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Jermain Defoe has been reliving his famous strike against Newcastle on Jamie Carragher’s podcast – and reveals it only happened because he’d ignored Dick Advocaat’s instructions!
Will Grigg’s goals have dried up, but it’s not his fault...
After his point-saving goal at Peterborough, Aiden McGeady’s received some glowing praise from a former SAFC midfielder; whilst a Sunderland youngster has seen his loan spell cut short.
Roker Roundup: Former Sunderland keeper reveals gambling addiction – and how Quinny came to his rescue
Former Academy keeper Trevor Carson explains why he’ll never forget how Niall Quinn helped him out of a dark place. Meanwhile, two other Academy products are making great strides.
Benji Kimpioka was almost an instant hero on his debut for Torquay, and his new manager – Lee’s dad – seems happy to have him at Plainmoor. Elsewhere, a trialist hasn’t been offered a deal, and has instead tried his luck with Stoke.
SAFC receive a further transfer instalment for Jeremain Lens; KLD buys into esports company, and Ricky Alvarez seals new playing deal.
An exciting youngster who Sunderland were watching heads to Newcastle on trial, Asamoah Gyan finds a new team, and two ex-Sunderland forwards who are currently free agents close in on new clubs.
Former Black Cats transfer target Lyle Taylor has been talking about his time at Charlton, admitting that he would have made more at Sunderland had he opted to head to Wearside in the summer of 2018.
Former Sunderland manager Lawrie McMenemy has spilled the beans on his controversial spell in charge on Wearside.
Whilst a former Sunderland academy winger has agreed to sign for a newly-formed club in the United Arab Emirates, ex-SAFC boss Roy Keane is in talks to become the Azerbaijan national team manager.
According to his manager, Doncaster Rovers striker John Marquis wanted to sign for Sunderland during the January transfer window but was convinced to stay as they bid for promotion to the Championship via the play-offs.
In today’s Roker Roundup, a controversial striker who Sunderland made attempts to sign in January has been transfer listed, whilst another alleged target has already signed a pre-contract with a new club.
Sunderland defender Papy Djilobodji is, according to reports, the subject of interest from clubs in France and Germany, whilst Dundee’s manager has confirmed his club received an approach from us for their star midfielder.
James Wilson - who has been linked with a loan move to Sunderland - has not been given a squad number ahead of the new season.
Former Spurs and West Ham stopper Jimmy Walker has been appointed as Sunderland’s new ‘keeper coach.