Sunderland have joined Sheffield Wednesday in the race to sign Aston Villa’s Alan Hutton according to a report from the Mirror. It seemed like Hutton had given his career at Aston Villa a shot in the arm last season. While he under performed for the Villains in the Premier League, he ended up playing rather [...] The post Sunderland join Sheffield Wednesday in fight to sign Alan Hutton appeared first on The72.
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Former Sunderland chairman Sir Bob Murray has told the Newcastle Chronicle that he was approached by the Labour government to rename the Stadium of Light to be a monument to the then recently deceased Princess Diana. In July 1997, Princess Diana was killed in a car crash that took place in a tunnel in Paris, [...] The post Sunderland turned down approach from government to rename Stadium of Light as monument to Princess Diana appeared first on The72.
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According to Italian website tuttomercatoweb (TMW), former Leeds United loanee Dario del Fabro is on the verge of signing for Serie A giants Juventus. TMW say that the 22-year-old centre-back, who is contracted to Cagliari but has seen his career as a number of loan deals away from the club, last season being spent on [...] The post Leeds United flop to Juve signing – one that got away from the Whites appeared first on The72.
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In news just filtering through from sources such as the Daily Mail, Sunderland have bolstered their attacking options by signing Premier League striker Lewis Grabban on a season-long loan deal from Bournemouth. The London-born striker has dropped back down to the Sky Bet Championship for a second successive season with the relegated Black Cats after [...] The post Sunderland Grabban a piece of the action with Bournemouth striker appeared first on The72.
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Preston North End have signed right-sided defender Darnell Fisher from Rotherham United, according to the Lancashire Evening Post. The Millers were relegated from the Sky Bet Championship last season and have now lost 23-year-old right-back to Preston North End. Preston had been without a Manager following Simon Grayson’s appointment at Sunderland, however Alex Neil has [...] The post PNE complete deal for relegated defender appeared first on The72.
Published last Wednesday at 06:51 pm on The 72
Sunderland have joined Birmingham City and Leeds United in the battle to sign Aston Villa’s Tommy Elphick according to a report from the Mirror. The Black Cats are back in the Sky Bet Championship after a miserable season in the Premier League which finished with them being relegated. With them now having Simon Grayson in [...] The post Sunderland join Birmingham City and Leeds United in battle to sign former Aston Villa captain appeared first on The72.
Published last Wednesday at 01:51 pm on The 72
Blackburn Rovers’ Jason Steele is set to sign for Sunderland and will undergo a medical with the club, according to sources at Sky Sports News. The 26-year-old initially moved to Ewood Park on a loan deal in 2014, before permanently moving to the club later that season for a reported £100,000 fee. Steele has been [...] The post Blackburn keeper to undergo Sunderland medical appeared first on The72.
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Sunderland are the latest team to become interested in signing Liverpool’s Ryan Kent on loan according to a report from the Express. The 20-year-old winger is one of the most highly rated players in the Liverpool academy but is yet to do enough to break into their first team. This means he is set to [...] The post Sunderland become latest team to chase after Leeds United target appeared first on The72.
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Aston Villa striker Ross McCormack is reportedly being tracked by four Championship clubs, according to the Derby Telegraph. Derby County are the latest club to be linked with the 30-year-old forward, with relegated Sunderland and Hull City also said to be keen, along with last season’s play-off finalists Reading. McCormack has been perennially linked with a [...] The post Former Leeds and Forest striker linked with moves to four Championship sides appeared first on The72.
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Championship newcomers Sunderland are close to signing Bournemouth’s Lewis Grabban on a season-long loan, according to Chronicle Live. This comes after the club missed out on a similar deal for Grabban’s teammate Max Gradel last week. The 29-year-old spent the second half of last season on loan at Jaap Stam’s Reading, helping them progress to [...] The post Sunderland set to sign former Reading and Norwich striker appeared first on The72.
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