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chroniclelive
Celtic vs Newcastle United on this day in 1999As Sunderland get set to host Celtic in a game to mark the 20th anniversary of
chroniclelive / Posted an hour ago
As Sunderland get set to host Celtic in a game to mark the 20th anniversary of the Stadium of Light this weekend, Newcastle United fans might recall the Magpies’ own friendly clash against the Scottish giants on this day in 1999. Or maybe they might... Read more
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chroniclelive
Is Sunderland vs Celtic on TV, what time is kick-off and who is in the teams?Sunderland welcome Celtic to the Stadium of Light on Saturday as they take in t
chroniclelive / Posted an hour ago
Sunderland welcome Celtic to the Stadium of Light on Saturday as they take in their final pre-season friendly ahead of the start of the Championship season. Grayson’s side now welcome the Scottish Champions, who went the whole domestic season... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Steele Sold To SunderlandSunderland the following day. Shot-stopper Steele, who made 120 appearances fo
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 2 hours ago
Sunderland the following day. Shot-stopper Steele, who made 120 appearances for Rovers, has signed a four year deal at the Stadium of Light. 'The club would like to wish Jason every success in the future,' concluded the statement. Meanwhile,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Bid to rename Premier League ground as Princess Diana Stadium rejectedA top-level government bid to rename Sunderland's Stadium of Light the Princess
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 hours ago
A top-level government bid to rename Sunderland's Stadium of Light the Princess Diana Stadium has been revealed. In July 1997 the club named their new ground the Stadium of Light in a nod to the mining heritage of the area and the men who had toiled... Read more
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Daily Star
The Princess Diana Stadium? Premier League club reveal request to rename ground2006, said the Labour government called the day after the Princess of Wales die
Daily Star / Posted 5 hours ago
2006, said the Labour government called the day after the Princess of Wales died asking if he would consider renaming the Stadium of Light after her. “I had a call from the Government one day after Princess Diana had died to ask if I would... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Goalkeeper Steele Becomes The Sixthmuch split between the three north east clubs, so I spent my childhood watching
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 6 hours ago
much split between the three north east clubs, so I spent my childhood watching them all and I remember coming to the Stadium of Light with my uncle and cousin. I`ve got a lot of experience and played a lot of games - most of which are in the... Read more
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chroniclelive
Lewis Grabban hoping his experience can help Sunderland achieve something specialhis time on Wearside.Read More Reacting to the move, he told the club website
chroniclelive / Posted 6 hours ago
his time on Wearside.Read More Reacting to the move, he told the club website of his desire to bring success back to the Stadium of Light. “I’m happy to get the deal done and look forward to getting the season started now,” he said. “The size... Read more
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Ipswich Star
From Ollie Watkins to Ike Ugbo - Six Championship signings to watch this seasondid so well at Deepdale under Simon Grayson, that he persuaded the new Sunderla
Ipswich Star / Posted 8 hours ago
did so well at Deepdale under Simon Grayson, that he persuaded the new Sunderland boss to make him his first signing at The Stadium of Light, On his day, the Republic of Ireland international is unplayable, can score goals from all angles and sets... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa transfer news and rumours: Three players linked with exitsthey’ll have plenty of competition from elsewhere in the Championship. Simon G
birminghammail / Posted 8 hours ago
they’ll have plenty of competition from elsewhere in the Championship. Simon Grayson, who replaced David Moyes at the Stadium of Light this summer, wants to be reunited with McCormack with whom he worked at Leeds previously. Sunderland are... Read more
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chroniclelive
Scunthorpe 0-0 Sunderland player ratings: Read James Hunter's match marks from Glanford ParkWearside.Read More Just one game remains in the Wearsider’s pre-season friendl
chroniclelive / Posted 15 hours ago
Wearside.Read More Just one game remains in the Wearsider’s pre-season friendlies as they host Celtic on Saturday at the Stadium of Light. How did McGeady and Ruiter play? And did any other players catch the eye with just over a week to go until... Read more
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sportsmole
Sunderland complete Jason Steele signingsixth signing of the summer under new boss Simon Grayson. Steele, who will now
sportsmole / Posted 18 hours ago
sixth signing of the summer under new boss Simon Grayson. Steele, who will now compete for the number one spot at the Stadium of Light following the departure of Jordan Pickford, made more than 100 appearances during a three-year stay at... Read more
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chroniclelive
Sunderland confirm Jason Steele has completed his move from Blackburn Roversmuch split between the three North East clubs, so I spent my childhood watching
chroniclelive / Posted 18 hours ago
much split between the three North East clubs, so I spent my childhood watching them all and I remember coming to the Stadium of Light with my uncle and cousin. “I’ve got a lot of experience and played a lot of games – most of which are in... Read more
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HITC Sport
Premier League manager's latest comments mean Sunderland may have to wait in winger pursuitjoined Sunderland on a season-long loan deal this evening, and he may not be th
HITC Sport / Posted 19 hours ago
joined Sunderland on a season-long loan deal this evening, and he may not be the only attacker who ends up heading to the Stadium of Light this summer. The Daily Mail reported last week that Sunderland have failed with a loan bid for Bournemouth... Read more
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Sport in a storm
Sunderland seal Grabban dealon Tuesday to finalise his switch to Sunderland and a deal, which will see him
Sport in a storm / Posted 19 hours ago
on Tuesday to finalise his switch to Sunderland and a deal, which will see him spend the entire 2017/18 campaign at the Stadium of Light, was completed on Wednesday. Grabban was one of two Bournemouth players Sunderland boss Simon Grayson was... Read more
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sportsmole
Jason Steele, Lewis Grabban to undergo Sunderland medicalsto Sky Sports News, the duo are due on Wearside on Wednesday to undergo medical
sportsmole / Posted 20 hours ago
to Sky Sports News, the duo are due on Wearside on Wednesday to undergo medicals and finalise moves to the Stadium of Light. The report goes on to say that Steele will sign a permanent deal at the Championship club while Grabban... Read more
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sportsmole
Lewis Grabban finalises loan move to Sunderland from BournemouthThe 29-year-old has moved to the Stadium of Light after failing to hold down a
sportsmole / Posted 20 hours ago
The 29-year-old has moved to the Stadium of Light after failing to hold down a regular spot in the Cherries' first team in the 2016-17 campaign. Grabban made just three Premier League appearances off the bench and spent half of the season on loan at... Read more
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chroniclelive
Police plan 'derby day' operation for Sunderland's clash with Celticwe will not tolerate disorder inside or outside the stadium and we will have a
chroniclelive / Posted 22 hours ago
we will not tolerate disorder inside or outside the stadium and we will have a highly visible policing presence at the Stadium of Light and surrounding cities on the day. “Disorder at our football matches has fallen in recent years and we... Read more
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birminghammail
Striker Ross McCormack subject of four-club tusslethey’ll have plenty of competition from elsewhere in the Championship. Simon G
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
they’ll have plenty of competition from elsewhere in the Championship. Simon Grayson, who replaced David Moyes at the Stadium of Light this summer, wants to be reunited with McCormack with whom he worked at Leeds previously. McCormack only... Read more
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Sport in a storm
Sunderland close in on Grabbanon Tuesday to finalise his switch to Sunderland and a deal, which will see him
Sport in a storm / Posted yesterday
on Tuesday to finalise his switch to Sunderland and a deal, which will see him spend the entire 2017/18 campaign at the Stadium of Light, is expected to be completed on Wednesday. Grabban was one of two Bournemouth players Sunderland boss Simon... Read more
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sportsmole
Jason Steele and Lewis Grabban to undergo Sunderland medicalsto Sky Sports News, the duo are due on Wearside on Wednesday to undergo medical
sportsmole / Posted yesterday
to Sky Sports News, the duo are due on Wearside on Wednesday to undergo medicals and finalise moves to the Stadium of Light. The report goes on to say that Steele will sign a permanent deal at the Championship club while Grabban... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Sunderland lead chase for Aston Villa centre-backstart.Read More Birmingham and Leeds have also been plotting moves for Elphick
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
start.Read More Birmingham and Leeds have also been plotting moves for Elphick. Should his move go through, Elphick could be joined at the Stadium of Light by Villa teammate Ross McCormack, who is also a target for new Sunderland boss Simon Grays... Read more
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express
Sunderland open talks with Aston Villa for striker Ross McCormackto have opened talks with Villa about a season-long loan in the hope they can r
express / Posted yesterday
to have opened talks with Villa about a season-long loan in the hope they can rekindle McCormack's prolific form at the Stadium of Light. Sunderland are in the market for a new striker this summer after seeing last season's top goalscorer... Read more
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sportsmole
Sunderland open talks with Aston Villa forward Ross McCormack?left him down the pecking order at Villa and according to the Daily Mail, he co
sportsmole / Posted yesterday
left him down the pecking order at Villa and according to the Daily Mail, he could be spending the upcoming campaign at the Stadium of Light. Villa would prefer a permanent deal but due to interested clubs not being prepared to meet anywhere close... Read more
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HITC Sport
Simon Grayson discusses impressive Sunderland recruit, suggests he is ready for first-team and Bradford City, playing 59 and 79 minutes respectively. The 23-year-old rig
HITC Sport / Posted yesterday
and Bradford City, playing 59 and 79 minutes respectively. The 23-year-old right back made the temporary move to the Stadium of Light with Everton teammate Brendan Galloway this summer. With Adam Matthews, Billy Jones and Donald Love all... Read more
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chroniclelive
Ex-Sunderland manager Peter Reid's pride at helping create the Stadium of Light 'legacy'Because while the construction of the Stadium of Light was unquestionably drive
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
Because while the construction of the Stadium of Light was unquestionably driven by the vision of owner Bob Murray, it was manager Reid who built the teams whose success helped first finance, and then fill, the club’s new home. Under Reid,... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
McCormack Loan LinksWhat's being said in the forum now? Could Ross McCormack be on his way to the
vitalfootball co uk / Posted yesterday
What's being said in the forum now? Could Ross McCormack be on his way to the Stadium of Light? According to the Daily Mail, Sunderland have opened talks with Aston Villa about a loan deal for McCormack. Simon Grayson worked with McCormack at... Read more
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The News & Observer
Here’s one way that a Raleigh soccer park will almost certainly fall shortthem some glorious names. Manchester United plays at Old Trafford, and Chelsea
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
them some glorious names. Manchester United plays at Old Trafford, and Chelsea plays at Stamford Bridge in London. There is Stadium of Light in Sunderland, Turf Moor in Burnley, and Bramall Lane as home to Sheffield United. Others include The New... Read more
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chroniclelive
The Stadium of Light Metro station is all ready for the new seasonThe Stadium of Light Metro station has had a red and white makeover in time for
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
The Stadium of Light Metro station has had a red and white makeover in time for the start of the new season. A formal unveiling, with the help of representatives from the club, is expected to take place in the coming days.Stadium of Light Metro... Read more
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HITC Sport
Report: Birmingham step up interest in Championship striker previously targeted by SunderlandSunderland were interested in Hugill, with their manager Simon Grayson looking
HITC Sport / Posted 2 days ago
Sunderland were interested in Hugill, with their manager Simon Grayson looking to bring the 25-year-old with him to the Stadium of Light after leaving the Lilywhites. However, while the Lancashire club were firm with their stance of not selling... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Everton's Jordan Pickford relaxed about playing with new-look back fourMore The England youth international, signed from Sunderland in June, was sent
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
More The England youth international, signed from Sunderland in June, was sent out on six loans during his time at the Stadium of Light and says they were vital learning experiences. “I’m a big talker on the pitch, I try and help those in... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Bradley Benefit Matchand England international Jermain Defoe. Having acted as a mascot for Sunderla
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 2 days ago
and England international Jermain Defoe. Having acted as a mascot for Sunderland against Everton last September at the Stadium of Light the Blues, especially chairman Bill Kenwright, struck up a bond with little Lowery too and he was a guest at... Read more
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HITC Sport
Newcastle United target described by former Sunderland man as goodformer goalkeeper did not make a single league appearance for Newcastle's bitte
HITC Sport / Posted 2 days ago
former goalkeeper did not make a single league appearance for Newcastle's bitter rivals Sunderland during his time at the Stadium of Light in the 1990s, but he featured for the likes of Aberdeen and Barnsley during his playing career. Preece has... Read more
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HITC Sport
Grayson's planned double-swoop could turn Sunderland into genuine promotion contendersso far this summer have been solid, if unspectacular. But with Grayson plannin
HITC Sport / Posted 2 days ago
so far this summer have been solid, if unspectacular. But with Grayson planning on bringing Grabban and Steele to the Stadium of Light, Sunderland may just have the quality required to drive them right up into promotion contention. And... Read more
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Daily Mail
Everton to host charity match in memory of Bradley Loweryhis love of Sunderland, Evertonians formed a special bond with the youngster, i
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
his love of Sunderland, Evertonians formed a special bond with the youngster, initially during Everton's match at the Stadium of Light in September 2016 and then when he was a guest at Goodison Park for two matches in January and February in... Read more
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chroniclelive
The Princess Diana Stadium? Sir Bob Murray reveals request to rename the Stadium of Lightbut ultimately Murray decided against it and - after considering several possib
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
but ultimately Murray decided against it and - after considering several possibilities - in July 1997 he settled on the Stadium of Light, in a nod to the mining heritage of the area and the men who had toiled underground. But in the aftermath... Read more
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HITC Sport
No offers received for Sunderland and West Ham targets says Dean Smithadded: "We've had no offer from them so I'd put them back where they were as ru
HITC Sport / Posted 2 days ago
added: "We've had no offer from them so I'd put them back where they were as rumours." Newly appointed as boss at the Stadium of Light, Simon Grayson is looking to reshape his squad for a season back in Championship football following... Read more
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chroniclelive
Sunderland Stadium of Light 20 years on: Sir Bob Murray on building a 'cathedral' on Wearsidein the Premier League in 1999-2000, another 6,000 seats were subsequently added
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
in the Premier League in 1999-2000, another 6,000 seats were subsequently added with the North Stand extension. The Stadium of Light celebrates its 20th anniversary this summer, with the club planning a series of events - including a... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Matthews' First Team Hopesspent time at Ashton Gate last season Matthews, 25, is now hopeful he'll be abl
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 3 days ago
spent time at Ashton Gate last season Matthews, 25, is now hopeful he'll be able to get some regular minutes at the Stadium of Light with the chance new boss Simon Grayson has given him this summer has been appreciated. 'I`m thankful to him... Read more
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HITC Sport
Grayson names two players he's planning to have at Sunderland next term; and it's a surpriseBoth Lens and Khazri were expected to leave the Stadium of Light this summer, b
HITC Sport / Posted 3 days ago
Both Lens and Khazri were expected to leave the Stadium of Light this summer, but they appear to have found their way into the new Black Cats’ boss’s plans. And while Grayson admits the pair could still depart, he is hoping to have the attackers... Read more
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HITC Sport
Sunderland man admits he'd have left by now, if David Moyes was still in chargeMoyes appeared to write off Matthews’ chances of making a success of his career
HITC Sport / Posted 3 days ago
Moyes appeared to write off Matthews’ chances of making a success of his career at the Stadium of Light. The full-back did not feature at all for Sunderland last term, after he was sent out on loan to Bristol City. And Matthews admits that if Moyes... Read more
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HITC Sport
Report: Sunderland to spend coming hours negotiating with Aston Villa, Grayson pursuing reunionboss during the 2011-12 season, before Grayson was sacked. Now, over five years
HITC Sport / Posted 3 days ago
boss during the 2011-12 season, before Grayson was sacked. Now, over five years on, the duo could reunite at the Stadium of Light. It's believed that Sunderland chief executive Martin Bain will be pressing ahead with negotiations this... Read more
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chroniclelive
Sunderland's Jeremain Lens and Wahbi Khazri will be involved against Derby - if they are still hereup is a trip to Scunthorpe United on Wednesday, before a dress rehearsal agains
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
up is a trip to Scunthorpe United on Wednesday, before a dress rehearsal against Scottish champions Celtic at the Stadium of Light which will be the final friendly before the league campaign starts at home to Derby. Grayson said:... Read more
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HITC Sport
Sunderland fans will be delighted with 29-year-old's comments keep scoring goals!” Simon Grayson has recently hinted that Lens may still has
HITC Sport / Posted 3 days ago
keep scoring goals!” Simon Grayson has recently hinted that Lens may still has a chance to revive his career at the Stadium of Light. With Sunderland short of forward option, Lens can make a strong impact at Championship level. Show... Read more
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chroniclelive
Sunderland manager Simon Grayson must sell to finance more buysand that is something he is determined to address before the Championship campa
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
and that is something he is determined to address before the Championship campaign kicks-off against Derby County at the Stadium of Light a week on Friday. Grayson was impressed with the performance of Dutch trialist Robbin Ruiter in Saturday’s... Read more
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chroniclelive
Lottery winner to auction off signed shirt for Bradley Lowery Foundationfrom photographers on the day of the funeral, but he admits it was strange wear
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
from photographers on the day of the funeral, but he admits it was strange wearing his rival’s kit.Bradley Lowery at the Stadium of Light (Image: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire) “It didn’t feel right wearing red and white but then I remembered why and... Read more
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Evening Standard
Conte overcame doubts to sign Chelsea deal after new players promiseCosta nets the only goal in the 76th minute against a stubborn Baggies side. C
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
Costa nets the only goal in the 76th minute against a stubborn Baggies side. Cesc Fabregas gets the breakthrough at the Stadium of Light just before half-time. Diego Costa heads in the winner to secure another narrow victory for the Premier... Read more
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HITC Sport
Agent hopes 30-year-old player to complete Sunderland move Simon Grayson is reportedly keen to sign two goalkeepers, with Jordan Pickford
HITC Sport / Posted 5 days ago
Simon Grayson is reportedly keen to sign two goalkeepers, with Jordan Pickford and Vito Mannone both having left the Stadium of Light this summer. The goalkeeper has been heavily linked with Belgian side Zulte Waregem, but Sunderland have... Read more
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chroniclelive
Who is Robbin Ruiter? The Dutch goalkeeper on trial at SunderlandDutch keeper Robbin Ruiter is currently on trial at Sunderland and according to
chroniclelive / Posted 6 days ago
Dutch keeper Robbin Ruiter is currently on trial at Sunderland and according to his agent, he is keen on a move to the Stadium of Light. Young Polish goalkeeper Max Stryjek has been heavily involved in the Black Cats’ pre-season campaign, while... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Danny Rose to spend ‘brief period’ with Tottenham Hotspur squad in AmericaHotspur's Danny Rose appears dejected as he is substituted with an injury durin
The Ham&High Network / Posted 6 days ago
Hotspur's Danny Rose appears dejected as he is substituted with an injury during the Premier League match at the Stadium of Light (pic: Richard Sellers/PA Images). England left-back has not played for the club since January, but appears... Read more
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chroniclelive
Sunderland's John O'Shea on why Simon Grayson's experience will be vital this seasonone, of their friendlies so far but O’Shea says the most important thing is tha
chroniclelive / Posted 6 days ago
one, of their friendlies so far but O’Shea says the most important thing is that the team peaks when Derby County visit the Stadium of Light for the season-opener on August 4. He said: “The important thing with pre-season - whether it be your first... Read more
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