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#Black Cats

# black-cats - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Man of the match John O'Shea swats away retirement talk with first goal in over four years
# Sheasy
From The42
# Sheasy

Man of the match John O'Shea swats away retirement talk with first goal in over four years

Mar 31st 2018, 9:29 AM 10,182 Views 7 Comments

The 36-year-old dismissed reports earlier this week that suggested he planned to retire at the end of the season.

# black-cats - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Ireland international Darron Gibson suspended by Sunderland after drink-driving charge
# Charge
From The42
# Charge

Ireland international Darron Gibson suspended by Sunderland after drink-driving charge

Mar 18th 2018, 11:25 AM 17,466 Views 0 Comments

Darron Gibson has been suspended by Sunderland after his charge for drink-driving, with the Championship club launching an investigation.

# black-cats - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Changing times for Kilkenny as county reveals controversial new jersey for 2018
# Black Cats
From The42
# Black Cats

Changing times for Kilkenny as county reveals controversial new jersey for 2018

Nov 4th 2017, 3:47 PM 25,727 Views 22 Comments

The Black Cats have released a new jersey for the first time in three years.

# black-cats - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Aiden McGeady scores lovely consolation but hapless Sunderland are in big trouble
# Downward Spiral
From The42
# Downward Spiral

Aiden McGeady scores lovely consolation but hapless Sunderland are in big trouble

Sep 27th 2017, 2:07 AM 7,210 Views 2 Comments

Another Republic of Ireland international – David McGoldrick – was on the mark as Ipswich thrashed the Black Cats.

# black-cats - Friday 30 June, 2017

O'Shea signs new deal and Borini leaves for Milan as Sunderland begin life under Grayson
# Black Cats
From The42
# Black Cats

O'Shea signs new deal and Borini leaves for Milan as Sunderland begin life under Grayson

Jun 30th 2017, 7:01 PM 8,323 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland international has penned a new one-year contract, while Borini heads to AC Milan on loan.

# black-cats - Monday 30 January, 2017

Ireland midfielder Gibson reunited with Moyes after joining Sunderland
# Irish Eye
From The42
# Irish Eye

Ireland midfielder Gibson reunited with Moyes after joining Sunderland

Jan 30th 2017, 4:45 PM 10,505 Views 14 Comments

The Derry native has signed for the Premier League’s bottom club along with Bryan Oviedo.

# black-cats - Saturday 22 October, 2016

More misery for Moyes as Hammers grab late, late winner against Sunderland
# Black Cats
From The42
# Black Cats

More misery for Moyes as Hammers grab late, late winner against Sunderland

Oct 22nd 2016, 5:15 PM 3,992 Views 2 Comments

Leicester recorded a comfortable 3-1 win over Crystal Palace courtesy of strikes from Ahmed Musa, Shinji Okazaki and Christian Fuchs, meanwhile.

# black-cats - Saturday 23 July, 2016

David Moyes replaces Big Sam, Sunderland say he's been their first choice since the Martin O'Neill days
# Together At Last
From The42
# Together At Last

David Moyes replaces Big Sam, Sunderland say he's been their first choice since the Martin O'Neill days

Jul 23rd 2016, 10:17 AM 8,778 Views 11 Comments

Ellis Short has finally got his man.

# black-cats - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Opinion: John O'Shea is the man to save Sunderland
# Sheasy
From The42
# Sheasy

Opinion: John O'Shea is the man to save Sunderland

Sep 24th 2015, 11:00 PM 5,832 Views 13 Comments

The Black Cats lie firmly rooted to the foot of the Premier League table.

# black-cats - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Ireland striker Stephanie Roche has found a new club in England's top flight
# Black Cats
From The42
# Black Cats

Ireland striker Stephanie Roche has found a new club in England's top flight

Jun 17th 2015, 3:32 PM 35,962 Views 45 Comments

The 26-year-old has agreed a deal with Sunderland Ladies.

# black-cats - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Curious kitten starts house fire, then alerts owners to the blaze
# Cat Melodeon
From The Daily Edge
# Cat Melodeon

Curious kitten starts house fire, then alerts owners to the blaze

Mar 29th 2015, 3:27 PM 4,375 Views 3 Comments

The kitten didn’t start the fire, it was always burning since the world was turning…

# black-cats - Monday 16 March, 2015

Gus Poyet has become the 7th Premier League manager to lose his job this season
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Gus Poyet has become the 7th Premier League manager to lose his job this season

Mar 16th 2015, 2:51 PM 5,493 Views 8 Comments

Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane are both 20/1 to take over.

# black-cats - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Defoe fails to score on Sunderland debut as another Eriksen late show downs Black Cats
# Round-Up
From The42
# Round-Up

Defoe fails to score on Sunderland debut as another Eriksen late show downs Black Cats

Jan 17th 2015, 5:10 PM 4,969 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere, Leicester remain rooted to the foot of the table.

# black-cats - Monday 20 October, 2014

Mannone eager to reimburse Sunderland fans following 8-0 defeat
# Awkward
From The42
# Awkward

Mannone eager to reimburse Sunderland fans following 8-0 defeat

Oct 20th 2014, 10:59 AM 3,205 Views 4 Comments

“We should do it because we didn’t put a foot in, we didn’t work hard.”

# black-cats - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Shaky-looking Man United pegged back by Rodwell header
# Black Cats
From The42
# Black Cats

Shaky-looking Man United pegged back by Rodwell header

Aug 24th 2014, 4:53 PM 9,591 Views 20 Comments

Louis Van Gaal’s men are playing with Michael Keane and Tyler Blackett as part of a back three.

As it happened: Sunderland v Manchester United, Premier League
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Sunderland v Manchester United, Premier League

Aug 24th 2014, 3:33 PM 32,848 Views 48 Comments

Could Louis Van Gaal help his side to the season’s first win? We went minute-by-minute to find out.

# black-cats - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Sunderland escape with fine after Ji ineligibility revealed
# Black Cats
From The42
# Black Cats

Sunderland escape with fine after Ji ineligibility revealed

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:25 PM 5,729 Views 3 Comments

The South Korean played in five games, four in the Premier League, while ineligible at the beginning of this season.

# black-cats - Friday 22 November, 2013

Poyet will quit Sunderland if he doesn't get transfer control
# Power Struggle
From The42
# Power Struggle

Poyet will quit Sunderland if he doesn't get transfer control

Nov 22nd 2013, 10:42 AM 1,882 Views 3 Comments

The Uruguayan manager is unhappy at the prospect of having director of football Roberto De Fanti in charge of bringing in players.

# black-cats - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Rejuvenated Sunderland stun Manchester City
# Black Cats
From The42
# Black Cats

Rejuvenated Sunderland stun Manchester City

Nov 10th 2013, 4:14 PM 5,894 Views 18 Comments

Phil Bardsley was the matchwinner with his first Premier League goal of the season in the 21st minute.

# black-cats - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Sunderland's newest fan may not be welcome in Newcastle for a while
# Pope Francis
From The42
# Pope Francis

Sunderland's newest fan may not be welcome in Newcastle for a while

Oct 27th 2013, 1:30 PM 4,159 Views 1 Comment

If the Pope is infallible, does that mean we should all support the Black Cats?

# black-cats - Monday 7 October, 2013

Sunderland set to name Poyet as their new manager
# Black Cats
From The42
# Black Cats

Sunderland set to name Poyet as their new manager

Oct 7th 2013, 6:59 PM 1,496 Views 7 Comments

The former Brighton boss is likely to be unveiled in the next 24 hours according to reports.

# black-cats - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Man United's teen sensation Adnan Januzaj skins Black Cats with cracking volley
# Teenage Dream
From The42
# Teenage Dream

Man United's teen sensation Adnan Januzaj skins Black Cats with cracking volley

Oct 5th 2013, 7:51 PM 6,600 Views 25 Comments

“He can be anything he wants to be,” declared Michael Carrick of his Red Devils teammate.

# black-cats - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Paolo di Canio in bizarre exchange of words with angry Sunderland fans
# War Of Words
From The42
# War Of Words

Paolo di Canio in bizarre exchange of words with angry Sunderland fans

Sep 21st 2013, 6:23 PM 4,901 Views 5 Comments

The Black Cats boss chose to mime his frustration from the edge of the 18-yard box.

# black-cats - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

O'Shea backs matured McClean to shine - at Sunderland or elsewhere
# Growing Up
From The42
# Growing Up

O'Shea backs matured McClean to shine - at Sunderland or elsewhere

Aug 7th 2013, 7:30 AM 2,020 Views 1 Comment

The Black Cats captain speaks to us about his Ireland team-mate’s future and drawing comparisons with Paolo Di Canio and Giovanni Trapattoni.

# black-cats - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Paolo Di Canio 'offered to leave' over fascism row
# Bye Bye No Problem
From The42
# Bye Bye No Problem

Paolo Di Canio 'offered to leave' over fascism row

May 12th 2013, 10:16 AM 1,446 Views 0 Comments

The Italian says he does ‘not support the ideology of fascism’.

# black-cats - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Di Canio honeymoon period continues with win over Toffees
# Black Cats
From The42
# Black Cats

Di Canio honeymoon period continues with win over Toffees

Apr 20th 2013, 5:41 PM 2,412 Views 0 Comments

Sunderland are up to 14th while Wigan lost to West Ham and Newcastle drew with West Brom.

# black-cats - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

'I'm not in the House of Parliament' - Di Canio wants to talk about football, not politics
# Black Cats
From The42
# Black Cats

'I'm not in the House of Parliament' - Di Canio wants to talk about football, not politics

Apr 2nd 2013, 11:18 AM 968 Views 3 Comments

The Italian was unveiled as Sunderland manager this morning.

# black-cats - Friday 21 December, 2012

David Meyler to be recalled early by Sunderland
# Mackems
From The42
# Mackems

David Meyler to be recalled early by Sunderland

Dec 21st 2012, 12:21 PM 846 Views 0 Comments

The Irish midfielder has scored twice in a brief loan spell with Hull City.

# black-cats - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Report: Sunderland get back on track against 10-man Fulham
# Premier League
From The42
# Premier League

Report: Sunderland get back on track against 10-man Fulham

Nov 18th 2012, 6:24 PM 971 Views 0 Comments

Carlos Cuellar, Stephane Sessegnon and even Steven Fletcher got on the scoresheet for Martin O’Neill’s men.

# black-cats - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

David Meyler defends James McClean's poppy decision
# Iregre
From The42
# Iregre

David Meyler defends James McClean's poppy decision

Nov 13th 2012, 12:30 PM 12,603 Views 74 Comments

“James is James. James is his own man and I respect his decision,” said the on-loan Hull midfielder.

# black-cats - Friday 13 July, 2012

It's Friday (the 13th)! So here's a slideshow of black cats and kittens from around the world
# Friday Slideshow
From The Daily Edge
# Friday Slideshow

It's Friday (the 13th)! So here's a slideshow of black cats and kittens from around the world

Jul 13th 2012, 5:03 PM 6,848 Views 7 Comments

For the day that’s in it.

# black-cats - Friday 23 March, 2012

James McClean pens new three-year Sunderland contract
# Deal
From The42
# Deal

James McClean pens new three-year Sunderland contract

Mar 23rd 2012, 9:59 AM 498 Views 0 Comments

The 22-year has earned a long-term deal with the Black Cats after ‘an explosive start to his career’.

# black-cats - Thursday 1 December, 2011

Steve Bruce's replacement: The five candidates (and Keano, inevitably)
# Black Cats
From The42
# Black Cats

Steve Bruce's replacement: The five candidates (and Keano, inevitably)

Dec 1st 2011, 5:20 PM 736 Views 3 Comments

As Sunderland search for their new manager, we look at the candidates to take over at the Stadium of Light.

# black-cats - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

End of the road for Steve Bruce at Sunderland
# Exit
From The42
# Exit

End of the road for Steve Bruce at Sunderland

Nov 30th 2011, 6:17 PM 503 Views 0 Comments

Black Cats owner and chairman Ellis Short says results were ‘not good enough’.