Sunderland have both Wes Brown and John O'Shea available for the vital Week 28 clash at Hull, but are struggling with other absences.
England and Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson has been arrested on suspicion of sex with a 15-year-old girl.
Adam Johnson and Connor Wickham are fit to return for Sunderland's match with QPR.
Sunderland have a host of players injured or doubtful for the Week 24 clash at Swansea.
Sunderland will not risk Adam Johnson unnecessarily ahead of this weekends’ FA Cup fourth round tie against Fulham after the attacking midfielder picked up a minor calf injury.
Sunderland won their fourth straight Tyne-Wear derby thanks to a goal in the 90th minute by Adam Johnson as the Black Cats spoil Newcastle's day at St. James', 0-1.
Adam Johnson opens his account four weeks into the season with a goal at home vs Tottenham.
Adam Johnson scored a great solo goal in Sunderland's 2-2 draw against Tottenham.
Sunderland took another dangerous step toward relegation with a 1-2 loss to West Ham United at the Stadium of Light this evening.
Adam Johnson continued his deadly scoring form, notching his seventh goal of the season and sixth in the past four matches, as Sunderland manhandled Newcastle United in the always heated Tyne-Wear Derby.
Sunderland moved out of the Premier League bottom three for the first time since August with a 1-0 win over 10-man Stoke.
Sunderland started the match looking like they didn't belong but their hat trick hero from last weekend saved a point after an impressive fight back after going two goals down.
Adam Johnson had a stormer of an afternoon for Sunderland, scoring three times against a poor Fulham defense, as the Black Cats move out of last position in the table with a 1-4 win over the Cottagers.
Sunderland took the lead with the first goal of the game thanks to Adam Johnson, but the Black Cats surrendered twice and failed to come away with any points in a 1-2 loss.