Where should Jenkinson go on loan to? by KJ Sky Sports reported yesterday that Carl Jenkinson is to go on loan, with Arsenal's imminent acquisition of Calum Chambers. The four teams supposedly interested are West Ham, Hull City, Sunderland and Swansea. Which team provides the best opportunity for Jenkinson to grow?
After a spectacular performance for the United States at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, defender Matt Besler has received a wide variety of interest from a number of European clubs including official bids from Fulham and Sunderland. Besler admitted to wanting the deal done as soon as possible.
Sunderland have unveiled their home shirt for the 2014/15 season.
The challenge with a Sunderland home shirt is how do you differentiate it every season while making sure it retains the red and white stripes. In this year's design by adidas, they've added a gold trim to the cuffs and collar, as well as a black design underneath the arms.
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.
The BBC website produces match reports for all of the games every single Premier League side plays during the season. From Premier League and FA Cup, to Champions League to League Cup ties the BBC reports on them all. I thought it would be interesting to compile all of these reports for each of the twenty Premier League sides, and to produce word-clouds for each side.
Premier League Final Day Fixtures: Predicting Perfect Pandemonium - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Time flies when you're having fun. This is certainly the overwhelming sentiment when talking about this season's Premier League campaign.
With more twists and turns than a sped-up ivy vine, the English top flight has once again succeeded in captivating it's baying public, with both ends of the table putting on a show of epic proportions.
Liverpool agree £14m deal to sell striker Arsenal target to arrive at Anfield? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool have recouped£75m by selling Luis Suarez to Barcelona and manager Brendan Rodgers has vowed the invest the money in the squad. He revealed that four signings Liverpool have made so far were independent to Suarez' departure and if we add money from potential player sales, the total transfer budget is expected to cross£100m.
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.
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.
A fund has been set up by a couple of Sunderland fans in support of the terrible tragedy of last Thursday, when a passenger plane was shot down over Ukraine that killed 290 innocent people, and it included two dedicated Newcastle fans John Alder and Liam Sweeney who were on their way to [...]
Sunderland have issued a statement on Jack Colbert moving to Newcastle, and they seem to be blaming Jack for moving at the end of contract so that the club cannot reap any of the investment they have made in the player which that's old hat these days and players have every right to seeout [...]
The 2014 World Cup was supposed to be an opportunity for him to shine, to do away with all the criticisms about his inability to score after a rough season at Sunderland, to showcase his game on the grandest of stages.
Videos: MUST-SEE World Cup TV ads - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
With the World Cup looming so close on the horizon, the adverts are becoming more and more prolific wherever a soccer fan might be viewing. Youtube has been lit up by view counts in the millions on some of the best ones.
The news on whether Matt Besler stays or goes continues to be a talking point among Sporting KC and US national team fans. The latest news has been coming from Greg Seltzer. Last week, Seltzer shot down the rumored move to Freiberg for Besler. He said that Freiberg isn't even looking for a central defender at this time.
Given that he's been on their books since he was a nipper, it's fair to say that Sunderland have put an awful lot of man hours in over the years to make Jack Colback into the perfectly adequate midfielder he is today and so, it's perhaps understandable that the club should feel a little put out given his recent free transfer to Newcastle.