This time last season Sunderland were in the Premier League. Again, they had started the season poorly despite having managed to send bitter Tyneside rivals Newcastle back down to the Championship at the end of the last season after a major resurgence towards the end of the campaign. This was something that Sunderland fans had 

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You only need to look into the recent past to see the struggles teams face in the Championship after they got relegated. Fulham, Cardiff and QPR have all been in the Premier League in the last five seasons, and have since languished in the lower half of the nation’s second division. However, as the teams 

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Sunderland’s threadbare squad is gearing up for life in the Sky Bet Championship following relegation from the Premier League last season. Key players have already departed the club this summer, including top scorer Jermain Defoe and homegrown Jordan Pickford. Newly appointed Simon Grayson has already given several youngsters starting berths in a number of pre-season 

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It’s fair to say that the last few seasons have not been easy for Sunderland fans. After a few years of relative stability the club started to flirt with relegation, pulling off great escapes under Dick Advocaat and Sam Allardyce. After 10 consecutive years in the top flight the Black Cats threw away their Premier 

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When he joined the Sunderland football academy only aged eight (8) not many people would have expected Jordan Pickford to enjoy such a meteoric rise in such a short time.   To fine tune his goalkeeping talents Pickford was loaned to Darlington, Alfreton Town, Burton Albion, Carlisle United, Bradford City and Preston all relatively ‘unknown’ 

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Everton has agreed a £30 million fee for Sunderland’s Jordan Pickford; whilst some will be alarmed that the price, this represents savvy business from Ronald Koeman.   Frustrating position Everton are stuck in a frustrating position. It is unlikely they will be able to compete for Champions League football in the foreseeable future, but it 

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According to the Daily Star, West Ham United are intent on signing Sunderland’s young goalkeeper Jordan Pickford. So intent, it seems, that they are willing to offer cash and Adrian to tempt the Black Cats into selling their prized asset. Whilst the fee has not been mentioned, it is estimated that the overall value of 

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