far…

May 12, 2011

Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti says display against Sunderland worst under his management

Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti blasted his side after they were spanked 3-0 at home by Sunderland, courtesy of goals by Nedum Onuoha , Asamoah Gyan and Danny Welbeck . “Is that worst performance under my management? Yes, I think so,” said the Chelsea manager. “We hadn’t lost with this result at home before. The performance was poor today, but in football it can happen if you’re not at your best…

November 15, 2010