Sunderland waiting until the last possible moment to earn a critical point in the relegation race with a stoppage-time equalizer.
Sunderland grabbed a crucial point today that lifts them out of the relegation zone as they put together another solid defensive effort in a 0-0 draw with Arsenal.
Fabio Borini scored one goal and assisted another to guide Sunderland to a crucial 0-3 win over Norwich City.
Sam Allardyce confirmed that Duncan Watmore has returned to the club ahead of schedule and is in contention to return for the weekend.
Duncan Watmore is poised for a first team return after re-joining the main group in training this week.
Sunderland came up short in their bid to collect points against table-leading Leicester City as their relegation battle gets tougher after a 0-2 loss to the Foxes.
Despite completely overwhelming its opponents, Sunderland could not manage to earn three points at home against West Brom in a 0-0 draw.
Emmanuel Eboue's stint at Sunderland has ended nearly as quickly as it began after the defender was banned one year by FIFA.
Duncan Watmore could return ahead of schedule and play again before the end of the season as long as the Sunderland forward avoids any major setbacks.
Younes Kaboul will be assessed after the Sunderland skipper was replaced on 73 minutes during Sundays’ Tyne – Wear derby due to calf tightness.
Jermaine Defoe scored his twelfth goal of the season to put Sunderland in a position to defeat Newcastle United for the seventh consecutive time, but the Black Cats would concede a late equalizer to settle for a 1-1 draw at St. James' Park.
Sunderland has added some reinforcements to its defense with the signing of free-agent defender Emmanuel Eboue through the end of the season.
Sunderland confirmed that fullback Adam Matthews has joined Bristol City on a two-month loan the chance to activate a recall clause at any time.
Sam Allardyce expressed concern that Sunderland may be without two regular starters for the weekend match against a struggling Southampton side.
Lee Cattermole will miss this weekends’ visit to Southampton after the tough tackling midfielder was forced off against Crystal Palace due to a head injury.