Matt Le Tissier said Sunderland were worthy winners against Stoke at the Stadium of Light.
Stoke boss Mark Hughes believes his side performed below the level they are capable of in the defeat to Sunderland.
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet was full of praise for his strikers after both were on the scoresheet in a 3-1 win over Stoke.
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet was delighted with his side after they got their first win of the season against Stoke.
Steven Fletcher was pleased to get back on the scoresheet again as Sunderland beat Stoke 3-1.
Steven Fletcher's first goals of 2014 helped Sunderland earn a 3-1 win over Stoke at the Stadium of Light.
As pressure mounts on Sunderland's misfiring forwards, who are yet to register a goal this season, Gus Poyet still believes his side have the quality to score.
Sunderland's first-team coach Charlie Oatway said his side performed like 'men' in their 1-0 win over Stoke.
Mark Hughes praised his Stoke side despite seeing them go down to 10 men and lose 1-0 at Sunderland.
First team coach Charlie Oatway speaks following Sunderland's win over Stoke. Oatway was filling in for an ill Gus Poyet.
Stoke manager Mark Hughes is proud of his players despite their 1-0 defeat at Sunderland.
Sunderland beat fellow strugglers Stoke 1-0 at the Stadium of Light to climb out of the Premier League relegation zone.
Paolo Di Canio challenged Sunderland to secure Premier League survival this weekend after a 1-1 draw with Stoke.
Tony Pulis felt Stoke City picked up a 'hard-earned point' at Sunderland and remains hopeful of a top-10 finish.
John O'Shea is hoping his equaliser against Stoke will prove to be 'very valuable' in Sunderland's fight for survival.
Ten-man Sunderland drew 1-1 with Stoke City at the Stadium of Light in the Premier League on Monday.
Sunderland's John O'Shea and Danny Rose feel that the team got their just rewards following their 1-1 draw with Stoke.
Paolo Di Canio has backed Sunderland striker Danny Graham to get among the goals sooner rather than later.
Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio is determined to motivate his players himself rather than call on a sports psychologist.
Tony Pulis wants to be given the opportunity to take Stoke to the next level, if Peter Coates allows him the chance.