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Daily Mail
Stoke City 1-1 Sunderland: Defoe's injury-time penalty earns pointat the bottom but Sunderland have staged great escapes in the previous three se
Stoke City 1-1 Sunderland: Defoe's injury-time penalty earns point
Daily Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
at the bottom but Sunderland have staged great escapes in the previous three seasons under Paolo di Canio, Gus Poyet and Dick Advocaat and their last-gasp reprieve here suggests they may not have lost the knack. The Sunderland fans, some of whom... Read more
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HITC Sport
Danny Murphy explains what Sam Allardyce has done to turn Sunderland around The former West Ham boss has been a big hit at the Stadium of Light since repla
Danny Murphy explains what Sam Allardyce has done to turn Sunderland around
HITC Sport / Posted 11 hours ago
The former West Ham boss has been a big hit at the Stadium of Light since replacing Dick Advocaat all the way back in October. It has taken a long time for the Black Cats to fully adapt to his style, but the smart signings of Jan Kirchhoff and... Read more
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chroniclelive
Sunderland's Premier League season so far summed up in Opta tweets14). Oops. 3 - Sunderland have won as many league games in six games under Sam
Sunderland's Premier League season so far summed up in Opta tweets
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
14). Oops. 3 - Sunderland have won as many league games in six games under Sam Allardyce as they had in 17 matches under Dick Advocaat (3). Upturn. 2012 - Sunderland's last competitive victory over Arsenal came in the FA Cup; 2-0 at home in... Read more
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UEFA News
FIFA World Cup - News – UEFA.comRadovan Ćurčić has stepped down as head coach of Serbia after 18 months in char
FIFA World Cup - News – UEFA.com
UEFA News / Posted 2 days ago
Radovan Ćurčić has stepped down as head coach of Serbia after 18 months in charge. The 44-year-old succeeded Dick Advocaat as head coach in November 2014, agreeing a contract until the end of the qualifying round for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Ćurčić... Read more
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HITC Sport
Dutchman explains the odd reason he'd never have joined RangersBarcelona and Juventus midfielder was linked with a switch to the Ibrox club on
Dutchman explains the odd reason he'd never have joined Rangers
HITC Sport / Posted 3 days ago
Barcelona and Juventus midfielder was linked with a switch to the Ibrox club once upon a time. At the time, his compatriot Dick Advocaat was in charge of Rangers, while a number of his Netherlands team-mates - including Frank and Ronald De Boer,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Serbia part company with boss Curcic, director Milosevic quitsAston Villa striker Milosevic was Curcic's most avid supporter within the FSS a
Serbia part company with boss Curcic, director Milosevic quits
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
Aston Villa striker Milosevic was Curcic's most avid supporter within the FSS after the 44-year old took over from Dutchman Dick Advocaat in November, 2014. Curcic failed to turn around Serbia's fortunes in a poor Euro 2016 qualifying campaign... Read more
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The Star
Serbia part company with boss Curcic, director Milosevic quitsAston Villa striker Milosevic was Curcic's most avid supporter within the FSS a
Serbia part company with boss Curcic, director Milosevic quits
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
Aston Villa striker Milosevic was Curcic's most avid supporter within the FSS after the 44-year old took over from Dutchman Dick Advocaat in November, 2014. Curcic failed to turn around Serbia's fortunes in a poor Euro 2016 qualifying campaign... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Edgar Davids: Celtic "are nothing" without Rangers - and need their Old Firm rivals in the Premiershipbetter than them.” Davids was one of the few living Dutchmen not signed by Ran
Edgar Davids: Celtic "are nothing" without Rangers - and need their Old Firm rivals in the Premiership
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
better than them.” Davids was one of the few living Dutchmen not signed by Rangers during the free-spending days of the Dick Advocaat regime in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Frank and Ronald de Boer, Bert Konterman, Arthur Numan, Michael Mols... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Edgar Davids: Celtic are nothing without Rangersbetter than them.” Davids was one of the few living Dutchmen not signed by Ran
Edgar Davids: Celtic are nothing without Rangers
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
better than them.” Davids was one of the few living Dutchmen not signed by Rangers during the free-spending days of the Dick Advocaat regime in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Frank and Ronald De Boer, Bert Konterman, Arthur Numan, Michael Mols... Read more
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heraldscotland
Champions Cup organisers want to play Old Firm game abroad - and believe Wembley would be 'perfect venue'super player yet, but we know how to put on a show." He added: “I love both cl
Champions Cup organisers want to play Old Firm game abroad - and believe Wembley would be 'perfect venue'
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
super player yet, but we know how to put on a show." He added: “I love both clubs. I brought Rangers over to America under Dick Advocaat then Alex McLeish. I deal with Peter Lawwell regularly and we’ve brought them over many times. So for me, it... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Edgar Davids: Celtic "are nothing" without Rangers - and need their Old Firm rivals in the Premiershipthat they are better than them.” Davids wasn’t one of the Dutch players Ranger
Edgar Davids: Celtic "are nothing" without Rangers - and need their Old Firm rivals in the Premiership
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 days ago
that they are better than them.” Davids wasn’t one of the Dutch players Rangers managed to lure to Ibrox during the lavish Dick Advocaat era back in the late 1990s and early 2000s. But many of his compatriots, including Frank and Ronald De Boer,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Dutch great Edgar Davids claims Celtic "are nothing" without Old Firm rival Rangersthat they are better than them.” Davids wasn’t one of the Dutch players Ranger
Dutch great Edgar Davids claims Celtic "are nothing" without Old Firm rival Rangers
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
that they are better than them.” Davids wasn’t one of the Dutch players Rangers managed to lure to Ibrox during the lavish Dick Advocaat era back in the late 1990s and early 2000s. But many of his compatriots, including Frank and Ronald De Boer,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Champions Cup organisers want to play the Old Firm game abroad - and believe Wembley would be the perfect venuesuper player yet, but we know how to put on a show." He added: “I love both cl
Champions Cup organisers want to play the Old Firm game abroad - and believe Wembley would be the perfect venue
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
super player yet, but we know how to put on a show." He added: “I love both clubs. I brought Rangers over to America under Dick Advocaat then Alex McLeish. I deal with Peter Lawwell regularly and we’ve brought them over many times. So for me, it... Read more
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chroniclelive
Jermain Defoe is 'only a goalscorer' - but he should be central to Sunderland's plansDefoe was shoved on to the left wing - a position where he had far less to give
Jermain Defoe is 'only a goalscorer' - but he should be central to Sunderland's plans
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
Defoe was shoved on to the left wing - a position where he had far less to give than in his proper position. By the time Dick Advocaat waved goodbye to the Stadium of Light, Defoe’s role had been that of unused substitute. Even Allardyce... Read more
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Vavel
Di Canio is key to my success, says Defoeof the Year award - just pipping Jan Kirchhoff - with Duncan Watmore winning th
Di Canio is key to my success, says Defoe
Vavel / Posted 4 days ago
of the Year award - just pipping Jan Kirchhoff - with Duncan Watmore winning the Young Player of the Year. Former manager Dick Advocaat had doubts over Defoe at the beginning of the season, but said that he was determined to prove that he still... Read more
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chroniclelive
Why Sunderland should be grateful Dick Advocaat showed so little patienceless than two years later, the model was jettisoned. Last season it worked. So
Why Sunderland should be grateful Dick Advocaat showed so little patience
chroniclelive / Posted 5 days ago
less than two years later, the model was jettisoned. Last season it worked. Sort of. Coming into the club in mid-March, Dick Advocaat was just the man to provide the shot in the arm needed to a relegation-threatened side, and steer it to... Read more
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Sport in a storm
Giaccherini eyes Sunderland exitItaly international was sent out on a one-year loan to Bologna last August afte
Giaccherini eyes Sunderland exit
Sport in a storm / Posted 5 days ago
Italy international was sent out on a one-year loan to Bologna last August after being told by former Black Cats boss Dick Advocaat he was surplus to requirements. The 30-year-old has impressed since the temporary switch, with seven goals... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Five things we learned from the Premier League this weekendstep up their annual attempt to beat the drop. Having mounted successful battle
Five things we learned from the Premier League this weekend
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
step up their annual attempt to beat the drop. Having mounted successful battles under Paolo Di Canio, Gus Poyet and Dick Advocaat in recent seasons, the Black Cats are fighting for their lives again – and this time have survival expert Sam... Read more
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Three and in
Premier League Talking Points Galore, Well… 5 Of Them Anywaystep up their annual attempt to beat the drop. Having mounted successful battle
Premier League Talking Points Galore, Well… 5 Of Them Anyway
Three and in / Posted 6 days ago
step up their annual attempt to beat the drop. Having mounted successful battles under Paolo Di Canio, Gus Poyet and Dick Advocaat in recent seasons, the Black Cats are fighting for their lives again – and this time have survival expert Sam... Read more
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Leicester City Mad
5 Things we learned from the Premier League this weekendstep up their annual attempt to beat the drop Having mounted successful battle
5 Things we learned from the Premier League this weekend
Leicester City Mad / Posted 6 days ago
step up their annual attempt to beat the drop Having mounted successful battles under Paolo Di Canio, Gus Poyet and Dick Advocaat in recent seasons, the Black Cats are fighting for their lives again - and this time have survival expert Sam... Read more
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Football.co.uk
5 Things we learned from the Premier League this weekendstep up their annual attempt to beat the drop. Having mounted successful battle
5 Things we learned from the Premier League this weekend
Football.co.uk / Posted 6 days ago
step up their annual attempt to beat the drop. Having mounted successful battles under Paolo Di Canio, Gus Poyet and Dick Advocaat in recent seasons, the Black Cats are fighting for their lives again - and this time have survival expert Sam... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
5 Things we learned from the Premier League this weekendstep up their annual attempt to beat the drop. Having mounted successful battle
5 Things we learned from the Premier League this weekend
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
step up their annual attempt to beat the drop. Having mounted successful battles under Paolo Di Canio, Gus Poyet and Dick Advocaat in recent seasons, the Black Cats are fighting for their lives again - and this time have survival expert Sam... Read more
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Scotsman
Ronny Deila: It’s hard being a Scandi manager in Scotlandin here and they have the quality. You can’t bring Scandinavians because they a
Ronny Deila: It’s hard being a Scandi manager in Scotland
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
in here and they have the quality. You can’t bring Scandinavians because they are not good enough, 99 per cent of them. Dick Advocaat came here and had half the Dutch team at Rangers. It’s easier, you know?” Deila hasn’t worked, but he hasn’t... Read more
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HITC Sport
Sunderland’s Sam Allardyce had this to say about retirement plansvigour to maintain a top managerial role. Allardyce was appointed manager of S
Sunderland’s Sam Allardyce had this to say about retirement plans
HITC Sport / Posted 6 days ago
vigour to maintain a top managerial role. Allardyce was appointed manager of Sunderland in October 2015, taking over from Dick Advocaat with the club languishing near the bottom of the table. It has not been a simple fix at the Stadium of Light... Read more
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Scotsman
Malky Mackay, Steve Clark in Celtic frame | Ronny Deila on Peter Lawwell | Ronny Deila reactionin here and they have the quality. You can’t bring Scandinavians because they a
Malky Mackay, Steve Clark in Celtic frame | Ronny Deila on Peter Lawwell | Ronny Deila reaction
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
in here and they have the quality. You can’t bring Scandinavians because they are not good enough, 99 per cent of them. Dick Advocaat came here and had half the Dutch team at Rangers. It’s easier, you know?” (Scotland on Sunday) ‘Fitness of... Read more
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chroniclelive
Even on the sidelines, Sunderland's senior players are crucial to beating relegationseason after season since the days Bruce led them to the top half of the table
Even on the sidelines, Sunderland's senior players are crucial to beating relegation
chroniclelive / Posted 7 days ago
season after season since the days Bruce led them to the top half of the table and to be blunt, it is a lack of talent. Dick Advocaat recognised as much, and left for the Netherlands as a result. Allardyce saw it too but his reaction was more... Read more
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HITC Sport
Defoe shares the first thing Sam Allardyce said after taking Sunderland jobmanager Sam Allardyce worked on when he was appointed earlier this season. The
Defoe shares the first thing Sam Allardyce said after taking Sunderland job
HITC Sport / Posted 7 days ago
manager Sam Allardyce worked on when he was appointed earlier this season. The veteran Premier League manager replaced Dick Advocaat at the Stadium of Light early on in the 2015-16 season, with the Black Cats failing to win any of their first... Read more
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London24
‘We weren’t fit enough’ Sunderland star’s honest admission ahead of ArsenalJermain Defoe has admitted Sunderland are in relegation trouble because they we
‘We weren’t fit enough’ Sunderland star’s honest admission ahead of Arsenal
London24 / Posted 7 days ago
Jermain Defoe has admitted Sunderland are in relegation trouble because they were simply not fit enough under former boss Dick Advocaat. Advocaat, who engineered a third successive escape at the end of last season, departed just eight games into... Read more
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Vavel
Jermain Defoe targeting 20-goal mark in comfortable lone striker rolehas driven him to prove he can play on his own. Defoe in the Sunderland colour
Jermain Defoe targeting 20-goal mark in comfortable lone striker role
Vavel / Posted 8 days ago
has driven him to prove he can play on his own. Defoe in the Sunderland colours | photo source: SAFC Ex-Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat was very insistent that the 33-year-old couldn’t be upfront on his own and need to be either out wide or with a... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Defoe On Fitness Levels.What's being said in the forum now? Striker Jermain Defoe says that under the
Defoe On Fitness Levels.
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 8 days ago
What's being said in the forum now? Striker Jermain Defoe says that under the old rule of Dick Advocaat, the team were not fit enough to compete in a fight for Premier League survival. Advocaat was in charge at the end of last season when his side... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Sunderland striker Defoe: Advocaat preseason set up relegation battlestriker Jermain Defoe has hit out at Dick Advocaat over their preseason. The W
Sunderland striker Defoe: Advocaat preseason set up relegation battle
tribalfootball.com / Posted 8 days ago
striker Jermain Defoe has hit out at Dick Advocaat over their preseason. The Wearsiders have improved markedly since Advocaat walked out on them in October claiming the squad was not strong enough to stay up. When asked why Sunderland go into the... Read more
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Soccer Way
Sunderland v Arsenal: Defoe relishing lone striker role in survival battle goalscoring form as Sunderland prepare for Sunday's crunch Premier League clash
Sunderland v Arsenal: Defoe relishing lone striker role in survival battle
Soccer Way / Posted 8 days ago
goalscoring form as Sunderland prepare for Sunday's crunch Premier League clash with Arsenal. Former Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat reportedly told ex-England international Defoe he could not play in the position, instead preferring to use him... Read more
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soccernews
Sunderland v Arsenal: Defoe relishing lone striker role in survival battlegoalscoring form as Sunderland prepare for Sunday’s crunch Premier League clash
Sunderland v Arsenal: Defoe relishing lone striker role in survival battle
soccernews / Posted 8 days ago
goalscoring form as Sunderland prepare for Sunday’s crunch Premier League clash with Arsenal. Former Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat reportedly told ex-England international Defoe he could not play in the position, instead preferring to use him... Read more
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Sunderland MAD
Jermain Defoe admits Sunderland had fitness issues under previous regimeJermain Defoe has admitted Sunderland are in relegation trouble because they we
Jermain Defoe admits Sunderland had fitness issues under previous regime
Sunderland MAD / Posted 8 days ago
Jermain Defoe has admitted Sunderland are in relegation trouble because they were simply not fit enough under former boss Dick Advocaat Advocaat, who engineered a third successive escape at the end of last season, departed just eight games into... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Jermain Defoe admits Sunderland had fitness issues under previous regimeJermain Defoe has admitted Sunderland are in relegation trouble because they we
Jermain Defoe admits Sunderland had fitness issues under previous regime
Football.co.uk / Posted 8 days ago
Jermain Defoe has admitted Sunderland are in relegation trouble because they were simply not fit enough under former boss Dick Advocaat. Advocaat, who engineered a third successive escape at the end of last season, departed just eight games into... Read more
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chroniclelive
Why No nonsense management of Sam Allardyce and Rafa Benitez has been just what was neededthe mere fact Allardyce had to make it is not a good reflection either on the “
Why No nonsense management of Sam Allardyce and Rafa Benitez has been just what was needed
chroniclelive / Posted 8 days ago
the mere fact Allardyce had to make it is not a good reflection either on the “professional” footballers he inherited, nor Dick Advocaat, the coach who oversaw their pre-season. Results since would suggest he had a point too, and explain why it... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Jermain Defoe admits Sunderland had fitness issues under previous regimeJermain Defoe has admitted Sunderland are in relegation trouble because they we
Jermain Defoe admits Sunderland had fitness issues under previous regime
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Jermain Defoe has admitted Sunderland are in relegation trouble because they were simply not fit enough under former boss Dick Advocaat. Advocaat, who engineered a third successive escape at the end of last season, departed just eight games into... Read more
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soccernews
Sunderland vs Arsenalthird place in the standings. Sunderland Sunderland had a pretty disappointin
Sunderland vs Arsenal
soccernews / Posted 8 days ago
third place in the standings. Sunderland Sunderland had a pretty disappointing start to the current season, with coach Dick Advocaat eventually paying the price, and the club fans had some doubts over his successor Sam Allardyce. However, while... Read more
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HITC Sport
John Carver suggests radical measure Newcastle should take to keep Rafael Benitezbe the first manager to combine club and national team duties, although it is a
John Carver suggests radical measure Newcastle should take to keep Rafael Benitez
HITC Sport / Posted 9 days ago
be the first manager to combine club and national team duties, although it is a rare occurrence. Former Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat spent four months in charge of both Belgium and Dutch side AZ Alkmaar; whilst Guus Hiddink led Chelsea to FA... Read more
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chroniclelive
Lee Cattermole admits: At first I wasn't fit enough to do job Sam Allardyce wantedand things like that. “I really enjoyed my time with him. But I came back from
Lee Cattermole admits: At first I wasn't fit enough to do job Sam Allardyce wanted
chroniclelive / Posted 9 days ago
and things like that. “I really enjoyed my time with him. But I came back from an injury and he had gone (replaced by Dick Advocaat). “It’s obviously a change of manager and a change of styles, but the gaffer believes I can affect the game... Read more
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chroniclelive
Sunderland's squad: Here's who should go and who should stay for the summer rebuild joblike being another player Sunderland have overpaid for, then struggle to move o
Sunderland's squad: Here's who should go and who should stay for the summer rebuild job
chroniclelive / Posted 12 days ago
like being another player Sunderland have overpaid for, then struggle to move on. My verdict: Sell at the right price Dick Advocaat had faith in the player who showed potential under him as a youngster, but Allardyce has not. On loan until... Read more
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Sport in a storm
Sunderland could do a Leicesterin future years as long as Sam Allardyce remains in charge. The 61-year-old si
Sunderland could do a Leicester
Sport in a storm / Posted 12 days ago
in future years as long as Sam Allardyce remains in charge. The 61-year-old signed a two-year deal when he replaced Dick Advocaat in October last year with Sunderland lying just one place off the foot of the table, and they are currently one... Read more
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HITC Sport
Brutally honest Allardyce explains why he got rid of this Sunderland playerwhy the big Romanian was shipped out in January. The 29-year-old was initially
Brutally honest Allardyce explains why he got rid of this Sunderland player
HITC Sport / Posted 13 days ago
why the big Romanian was shipped out in January. The 29-year-old was initially Allardyce's number one upon replacing Dick Advocaat at the Stadium of Light in October, but the shot-stopper ultimately dropped to the bench in favour of Vito... Read more
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iafrica.com
Sunderland down Norwichtop-flight and he could be on course to mastermind another great escape to emul
Sunderland down Norwich
iafrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
top-flight and he could be on course to mastermind another great escape to emulate Sunderland's last-ditch revival under Dick Advocaat 12 months ago. For Norwich, it was further setback to their survival bid after last weekend's loss at Crystal... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sunderland keep survival hopes alive by beating Norwichthe last few weeks of the campaign for the fourth successive season. Sunderlan
Sunderland keep survival hopes alive by beating Norwich
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
the last few weeks of the campaign for the fourth successive season. Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce, who took over from Dick Advocaat in October when Sunderland were one place off the bottom, said he was delighted his side had closed the gap to... Read more
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The Star
Sunderland keep survival hopes alive by beating Norwichthe last few weeks of the campaign for the fourth successive season. Sunderlan
Sunderland keep survival hopes alive by beating Norwich
The Star / Posted 14 days ago
the last few weeks of the campaign for the fourth successive season. Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce, who took over from Dick Advocaat in October when Sunderland were one place off the bottom, said he was delighted his side had closed the gap to... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Sunderland sink Norwich to grab survival lifelinetop-flight and he could be on course to mastermind another great escape to emul
Sunderland sink Norwich to grab survival lifeline
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 days ago
top-flight and he could be on course to mastermind another great escape to emulate Sunderland's last-ditch revival under Dick Advocaat 12 months ago. For Norwich, it was further setback to their survival bid after last weekend's loss at Crystal... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Black Cats boost survival bid at Norwich’s costtop-flight and he could be on course to mastermind another great escape to emul
Black Cats boost survival bid at Norwich’s cost
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
top-flight and he could be on course to mastermind another great escape to emulate Sunderland’s last-ditch revival under Dick Advocaat 12 months ago. Fabio Borini (R) scores the opening goal from the penalty spot. For Norwich, it was further... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Black Cats boost survival bid at Norwich’s costtop-flight and he could be on course to mastermind another great escape to emul
Black Cats boost survival bid at Norwich’s cost
Adelaide Now / Posted 14 days ago
top-flight and he could be on course to mastermind another great escape to emulate Sunderland’s last-ditch revival under Dick Advocaat 12 months ago. Fabio Borini (R) scores the opening goal from the penalty spot. For Norwich, it was further... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
EPL, Premier League: underland boost survival hopes of staying in Premier League by beating relegation rivals Norwich 3-0top-flight and he could be on course to mastermind another great escape to emul
EPL, Premier League: underland boost survival hopes of staying in Premier League by beating relegation rivals Norwich 3-0
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 14 days ago
top-flight and he could be on course to mastermind another great escape to emulate Sunderland’s last-ditch revival under Dick Advocaat 12 months ago. For Norwich, it was further setback to their survival bid after last weekend’s loss at Crystal... Read more
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