Middlesbrough’s Britt Assombalonga heads home a late equaliser  during the Championship match against Burton Albion  at the Pirelli Stadium. Photograph:  Nigel French/PA Wire

Britt Assombalonga’s first goal in 14 matches rescued Middlesbrough a point at Championship basement boys Burton Albion. Striker Assombalonga’s first(...)

Sunderland’s Darron Gibson  in action during the Carabao Cup first-round match against  Bury  at Gigg Lane. Photograph: Nathan Stirk/Getty Images

Sunderland manager Simon Grayson felt Darron Gibson responded to his recent criticism with a dominant performance in the 1-0 Carabao Cup win over Bury(...)

Hull manager Marco Silva during his side’s defeat to relegated Sunderland. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/Reuters

Hull City 0 Sunderland 2 Hull’s survival hopes were dented as relegated Sunderland secured their first win since February to bring a surprising and u(...)

 Burnley’s Andre Gray scores his team’s second goal. Photograph: Reuters

Sunderland endured another miserable night at Turf Moor as they were knocked out of the FA Cup following a 2-0 loss at Burnley. The Clarets’ fifth (...)