What Has Gone Wrong At Sunderland?

What Has Gone Wrong At Sunderland?

Sunderland entered the season with so much promise after surviving the drop last campaign. The club had brought in several highly rated players to join their squad and in Paulo di Canio, they had a manager who they thought could lead the club forwards. They soon found out the latter wasn't true and quickly replaced the Italian before too much damage was done, but they have continued to underwhelm in the league. The North East side are now sitting at …
Stoke City Vs Sunderland Preview | Team News, Key Players & Stats

Stoke City Vs Sunderland Preview | Team News, Key Players & Stats

The two teams with the longest winless runs this season face each other on Saturday as an invigorated Sunderland visit a Stoke side who are currently similar to a stone dropping into deep pond. Stoke travelled to Swansea before the international break and a controversial penalty in the 94th minute saw the Potters leave Wales with a point despite leading 2-0 and looking in control of half time. Now 8 games without a win, Mark Hughes will be hoping Stoke …
Swansea City Vs Sunderland Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

Swansea City Vs Sunderland Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

Gus Poyet has a huge task ahead of him as he aims to keep Sunderland in the top flight. Even this early on in the season, it's clear that his side will be relegation candidates as they are currently six points away from 17th placed Fulham. They have only taken one point from their opening seven matches which will have damaged the confidence within the squad hugely. They face a tough trip this weekend to Swansea who haven't had the …
Sunderland Expected to Confirm Signings of Giaccherini & Huddlestone | Stats

Sunderland Expected to Confirm Signings of Giaccherini & Huddlestone | Stats

Sunderland have undergone somewhat of a transformation so far this summer with new manager Paulo Di Canio ordering a complete reshuffle of the player staff at the Stadium of Light with the club announcing eight new signings and eight departures already. Juventus' hard working, industrious attacking midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini is expected to be confirmed as the Wearside club's ninth summer signing in the coming hours after it was confirmed that a fee rumoured to be just under £9million had been …
What will Giaccherini bring to Sunderland? Stats compared to Sessegnon

What will Giaccherini bring to Sunderland? Stats compared to Sessegnon

Paolo di Canio has used his Italian contacts to help his Sunderland team grab a real coup in the transfer market. The 45 year old has managed to convince Italian midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini to make the move from Juventus to the North-East for a fee of £6.5 million. The 28 year old has had a glistening career at the Italian champions since signing in August 2011 and in addition has made 14 appearances for his country - appearing at both …