Poyet relaxed after masterminding Sunderland`s great escape

Having secured Sunderland`s Premier League status that appeared doomed at the turn of the year, manager Gus Poyet says he can finally afford to relax for the first time in seven months.

Sunderland plot City ambush in League Cup final

Ten months on from their shock FA Cup final defeat by Wigan Athletic, Manchester City find themselves again cast as potential Goliaths ahead of Sunday`s League Cup decider against Sunderland.

Gus Poyet named new Sunderland manager

Gus Poyet has been appointed Sunderland manager on a two-year-contract, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.

Sunderland sack coach Di Canio after latest defeat

Premier League club Sunderland sacked head coach Paolo Di Canio on Sunday after a string of poor results culminating in a 3-0 loss at West Bromwich Albion.

Newcastle fans warned against fascist salutes

British police warned Newcastle United fans on Thursday, not to taunt Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio with fascist salutes when the northeast rivals clash in the Premier League this weekend.

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.

Sunderland replace O`Neill with Di Canio

Relegation-threatened English Premier League football club Sunderland appointed Paolo Di Canio as the new coach after sacking Martin O`Neill.

Di Canio`s greatest day as Swindon stun Wigan

Italian manager Paolo Di Canio called fourth-tier Swindon Town`s shock win over Wigan Athletic as the "best moment of my life".