Sport Gus Poyet hit out at Stoke’s interest in Lee Cattermole and Steven Fletcher

The Potters are reportedly interested in two of their opponents players

Sunderland's new manager Paolo di Canio during his first match English Premiere League match in charge against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge

Relegation clash between Sunderland and Stoke moved to Monday night

Match will be screened live on television

Simon Mignolet

Simon Mignolet calls for cool heads as Sunderland prepare for relegation battle

Newcastle next up after nine-game winless streak

No hand grenade: but Paolo Di Canio is still holding firm to his principles

Paolo Di Canio orders survival crackdown

Rest days and alcohol axed as new Sunderland manager begins relegation fight at Chelsea today

It has been a turbulent first week for Paolo Di Canio

Premier League: Chelsea v Sunderland match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge

Paolo Di Canio’s arrival as Sunderland coach has led many miners to want to remove their historic banner from the club in protest

Suspicious miners prepare to vote over Sunderland's appointment of Paolo Di Canio

The Italian's appointment has proved hugely controversial

Alan Pardew said there are no mission impossibles in football

Benfica v Newcastle: Alan Pardew aiming to stop Benfica taking 11th straight win

Newcastle travel to Portugal in the Europa League

Paolo Di Canio gestures to Lazio fans in 2005

Sunderland fans demand new manager Paolo Di Canio retract pro-fascist views

Italian has made inflammatory remarks in the past

Paolo Di Canio takes over at Sunderland despite a reputation for controversy

Sunderland: Paolo Di Canio to offer starkest contrast to Martin O'Neill's style

Italian as emotional and impetuous as predecessor was thoughtful and methodical

Paolo Di Canio was last night appointed as head coach of Sunderland

Sunderland take a gamble on survival with Paolo Di Canio

Black Cats act swiftly with appointment of Italian on two-and-a-half-year deal after Martin O'Neill's sacking

Sunderland 0 Manchester United 1 match report: Sir Alex Ferguson lays the ghost of his darkest hour

A year ago there was gloom at the Stadium of Light as a helpless Sir Alex heard City had snatched the title. Yesterday his side made light work of preserving a 15-point gap

Sunderland v Manchester United preview: Martin O'Neill knows he needs fortunes to change fast as he prepares to face Alex Ferguson's side

Martin O'Neill has ordered Sunderland to forget about the points which have slipped from their grasp and concentrate on those they need to avoid relegation.

Wigan v Norwich preview: Canaries midfielder Jonny Howson admits 'this season will go down to the wire'

Norwich midfielder Jonny Howson has admitted that his time on the sidelines has only increased his appetite to be involved in the fight for Barclays Premier League survival.

Danny Graham wants to show his commitment to Sunderland

Adam Johnson backs Danny Graham to come to Sunderland's rescue

Leading scorer Steven Fletcher out for the rest of the season

Norwich fail in appeal over Mark Bunn's red card

The Canaries confirmed on their website that the Football Association had upheld referee Chris Foy's decision

Wesley Hoolahan of Norwich scores to make it 1-0 against Sunderland. The match ended 1-1

Chris Hughton continues to target 40 points with Norwich

Hughton saw the Canaries inch to 34 with a hard-fought 1-1 draw at Sunderland

Latest stories from i100
Career Services

Day In a Page

A
Independent Travel
Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples
Seven Cities of Italy
Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence
Prague, Budapest and Vienna
Lake Garda
Minoan Crete and Santorini
Prices correct as of 15 May 2015
Greece says 'No': A night of huge celebrations in Athens as voters decisively back Tsipras and his anti-austerity stance in historic referendum

Greece referendum

Greeks say 'No' to austerity and plunge Europe into crisis
Ten years after the 7/7 terror attacks, is Britain an altered state?

7/7 bombings anniversary

Ten years after the terror attacks, is Britain an altered state?
Beautiful evening dresses are some of the loveliest Donatella has created

Versace haute couture review

Beautiful evening dresses are some of the loveliest Donatella has ever created
No hope and no jobs, so Gaza's young risk their lives, climb the fence and run for it

No hope and no jobs in Gaza

So the young risk their lives and run for it
Fashion apps: Retailers roll together shopping and social networking for mobile customers

Fashion apps

Retailers roll together shopping and social networking for mobile customers
The Greek referendum exposes a gaping hole at the heart of the European Union – its distinct lack of any genuine popular legitimacy

Gaping hole at the heart of the European Union

Treatment of Greece has shown up a lack of genuine legitimacy
Number of young homeless in Britain 'more than three times the official figures'

'Everything changed when I went to the hostel'

Number of young homeless people in Britain is 'more than three times the official figures'
Compton Cricket Club

Compton Cricket Club

Portraits of LA cricketers from notorious suburb to be displayed in London
London now the global money-laundering centre for the drug trade, says crime expert

Wlecome to London, drug money-laundering centre for the world

'Mexico is its heart and London is its head'
The Buddhist temple minutes from Centre Court that helps a winner keep on winning

The Buddhist temple minutes from Centre Court

It helps a winner keep on winning
Is this the future of flying: battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks?

Is this the future of flying?

Battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks
Isis are barbarians – but the Caliphate is a dream at the heart of all Muslim traditions

Isis are barbarians

but the Caliphate is an ancient Muslim ideal
The Brink's-Mat curse strikes again: three tons of stolen gold that brought only grief

Curse of Brink's Mat strikes again

Death of John 'Goldfinger' Palmer the latest killing related to 1983 heist
Greece debt crisis: 'The ministers talk to us about miracles' – why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum

'The ministers talk to us about miracles'

Why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum
Call of the wild: How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate

Call of the wild

How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate