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Martin Bain’s reaction to Twitter speculation – and how his work behind the scenes at Sunderland goes on

Martin Bain hasn’t had much to smile about since he took over the reins at Sunderland last summer, but, sat at his desk on Thursday evening, he allowed himself a small chuckle.

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Garry Monk

How Pools boss aims to attract hottest prospects from Middlesbrough, Newcastle and Sunderland

Craig Harrison plans to speak to the North East’s Big Three over the next 10 days as he looks to bring a couple of loan signings into his Hartlepool United squad.

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EFL chief executive Shaun Harvey.

Sunderland among EFL clubs to make donation to Grenfell Tower disaster fund

Sunderland and their fellow EFL clubs have agreed to donate a six-figure sum to the victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster.

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Blair Adams in his Notts County days

Blair Switch Project: How new Hartlepool signing Adams hopes to kickstart career

New boy Blair Adams believes his move to Hartlepool United is just what he needs to kickstart his career.

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David Moyes

Sunderland scour German market for transfer bargains

Sunderland are looking at bargain buys in the German transfer market – regardless of whether a takeover goes through.

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Middlesbrough have told Stewart Downing he can leave on a free this summer.

Clubs on alert as ex-Sunderland target Stewart Downing told he can leave Middlesbrough on a free

Clubs are on alert after former England midfielder Stewart Downing was told he can leave Middlesbrough on a free transfer this summer.

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George Honeyman made his Sunderland debut in a 2-0 FA Cup fifth round loss at Bradford City.

Huge season ahead for Sunderland youngster George Honeyman

Sunderland’s 2-0 FA Cup defeat to Bradford City two-and-a-half-years ago won’t live long in the memory for supporters.

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Lee Cattermole in action for Sunderland.

Revealed! Sunderland's 2017-18 fixtures released with home game against Derby County to kick off Championship campaign

Sunderland's 2017-18 Championship fixtures have been released with a home game against Derby County to kick off the Championship campaign.
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Fabio Borini.

Sunderland striker Fabio Borini’s future remains up in the air

There is strong interest in Fabio Borini from Scottish giants Celtic and top Serie A sides, but the Sunderland striker admits his future remains up in the air.

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Ellis Short

German consortium well placed for Sunderland takeover

Ellis Short is stepping up his efforts to sell Sunderland – with a German consortium currently in pole position.

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Kirchhoff to leave Sunderland but could stay in Premier League

Jan Kirchhoff will leave Sunderland when his contract expires at the end of this month – but he could yet stay in the Premier League.

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Roy Keane

Sunderland in need of a 2006 reboot to revive fortunes

The Carabao Cup first round draw was for most a comic, farcical affair as, in a bizarre Bangkok setting, Charlton Athletic drawn twice and the EFL’s much-vaunted live stream running without audible sound.

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Sunderland owner Ellis Short

Sunderland still stifled due to uncertainty

Sunderland’s search for a new manager enters a fifth week with no immediate prospect of resolution.

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Chief executive Martin Bain and owner Ellis Short watch Sunderland slip to relegation last season.

How will Sunderland’s takeover talks and manager delay affect the Black Cats’ Championship preparations?

Sunderland have confirmed that their search for a new manager has been complicated by talk of potential new owners at the club.

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Robbie Stockdale. Picture by Frank Reid

Crucial Sunderland role for coach Robbie Stockdale – if takeover talks drag on

Robbie Stockdale is set to play a key role in Sunderland’s pre-season preparations after the club suspended their manager search.

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Sunderland chief executive Martin Bain.

Takeover talks take priority as Sunderland put managerial search on hold

Sunderland have placed a time frame on talks with potential new owners as they look to bring an end to their search for a new manager.

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Preston boss Simon Grayson

Preston boss Simon Grayson the new bookies favourite as Sunderland reel from McInnes snub

Sunderland have been left reeling after Derek McInnes opted to reject their interest and stay with Aberdeen.

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Martin Bain must continue his search for a new manager elsewhere.

Martin Bain: We will continue with our recruitment process

Sunderland chief executive Martin Bain is pondering his next move after the failure to land Derek McInnes as the club’s new manager.

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Derek McInnes.

Derek McInnes: Why I rejected Sunderland to stay with Aberdeen

Derek McInnes has turned down the chance to become Sunderland’s new manager.

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Derek McInnes.

Huge blow for Sunderland as Derek McInnes says NO

Sunderland face a massive rethink in their search for a new manager – after Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes turned down the chance to become the Black Cats’ new boss.

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