Leeds overcame wantaway striker Chris Wood’s absence to maintain their unbeaten start to the Sky Bet Championship with a 2-0 win at Sunderland. Wood, who is reportedly closing in on a move to Premier League side Burnley, was not even in Thomas Christiansen’s squad for the fixture at the Stadium of Light. However, being without
3 Alioski is ace. Ezgjan Alioski is a mouthful to say – and a handful to play against. Just ask hapless Sunderland left back Brendan Galloway who was given the runaround by Leeds’ Macedonian international. Alioski, signed from Swiss Super League side Lugano this summer, has played at left-back, on the wing, in midfield and
The writing appeared to be on the wall when Wood was omitted from the squad at the Stadium of Light, where Leeds maintained their unbeaten start to the campaign with a fine display.
And Christiansen revealed the player has rejected a new deal at Elland Road, with the club accepting a bid from the
CLICK HERE TO STREAM SUNDERLAND V LEEDS UNITED LIVE COMMENTARY ON TALKSPORT, KICK-OFF 17:30GMT. Sunderland welcome Leeds to the Stadium of Light hoping to maintain their unbeaten start to the Championship season. The Black Cats have picked up five points from their opening three fixtures of the campaign and face an equally in-form visiting side
“Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery forged a relationship with Everton as well”
The game will commemorate the life of the six-year-old who won over the hearts of football fans around the world as he battled a rare form of cancer. Bradley was a Sunderland fan but also formed a close link
The 29-year-old Scotland international has been told he can leave his current club just seven months after his arrival from Hull in a B£10.2million deal.
Grayson had revealed earlier this week that the Black Cats had missed out on a move for Bournemouth’s Max Gradel despite reaching an agreement with the Cherries.
Sunderland boss Simon Grayson has admitted his interest in West Ham midfielder Robert Snodgrass. The 29-year-old Scotland international has been told he can leave his current club just seven months after his arrival from Hull in a £10.2million deal. Grayson had revealed earlier this week that the Black Cats had missed out on a move
Ndong, 23, joined the Black Cats from Lorient and was one of the few successes of their relegation campaign. The Gabon international has been a key man in Sunderland’s unbeaten start to the season and manager Simon Grayson is keen to hold on to him. But Lyon will make a move if they miss out
Grayson has fielded the same starting XI in each of the club’s three league fixtures to date and, having claimed five points from a possible nine, is unlikely to make wholesale changes.
Full-back Bryan Oviedo is back in training after a calf problem, while long-term absentees Paddy McNair and Duncan Watmore are expected to
Fulham striker Cauley Woodrow is set to join Bristol City on a season-long loan. Woodrow, 22, has only featured in the Carabao Cup for the Whites this term and is on the fringes of Slavisa Jokanovic’s plans. Burton Albion were in talks to re-sign him following a successful spell last term. Woodrow scored five goals