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

Preview: Wigan v Birmingham

Wigan welcome Birmingham to the DW Stadium on Saturday with the battle for English Premier League survival on in earnest. Roberto Martinez’s Wigan side have won just one of their past 11 league games to sit bottom of the table on 27 points. Birmingham’s record is not much better, and although Alex McLeish’s side won the season’s first piece of silverware with a 2-1 win over Arsenal in last month’s…

March 18, 2011