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FA Cup: Who Scored The Goal Of The Round? (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Sport

Craig Gardner's thunderbolt against Southampton is just one of the contenders for the best goal of the FA Cup fifth round. Gardner's 49th minute wi...

Paolo Di Canio Sacked: Who Next for Sunderland?

James Hunt | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
James Hunt

After a rollercoaster six months, Ellis Short has - rightly or wrongly - decided the Italian was too close to veering off the tracks, and what's needed is a new man to steer things in a far more upwardly direction. While there's still debate to be had over Short's decision, the question now moves from 'what?' or 'why?' to 'who?' Here's a look at some of the realistic - and not so realistic - candidates

Slow Start for Di Canio and Sunderland's 'Revolution'

James Hunt | Posted 02.11.2013 | UK Sport
James Hunt

We have had just four games of Paolo Di Canio's continental-looking Sunderland side, and already questions are being asked. We have had just four games of Paolo Di Canio's continental-looking Sunderland side, and already questions are being asked.

No Happy Ending for Fairytale Romance as Sunderland Sack Martin O'Neill

James Hunt | Posted 01.06.2013 | UK Sport
James Hunt

Sunderland fans spent the better half of a decade dreaming of Martin O'Neill being in charge; after just over a year, it's turned into a nightmare. The Northern Irishman's appointment was supposed to be a storybook wedding; it's ended more like a Hollywood one. There's no happy ending here.

Sunderland Suffer Survival Setback With News of Steven Fletcher's Injury

James Hunt | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Sport
James Hunt

Given Fletcher's importance, it's not particularly good news for the Black Cats, even without taking into consideration that they're sitting just four points above the drop-zone, have won just two league games since the start of the year, are currently are without a win in seven matches and their next four fixtures include Manchester United, Chelsea, Newcastle and Everton.

Sunderland's Goalkeeper Simon Mignolet Wins North East Award

James Hunt | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK Sport
James Hunt

He may not be mentioned in the same breath as the world's best, and nor should he be. But given he's only 24, there's every chance he could be one day.

Agonising Own-Goal Robs Magpies Of Victory

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 21.10.2012 | UK Sport

An agonising own-goal by Demba Ba in the 85th minute saw Sunderland draw level with a 10-man Newcastle in the North-East derby on Sunday. In the ki...

Sunderland Show Intent With Signings of Steven Fletcher and Adam Johnson

James Hunt | Posted 27.10.2012 | UK Sport
James Hunt

Friday 24 August 2012. Remember the date, it could well be a defining one in the future of Sunderland AFC.

Carlos Cuellar: Sunderland Start Summer with Solid Spanish Signing

James Hunt | Posted 01.09.2012 | UK Sport
James Hunt

Carlos Cuellar has become the first signing in what could be a busy summer for Martin O'Neill and his Sunderland side.