A group of US investors are considering whether to continue their efforts to buy Sunderland after part of their consortium pulled out of negotiations.
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Manchester United have received a £9.7m bid from Real Sociedad for Adnan Januzaj, Sky sources.
Sunderland host Derby County live on Sky Sports in their first match of the 2017/18 Sky Bet Championship season on Friday, August 4.
Kevin Ball says the sooner Sunderland can hire a new manager the better their prospects for the 2017/18 season.
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Sunderland and Derby County kick off the new Sky Bet EFL season at the Stadium of Light on August 4, live on Sky Sports.
Sunderland open the Sky Bet EFL Championship season when they host Derby at the Stadium of Light, live on Sky Sports.
A £100m takeover deal for Sunderland could be agreed in principle by the end of this week, Sky sources understand.
Paul Bracewell has left his role as assistant manager of Sunderland with immediate effect.
Sunderland have confirmed they are in talks with several parties over a possible takeover of the club.
Sunderland and Aston Villa have been drawn away in the first round of the Carabao Cup, at Bury and Colchester respectively.
Sunderland are targeting Chris Wilder as they attempt to fill their managerial vacancy, SSNHQ understands.
Derek McInnes has decided to stay at Aberdeen after failing to agree a deal with Sunderland.
Everton have signed goalkeeper Jordan Pickford for a club-record £30m fee from Sunderland.
Sunderland chief executive Martin Bain will travel to the USA to offer Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes the vacant manager's job.
Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has undergone a medical ahead of a planned £30m move to Everton.
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Sunderland have been granted permission to speak to Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes, with a deal between the clubs close to being agreed.
Sunderland have made a formal approach to Aberdeen for their manager Derek McInnes.