Hull 1-4 Sunderland

By | Dec 22, 2008

Sunderland moved out of the Premier League relegation zone with a thoroughly deserved victory at Hull. The Black Cats were the better team throughout and took the lead when Steed Malbranque lashed in from 25 yards. Hull levelled when Nicky Barmby struck low past Marton Fulop, but Kieran Richardson’s drive flew in off Kamil Zayatte […]

Sunderland 4-0 West Brom

By | Dec 14, 2008

Sunderland produced an inspired display to outclass bottom-of-the-league West Brom and claim their first win since the departure of Roy Keane as manager. Kenwyne Jones opened the scoring when he profited from some non-existent marking to head past Scott Carson. Jones tapped in after two fine saves by Carson, and Andy Reid made it three […]

Man Utd 1-0 Sunderland

By | Dec 7, 2008

Nemanja Vidic scored in injury time to hand Manchester United a victory against managerless Sunderland. The Wearsiders looked set to earn a stunning point after a resolute defensive effort until defender Vidic tapped in after Michael Carrick had hit the post. Sunderland keeper Marton Fulop was in inspired form and United missed a string of […]

Sunderland 1-4 Bolton

By | Nov 30, 2008

Sunderland slipped into the bottom three on a miserable day for Roy Keane’s side as Bolton ran riot at a disgruntled Stadium of Light. The hosts had taken an early lead through Djibril Cisse’s classy strike. But Bolton soon equalised via Matthew Taylor’s header and swiftly stole the lead through Gary Cahill’s low drive. Woeful […]

Sunderland 1-2 Portsmouth

By | Nov 9, 2008

Jermain Defoe crashed in an injury-time penalty to secure a first victory for new Portsmouth manager Tony Adams. Djibril Cisse gave Sunderland the lead after just three minutes after being set free by Andy Reid, but the striker then wasted a succession of chances. David James denied him three times, while Kieron Richardson hit the […]