Blackpool, Millwall and Sunderland join the 10-cap international transfer race

Championship rivals Blackpool, Millwall and Sunderland have all entered the race to recruit Arsenal centre-back Daniel Ballard, according to a Patreon report by Alan Nixon. The Northern Irelandman previously looked set to join second-tier side Burnley in what was reportedly an agreed £2million deal – but the Clarets have since pulled out of the race …

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The 22-year-old’s first words after signing long-term deal with Sunderland

Sunderland goalkeeper Anthony Patterson said he couldn’t be happier after signing a new deal with the Black Cats. The announcement was made last night, with Sunderland confirming the shot-stopper had written a four-year extension that will see him stay at the club until 2026. Patterson was a key part of Sunderland’s rise last season, making …

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Sunderland football legend Raich Carter’s treasures are up for auction

MEMORABILIA of a football legend will go under the hammer in a saleroom tomorrow. Raich Carter was a sportsman who won the FA Cup twice, captained Sunderland to the Football League title, was described by his admiring international team-mate Stanley Matthews as “deadly on goal” and won countless awards. But he would cherish a home-spun …

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Sky Sports pundit gives Sunderland promotions prediction

Former Premier League footballer Lee Hendrie has predicted sunderland will be able to immediately compete for promotion in the championship. The Black Cats secured their place in the Second Division with a play-off final win over Wycombe Wanderers in May. Alex Neil’s side will now be gearing up for life in the second division but …

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Football finance expert details the benefit of announcing ownership of Sunderland

Football finance expert Kieran Maguire has explained how Kyril Louis-Dreyfus and Juan Sartori can benefit from their increased stake in Sunderland. The two businessmen now own 51 and 30 percent stakes in the club, respectively Notice earlier this week. The move bought Charlie Methven’s 5 percent stake outright and reduced Stewart Donald’s to 19 percent. …

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Lee Johnson: On Hibernian, Sunderland and the Bristol City Love

Former Bristol City and Sunderland manager Lee Johnson returns to football to take on Hibernian Lee Johnson believes the level of Scottish football can continue to improve as he prepares for the new season with Hibernian. The former midfielder ended his playing career at Kilmarnock in 2013 and also spent time at Hearts. Johnson believes …

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