Sam Allardyce is the new manager of Sunderland. Photograph: PA

Sunderland have named Sam Allardyce as their new manager on a two-year deal. The Premier League club announced the news on Friday evening, having open(...)

Dick Advocaat has left his position as Sunderland head coach with immediate effect, the club has announced. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Dick Advocaat has left his job as Sunderland’s head coach just four months after being persuaded to delay his retirement plans for a year. The 68-year(...)

Nathan Redmond scored Norwich City’s third goal as they picked up the first win of their return to top flight football away at Sunderland. Photograph: Getty

Sunderland 1 Norwich City 3 Norwich play-maker Wes Hoolahan turned in a master class as Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat witnessed another horror s(...)

Dick Advocaat has signed a new one-year deal as  Sunderland’s head coach. Photo:  Nigel French/PA

Dick Advocaat has signed a new one-year deal to become Sunderland’s head coach after performing a sensational U-turn. The 67-year-old Dutchman, who ha(...)

Petr Cech could leave Chelsea in search of regular football, with Arsenal potential suitors. Photograph: Reuters

Arsenal The three most obvious positions where Arsenal require an upgrade are goalkeeper, centre-forward and defensive midfielder. In goal Wojc(...)

Sunderland’s Adam Johnson has largely been used as a substitute since Dick Advocaat replaced Gus Poyet. Photograph: Scott Heppell/AP Photo

Dick Advocaat will wait until next week before telling Sunderland whether he wants to remain in the manager’s chair for next season or retire. Althou(...)

Poland international Arkadiusz Milik (centre) has come into his own after joining Ajax Amsterdam on loan from Bayer Leverkusen. Photograph: Reuters

He scored twice again last Saturday, Robert Lewandowski. Bayern Munich may have been 2-0 ahead at Werder Bremen, and on the way to Bayern’s sixth cons(...)

Dick Advocaat has been announced as Sunderland’s head coach until the end of the season. Photograph: PA

Sunderland have appointed Dick Advocaat as head coach until the end of the season, the Barclays Premier League club have announced.The 67-year-old Dut(...)

Gus Poyet has been fired as manager of Sunderland. Photograph: PA

Gus Poyet has parted company with Sunderland after the club decided to fast-forward plans to replace him in the summer.The Uruguayan’s sacking ends an(...)

Gus Poyet is set to be sacked by Sunderland after taking charge of his final training session. Photograph: Getty

Gus Poyet took what seems certain to be his final training session on Monday morning at Sunderland’s weekday headquarters, the Academy of Light.When t(...)