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Three things we learnt from Stoke City’s 3-1 victory over Sunderland

Sorry Sunderland. Super Stoke. Four words that pretty much summed up Saturday’s fixture at the Stadium of Light. Stoke City were superb throughout the contest, particularly during the first half where they scored three goals in 19 minutes, whilst Sunderland produced a defensive horror show and lacked any real cutting edge in the final third. The visitors opened the scoring …

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Premier League: Team of the Week XX feat. Spurs and Arsenal stars

The story of Gameweek 20 came on Wednesday night, as Chelsea’s winning streak met its end at 13 games as Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham moved up to third with a 2-0 win over the leaders at White Hart Lane to preserve their unbeaten home record this season.   Chelsea still retain the grace of a five-point gap after second-placed Liverpool dropped …

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Is this 11-goal Sunderland star set to join West Ham?

West Ham United have stepped up their audacious efforts to re-sign Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe. According to Sky Sports, the Black Cats rejected an initial offer of £6 million on Wednesday afternoon. West Ham, who are desperate to add firepower to their squad following a difficult start to life at the London Stadium, are expected to return with an improved bid …

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Three players Sunderland should target during the January transfer window

To say that Sunderland have had a turbulent six months would be something of an understatement. After the jubilation of securing survival at the end of the 2015/16 Premier league season Black Cats supporters were fully expecting to see their club spend the summer re-building, re-moulding and re-investing in their first team squad under the guidance of Sam Allardyce. With …

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Three things we learnt from Manchester United’s 3-1 win over Sunderland

Manchester United recorded their fourth consecutive Premier League victory thanks to a comfortable 3-1 success against struggling Sunderland at Old Trafford. Goals from Daley Blind, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan sealed the destination of the three points before Fabio Borini grabbed a late consolation for the visitors. Jose Mourinho’s side remain sixth in the standings but now have some crucial momentum …

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Three key stats ahead of Manchester United vs Sunderland

Everything seems to finally be coming together for Manchester United now. After an awful run of form which saw them drop into the clutches of mid-table, they are now back challenging for a spot in the Champions League places after three very impressive wins on the spin. As for Sunderland, a win over Watford last time out (their fourth in …

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Sunderland vs Chelsea: Match preview and predicted line-ups

Chelsea will be seeking a 10th consecutive Premier League victory when they make the long trip to rock bottom Sunderland tomorrow evening. Antonio Conte’s side have surged up the table in recent months to become the bookmakers’ favourites for the title and are odds on to overturn the struggling Black Cats at the Stadium of Light. Resolute in defence and expansive …

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Three things we learnt from Swansea's crucial 3-0 victory over Sunderland

Gylfi Sigurdsson and Fernando Llorente starred as Swansea City hauled themselves off the foot of the Premier League table by securing a vital victory over fellow strugglers Sunderland at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday. The three points will provide Bob Bradley with some respite and breathing space after the American coach came under increasing criticism and pressure following recent poor …

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