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Dick Advocaat Quits As Sunderland Football Club Manager

Dick Advocaat resigned as Sunderland Football Club of England manager on Sunday, the club has confirmed.

The Dutchman, who had masterminded Sunderland’s great escape last season, steps down with immediate effect, with the club second-bottom in the Premier League and without a win this season. 76 more words


Dick Advocaat resigns as Sunderland boss

Sunderland have confirmed that head coach Dick Advocaat has left his position as club manager leaving the Black Cats in 19th place with no win in eight Premier League games. 455 more words

Premier League

Sunderland 2-2 West Ham: Dick’s last stand? Black Cats let 2-0 lead slip

In what could go down as Dick Advocaat’s last Premier League game as Sunderland boss, his Black Cats barely landed on their feet at home. 9 more words


5 Good and 5 Bad things from yesterday’s Football

Another Saturday of Premier League action is in the books, let’s review what was good and what was bad:

The Good

  1. Where else to start but The Etihad and Sergio Aguero.
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Shooting Sunderland, UK!

I come from a place called Sunderland which is a few miles from Newcastle in the north east of England. As a native of Sunderland (otherwise known as a Mackem) I’m authorised to say it’s a goddam shithole! 404 more words

O90– What We Learned – Sunderland 2 West Ham United 2

Sunderland and West Ham played out a frenetic match, where poor decisions all round forged a haphazard 2-2 draw.

Sunderland were piping Prokofiev’s Dance of the Knights… 293 more words



Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat has hinted he is set to quit the struggling Premier League club following Saturday’s 2-2 draw with West Ham.

Reports on Saturday morning claimed Advocaat would resign over the weekend because he feels let down by owner Ellis Short’s failure to back him in the transfer market. 283 more words