Sunderland boss Steve Bruce is convinced defender Titus Bramble is getting better with age.
Andy Reid has joined Sheffield United on an emergency loan deal and will be at Bramall Lane until November 27.
Steve Bruce says he has no intentions of putting a price on Jordan Henderson's head as he looks to keep the England Under-21 star.
Despite Kieran Richardson's return to fitness Steve Bruce is likely to name an unchanged Sunderland side for Sunday's Tyne-Wear derby.
Serie A sides Fiorentina and Bari are keeping an eye on Sunderland defender Anton Ferdinand as they weigh up January move.
Kieran Richardson says he is desperate to face Newcastle on Sunday but admits it will be tough to get back in the Sunderland team.
Steve Bruce says Sunderland's record signing Asamoah Gyan fully deserves his nomination for the Ballon D'Or World Player of the Year.
Michael Turner says he is well aware how important it is for the Black Cats to put on a good display against Newcastle for the fans.
Steve Bruce will play with only one up front against Newcastle, which may be bad news for Ballon d'Or candidate Asamoah Gyan.
Sunderland could welcome back Keiran Richardson for this weekend's big derby clash against Newcastle following his hamstring injury.
Steed Malbranque has echoed Sunderland boss Steve Bruce's sentiments by saying other players must lift the goal burden off Darren Bent.
Sunderland striker Darren Bent has recovered from a groin problem and is in line to face Aston Villa on Saturday.
Sunderland boss Steve Bruce insists only "silly money" could tempt the club to part with star striker Darren Bent.
David Meyler is set to feature for Sunderland in a behind close doors friendly next week - five months after a horrific knee injury.
Millwall manager Kenny Jackett has rubbished speculation that Sunderland are preparing a January swoop for Lion's star Liam Trotter.
Unsettled Sunderland defender Phil Bardsley is being linked with a controversial switch to north east rivals Newcastle.
Ahmed Elmohamady would be happy to make his loan move to Sunderland a permanent deal in January.
Steve Bruce has admitted Sunderland are far too reliant on Darren Bent for goals following the 0-0 draw at Blackburn on Monday.
Craig Gordon has been handed a run-out for the reserves on Tuesday as the goalkeeper continues to build up his match fitness.
Striker Darren Bent is rated 50-50 to be fit for Sunderland's Premier League trip to Blackburn Rovers tonight.
Steve Bruce has played down recent speculation linking Sunderland starlet Jordan Henderson with a move away from the Stadium of Light.
Phil Bardsley is reportedly set to be handed a new contract by Sunderland boss Steve Bruce if he continues his recent impressive form.
On-loan defender Nedum Onuoha has admitted he would consider a permanent move to Sunderland from Man City next summer.
Steve Bruce is delighted to see Sunderland midfielder David Meyler back in training, but said it could be a year before he can play.
Striker Darren Bent claims he is 'touch and go' to recover from a groin injury in time for Sunderland's trip to Blackburn on Monday.
Midfielder Andy Reid has admitted he could be forced to leave Sunderland soon if he doesn't get more regular first team football.
Phil Bardsley described his Scotland debut against Spain as 'tremendous' and he has no regrets about turning his back on England.
Danny Welbeck could start for Sunderland at Blackburn on Monday if Darren Bent is ruled out as doubts surround Asamoah Gyan's fitness.
Sunderland defender Phil Bardsley is set to secure his Scotland debut in their Euro 2012 qualifier against Spain at Hampden Park.
Steve Bruce hopes Darren Bent will be fit for Sunderland's trip to Blackburn on Monday after injury ruled him out of the England squad.
Sunderland could be without Darren Bent for Monday's trip to Blackburn after he picked up a groin injury while with England.
Sunderland could have a fight on their hands to keep Ahmed Elmohamady with Arsenal and Manchester United interested.
Steve Bruce says he is unlikely to spend big in the January transfer window having brought in nine new faces during the summer.
Phil Bardsley says he's expecting to discuss a new contract once he returns from international duty as he looks to extend his stay.
Darren Bent says he could not be happier at Sunderland after taking the decision to quit Tottenham for the Stadium of Light.
Sunderland goalkeeping coach Nigel Spink has told Craig Gordon he is not guaranteed a starting spot after recovering from injury.
Sunderland striker Darren Bent is keen to become an England regular after securing a place in the squad to face Montenegro.
Niall Quinn has told the Sunderland fans that they need bigger attendances in order to continue their improvement on the pitch.
Sunderland are understood to be tracking Nigeria striker Kalu Uche, with the prospect of a bid for the player in January.
Steve Bruce has challenged Sunderland's midfield players to start helping out the strikers by chipping in with more goals this season.
England coach Fabio Capello has boosted Sunderland striker Darren Bent by saying he is 'one of the important players for the future'.
Defender Michael Turner is confident Sunderland can secure a result against Manchester United as they relish playing the big teams.
Sunderland's Anton Ferdinand could face his older brother Rio after shaking off a hamstring injury in time to face Manchester United.
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