Sunderland


Sunderland
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Club NameSunderland
Year Founded1879
ManagerSteve Bruce
ChairmanNiall Quinn
OwnerEllis Short
StadiumStadium of Light
CountryEngland
DivisionBarclays Premier League

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[edit] Club Information

Sunderland were founded in 1879 and play in the Barclays Premier League. Sunderland have managed to win the FA Cup twice in 1937 and 1973. Sunderland have also won 6 top division titles in the years 1892, 1893, 1895, 1902, 1913, and 1936. They play their home matches at The Stadium of Light, which has a capacity of 49,000, after moving from Roker Park in the year 1997. Sunderland are currently managed by Steve Bruce, and captained by Lorik Cana. Niall Quinn is the chairman while Ellis Short is the owner.

Sunderland are often called The Black Cats and the Mackems. Their fierce rivals are Newcastle United where they have played each other for 110 years, widely known as the Tyne & Wear derby.

[edit] Squad

No. Name Nationality Position (s) Age
Goalkeepers
1 Craig Gordon Scotland GK

32

22 Simon Mignolet Belgium GK

26

24 Trevor Carson Northern Ireland GK

27

Defenders
2 Phil Bardsley England RB / CB

29

3 Kieran Richardson (vice-captain) England LB / LM

30

4 Michael Turner England CB

31

5 John Mensah (on loan from Lyon) Ghana CB

32

12 Marcos Angeleri Argentina RWB / RB

31

14 Paulo Da Silva Paraguay CB

35

15 Nedum Onouha (on loan from Manchester City) England CB / RB

28

19 Titus Bramble England CB / RB

23

29 Anton Ferdinand England CB

30

Midfielders
6 Lee Cattermole (captain) England CM / CDM

26

7 Boudewijn Zenden Netherlands LM / CAM

38

8 Steed Malbranque France RM / LM / CAM

35

10 Jordan Henderson England CM / CAM / RM

24

16 Christian Riveros Paraguay CM / LM

32

18 David Meyler Republic of Ireland CM

25

20 Andy Reid Republic of Ireland LM / CM / CAM

32

25 Jack Colback (on loan to Ipswich) England CM

25

27 Ahmed Elmohamady Eygpt RM / LM

27

Forwards
9 Fraizer Campbell England ST / RW

27

11 Darren Bent England ST

31

17 Danny Welback England ST / LW / RW

24

33 Asmoah Gyan Ghana ST

29

[edit] Transfers

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Player Transferred from Fee Date
Asmoah Gyan Rennes £13 million 13 August 2010
Simon Mignolet Sint-Truiden £2 million 2 July 2010
Marcos Angeleri Estudiantes £1.5 million 7 July 2010
Titus Bramble Wigan Athletic £1 million 20 August 2010
Christian Riveros Cruz Azul Free 7 July 2010
Nedum Onouha Manchester City Loan 7 July 2010
Danny Welback Manchester United Loan 7 July 2010
John Mensah Lyon Loan 7 July 2010
Ahmed Elmohamady ENPPI Loan 7 July 2010

[edit] Out

Player Transferred to Fee Date

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