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‘Different Tevez’ in extra training to shed weight: Shanghai coach

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Shanghai (AFP) – Carlos Tevez has shown a better attitude and is doing extra training of his own will, the coach of Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua said Friday, days after he called the Argentine overweight.

Wu Jingui, who took over this week after Gus Poyet quit on Monday, vowed that Chinese football would see “a different Tevez” from now on.

‘Different Tevez’ in extra training to shed weight: Shanghai coach

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Shanghai (AFP) – Carlos Tevez has shown a better attitude and is doing extra training of his own will, the coach of Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua said Friday, days after he called the Argentine overweight.

Wu Jingui, who took over this week after Gus Poyet quit on Monday, vowed that Chinese football would see “a different Tevez” from now on.

Money and identity stoke Shanghai derby rivalry

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Shanghai (AFP) – Shanghai Shenhua cross the city into enemy territory on Saturday to face Shanghai SIPG for China’s biggest derby, an intense rivalry spiced by money and identity.

Shenhua make the trip in turmoil: former Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Gus Poyet quit as manager on Monday under pressure with the club languishing below mid-table in the 16-team Chinese Super League (CSL).

Shanghai Shenhua coach Poyet on the brink in China

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Shanghai (AFP) – Gus Poyet apologised and hinted he could quit after Shanghai Shenhua lost 3-0 at home in the Chinese Super League to leave the Uruguayan’s future as coach hanging in the balance.

Shenhua finished fourth in the league last year and invested heavily this season, bringing Carlos Tevez to China on a contract which made him one of the world’s best paid players.

Shanghai Shenhua coach Poyet on the brink in China

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Shanghai (AFP) – Gus Poyet apologised and hinted he could quit after Shanghai Shenhua lost 3-0 at home in the Chinese Super League to leave the Uruguayan’s future as coach hanging in the balance.

Shenhua finished fourth in the league last year and invested heavily this season, bringing Carlos Tevez to China on a contract which made him one of the world’s best paid players.

Angry Shenhua fans turn on misfiring Tevez

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Shanghai (AFP) – Carlos Tevez faced growing calls Monday to be shipped out as angry Shanghai Shenhua fans turned on the Argentine forward and under-pressure manager Gus Poyet.

Shenhua fans are fast losing patience with Tevez, who only moved to the Chinese club at the start of the year from Boca Juniors on a reported 38-million-euro ($42 million) salary that makes him one of the highest-rewarded footballers on the planet.

Angry Shenhua fans turn on misfiring Tevez

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Shanghai (AFP) – Carlos Tevez faced growing calls Monday to be shipped out as angry Shanghai Shenhua fans turned on the Argentine forward and under-pressure manager Gus Poyet.

Shenhua fans are fast losing patience with Tevez, who only moved to the Chinese club at the start of the year from Boca Juniors on a reported 38-million-euro ($42 million) salary that makes him one of the highest-rewarded footballers on the planet.

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‘They Wouldn’t Stop Calling’ – Dick Advocaat Agrees To One More Year At Sunderland After Being Harassed Into It

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After just about guiding the club to Premier League survival this season, Dick Advocaat has U-turned his retirement plans and signed up for one more year of fun and frolics at Sunderland.

With Sunderland entrenched in the relegation mire and the situation looking increasingly dire week by week, Gus Poyet was sacked and Advocaat was broughtin on an interim basis in March vowing that the gig would be his last in club football.

Sunderland appoint Dick Advocaat to replace Gus Poyet

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Sunderland have appointed Dick Advocaat as head coach until the end of the season, the Barclays Premier League club have announced.

The 67-year-old Dutchman replaces Gus Poyet, who was dismissed on Monday after 17 months in charge.

A Sunderland statement read: "Sunderland AFC has appointed Dick Advocaat as head coach until the end of the current season.

Sunderland appoint Dick Advocaat to replace Gus Poyet

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Sunderland have appointed Dick Advocaat as head coach until the end of the season, the Barclays Premier League club have announced.

The 67-year-old Dutchman replaces Gus Poyet, who was dismissed on Monday after 17 months in charge.

A Sunderland statement read: "Sunderland AFC has appointed Dick Advocaat as head coach until the end of the current season.

Sunderland Fire Poyet – Dick Advocaat To Be New Boss?

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Sunderland have fired Gus Poyet after the side's terrible showing at home to Aston Villa on Saturday by a score of 4-0. Gus Poyet fired as Sunderland boss There are just nine games to go in the season so it's a delicate time for the Black Cats to be getting a new boss, and [...]

Sunderland sack Gus Poyet

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Sacked: Sunderland Relieve Gus Poyet Of His Duties With Just Nine Games Of The Season Remaining

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Just as he was bought in as a fire-fighter at the arse-end of last season, the wheel has turned and Gus Poyet is to be replaced by a fire-fighter for the arse-end of this.

Talk had been rifesince Sunderland went down 4-0 to the only Premier League team to have scored fewer goals than them so far this campaign at the weekend but, as of this afternoon, Poyet has been relieved of his duties at the Stadium of Light.

Sunderland sack manager Gus Poyet, say reports

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Sunderland has sacked manager Gus Poyet according to media reports in the UK.

Poyet took training on Monday morning with the Sunderland team, but he was sacked afterwards in a pre-arranged meeting with club executives, according to reports by ITV and The Daily Mail.

Sunderland have not yet made a statement on its website or social media accounts, but an official announcement is expected soon.

Sunderland sack manager Gus Poyet, say reports

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Sunderland has sacked manager Gus Poyet according to media reports in the UK.

Poyet took training on Monday morning with the Sunderland team, but he was sacked afterwards in a pre-arranged meeting with club executives, according to reports by ITV and The Daily Mail.

Sunderland have not yet made a statement on its website or social media accounts, but an official announcement is expected soon.

Poyet Out - But Out With Nowt!

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Gus Poyet: "I am one of the few in football who is honest" - says man who employed our services and then refused to honour deal. #Sunderland
— FOOTBALL is FIXED (@footballisfixed) March 15, 2015

We tweeted the above in the aftermath of Sunderland's 0-4 defeat to Aston Villa on Saturday - a result that leaves Poyet on the brink.

Gus Poyet poised to be sacked by Sunderland

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After a humiliating 4-0 defeat at the hands of Aston Villa on Saturday, Sunderland board are considering the options of sacking their manager Gus Poyet this week.

Sunderland are 17th in the league, hovering just over the relegation zone and are winless in their last seven matches.

Watch Sunderland 0-4 Aston Villa match highlights [VIDEO]

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Under-fire head coach Gus Poyet took full responsibility after Sunderland were trounced 4-0 at home by fellow Barclays Premier League strugglers Aston Villa.

The Uruguayan was swiftly installed as a 1/4 favorite to be the next top-flight manager to lose his job with bookmaker William Hill after a humiliating afternoon at the Stadium of Light, and although he insisted he had not heard from owner Ellis Short in the immediate aftermath of the debacle, he took the criticism on the chin.

Watch Sunderland 0-4 Aston Villa match highlights [VIDEO]

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Under-fire head coach Gus Poyet took full responsibility after Sunderland were trounced 4-0 at home by fellow Barclays Premier League strugglers Aston Villa.

The Uruguayan was swiftly installed as a 1/4 favorite to be the next top-flight manager to lose his job with bookmaker William Hill after a humiliating afternoon at the Stadium of Light, and although he insisted he had not heard from owner Ellis Short in the immediate aftermath of the debacle, he took the criticism on the chin.

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet charged with improper conduct by FA

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Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association after his touchline bust-up with Hull boss Steve Bruce.

The 47-year-old Uruguayan has until 6pm on March 9 to respond to the charge after being sent to the stands for kicking a drinks holder and then arguing with Bruce after seeing midfielder Jack Rodwell booked for diving by referee Mike Dean.

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet charged with improper conduct by FA

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Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association after his touchline bust-up with Hull boss Steve Bruce.

The 47-year-old Uruguayan has until 6pm on March 9 to respond to the charge after being sent to the stands for kicking a drinks holder and then arguing with Bruce after seeing midfielder Jack Rodwell booked for diving by referee Mike Dean.

Poyet: Players disappear when they leave United

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Gus Poyet, Sunderland's manager, has sung the praises of former Manchester United defender, John O'Shea. The Irishman is the Sunderland captain and Poyet is impressed with what a big player he has become for Sunderland.

A lot of players leave Man United and disappear, but not John.

Five Tactical Things We Learnt From The Weekend’s Premier League Games

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Five Tactical Things We Learnt From The Weekend's Premier League Games - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

How to beat Chelsea; How to beat Arsenal; How to stifle Liverpool:last week's gamestaught us some crucial facts about the tactical models needed to break down the Premier League's top clubs.

Sunderland Boss Gus Poyet: City Defeat Won’ Derail Us

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Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has backed his players to shrug off their Sergio Aguero blues and prove once again that they are a team for the big occasion when they face Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday.

A gruelling week which started with a gutsy goalless draw against Chelsea turned sour on Wednesday night when Aguero scored two and set up another in Manchester City's 4-1 win at the Stadium of Light.

Sunderland Boss Gus Poyet: City Defeat Won’ Derail Us

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Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has backed his players to shrug off their Sergio Aguero blues and prove once again that they are a team for the big occasion when they face Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday.

A gruelling week which started with a gutsy goalless draw against Chelsea turned sour on Wednesday night when Aguero scored two and set up another in Manchester City's 4-1 win at the Stadium of Light.

Possible Chelsea starting XI against Sunderland

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Chelsea will look to continue their unbeaten start to the season as they travel to the Stadium of Light to take on Sunderland in the late game on Saturday.

The Blues will have revenge on their minds, as it was a loss to the Black Cats that effectively prevented them from winning the Premier League title last season.

Read Our Progress Report on Sunderland’s Performances for October-November

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Gus Poyet's side has enjoyed a rather mixed bag of results throughout October and November with goals in good supply at both ends of the pitch. It is impossible to look past the hugely surprising 8-0 defeat away to high-flying Southampton, however that aside the past two months have seen Sunderland record important victories over Stoke City and Crystal Palace, as well as holding Everton to a 1-1 draw this past weekend.

Crystal Palace vs Sunderland; Starting Lineups, TV Times & Open Thread

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Sunderland manager Gus Poyet faces a stern test today to convince the club's supporters that he has the future of his team in his destiny after a series of poor results. Crystal Palace, meanwhile, will hope to continue their good form under manager Neil Warnock.

Here's today's TV schedule for viewers/readers in theUnited States:

Crystal Palace vs Sunderland, 3pm, NBCSN and mun2and NBC Sports Live Extra

Starting Lineups:

Crystal Palace:Speroni; Kelly, Hangeland, Dann, Ward; Jedinak, Ledley, Zaha, Bolasie; Chamakh, Campbell.

Sunderland Manager Gus Poyet Embarrassed by 8-0 Rout Against Southampton

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Gus Poyet was left bemoaning the most embarrassing moment of his football career after his Sunderland side were hammered 8-0 at Southampton.

The Uruguayan saw the Black Cats score two own goals on their way to their biggest ever Barclays Premier League defeat as a Graziano Pelle brace, as well as goals from Jack Cork, Dusan Tadic, Victor Wanyama and Sadio Mane sealed a memorable afternoon for the hosts.

Sunderland’s August-September Progress Report

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Sunderland have enjoyed a mixed start to the Premier League season thus far with Gus Poyet's men sitting in a worrying 15th position in the table despite having earned draws against Louis van Gaal's Manchester United as well as Tottenham Hotspur in recent weeks.

Unfortunately these two excellent results have had their respective gloss taken off them due to the fact Sunderland are still without a win this season.

Sunderland vs Manchester United Predicted Lineups

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Sunderland entertain Manchester United on Sunday afternoon in what will be the latest indicator to Louis Van Gaal as to how much work still needs to be done to this broken United squad.

Sunderland go into the game as the form side out of the two clubs, and there is a real feel that they will go on to inflict yet more misery on the beleaguered Red Devils.

Sunderland Still Confident Of Signing Fabio Borini

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Sunderland manager Gus Poyet is still confident he will land Fabio Borini in a £14m deal, despite the striker flying out on a pre-season tour with Liverpool.
The two clubs have agreed the fee for the Italian forward, but last night he was with the Reds in America.
Poyet is planning to speak to Borini and his representatives today to thrash out personal terms and get the transfer finalized.

SBI Thursday Rewind: Altidore to rejoin Sunderland; Diskerud shows what USMNT missed; and more

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By CAITLIN MURRAY

Jozy Altidore's unlucky hamstring strain in the U.S. Men's National Team opener in Brazil cut his time at the World Cup short, but it shouldn't interfere with his club season. Sunderland manager manager Gus Poyet said Thursday he expects Altidore to be ready to go for the Black Cats preseason starting after the World Cup.

Poyet expects Altidore to be healthy enough to train upon return to Sunderland

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By FRANCO PANIZO

If Sunderland manager Gus Poyet is to be believed, Jozy Altidore will be recovered from his hamstring injury in time to partake in the start of the club's preseason.

Poyet told Sunderland's website Thursday that he expects Altidore to be healthy enough to practice with the team when the forward returns from his summer break.

Former Manchester City Goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon Joins Sunderland On a Free Transfer

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Ex-Manchester City stopper Costel Pantilimon has joined Sunderland on a free transfer. The 6ft 8in Romanian was released from City after completing three seasons at the Etihad Stadium. Pantilimon is the tallest player in the Premier League and his arrival up north will surely daunt Vito Mannone as they battle for the number 1 spot.

Frank Lampard

THE TRIBUTE - "FRANK LAMPARD - THANK YOU LEGEND"

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Where on earth do you begin to describe Frank Lampard and his time at Chelsea? For me it's simple, Frank Lampard is the greatest player to ever wear the shirt and there will NEVER be another like him in my lifetime.

He came here for £11m back in 2001 in what turned out to be a bargain and the best money Chelsea have ever spent.

FAREWELL & THANK YOU FRANK - CHELSEA'S GREATEST EVER.

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Where on earth do you begin to describe Frank Lampard and his time at Chelsea? For me it's simple, Frank Lampard is the greatest player to ever wear the shirt and there will NEVER be another like him in my lifetime.

He came here for £11m back in 2001 in what turned out to be a bargain and the best money Chelsea have ever spent.

The Rest

AEK 5-1 Iraklis

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Despite all the events of the past week, AEK managed to rebound in the best possible way. Not only did we manage to get the three points from the win, but we did it by playing some great football and scoring the most goals we've scored in one game for many years now.

I was somewhat nervous about the game for a few reasons.

Diego Poyet, son of Sunderland boss Gus, signs for West Ham

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West Ham have completed the signing of Gus Poyet's son Diego after agreeing a compensation package with Charlton Athletic. The 19-year-old came...

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