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All the latest Sunderland news, courtesy of Roker Report.

Roker Roundup: Sunderland target Rudoni won’t be moving on the cheap!

In today’s roundup, Wimbledon are holding out for a substantial fee for Rudoni, Jack Ross wants Tangerine success, a new job for Paul Reid, and Jack Rodwell’s motivation in his final SAFC season.

Roker Roundup: Sunderland linked with ex-Man Utd and Lazio playmaker Ravel Morrison

The latest player linked in the media with a move to Sunderland is former Manchester United and Lazio midfielder Ravel Morrison, who is set to leave Derby when his contract expires next week.

Methven gone as KLD finally takes a majority share in Sunderland

KLD now has a majority of SAFC, Sartori increases his stake, and Donald stays on as a silent partner.

Roker Roundup: Report claims that Sunderland have had £1m bid for young midfielder rejected

According to The Sun, Sunderland have had a £1m bid rejected for Wimbledon midfielder Jack Rudoni.

Roker Roundup: Report suggests that Sunderland are interested in free agent Irish international

Sunderland are one of a few Championship clubs that, according to TEAMtalk, are interested in signing soon-to-be free agent Ireland international Robbie Brady.

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Hoffmann gives more insight into allegations of Covid-19 mistreatment at Sunderland

Ron-Thorben Hoffmann appeared on Sky Sport in Germany this morning to discuss his allegations regarding a Covid diagnosis whilst at the club.

Sunderland Women announce retained list and new contracts, with more news to come!

Sunderland AFC Women have confirmed that they’ve secured five of our best players on new deals, but there are one or two big names missing from the retained list. Charlotte Patterson has all the news for you.

Exclusive: SSN’s Tom White gives more information on the potential investment in Sunderland AFC

In a conversation with the Roker Rapport Podcast, SSN presenter and Sunderland supporter Tom White gave further information on the group hoping to buy shares in the club, and on Kyril Louis-Dreyfus’ intentions.

Roker Roundup: Success for Sunderland star Bailey Wright as he edges closer to the World Cup

It hasn’t been a bad few months for our Bailey, and he’s back in the Australia side and potentially off to the World Cup - whilst elsewhere, some Sunderland old boys are on the move...

Roker Roundup: Sunderland linked with move for Irish teenager & Bailey Wright shows he “gets it”

Bailey Wright’s thoughts on Sunderland’s supporters should be put on a crowd surfer, t-shirts, the lot... whilst elsewhere, we’ve been linked with a move for an Irish teenager who is also being tracked by Premier League sides.

Sunderland AFC’s ownership situation takes a new twist as Sky report that a deal is in place

As first reported by Tom White of Sky Sports News, it appears that Stewart Donald and Charlie Methven have agreed a deal to sell their shares in the club - with the incoming group potentially looking to involve supporters in their plans.

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A wonderful post-playoff gesture from the Sunderland fans!

After a memorable playoff weekend, almost £1000 has been raised for staff at the Nags Head pub in Covent Garden, as a special thanks from Sunderland fans.

Roker Roundup: Another Dajaku clause… and Sunderland U23s are heading to Canada

Leon Dajaku’s former club have had to fork out some money for him, and our U23s side are headed across the pond to Canada for pre-season...

Retained and Released - the Lads list is out and it will shape Sunderland’s summer

The club have released the list of retentions for the men’s senior squad, which sees the end of McGeady, Burge & Willis’ time on Wearside as well as the continuation of Wright, Roberts & Gooch’s SAFC career.

Exclusive: Ex-Sunderland captain Max Power gives us his views on the League One Playoff Final

Speaking exclusively to the Roker Rapport Podcast, former Sunderland captain Max Power gave us his opinion on how the Play-Off Final on Saturday will play out…

Roker Roundup: Pompey interested in Lynden Gooch; Kimpioka talks of tough Sunderland experience

Portsmouth are interested in signing Lynden Gooch when his contract expires; First team coach offers insight into the current mentality of the group; and Kimpioka talks about his tough upbringing at the club.

Fake News: Trump Trust moves to buy Madrox stake in Sunderland AFC

Relief all round as very stable genius and former POTUS moves to finally end Donald & Methven’s shareholding in the Wearside club.

Exclusive: Charlie Methven confirms price that his & Stewart Donald’s shares in SAFC are up for

Following the release of an interview with Stewart Donald earlier today where he reaffirmed his desire to sell, RR reached out to ask: when will you sell, and for how much?

Gus Poyet: Sunderland fans deserve better than League One, Black Cats chiefs ignored my warning

Popular former Sunderland manager Gustavo Poyet has been talking about where the club finds itself currently, insisting that the supporters deserve better than League One.

News: Sunderland’s Neve Herron is called up to Lionesses Development Squad - here’s why!

Sunderland’s standout performer of this season, the 18-year-old Mackem lass has been selected for the national team’s development squad and will travel to Marbella with other rising stars to the women’s game.

Roker Roundup: Sunderland ‘were the club who showed interest in Kisnorbo’ - and Papy speaks!

An Australian outlet claim that Sunderland were indeed the club that were interested in Patrick Kisnorbo, whilst elsewhere, Papy Djilobodji has given his side to the story on his Sunderland nightmare.

Roker Roundup: Could Sunderland be the club linked with a move for highly-rated Aussie boss?

Reports in Australia claim that an unnamed EFL club are looking to poach Patrick Kisnorbo - a highly-regarded City Group coach - from Melbourne City. Could it be Sunderland?

Deadline Day: Sunderland aiming to sign Dutch international Terence Kongolo

Sunderland are hoping to clinch the signing of 27-year-old Netherlands international centre back Terence Kongolo from Championship leaders Fulham.

Deadline Day: Sunderland in talks to sign Fleetwood midfielder Jay Matete

Sunderland are set to add a much-needed midfield option to their ranks on deadline day, and are in talks to sign highly-rated Fleetwood midfielder Jay Matete.

Deadline Day: Aiden O’Brien set to leave Sunderland - and Gooch & Flanagan could follow

With their contracts expiring soon, the trio of Aiden O’Brien, Lynden Gooch and Tom Flanagan could leave the club before the transfer window slams shut.

Deadline Day: He’s back! Jermain Defoe makes hero’s return to Sunderland

National outlets are reporting that Sunderland have completed the signing of Jermain Defoe, with the striker returning to Wearside after four and a half years away.

Lee Johnson SACKED as Sunderland Head Coach

Lee Johnson has been fired as the Head Coach of Sunderland on the back of this weekend’s 6-0 drubbing at the hands of Bolton Wanderers.

Sunderland have signed Patrick Roberts on a PERMANENT basis from Manchester City

Sunderland have confirmed the signing of Manchester City playmaker Patrick Roberts on a PERMANENT basis, joining up in the hope to reignite his promising career. Welcome to the club!

Sunderland set to announce the signing of central defender Danny Batth from Stoke City

Finally, Sunderland have found a big, experienced central defender! Former Wolves captain Danny Batth is set to join on a permanent basis from Championship side Stoke City.

Thorben Hoffmann’s latest Kicker column offers insight into playing for Sunderland at Christmas

Thorben Hoffmann’s latest column for German publication Kicker brilliantly explains what life was like for the Sunderland goalkeeper during Christmas time - it’s well worth a read!

Roker Roundup: French report claims that Patrick Roberts set to be released by Troyes soon

According to French outlet L’est eclair, Patrick Roberts - who has been strongly linked to Sunderland - is one of three players that will be released by Troyes in the coming days, freeing him up for a potential move elsewhere.

Roker Roundup: Alves looks set for West Ham return in the next few days after failed SAFC loan

A West Ham insider has revealed that Fred Alves is expected to return back to the London club in the coming days, cutting short his disappointing loan stint at Sunderland, whilst a bunch of ex-SAFC players are on the move...