Sam Allardyce : “I’ve always thought Everton was a great club. It is a great club.” Photograph: Getty Images

Sam Allardyce has been appointed the new Everton manager just a day after watching from the stands as the team cruised to a 4-0 victory against West H(...)

New Sunderland manager David Moyes acknowledges the fans after the pre-season friendly match at the New York Stadium, Rotherham. Photograph: PA

New Sunderland manager David Moyes looked to make an early connection with the club’s fans on his first day in the job. Moyes was installed on Saturd(...)

Sunderland have completed the signing of  of Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates on a four-year deal. Photograph:  Richard Sellers/PA

Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat secured his first signing on Wednesday evening when Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates completed a permanent swit(...)

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(...)