All the latest Sunderland news, courtesy of Roker Report.
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ESPN in South America are reporting that Sunderland’s ownership group are in talks to buy Uruguayan Primera División side Club Atlético Rentistas.
Nominations to the Board of Sunderland’s Supporters’ Trust are under way - with the Annual General Meeting happening on 13th October - and you can stand to be part of the future of Sunderland AFC!
Promising young attacker Josh Hawkes has left Wearside to join up with Tranmere Rovers in League Two on loan.
Sunderland have enquired about the possibility of signing Millwall right-back Mahlon Romeo, as the deadline day clock ticks down.
Sunderland winger Jack Diamond has returned to League Two side Harrogate Town on a season-long loan deal.
In addition to signing Leon Dajaku, Sunderland are also in talks to sign his Bayern Munich teammate Ron Thorben-Hoffmann on loan.
Transfer exclusive: Sunderland are in talks with Bayern Munich over the signing of Germany youth international winger Leon Dajaku.
Football.London claim that Sunderland’s reported loan move for Arsenal right back Ryan Alebiosu is gathering pace and nearing completion.
"Judge us by our actions, and on Saturday, we’ll stand and applaud all the players - Wycombe as well as Sunderland - who choose to take the knee in solidarity with the victims of racism and discrimination everywhere."
Appearing on The Overlap with Gary Neville, Roy Keane reflected on his time in charge of Sunderland, falling out with Ellis Short, and his desire to return to management.
A football coach and Sunderland fan who played a leading role in the development of young players will be remembered at a special match to be held in his honour.
Sunderland are exploring the possibility of bringing former goalkeeper Vito Mannone back to the Stadium of Light, Roker Report can reveal.
Reports on social media indicate that Sunderland have signed Everton striker Nathan Broadhead on loan, with an announcement coming on Monday.
It looks like defensive reinforcements are inbound at Sunderland, with West Ham’s Danish defender Fred Alves arriving on a season-long loan deal.
Sunderland look like they’ve managed to sign a left back, finally, as a fee with Spurs has reportedly been agreed for Dennis Cirkin - with the teenager set for a medical ahead of the completion of his move to Wearside.
In today’s news: Whilst Didier Ndong has been asked by yet another club to f**k off, Doncaster’s manager has confirmed he fancies signing Daniel Jebbison - the Sheff Utd striker also linked with a move to Sunderland.
BBC’s Northern Ireland reporter has claimed that Corry Evans is set to be named as Sunderland’s new club captain.
No, not Andy Robertson - but the Liverpool Echo claim that Sunderland are in talks for another Scottish left back at Anfield.
"I had three years at the club and loved every minute of it and was gutted to leave." - Chris Maguire speaks candidly about his Sunderland departure, and why he left.
Dick Advocaat has been talking about his regrets during his time at the club; a DoF lined up during a failed takeover is replacing our Head of Recruitment at Blackburn; and a former SAFC teammate of Jordan Pickford has been publicly praising him.
Roker Report understand that Sunderland are in talks to sign teenage Manchester City defender Callum Doyle on loan.
Speaking on a Podcast, former Sunderland winger Lewis Morgan has attempted to clarify some comments he made about the club last year in another interview.
"Sunderland fans are ruining their own club" - Speaking on Gone off on a tangent Podcast, Liam Bridcutt has launched an extraordinary attack on Sunderland fans - and leapt to the defence of Jack Rodwell.
Sunderland’s COO Steve Davison has provided Supporter Groups with an update following the outcome of the club’s latest board meeting - and the appointment of a new Head of Marketing.
The latest name linked with a move to Sunderland this summer is highly-rated 21-year-old St Johnstone midfielder Ali McCann. The Scottish press reckon we’re interested - but can we match his club’s valuation?
More transfer rumours - this time, a report linking Sunderland with an interest in a Rotherham midfielder, whilst a new Pompey defender has claimed SAFC showed some interest in him but didn’t follow it up.
Are Sunderland set to announce the signing of Georgian international midfielder Giorgi Aburjania? Reports in Spain claim the 26-year-old is on his way to Wearside…
An Aberdeen player linked with Sunderland has vowed to leave the club this summer, and more teams appear to be in the running for Dion Sanderson’s signature.
Sunderland are interested in the signing of Wigan Athletic’s Viv Solomon-Otabor, according to a report in the Nigerian media.