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Darron Gibson hopes new manager and improving fitness can turn around Sunderland career and season

After a difficult first year on Wearside, to put it mildly, Darron Gibson hopes that some promising displays under Chris Coleman can prove to be the beginning of a revival for both himself and the club.

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WWC 0-0 SAFC 09-12-2027. Picture by FRANK REID

Darron Gibson hoping new manager, new style of play and improving fitness can turn around Sunderland career and season

After a difficult first year on Wearside, to put it mildly, Darron Gibson hopes that some promising displays under Chris Coleman can prove to be the beginning of a revival for both himself and the club.

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Aston Villa FC 2-1 Sunderland AFC, 21-11-2017, Villa Park, Birmingham. Picture by FRANK REID

Sunderland midfielder on contract situation and why winless run at home has ‘hurt pride’

Darron Gibson says he has given little thought to his long-term future at the club and is focusing on cementing his place in the starting XI under Chris Coleman.

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Sunderland boss Chris Coleman has been backed by Kevin Ball.  Picture by Frank Reid

Former Sunderland captain Kevin Ball hails Black Cats boss Chris Coleman

Chris Coleman’s outstanding leadership skills meant he was destined to become a successful manager, says ex-team-mate and Sunderland legend Kevin Ball.

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Sunderlands on loan defender Brendan Galloway in action against Leeds United earlier in the season.

Sunderland boss Chris Coleman looks for on-loan Brendan Galloway to dig deep

Chris Coleman admits Brendan Galloway has endured a “tough time” at Sunderland and has challenged the defender to dig deep for the cause.

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Chris Coleman.

Lee Clark provides key insight into Chris Coleman’s Sunderland methods and reveals how he can emulate Peter Reid

Lee Clark believes “top class” Chris Coleman could emulate another of his old managers – Peter Reid – at the Stadium of Light.

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VOTE: 10 players who have played for both Sunderland and Wolves

VOTE: 10 players who have played for both Sunderland and Wolves

Of the 10 players that we’ve selected - who have played for or represented both Sunderland and Wolves over the years - who is your favourite?

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Sunderland boss Chris Coleman on the key January transfer questions

Chris Coleman admits that his January transfer plans are dependent on some of Sunderland’s higher earners leaving the club, but he has a back-up plan if buyers can’t be found.

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Chris Coleman admits Sunderland need more ‘pace and power’ ahead of January transfer window

Chris Coleman admits Sunderland need more ‘pace and power’ ahead of January transfer window

Chris Coleman says he hopes he can use the January tranfer window to make his Sunderland side ‘more dynamic’.

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Joel Asoro takes a tumble in the incident which led to Lewis Grabban's penalty consolation in last week's defeat to Reading. Picture by Frank Reid

Sunderland starlet Joel Asoro loving the buzz of first-team football

A broad smile breaks out across Joel Asoro’s face as he reflects on the wild celebrations at Burton Albion after his late impact helped seal Chris Coleman’s first win.

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Stacey Flounders' car after the collision

Former girlfriend of shamed Sunderland star Adam Johnson injured in road accident - report

The ex-girlfriend of shamed former Sunderland AFC star Adam Johnson has reportedly been injured in a car accident while on her way to visit him in prison.

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Chris Coleman.

Chris Coleman happy to make big decisions to turn Sunderland around

Chris Coleman is not afraid to make big selection calls and says the focus has to be on the players fitting into his game-plan.

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Bradley Lowery with Jermain Defoe.

Jermain Defoe's tribute to Bradley Lowery is one of most retweeted posts of year

Footballer Jermain Defoe's tribute to Bradley Lowery is one of the most retweeted posts of the year, the social site has revealed.
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The incident happened at the Stadium of Light on Saturday.

Police say Sunderland fan DID NOT defecate on seat at Reading game

Police today revealed that the Sunderland fan who went viral on social media for 'pooing in his seat' didn't defecate after all.
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Lee Cattermole in action for Sunderland against Reading.

Sunderland boss says experienced players may need a break from struggles

Chris Coleman admits he may have to take some of his experienced players out of the firing line after yet another home failure.

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The Stadium of Light

Sunderland fan 'thrown out for defecating in seat' at Stadium of Light

Sunderland supporters were stunned when a fan at the Stadium of Light pulled down his trousers and appeared to defecate in his seat, according to reports.
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Lewis Grabban

We'll make 'right decision' on Lewis Grabban recall, says Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is yet to decide whether to recall Sunderland striker Lewis Grabban in January.

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Diego Maradona pulls out England in the World Cup draw.

England draw Belgium, Panama and Wahbi Khazri's Tunisia in World Cup group

England will face Belgium, Panama and Tunisia in the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

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VOTE: 10 players who have played for both Sunderland and Reading

VOTE: 10 players who have played for both Sunderland and Reading

Of the 10 players that we’ve selected - who have played for or represented both Sunderland and Reading over the years - who is your favourite?

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Chris Coleman.

Sunderland manager’s rallying cry to his Sunderland squad ahead of Reading clash

Manager Chris Coleman wants his Sunderland players to stick their chests out, be positive and ‘play smart’ against Reading tomorrow as the Black Cats look to end their home hoodoo.

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