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Sunderland face a race against the clock to beat this salary cap loophole deadlineSunderland face a race against the clock to land summer targets - while ensuring their wages do not count towards the salary cap set to be introduced into League One.

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League One rival hopes this ex-Newcastle United striker doesn't prove a distraction as Sunderland forward wins praiseSunderland's League One rivals Peterborough United hope the future of ex-Newcastle United striker Ivan Toney doesn't prove a distraction for much longer.

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Callum Wilson urged to join Newcastle United by former Golden Boot winnerNewcastle United are understood to be interested in a move for Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson.

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Phil Parkinson reveals who is to thank as Sunderland clinch their top summer targetPhil Parkinson has paid tribute to the backing of the club after Sunderland landed the signature of Bailey Wright.

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FIT BLACK CATS: Ben beats bulge thanks to FoundationThe Foundation of Light's FIT BLACK CATS health programme offers vital support to adults, as evidence grows of links between obesity and an increased risk from coronavirus.

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Make Your Case: Should Benji Kimpioka become a permanent first team squad member at Sunderland?Rumours suggest that Benji Kimpioka has yet to sign a new deal with Sunderland because he wants guarantees over his involvement in the first team squad.

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'What a player'Jack Diamond excelled while on loan at Harrogate Town and scored a crucial goal at Wembley to seal promotion to the Football League.

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Jack Diamond will get a chance to prove himself at SunderlandJACK DIAMOND will be given the chance to stake a claim for a place in Sunderland's first-team squad in the wake of his National League play-off...

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Why NHS Test and Trace did not contact everyone at Sunderland pub following Covid-19 customerNot every customer who was at the Sunderland pubs and cricket clubs on the same night as a drinker who tested positive for Covid-19 will need to be tested, according to council health bosses.

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Sunderland pub hits out at NHS Test and Trace system after no contact following coronavirus customer's visitSunderland pub The Cavalier said it is ‘disgusted' that the NHS Test and Trace system had not been in touch after a customer tested positive for Covid-19.

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The five burning issues that Sunderland manager Phil Parkinson has to contend withWhile a lot of talk at present surrounds our ownership, the action on the field will restart in a mere six weeks time.

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‘Great work ethic': Sunderland trialist joins League Two club instead after Wearside spellTyler Frost has signed a two-year contract at League Two Crawley Town after spending a trial period at Sunderland, according to the Red Devils’ official website.

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Bailey Wright's Championship knowhow will make him the cornerstone of Sunderland's defenceThe Black Cats made the Australian their second signing of the summer this week.

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Sunderland are aiming to get "back to where we belong"By looking at Sunderland's final position in the league as our only parameter, we look to see what that tells us about our standing in English football.

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Your new-look Sunderland team for the 2020/21 seasonAs the 2020/21 League One season rapidly approaches, Sunderland supporters are looking ahead with anticipation as Phil Parkinson prepares to launch further forays into the transfer market.

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Reported Sunderland target allegedly available for £1m; Middlesbrough also keenNorthampton Town want around £1 million for Charlie Goode as Sunderland, Middlesbrough and Queens Park Rangers show an interest in the highly-rated defender, according to TEAMtalk.

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Sunderland-based Hays travel to cut more than 870 jobsThe firm is blaming the impact of the Government's advice on travelling.

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Sunderland keeping tabs on Kosovo international Arbenit Xhemajli, as they cast their net wideCentre-back Arbenit Xhemajli is due to be a free agent this summer, and Sunderland have been scouting the Swiss-born 22-year-old.

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Summer Scouting: Finding Sunderland a replacement goalkeeper now that Jon McLaughlin has goneJon McLaughlin is no longer a Sunderland player, and whilst we already have Lee Burge, Parky will be keen to find an able replacement.

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Portsmouth linked with 22-year-old Premier League manThe transfer window is now in full swing, with a host of League One clubs completeing and eyeing deals...

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Leeds United, Newcastle United and Wolves circle 18-y/o highly-rated Sunderland starlet as Cats eye dealsThe transfer window is now in full swing, with a host of League One clubs completeing and eyeing deals...

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Wolves hoping to 'blow Leeds United out of the water' for Sunderland starletWolves could be set to make a signing for the future, but they face competition.

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Bailey Wright sets this target for Sunderland after clinching a permanent returnBailey Wright says that Sunderland's eyes will be firmly fixed on winning League One next season - and ‘nothing less than that'.

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The full list of waste that can now be dumped at Sunderland tipFrom Tuesday , the range of waste people can recycle on site will be expanded.

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Why Richard Masters couldn't talk about Newcastle United takeover as Premier League maintain silenceNewcastle United's takeover collapsed after Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, Amanda Staveley and the Reuben Brothers walked away and the Premier League have refused to comment on the matter.

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On This Day: 3 August 2008The Stadium of Light got its first look at a raft of new signings as Roy Keane's team prepared for a second season in the top flight with a game against star-studded Ajax!

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Hull City to battle League One rivals Sunderland for ex-Fleetwood Town midfielder's signatureThe transfer window is now in full swing, with a host of League One clubs completeing and eyeing deals...

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When Bailey Wright will return to Sunderland training as he quarantines after Ibiza holidayBailey Wright was confirmed as Sunderland's second summer signing, but he won't be back for training just yet.

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Wow, Some player  These Sunderland fans react as youngster impresses on loanHarrogate Town will be playing in the Football League for the first time in their history as they beat Notts County in the National League play-off final at Wembley this afternoon.

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Former Sunderland midfielder Jonny Williams targets another major tournament appearance with WalesRyan Giggs boosted Jonny Williams self-belief by recalling him to the Wales set-up last year.

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Bailey Wright: Sunderland sign Australia defender after Bristol City exitSunderland kept clean sheets in four of the five games in which Bailey Wright appeared during his loan spell last season.

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Bristol City next manager RECAP: Bailey Wright signs for Sunderland, Eddie Howe leaves BournemouthThe search for a new manager enters a fifth week as a decision looms ever closer.

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Jack Diamond's man of the match display at Wembley helps Harrogate Town reach the Football LeagueJack Diamond of Harrogate Town celebrates after he scores his team's third goal.

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Watch as Sunderland star Jack Diamond fires Harrogate Town to Wembley victorySunderland starlet Jack Diamond netted a crucial goal as Harrogate Town clinched a maiden promotion to the EFL.

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Sunderland's transfer business has been better than any of their League One rivals so farSunderland's transfer business thus far has caught the eye - but the Black Cats cannot rest on their laurels when it comes to recruitment.

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'Huge; class; excellent! ': Sunderland fans rejoice as Phil Parkinson clinches deal for sought-after defenderSunderland fans have taken to social media to express their joy after the club clinched a deal for long-term target for Bailey Wright.

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SAFC Unfiltered x Bailey WrightBailey Wright is back on Wearside and you can hear all about it by listening to ‘SAFC Unfiltered', the official podcast of Sunderland AFC.

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Bailey Wright and Phil Parkinson react as Sunderland clinch their top summer targetPhil Parkinson has paid tribute to the backing of the club after Sunderland landed the signature of Bailey Wright.

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RUTH SUNDERLAND: Does Boris have a grip on Covid economics?It is not a case, as it is sometimes portrayed, of a crude choice between the economy and protecting the populace against the virus.

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RUTH SUNDERLAND: One hopes that alongside his medical advisers, PM Boris Johnson is also listening to those at the sharp end of the economic emergencyIt is not a case, as it is sometimes portrayed, of a crude choice between the economy and protecting the populace against the virus.

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Bailey Wright: Sunderland sign Australia defender after Bristol City exitSunderland kept clean sheets in four of the five games in which Bailey Wright appeared during his loan spell last season.

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Bailey Wright signs permanent deal with SunderlandSUNDERLAND have made their second signing of the summer, with Bailey Wright signing a permanent deal at the Stadium of Light.

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Confirmed: Sunderland sign Bailey Wright from Bristol City on a two-year-dealPhil Parkinson's Sunderland have signed Australian international defender Bailey Wright from Bristol City on a free transfer.

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Bailey's Back: Wright returns to SunderlandSunderland AFC are delighted to announce the signing of Bailey Wright.

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On This Day: 2 August 2001A raft of new signings were supposed to be giving Peter Reid's 7th placed team a boost...

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Sunderland pushing to sign Bailey Wright and Matija SarkicSUNDERLAND are hoping to pull off two deals in the next few days, with Bailey Wright and Matija Sarkic both firmly in the club's sights.

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Bailey Wright on rejoining Sunderland, Phil Parkinson's influence and his recovery from injuryBailey Wright gave his first interview after joining Sunderland permanently, speaking to the new Sunderland AFC podcast SAFC Unfiltered.

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The Premier League 'didn't want to make a decision' on the Newcastle United takeover bidThe inaction from the Premier League forced the prospective buyers of Newcastle United to act, according to pundit Darren Bent.

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Interview: Motorsport radio host gives us the lowdown on wannabe Sunderland ‘owner' William StoreyWe sat down for a chat with John Hindhaugh - a Sunderland fan and Motorsport radio host - to find out more about the controversial William Storey, the man who claims he's in the running to buy the club from Stewart Donald.

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Summer Scouting: Attempting to work out how Sunderland can strengthen their squad this summerThis summer is sure to be a busy one for Sunderland - Phil Butler takes a look at what we need, and the players who might be suitable when considering ability, budget and key attributes.

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Dear Newcastle fans: You lot don't know you're bornIn the same universe where Football League clubs are going bust and others face potentially fatal financial crises, Newcastle fans claim their club is dying because they have to settle for one billionaire over an even richer one.

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Sunderland linked with new Wolves signing following Aston Villa transferWolverhampton Wanderers transfer news: Matija Sarkic has only just arrived from Villa Park but is set to head out on loan and now Sunderland have been mentioned as a possible destination.

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Sunderland fans delighted after Black Cats secure the permanent signing of Bailey WrightWright became Sunderland's second summer signing following the arrival of Aiden O'Brien on Friday.

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Sunderland complete Bailey Wright signingThe 28-year-old joined the Black Cats on loan from Bristol City in January and helped the side keep five clean sheets in six appearances before suffering ankle ligament damage.

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The Elliot Embleton insight that will excite Sunderland fans"We had some good players - the most well-known of which now would be Dwight McNeil - but also lads like Jimmy Dunne and Dan Agyei who have done well in the EFL."

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Roker Rapport Podcast: With former Sunderland, Man City and QPR defenderJonny caught up with Nedum at his home in Utah - where he's currently playing for Real Salt Lake in the MLS - to discuss his time at Sunderland through the 2010/11 season and a few of the highs and lows of his career so far.

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ROKER RAPPORT PODCAST: With former Sunderland, Man City and QPR defenderJonny caught up with Nedum at his home in Utah - where he's currently playing for Real Salt Lake in the MLS - to discuss his time at Sunderland through the 2010/11 season and a few of the highs and lows of his career so far.

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Find out what's happening as work starts at key Port of Sunderland siteA multi-million-pound programme to prepare the Port of Sunderland for investment is now underway.

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As a Newcastle United fan living in Sunderland the stick I will get is severe on this takeover nightmareLiving in Sunderland and a Man City supporter as brother in law, as a Newcastle fan I'll be getting it from both sides on takeover shambles.

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Sunderland linked with DOUBLE deal as 'buyer' provides ANOTHER takeover 'update'Talk has turned towards the recently opened transfer window with the League One season officially done and dusted,.

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Report: Wolves 23-year-old could join SunderlandWolverhampton Wanderers could send Matija Sarkic to Sunderland after recently signing him following his departure from Aston Villa, according to The Sun.

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Former Sunderland and Gillingham striker Mikael Mandron signs for Crewe AlexandraThe Alex have made their second signing of the summer with the addition of the Frenchman.

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Man taken to hospital with head injuries after reportedly being punched in Sunderland streetA man has been taken to hospital with head injuries after reportedly being punched unconscious in a Sunderland street.

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Sunderland leaders warn Covid rule breaking could lead to local lockdown as three venues closePeople in Sunderland have been warned that breaking infection control rules could lead to a local lockdown, after an "irresponsible" customer with coronavirus caused venue closures.

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TRANSFER NEWS LIVE: Latest Premier League and European dealsThe transfer window is now starting to gain momentum across England and Europe, as teams look to get a head-start on next season by adding to their ranks.

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What Kylian Mbappe, Nicolas Anelka, Thierry Henry and new Crewe Alex signing Mikael Mandron have in commonThe Clairefontaine Academy is known around the world for producing some of Europe's finest players, with the likes of Henry, Anelka, Olivier Giroud, William Gallas, Louis Saha, Blaise Matuidi and, most recently, Mbappe all learning their trade at the national football centre in, a small commune in the north of France.

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Passionate People, Passionate Places: how Sunderland's cultural quarter has turned decline to hopeIn the latest of our series for the Passionate People, Passionate Places campaign, Paul Callaghan outlines the rich past and the hopes for the future of Sunderlands cultural quarter.

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Roker Riches: Where's your money going when Arsenal take on Chelsea in the FA Cup final?Where is your money going when Arsenal take on Chelsea at Wembley in the FA Cup Final?

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Sunderland pubs forced to close after 'irresponsible customer' tests positive for Covid-19Two Sunderland pubs have been forced to close after an 'irresponsible' customer tested positive for coronavirus.

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Memories of Sunderland favourite Willie Watson, a football and cricket great and his determined century to save an Ashes TestThe start of August at least sounds like the proper football season again.

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Looking in detail at Sunderland's current squadRR reader Jase Beattie has a crack at working out what Sunderland's first team squad must look like once the proper footy returns - which positions do we need to strengthen?

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Interview: ‘Sunderland AFC: The Absolute Record' Relive every twist and turn of the rollercoasterSunderland's official club historian Rob Mason and long-time collaborators Barry Jackson and Mike Gibson have been putting their lockdown time to good use - finalising their new large-format book, Sunderland AFC: The Absolute Record.

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On this day: 1 August 1974A former Newcastle skipper was leading Sunderland charge out of Division Two, as the team was shaping up nicely ahead of the new season.

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Football finance expert gives his verdict on Sunderland's 'eyebrow-raising' financial accountsSunderland's accounts for the period ending July 2019 were released on Friday confirming the £20.5m of the club's money was used to purchase it.

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Roker Roundup: No chance of Benji Kimpioka staying in Sweden, despite training with his old clubIK Sirius manager Ola Andersson has been talking about Benji Kimpioka, who has been training with the Swedish club, refuting suggestions he might be set for a more permanent stay.

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Report: Sunderland on the verge of another bargain signing after O'Brien dealSunderland could complete the signing of another free-agent with Bailey Wright expected to join Aiden O’Brien at the Stadium of Light over the next few days, according to the Northern Echo.

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Ex-Everton, Norwich and Bradford striker's classy gesture to youngster following Portsmouth's Wembley triumph over SunderlandMatt Casey has thanked James Vaughan for his classy gesture following Pompey's Checkatrade Trophy triumph.

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Magnificent Bobby was a star of the Sunderland Echo 'Pink'Multi-talented Bobby Wood certainly remembers the ‘Pink'. After all, he appeared in it regularly.

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New Carnival House opens in Sunderland this Saturday and it's looking amazingThe show goes on as carnival company gets set to launch its new arts centre base in Sunderland.

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‘Significant fee': Chairman says reported Sunderland and QPR target will cost £500k minimumSunderland, Middlesbrough and QPR would have to pay more than £500,000 for Charlie Goode with Northampton Town chairman Kelvin Thomas demanding a ‘significant fee’, while speaking to the Cobblers’ official website.

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'15-20 goals; Get it done': Some Sunderland fans urge Mackems to snap up former Coleman targetSome Sunderland fans are urging the Mackems to move for a player with whom they were linked when Chris Coleman was manager.

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Sunderland: League One club posts pre-tax loss of £10.58m for 2018-19 seasonSunderland were relegated from the Premier League in 2017 and have spent the past two seasons in League One.

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Ex-Sunderland defender reveals why he wanted to join South Shields as he outlines promotion hopeNew signing Jordan Hunter says there is ‘extra motivation' within the South Shields squad to win promotion this year after having their hopes dashed last season.

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Nike training range on saleSunderland supporters can now get themselves kitted out for the 2020-21 season following the release of the club's official Nike training wear.

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Sunderland AFC transfer and takeover news RECAP: Club accounts finally released showing £11m lossSunderland have completed their first piece of summer business with the arrival of Aiden O'Brien, the free agent has signed a two-year deal at the Stadium of Light.

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Sunderland's accounts confirm £20.5m debt write-offSUNDERLAND'S accounts for their first season in League One confirm the extent to which costs have been slashed under Stewart Donald, but the club...

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TRANSFER NEWS LIVE: Latest Premier League and European deals as Arsenal are offered cheap deal for Philippe Coutinho and West Ham in pole position to The transfer window is now starting to gain momentum across England and Europe, as teams look to get a head-start on next season by adding to their ranks.

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Sunderland: League One club posts pre-tax loss of £10.58m for 2018-19 seasonSunderland were relegated from the Premier League in 2017 and have spent the past two seasons in League One.

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Jordan Henderson is ‘one of our own'The people of Wearside are immensely proud of the fine young man that Jordan Henderson has become, because whilst we've got very little to cheer about when it comes to our own football club, he's one of our own.

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The crazy story of potential Sunderland owner William StoreyA mathematician who once had a pet cheetah, a professional gambler, a farmer in Zimbabwe and co-founder of an energy drinks company, now William Storey wants to buy Sunderland.

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is he any good? Millwall fanzine give their views of Sunderland's newest recruitSunderland signed Aiden O'Brien yesterday - but is he any good? We've got no idea, so we sat down for a chat with Ayse Smith - Editor of Millwall Fanzine ‘The Lion Roars' - to get his honest opinions on the ROI international forward.

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Sunderland's accounts in context: What they mean and what they tell us about the stark challenges aheadThe notes from the boardroom accompanying Sunderland's 2018/19 accounts, published today, begin by paying tribute to Jack Ross and his coaching staff for their performance.

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Do Sunderland need a number ten in the team to help improve attacking output?Could a switch in formation help Sunderland find the attacking intent that was too often missing from their play last season?

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Roker Roundup: Sunderland linked with free transfer move for former Fleetwood Town midfielderSunderland have been linked in the national press with a move for a former Fleetwood Town midfielder who rejected a new contract with Joey Barton's side; and Didier Ndong - amongst Europe's elite?

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Sunderland boss Phil Parkinson reveals why he wanted to sign Aiden O'BrienPhil Parkinson says Aiden O'Brien's versatility will be key for Sunderland next season.

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On this day: 31 July 1993Terry Butcher's new look Sunderland side was preparing for its second pre-season fixture on this day back in 1993.

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Sunderland taunt Newcastle over takeover collapse with cryptic transfer messageNewcastle fans are devastated after news that the Saudi-backed takeover has fallen through and to make matters worse arch-rivals Sunderland have rubbed their noses in it.

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Sunderland's accounts show A£11.2m loss for first season in League OneSunderland lost £11.2m in their first season in League One - with the £20.5m parachute money written off as an exceptional operating expense plunging the accounts into the red.

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Defender opens up about his Sunderland exit and reveals what would have kept him at Stadium of LightJordan Hunter has opened up on his Sunderland exit - and admits he would have probably stayed on Wearside if he'd been offered a longer contract.

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Mobile coronavirus testing centre opens in SunderlandA mobile coronavirus testing centre will open in Sunderland tomorrow.

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Portsmouth and Oxford-linked midfielder Ethan Robson in demand after Sunderland departure with Ipswich, Fleetwood and Blackpool also keenPompey will have to beat off strong competition to land reported target Ethan Robson.

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Ipswich Town transfer rumour: Blues linked with former Sunderland manIpswich Town are one of a string of clubs being linked with a move for former Sunderland midfielder Ethan Robson.

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Blackpool and Fleetwood join Portsmouth, Ipswich and Oxford in the hunt for ex-Sunderland manBlackpool and Fleetwood Town are among a host of League One clubs thought to be interested in signing former Sunderland midfielder Ethan Robson.

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Sunderland news: Phillips reacts as international agrees two-year contractIn the latest Sunderland news Kevin Phillips claims Bailey Wright would give Phil Parkinson's side a "strong chance" of getting promoted next season.

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Gymnastics and Trampoline centre could up in SunderlandApplicant AAASports is the largest gymnastics, trampoline and cheerleading provider in the north of England.

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Sunderland taunt bitter rivals Newcastle over collapsed takeover deal by writing hidden message in announcement of new signing Aiden O'Brien to infuriNewcastle saw the rumoured takeover of Saudi Arabia's Private Investment Fund from unpopular owner Mike Ashley fall through on Thursday, after a prolonged period of negotiation.Â.

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Nine times famous faces visited SunderlandActors, comedians, singers and presenters. We have seen them all in Sunderland.

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Sunderland's subtle, cheeky swipe at rivals Newcastle United as the takeover collapsesSunderland used the announcement of new signing Aiden O'Brien to have a bit of fun at rivals Newcastle's expense following news of their takeover collapse.

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Aiden O'Brien: Sunderland sign former Millwall strikerLeague One club Sunderland sign former Millwall striker Aiden O'Brien on a two-year deal.

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Carnival company to open Sunderland venueA carnival company is set to open its new Sunderland centre this weekend following a delay due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

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Aiden O'Brien: Sunderland sign former Millwall strikerLeague One club Sunderland sign former Millwall striker Aiden O'Brien on a two-year deal.

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Sunderland complete their first signing of the summer as Aiden O'Brien joins from MillwallGet the latest SAFC news and straight to your inbox by signing up to our newsletter Subscribe.

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New recruit: All about Aiden O'BrienPhil Parkinson made his first recruit of the summer today as Republic of Ireland international Aiden O'Brien signed for Sunderland.

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Confirmed: Sunderland make their 1st new signing of the seasonWe've made our first signing of the summer! Republic of Ireland left-forward Aiden O'Brien joins Sunderland on a free transfer following his release by Championship side Millwall, signing a two year deal.

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O'Brien signs for SunderlandSunderland AFC are delighted to announce the signing of Aiden O'Brien.

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Sunderland's League One rivals Portsmouth to sign Ethan Robson after Black Cats releaseEthan Robson is available on a free transfer after his time with Sunderland came to an end upon the end of his contract.

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Blackpool suffer transfer BLOW to Rangers as Portsmouth, Sunderland and Oxford United eye dealsTalk has turned towards the recently opened transfer window now that the League One season is officially done and dusted.

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Aiden O'Brien, Bailey Wright and Stewart Donald sale latest: Phil Smith answers YOUR Sunderland takeover and transfer questionsTakeover and transfer talk continues to dominate on Wearside with the Sunderland players finally back in training at the Academy of Light.

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Sunderland AFC transfer and takeover news RECAP Cats sign ex-Millwall striker Aiden O'Brien as former Fleetwood midfielder Kyle Dempsey linkedThe Sunderland squad returned to training on Wednesday at the Academy of Light with the countdown now on to the new season on September 12.

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Beacon Of Light Reopens: Holiday Courses And Outdoor Pitches AvailableAs of Monday, the Beacon of Light will reopen its doors to host scores of youngsters for our summer Holiday Course programme.

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Extension: Taylor signs one-year dealBrandon Taylor has signed a new one-year deal at Sunderland AFC.

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Hull City and Sunderland targeting ex-Fleetwood Town midfielder Kyle DempseyAs reported by Mail Online, Dempsey, who recently become a free agent after leaving Fleetwood Town following a four-year stay at Highbury, has caught the eye of a number of clubs, with the Tigers and new League One rivals Sunderland among the reported suitors.

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'South Shields just felt like home'Dutch defender Wouter Verstraaten has lifted the lid on his talks with Sunderland - and why he ultimately chose non-league South Shields over the Black Cats.

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TRANSFER NEWS LIVE: Latest Premier League and European deals as Barcelona renew interest in Diogo Dalot… and the latest on Nathan Ake's Manchester CThe transfer window is now starting to gain momentum across England and Europe, as teams look to get a head-start on next season by adding to their ranks.

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Sunderland and Hull chase out-of-contract midfielder Kyle Dempsey… after the 24-year-old turned down a new deal at FleetwoodThe 24-year-old impressed for Fleetwood last season, making 30 appearances and scoring twice as Joey Barton's men reached the League One play-offs.

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How many players do you think Sunderland need to recruit this summer and what are our priorities?How many players do you think Sunderland need to recruit this summer ahead of the new League One season, and what should be our priorities?

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Sunderland AFC transfer news LIVEThe latest Sunderland AFC news and transfer gossip as the Black Cats plan for another season in League One.

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Fan Letters: Why do Sunderland's managers not make better use of our academy?"We should be building the squad around our young players and adding experience to bring them through", says RR reader Anth, who thinks Sunderland don't do enough in developing their best youngsters.

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Sunderland want to sign former Millwall forward Aiden O'BrienSUNDERLAND have made a contract offer to striker Aiden O'Brien, and are hoping to make the Republic of Ireland international one of their key summer signings.

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Are Sunderland's current full backs good enough for a promotion push?An analysis of Denver Hume and Luke O'Nien - are Sunderland's current first team full backs good enough for a team with their sights set on promotion?

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Portsmouth eye ex-Sunderland man but face competition from Oxford United as rivals target dealsTalk has turned towards the recently opened transfer window now that the League One season is officially done and dusted.

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Pompey news live: Blues reject chance to sign prolific striker while ex-Sunderland man linkedChief executive Mark Catlin says Pompey have started their recruitment drive, but the uncertainty over a salary cap - along with a post-coronavirus financial climate - means the club have to be cautious.

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Roker Roundup: Cobblers captain Goode linked with a move to SunderlandSunderland have been credited with an interest in Northampton captain Charlie Goode, but face stiff competition from a number of Championship clubs.

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Sunderland prisoner loses fight after challenging terror offender release rulesMohammed Zahir Khan had his case heard by two High Court judges.

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The buzzing new venue opening up in a derelict historic buildingA derelict former parish centre in Southwick has been completely transformed into a carnival-themed arts space and cafe.

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Fan Letters: Why do Sunderland's managers not make better use of our academy?"We should be building the squad around our young players and adding experience to bring them through", says RR reader Anth, who thinks Sunderland don't do enough in developing their best youngsters.

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Dutch defender reveals why he chose South Shields over SunderlandDutch defender Wouter Verstraaten has lifted the lid on his talks with Sunderland - and why he ultimately chose non-league South Shields over the Black Cats.

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Sunderland and South Tyneside 'miss out on millions because they do not have a metro mayor'Sunderland, County Durham, South Tyneside and Gateshead missed out on millions of pounds in government money because they don't have a mayor.

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PRE-SEASON: Lads return to trainingSunderland's players returned to the Academy of Light on Wednesday, as pre-season preparations for the 2020-21 campaign got underway.

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Football team launched to support men with mental health struggles with socially distanced training sessionsA new football team aimed at tackling issues around mental health has been launched with the game plan of supporting players both on and off the pitch.

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Lads report for pre-seasonSunderland's players returned to the Academy of Light on Wednesday, as pre-season training got underway.

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Report: Rangers-linked A£3.5m striker also sought after by English top-flight club, he's a 'top player'Steven Gerrard's Glasgow Rangers appear to have competition from south of the border for the services of reported Ibrox target Josh Maja.

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West Ham set to rival Rangers for Josh Maja as David Moyes eyes reunion with talented strikerAWest Ham are ready to rival Rangers for Bordeaux's clinical young striker Maja. Maja made his breakthrough at Sunderland under Moyes, making his debut in September 2016,.

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Sunderland take season cards off sale until capacity restrictions are confirmedGround capacities will be limited when fans are allowed back, and Sunderland are wary of being oversubscribed.

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TRANSFER NEWS LIVE: Latest Premier League and European deals as Bayern Munich set price for Liverpool target Thiago and defender Ben Chilwell edges toSportsmail provides you with all the latest transfer deals, news and gossip as the window gets going for the English clubs - plus the rest of the big signings across Europe.

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Transfer gossip: Portsmouth and Oxford in battle to sign released Sunderland youngster Ethan RobsonPompey and Oxford are poised to go head-to-head again - this time over the signing of former Sunderland midfielder Ethan Robson.

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2020-21: Season card and attendance updateComprehensive planning is underway at Sunderland AFC to ensure the club is fully prepared for the start of the 2020-21 season.

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William Storey claims he will invest A£50m in Sunderland if he takes overFounder of Rich Energy William Storey is facing a winding-up petition, but he sees that as no obstacle to buying Sunderland and investing £50m.

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Sunderland's potential new owner William Storey vows to splash A£50m on transfersThe controversial Rich Energy drinks founder threw his hat in the ring to buy out League One club owner Stewart Donald out of the blue last week.

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Sunderland's Academy in Focus: Leeds United emerge as new competitor as Phil Smith delivers verdict on the major lessons and road aheadSunderland's Academy has been a cause for concern for supporters for some time, The Echo spoke to staff, players and figures in the game to delve deeper over a series of articles this week.

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Fan Letters: "From Dortmund model to Sports Direct model"RR readers Jay and Craig are NOT happy with the way Sunderland have handled Bali Mumba's development and then subsequent sale to Norwich City for a paltry £350k...

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Sunderland and South Tyneside 'miss out on millions because they do not have a metro mayor'Sunderland, County Durham, South Tyneside and Gateshead missed out on millions of pounds in government money because they don't have a mayor.

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Perverted Sunderland porn addict downloaded indecent images of children as young as fiveStephen Jefferson-Wright, of Sunderland, had more than 1,000 indecent images, mainly of girls aged between five and seven.

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Storey plans £50m Sunderland splurgeRich Energy owner, William Storey, has continued to raise eyebrows as he sets out an ambitious £50million transfer budget if his Sunderland takeover is successful.

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Do Sunderland AFC need to invest in a commitment to remain a Category 1 status academy?With costs rising to an estimated £8-10m a year to run a Category 1 status academy, we discuss the need for Sunderland to invest so heavily in committing to keep our elite status.

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Free Ultrafast Seaside Arrives in SunderlandFollowing the initial deployment of ultrafast WiFi in Keel Square, High Street West and St Mary's Boulevard in December 2019, this latest extension of high-speed connectivity is part of a wider strategy comprising numerous collaborative projects led by Sunderland City Council to augment its digital infrastructure for the benefit of everyone...

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The state of play with every Sunderland player as pre-season training finally beginsSunderland's squad finally returned for pre-season training on Wednesday.

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Opinion: I honestly haven't missed Sunderland in the slightest during lockdownLockdown has given Roker Reporter Rebecca Johnson the opportunity to watch some exciting, rewarding and action-packed football as a complete neutral.

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Josh Maja: West Ham interested in Bordeaux and ex-Sunderland strikerWest Ham are interested in Bordeaux striker Josh Maja.

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Takeover latest as 'buyer' makes £50m claim as Sunderland linked with THREE signingsWith the League One season now over, talk has turned towards the recently opened transfer window.

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Man arrested in Sunderland on suspicion of meeting an underage girlA Northumbria Police spokesperson said: "On Sunday evening we arrested a 38-year-old man on suspicion of meeting an under-age girl following grooming."

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Heartbreak for Sunderland's new Pop Recs building as thieves target venue for the fourth timeIn May, £1,000 worth of instruments and equipment belonging to the Sunderland Young Musicians Project were stolen when the building was burgled which was described as a "huge blow".

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This is what Phil Parkinson has in store for Sunderland squad as they return to training todayIt has been a long four-and-a-half months for the Sunderland squad but today they finally return to training at the Academy of Light.

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Exclusive: Portsmouth and Oxford set sights on signing midfielder who has just quit SunderlandIn the latest Sunderland news Portsmouth and Oxford are targeting a move for Ethan Robson after his release from the Stadium of Light this summer.

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Report: Sunderland's attempts to sign free-agent trio in doubt, ex-Premier League starlet in limboSunderland are interested in signing Kenton Richardson, Josh Hawkes and former Burnley striker Will Harris but, according to the Echo, their pursuit of a trio of free-agents have hit the buffers of late.

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Sunderland's Ashbrooke School wins planning permission for expansionPlans to expand a Sunderland specialist school to make way for more pupils have been given the green light.

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Fresh twist in Birmingham City's manager searchBlues are in the hunt for a head coach after Pep Clotet left his post this month.

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‘He'll tear spl': Some Rangers fans buzzing after hearing who Steven Gerrard reportedly wantsSome Rangers fans have taken to Twitter to give their reaction to speculation linking the Ibrox club with Josh Maja.

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Ms L Greenlaw v Together For Children Sunderland Ltd: 2502295/2019To help us improve GOV.UK, we'd like to know more about your visit today. We'll send you a link to a feedback form.

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WWE owner Vince McMahon linked with Sunderland takeoverIt’s very important to get this in early and say this is highly unlikely, but it’s worth imagining what “Sunderland til I die” season 3 would be like if Vince McMahon actually bought Sunderland.

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Ehmer, Baldwin, Kilgour, Jaakkola, Clarke-Harris: Who should be Bristol Rovers' next captain?Ben Garner has a conundrum on his hands, with several good candidates to be the next Bristol Rovers captain.

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Goalkeeper 'target' available for loan as Phil Parkinson weighs up Sunderland optionsSunderland have long-been credited with an interest in Matija Sarkic and he is available for a loan deal despite signing for Wolves.

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Sunderland AFC transfer and takeover news RECAP: Salary cap plans plus latest from our investigation into Academy concernsSunderland will return to training at the Academy of Light on Wednesday ahead of the new season getting underway on September 12.

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Way Back When: Reading 2-1 SunderlandIf not a lot happened in the 1988-1989 season for Sunderland, everything seemed to happen the next year.

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Two more people test positive for Covid-19 in Sunderland, figures confirmTwo more people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Sunderland taking the total number of confirmed cases during the pandemic to 1,781.

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Sunderland house sealed off by the council amid safety concernsThe house on Broomshields Avenue in Fulwell, in Sunderland, is sealed off from the public.

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Landmark mental health declarationFootball has come together to sign a joint Declaration committing to make mental health a key priority at all levels of the game, as a lasting legacy of the Heads Up campaign.

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Mumba's move to Norwich highlights Sunderland's issues with youth developmentBali Mumba completed a move to Norwich yesterday citing the Canaries' ability to develop young talent as a prime reason for his move to East Anglia.

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Ex-South Shields loanee Bali Mumba opens up on decision to leave Sunderland after completing Norwich City moveBali Mumba says there will ‘always be a piece' of Sunderland with him as he embarks on the next chapter of his career.

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The Sunderland players who face a big pre-season as they look to make an impressionSunderland are due to return for pre-season training on Wednesday, with Phil Parkinson hoping to shape his squad for a promotion challenge.

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EFL issue statement on Sunderland rival's ownership situationCharlton Athletic were relegated to League One on the final day of the season, with the EFL yet to ratify the recent change in ownership.

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go with your gut and if someone's wrong for Sunderland, then shout it!Sunderland might be up for sale, but that doesn't mean we should be happy with the current owners selling to any old chancer.

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Portsmouth's League One promotion rivals suffer TRIPLE transfer blowThe League One season is now over - and the transfer window is officially open for business as of yesterday.

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Ex-Blackpool man eyed by Preston as League One rivals suffer TRIPLE transfer blowThe League One season is now over - and the transfer window is officially open for business as of yesterday.

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‘Hope he'll be a success': Chairman says reported Sunderland target can leave on loanWolverhampton Wanderers will make reported Sunderland target Matija Sarkic available for loan this summer, chairman Jeff Shi has told the club's official website.

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PROFILE: ‘He has a lot of quality'Norwich City completed the signing of highly-rated full-back Bali Mumba on Monday. Connor Southwell caught up with Sunderland Echo reporter Phil Smith to find out more about the 18-year-old.

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Next in Sunderland expands premises by 40 per centDuncan Allen, building and services director at the Bridges, commented: "Next is an extremely popular store and it's fantastic to see the confidence this major retailer has had in Sunderland with its expansion plans."

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Sunderland goalkeeper target finds a new club, but could still move to Wearside on loanMatija Sarkic is one of a number of goalkeepers already linked to Sunderland this summer as they look to replace Jon McLaughlin.

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Police release video of the moment Sunderland right-wing thug Daniel Allan launches 'flying kick' at officerThe Met Police has released footage of right-wing thug Daniel Allan attacking a police officer at protests in London as they welcomed his prison sentence.

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Damaging bedroom furniture and drink drivingThe following cases took place in Sunderland or South Shields at South Northumbria Magistrates' Court.

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Location of every coronavirus death in Sunderland, Gateshead and NewcastleTHERE have been more than 1,000 coronavirus-related deaths in the Tyne and Wear region since the outbreak began.

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Rotherham United linked with ex-Bury left-backThe League One season is now over - and the transfer window is officially open for business as of yesterday.

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Sunderland suffer TRIPLE transfer blow as Black Cats linked with TWO strikersThe League One season is now over - and the transfer window is officially open for business as of yesterday.

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Nine great pictures from Sunderland's Jacky Whites Market over the yearsWhat could be better than a fantastic bargain from a market stall.

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Steven Fletcher to Celtic: Neil Lennon addresses potential swoop for ex-Hibs and Sunderland starNeil Lennon refused to rule out a swoop for Steven Fletcher as he targets more fire power ahead of the new season.

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Norwich City sign Bali Mumba from SunderlandNorwich sign teenager Bali Mumba from League One side Sunderland for an undisclosed fee.

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Sunderland domestic abuse survivors start furniture schemeThree women who fled abusive relationships say they want to help ease the burden on other escapees.

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Norwich City sign Bali Mumba from SunderlandNorwich sign teenager Bali Mumba from League One side Sunderland for an undisclosed fee.

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Roker Rapport Podcast: With former SAFC Captain, Coach and Assistant ManagerChris Wynn had the opportunity to chat with Brace looking back at his three stints at the club as a player through the 80s and 90s and his years behind the scenes!

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Will come back to haunt usBali Mumba has joined Norwich City, signing a four-year deal with the Championship club.

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Bayern Munich keen to sign Max Aarons from Norwich City for £18.3mBayern Munich are prepared to pay €20m to sign Norwich right-back Max Aarons, according to Sky in Germany.

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Sunderland Live launches Don't Trash Our Future campaign in a bid to stamp out litter loutsSunderland Live, together with local community and information platform InYourArea.co.uk and our nationwide network of sister newspapers and websites, have teamed up with Clean Up Britain to push for changes we believe will leave no choice but for both irresponsible litter louts and the authorities who have the power to enforce the law but so...

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Bali Mumba opens up on 'very tough' decision to leave and posts classy farewell message to SunderlandBali Mumba says there will ‘always be a piece' of Sunderland with him as he embarks on the next chapter of his career.

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Sunderland fans could be in the Stadium of Light sooner than first thoughtFootball fans could be back inside stadiums watching live games sooner than originally anticipated, it has been revealed.

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Bali Mumba's farewell message to Sunderland fans as he joins Norwich CityBali Mumba's move to Norwich City has been confirmed, but the youngster has a message for Sunderland fans as he departs.

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Mistake or Masterstroke? Norwich sign Bali Mumba from Sunderland for £350KDaniel Farke's Norwich City have signed England youth international Bali Mumba from Sunderland on a four-year-deal for £350K.

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Bali Mumba leaves Sunderland to join NorwichNORWICH CITY have confirmed the signing of Bali Mumba from Sunderland, with the 18-year-old having signed a four-year contract at Carrow Road.

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Norwich City outline their plans for Bali Mumba as talented youngster leaves SunderlandBali Mumba says he is hoping to replicate the success of Norwich City full-backs Max Aarons and Jamal Lewis.

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Sunderland AFC transfer news RECAP: Bali Mumba departs, Rangers eye Josh Maja swoop, William Storey reveals takeover updateRangers have been linked with a move for former Sunderland striker Josh Maja.

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Coup for South Shields as defender snubs Sunderland to sign for non-league sideSouth Shields have completed the signing of defender Jordan Hunter after he left League One side Sunderland.

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Bali Mumba joins NorwichSunderland AFC can today confirm that Bali Mumba has joined Norwich City for an undisclosed fee.

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Sunderland's Academy in Focus: Inside the controversial sale of Bali Mumba and the questions raised ahead of Norwich City moveSunderland's Academy has been a cause for concern for supporters for some time, The Echo spoke to staff, players and figures in the game to delve deeper over a series of articles this week.

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Norwich sign 18-year-old Bali Mumba from SunderlandThe teenager has signed a four-year deal at Carrow Road.

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Five minibuses stolen across Sunderland in over a month but police don't think they're linkedOfficers investigating five incidents where minibuses were stolen or vandalised across Sunderland have said they do not believe the cases are linked.

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Pride in our own?"I enjoy banter as much as the next fan and appreciate not all our players past or present are the most talented, but still can't understand the long-held underlying nasty tone aimed at George Honeyman" writes Gary Engel.

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Report: Sunderland want 18-goal free-agent, plan to re-sign 33-year-old tooSunderland are interested in signing two free-agent strikers this summer according to reports; Blackburn Rovers' Danny Graham and A-League top scorer Adam Le Fondre.

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Sunderland's Academy in Focus: Examining two years of poor results, staff concerns and a dramatic talent drainOne of the earliest and starkest indications of how football is going to change in the coming years came when long-serving boss Nigel Clough announced he would be standing down from his role at Burton Albion.

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Norwich sign Bali Mumba from SunderlandThe teenager has signed a four-year deal at Carrow Road.

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Tom Flanagan and Sunderland's Defensive Dilemma"There must be a spiteful attitude to defending adopted next season, and this will be the foundation upon which a promotion bid can be laid" writes Phil West.

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Transfer window opens as Sunderland squad gears up for return to trainingThe transfer window has opened today for Premier League and EFL clubs.

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Roker Roundup: Josh Maja linked to RangersFormer Sunderland striker Josh Maja is reportedly a target for Scottish side Rangers - is the Nigeria international set for a reunion with his former teammate Jermain Defoe?

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Takeover latest as William Storey provides update, ex-15 goal Sunderland star set for Rangers talks, Cats linked with strikersThe Premier League, Championship and League One seasons are over, with the transfer window now officially open for business.

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Sunderland fans react as ex-striker Danny Graham is linked with a return on a free transferDanny Graham struggled in his first spell at Sunderland, netting just one goal in four years at the club.

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Birmingham City transfer target breaks silence on 'negotiations'Sunderland defender had been linked with a move to Birmingham City.

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Sunderland AFC bidder 'enters period of exclusivity'The owner of Sunderland AFC is understood to have entered a period of exclusivity with a potential buyer.

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Sunderland projects provide A£12.4m boostSeven Sunderland regeneration projects have provided a £12.4m boost the the city's economy since the start of work, according to figures from contractor Esh Construction.

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Police say there is no link after five minibuses are stolen in the space of six weeks in the Sunderland areaOfficers investigating five stolen minibuses from schools and care homes across Sunderland do not believe they are linked and are treating them as separate incidents.

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Journalists nominate Newcastle United to be next behind the scenes TV series after Sunderland Til I DieThat is the opinion of journalists at The Mail who were asked to nominate a Premier League club to follow the likes of Manchester City and Sunderland in allowing cameras access to what happens behind closed doors.

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Martyn Waghorn relives the day Roy Keane lost it in the Sunderland dressing roomWaghorn was an academy graduate at Sunderland and was handed his Black Cats' debut by Keane.

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Rangers 'to open talks' with Bordeaux striker Josh Maja amid Alfredo Morelos speculationRangers are believed to be on the verge of opening talks with Bordeaux striker Josh Maja.

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Sunderland owner Stewart Donald enters 'period of exclusivity' with prospective buyerDonald, who stepped down as chairman earlier this month, has publicly stated he is "desperate" to sell his share and encouraged fans to unite to buy it.

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Sunderland AFC takeover news RECAP: Striker linked plus significant development as Stewart Donald aims to sell club before start of seasonThere has been a significant development in the sale of Sunderland AFC with Stewart Donald reported to have entered a period of exclusivity with a potential buyer.

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Weary Sunderland fans have been here many times before as they await positive sale developmentSunderland fans have been here before, of course.

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Week Three: Can you name these nine ex-Sunderland players from their Wikipedia pages?Want to put your Sunderland AFC knowledge to the test - well we've got just the thing for you to have a go at.

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RUTH SUNDERLAND: Corporate Britain blind to debtOne worrying parallel with the financial crisis is that taxpayers are on the hook for billions of pounds of potential losses again, just as we were back then.

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Update: Takeover latest as Sunderland linked with TWO strikersThe League One and Championship seasons now are over, with the Premier League to reach a conclusion later today.

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'Hopefully the change we need'Sunderland fans have been quick to have their say following the latest takeover development at the Stadium of Light.

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Former Reading and Bolton striker Adam Le Fondre could return to England this summer with Sunderland and Portsmouth among those interested in the SydnLe Fondre, 33, who plays for Sydney FC, is currently the top goalscorer in Australia's A-League with 18 goals, and helped his side to the title last season.

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Sunderland AFC takeover timeline: The ups and downs of talks as club enters 'period of exclusivity' with potential buyerTakeover talks have engulfed Sunderland AFC for well over a year - and we take a look at the ups and downs of the proposed deal, plus all the key players involved.

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Portsmouth linked with DOUBLE deal but face competition from Sunderland for strikerThe League One and Championship seasons now are over, with the Premier League to reach a conclusion later today.

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Sunderland owner Stewart Donald enters 'period of exclusivity' with prospective buyerDonald, who stepped down as chairman earlier this month, has publicly stated he is "desperate" to sell his share and encouraged fans to unite to buy it.

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Sunderland owner Stewart Donald enters advanced talks with a potential buyerStewart Donald has a potential buyer for Sunderland and the club could be sold before the new season starts on September 12.

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Danny Graham linked with Sunderland return after Blackburn Rovers exitDanny Graham left Sunderland in 2014 and said he didn't know where his football career was going at that time before finding a new home, and success, at Ewood Park.

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Sunderland AFC takeover news LIVE: Significant development as Stewart Donald aims to sell club before start of seasonThere has been a significant development in the sale of Sunderland AFC with Stewart Donald reported to have entered a period of exclusivity with a potential buyer.

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Fan Letters: Conspiracy theories and rumoursIn today's Fan Letters, Mark talks about Sunderland conspiracy theories and Nige's detective work stirs up a Super Kev rumour.

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Sunderland AFC takeover: What does a 'period of exclusivity' mean and what's the timeframe for a deal to be done?Takeover talk continues to grip Wearside with reports owner Stewart Donald has now entered a period of exclusivity with a potential buyer.

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Stewart Donald grants period of exclusivity for Sunderland saleSTEWART DONALD is hoping to complete a sale of Sunderland before the start of the new season in mid-September after agreeing a period of exclusivity with one of the groups jostling to try to buy the club.

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Roker Roundtable: Is the deal to re-sign Bailey Wright a good deal for Sunderland?With the the deal to re-sign Bailey Wright on the verge of being sealed, we ask our panel if they think that is a good move for the club.

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The untold story of BicaWe shed light on the untold story of Bica - Sunderland's first ever Brazilian player - and the strange circumstances behind his move to Wearside.

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