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Sunderland cool their interest in Burton Albion striker Liam Boyce as Hearts step up chase Phil Parkinson has suggested that Sunderland have for now cooled their interest in Liam Boyce.

U23 fixture called off Sunderland AFC’s Durham County Challenge Cup fixture against Hartlepool United will no longer take place this evening.

Parkinson's Doncaster preview Phil Parkinson went in front of the media today to preview Friday night's Sky Bet League One meeting with Doncaster Rovers.

SAFC backing Kick it Out Friday night football is heading to the Stadium of Light this weekend – and the club’s highly-anticipated fixture against Doncaster Rovers will also see Kick It Out take centre stage.

Embleton suffers setback Sunderland midfielder Elliot Embleton has suffered a setback in training which will delay his comeback.

Sunderland legend Niall Quinn lands new role with Republic of Ireland Sunderland legend Niall Quinn has been appointed interim deputy CEO at the Football Association of Ireland.

David Preece: Tough times brings pressure on managers as I found out under Keith Hill at Barnsley but Phil Parkinson deserves credit for turning tide Fifteen points from the last seven games is exactly the kind of response you want from a side who were looking bereft of confidence and form previous to that.

Phil Parkinson reveals Elliot Embleton setback and gives Ethan Robson update Elliot Embleton has suffered a setback in his comeback from a serious hamstring problem.

Parkinson reacts to Manchester United deal and discusses Sunderland's academy set-up Phil Parkinson hopes that Sunderland can improve their academy set-up in order to keep their best young talent.

The Roar! Sunderland AFC's transfer business under the microscope plus what fans can expect before January 31 Sunderland’s January business – and what fans can expect before the end of the month – was the focus of our latest SAFC podcast, The Roar.

Wise Men Say: January is a terrible time to buy players but Sunderland MUST add to Bailey Wright and Kyle Lafferty signings As we all know from this time last year, January is a terrible time to buy players.

Sunderland U23s reach cup semi-final as Hartlepool United default Durham FA have issued a statement after Hartlepool United were unable to fulfil their Challenge Cup quarter-final against Sunderland.

Sunderland end interest in Liam Boyce following Kyle Lafferty's arrival But Sunderland have since signed Boyce's Northern Ireland teammate Lafferty and, with Charlie Wyke and Will Grigg already at the club, Phil Parkinson has indicated that he is not looking to add a fourth central striker. "With Liam, he is a player I have known for a while and we've watched recently," said Parkinson.

MATCH OFF: Sunderland v Hartlepool challenge cup clash cancelled - Pools out The Durham Challenge Cup quarter-final match between Sunderland and Hartlepool United has been cancelled.

Report: Sunderland want young international on loan from Premier League club Matthew Smith has struggled in the Championship with QPR but the Manchester City youngster could thrive in League One at Sunderland. Sunderland and Ipswich Town are hoping to sign Wales international Matthew Smith from Premier League champions Manchester City this month, according to London News Online.

Phil Parkinson reveals Sunderland transfer update on Rangers midfielder Greg Docherty and Shrewsbury Town ace Ollie Norburn Phil Parkinson hasn’t ruled out a loan move for Rangers midfielder Greg Docherty this month – and says he remains one of several midfielders the club is monitoring.

Phil Parkinson explains Sunderland striker situation following Will Grigg and Marc McNulty reports Sunderland boss Phil Parkinson says he doesn’t want to lose any of his strikers in January – yet a deal could happen if the right offer is made.

League One transfer news LIVE: Sunderland, Doncaster Rovers, Bristol Rovers and Burton latest The January transfer window is nearly over - League One clubs have just eight days left to conclude deals.

This is why Sunderland's trip to Coventry City has been rearranged Sunderland’s game against Coventry City has been pushed back a day after it was selected for TV coverage.

Tales From The Stands: Sunderland 4-1 Leeds - Four-star show cures Mackem home blues! Who remembers when two goals from Pop Robson and a goal apiece from Gary Rowell and Alan Brown saw Sunderland breeze past Leeds United back in 1980? Join Andrew Cockburn as he takes us on a trip down memory lane!

Sunderland AFC on TV: Do the Black Cats REALLY freeze in front of the Sky Sports cameras? The Sky Sports cameras are set to descend on the Stadium of Light on Friday as the Sunderland welcome Doncaster Rovers – but how do the Black Cats generally fare with the nation watching?

U23s set for last eight clash with Pools Sunderland under-23s host Hartlepool United tonight in the quarter final of the Durham County Challenge Cup.

Reay relishing Watford tie Melanie Reay can't wait to sink her teeth into Sunday's FA Cup tie with Watford at Hebburn.

Cash turnstiles available on Friday Cash turnstiles will be in operation for Sunderland supporters wishing to pay on the door on Friday.

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