Tag: Sunderland

4 April 2024 0

Steve Davison: Sunderland chief operating officer to leave club at the end of the season

By Total Football News
Steve Davison watches Sunderland in action
Steve Davison arrived at Sunderland in January of 2021

Sunderland have announced that chief operating officer Steve Davison will leave at the end of the season.

The lifelong supporter will step down just over three years after taking the post during the 2020-21 season.

Davison has overseen non-football affairs as Sunderland gained promotion back to the Championship.

Chairman Kyril Louis-Dreyfus told the club websiteexternal-link that “his contribution ensures

27 March 2024 0

Jenson Seelt: Sunderland defender to have knee surgery and miss up to nine months

By Total Football News
Jenson Seelt in action for Sunderland
Jenson Seelt will miss all of Sunderland’s pre-season as he rehabilitates a serious knee injury

Sunderland defender Jenson Seelt will require an operation to correct a knee injury and faces “six to nine months out” following scans.

However, he will now miss pre-season and at least the first couple of months of 2024-25 in his recovery.

“It was the worst case scenario for Jenson really,” interim boss Mike Dodds told

25 March 2024 0

Aji Alese: Sunderland defender signs new deal until end of 2026-27

By Total Football News
Aji Alese in action for Sunderland
Aji Alese’s previous deal at Sunderland was due to end in June 2025

Sunderland defender Aji Alese has signed a new deal to remain with the Championship side until the end of the 2026-27 season.

The 23-year-old moved to Wearside from West Ham United in the summer of 2022 and has made a total of 27 appearances.

Alese has been limited to just three appearances for the Black Cats this

22 March 2024 0

Mike Dodds: Sunderland interim boss hopeful of imminent returnees amid slump

By Total Football News
Mike Dodds
Mike Dodds hopes to welcome back some personnel after a run of seven games without a win

Sunderland will have some timely returnees for the double-header over Easter to help reverse their Championship slump, said Mike Dodds.

Saturday’s stalemate with QPR ended a six-game losing run for the Wearsiders, but it is now seven games since their most recent win over Plymouth Argyle.

The slide has coincided with the absence

19 March 2024 0

Sunderland to create safe-standing areas at Stadium of Light

By Total Football News
Sunderland fans stand on the old Fulwell End at Roker Park
Sunderland fans have not had a standing area since leaving the old Roker Park for the Stadium of Light in 1997

Sunderland will introduce two safe-standing areas as part of a “multi-million pound investment” at the Stadium of Light for next season.

The Wearsiders will turn over 2,000 seats at the Roker End and another 1,000 in the upper North Stand into standing spaces for supporters.

Clubs were permitted safe-standing

11 March 2024 0

Southampton 4-2 Sunderland: Joe Rothwell comes off the bench to grab a double for Saints

By Total Football News
Adam Armstrong scores from the penalty spot for Southampton
Adam Armstrong appeared to kick the ball twice when he scored from the penalty spot

Substitute Joe Rothwell scored a late double as Southampton survived a Sunderland fightback to keep their slim hopes of automatic promotion back to the Premier League alive.

The Saints, who had their midweek game against Preston postponed at late notice because of a fire on a nearby industrial estate, took an early lead when Stuart