Aston Villa run riot to pile pressure on Sunderland's Gus Poyet
Aston Villa run riot to pile pressure on Sunderland's Gus Poyet

Aston Villa`s Christian Benteke and Gabriel Agbonlahor both scored twice in a 4-0 thrashing of Sunderland that left Black Cats boss Gus Poyet fighting to save his job on Saturday.

Sunderland sign Jermain Defoe in swap deal
Sunderland sign Jermain Defoe in swap deal

England striker Jermain Defoe is to return to the Premier League after signing for Sunderland from FC Toronto, with Jozy Altidore heading to Canada as part of a swap deal, it was announced Friday.

Gus Poyet big role in reviving Ki Sung-yeung`s career, says Garry Monk
Gus Poyet big role in reviving Ki Sung-yeung`s career, says Garry Monk

Swansea manager Garry Monk believes Ki Sung-yeung`s impressive form this season is due in large part to the skills of Sunderland boss Gus Poyet.

Sunderland sign Gomez from Wigan

Sunderland signed Spanish midfielder Jordi Gomez from Wigan on a free transfer on Thursday.

Sunderland out of bottom three

Sunderland climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone with a 4-0 win at home to 10-man fellow strugglers Cardiff on Sunday

Martinez warns Everton to be wary of Black Cats

Everton manager Roberto Martinez has warned his players not to underestimate struggling Sunderland when the Toffees look to maintain their push for a top-four finish at the Stadium of Light on Saturday.

Sunderland fined over Ji mistake – reports

Sunderland have been fined by the Premier League after South Korea`s Ji Dong-Won was selected for four matches even though he was an ineligible player, according to British media reports on Thursday.

Poyet baffled by disparity between cup and league form

Sunderland Manager Gus Poyet admits he is at a loss to explain why they cannot transfer their impressive cup performances to the Premier League.

Mannone was outstanding, says Sunderland boss Poyet

The Black Cats goalkeeper was in superb form for the 1-0 win at Everton on Boxing Day, making a string of saves to give the bottom-placed club more hope of Premier League survival

Martinez pleased with Everton despite shock Sunderland loss

Tim Howard`s red card and a Ki Sung-Yueng penalty proved costly for the Toffees, but the Goodison Park manager feels his side will come away stronger after dominating the game

Four NSG officials get Presidents police medal

Four officials of the elite `black cats` force NSG have been decorated with the Presidents Police medal.

Manager Di Canio pledges to save Sunderland from relegation

Controversial new Sunderland coach Paolo Di Canio has vowed to `slap faces` and `kick bottoms` in a bid to save the club from relegation.

Subhash Joshi appointed new NSG DG

Senior IPS officer Subhash Joshi has been appointed as the new Director General of the `black cats` elite commando force National Security Guard.

New-age commandos with high-end weapons for NSG

The force, known as the `black cats`, will churn out close
to 2,000 commandos by 2015-16. They will be independent to operate in a hostile situation.

AIADMK `Black Cats` to provide security to Jaya

A 1,000-strong squad of
`Black Cats` comprising local AIADMK workers will provide
"foolproof" security to their leader Jayalalithaa during her
visit to Madurai tomorrow for a protest demonstration against
the state government.