Just after the turn of the year it looked like Spaniard would leave club - now promotion beckons
Goalkeeper's form has played major part in taking Magpies out of the Premier League bottom three
Wenger is concerned that a top-four finish could elude Arsenal given their current form
Sunderland 0 Arsenal 0: Goalless draw takes Sunderland out of drop zone
The Spaniard has taken one point from his opening two games in charge at St James' Park
Newcastle United 1 Sunderland 1
Newcastle manager seeks ‘wall of sound’ at St James’ to end Sunderland run of wins
It’s a great coup and he should manage club how he wants to, says Shearer
It was all sunshine and forward-thinking during the 31-year-old Irish lawyer’s early days as Sunderland’s chief executive. But the gloss soon wore off, first with the appointment of Di Canio as manager and now the Johnson grooming scandal
'I’m not the problem Steve, you’re the problem, not me. Don’t you dare suggest I have an agenda against you'
Manager tells press conference: 'I am not a lawyer, I’m a football manager'
Sunderland 2 Crystal Palace 2
Sunderland 0 Manchester City 1
The owner’s decision to put the club on a sound business footing has led to £120m being spent on players. And though the team is in relegation trouble again, there is a feeling the investment could soon pay dividends, writes Martin Hardy
The winger 'holds no grudges' with Spurs' manager Maurico Pochettino
“It’ll probably be three-three!”, the manager joked before Tuesday night's encounter