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Footballer Adam Johnson Arrives At Court With Girlfriend To Face Grooming Charges

PA | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK

England footballer Adam Johnson walked with his partner into court where he faced three offences of sexual activity with a girl under 16 and one of gr...

Tyne and Wear Crisis as Sunderland and Newcastle Race to the Bottom

Chris Deeley | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Sport
Chris Deeley

Sunderland have been bumping along the bottom of the league for years now, just about staying afloat. This season might be a step too far. In a couple of season's time, at this rate, we may even see a Tyne-Wear derby in the Championship.

Six Premier League Players Who Will Stick Around if Their Club Goes Down

Joe Difford | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Sport
Joe Difford

Whichever three sides go down, they are bound to lose a number of players who want top flight action, but a certain few will remain loyal. Here are six individuals who would, or at least should stick around if their club goes down.

England Footballer Arrested On Suspicion Of Sex With Schoolgirl

PA | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Sport

England footballer Adam Johnson has been released on bail after he was arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl under 16. The Sunderland w...

Defoe Lurks After Spurs Roar Back Despite Defensive Discord

Theo Delaney | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Sport
Theo Delaney

Attention shifts to the Saturday's match with Sunderland, a game Spurs must win to get the league campaign back on track. The Black Cats look just the sort of side that Spurs should sweep aside especially as they have found it very hard to get goals this season... Defoe tends to score on his debuts. If he does so on Saturday, we can expect the most muted of celebrations.

Five of the Best Newly Promoted Sides in Premier League History

Graham Matthews | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Sport
Graham Matthews

There has been plenty of class from the 35 sides who didn't go down straight away. Some even surprised everyone and punched well above their weight when back (or debuting) in the big time. Here are five of the best.

World Cup Striker Denies Murdering Rapper In 'Spiritual Sacrifice'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Sport

Asamoah Gyan, the former Sunderland striker, has denied murdering Ghanian rapper Castro in an alleged spiritual sacrifice. The Al-Ain forward, 28, ...

Januzaj Makes His Point To Van Gaal With Hat-Trick

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Sport

Adnan Januzaj underlined Louis van Gaal's embarrassment of attacking riches with a hat-trick for Manchester United's Under-21s against Sunderland. ...

Samuel Luckhurst

Captain Rooney Struggles To Lead United Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK Sport

"That is not good enough for Manchester United," Louis van Gaal bemoaned. He was actually referring to the team's hopeless passing at Sunderland, a sh...

Player Focus: Newcomers Impress on the Premier League's Opening Weekend

Ben McAleer | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Sport
Ben McAleer

England's top tier is regarded by many as the best in world football, so the chance for any player to ply their trade in the Premier League is often too hard to turn down... adjusting to the rigours of English football is often easier said than done, there were plenty that impressed in the opening round of matches.

Who Beat Who On The Premier League Opening Day?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK Sport

Tottenham piled the pressure on West Ham manager Sam Allardyce with a late opening day Premier League win at Upton Park. Manchester United 1-2 Swan...

Premier League Fixtures 2014-15 Announced!

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Sport

Manchester United's era under Louis van Gaal will begin at home against Swansea City on the opening day of the 2014-15 Premier League season. Champ...

Premier League 2013-14 Mid-Table Awards

Joe Cooper | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Sport
Joe Cooper

Forget your Luis Suarezes and your Yaya Toures, because it's time to put an end to the myth that the mid-table is dull and dreary by handing out some awards!

The Damned Dozen: The Premier League Managers Who Lost Their Jobs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Sport

"It's not a very secure industry to be in at this moment in time," West Ham manager Sam Allardyce said of football management on Sunday. Allardyce cou...

The 10 Moments That Helped City To The Title

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Sport

Manchester City recaptured the Premier League title comfortably on Sunday, but it was the commitment they produced in the preceding months - especiall...

Gus Poyet - The South American With an English Heart

Tony Jimenez | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Sport
Tony Jimenez

t's an oft-used cliché, but, with an exciting and honest style of play, Gus is one of football's good guys - and will become an even more desirable commodity in world football. What odds on him one day representing England himself? It can surely only be a matter of time before the bigger clubs - or indeed the national team - come calling.

Black Cats End Old Trafford Curse To Beat United (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 03.05.2014 | UK Sport

David Moyes' spirit lingered at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon as Sunderland became the latest club to break a long-standing record and claim thei...

Super Kev Calls It A Day At 40 (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Sport

Kevin Phillips has announced will retire from professional football after his final match on Saturday. The 40-year-old will make one last appearanc...

LOOK: Brown's 7 Own Goals (PICTURES/VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Sport

Struggling for a breakthrough? In need of a helping hand? If Wes Brown is an opponent, you can often rely on him to put through his own net. Brown ...

Where's The Other Coach Gone, Daily Mail?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Sport

Tottenham coach Tim Sherwood and first-team coach Chris Ramsey both saluted Emmanuel Adebayor's second goal against Sunderland on Monday night, but th...

Liverpool Edge Past Sunderland And Back Up To Second (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Sport

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers admits his side's outstanding goalscoring exploits can occasionally work against them in terms of expectation but be...

What's The Hurry?: Sturridge Contract Talks Will Wait, Says Rodgers (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Sport

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says talks over a new contract for Daniel Sturridge are on hold until the summer. Sturridge, with 33 goals in 42 ...

WATCH: Quarter-Final FA Cup Highlights (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Sport

Arsenal, Sheffield United, Hull City and, most spectacularly, holders Wigan Athletic booked Wembley berths in their FA Cup quarter-final triumphs over...

Watching Football With the Enemy?

Stuart Forster | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK Sport
Stuart Forster

Try shouting out in support of your team in the wrong end of a stadium, in the section dominated by fans of the opposition, and you run the risk of being threatened. It's likely you'll be marched out of the ground by stewards. It could even be worse.

City Fans Arrive At Wembley For Wrong Match

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Sport

Ahead of their first trip to Wembley since 1999 three years ago, one Manchester City fan planned to meet a friend beneath the demolished twin towers. ...