Sunderland defender Wes Brown has revealed a lack of first-team football left him no option but to quit Manchester United.
Jay Rodriguez converted a first-half penalty as Burnley beat Premier League side Sunderland 1-0 in a pre-season friendly at Turf Moor.
Sunderland boss Steve Bruce says he is unlikely to sign anyone else unless he can shift one or two players out of the club.
Sunderland boss Steve Bruce is confident a hamstring strain won't keep John O'Shea out of their season opener against Liverpool.
Sunderland have shown an interest in Birmingham City striker Nikola Zigic according to the Serbian international's agent Milan Calasan.
Steve Bruce has denied that he is about to sell Michael Turner to Bolton or to anyone else for that matter.
Ghana international Asamoah Gyan believes he is closing in on fitness after appearing against Kilmarnock on Tuesday night.
Sunderland boss Steve Bruce claims Connor Wickham will be a big star but he has warned it will take time for him to settle in.
Sunderland boss Steve Bruce is thought to be considering making a cut price bid for West Ham front man Frederic Piquionne.
Black Cats boss Steve Bruce could be set to try and renew his interest in Manchester City defender Nedum Obuoha.
Charles N'Zogbia is set to join Aston Villa by the end of the week after Wigan accepted a £9.5million fee.
Defender Titus Bramble will be a notable absentee when Sunderland play at Kilmarnock on Wednesday.
Steve Bruce is happy to go down the route of signing players on loan again as he attempts to finalise his plans for the coming season.
Titus Bramble was sent off as Sunderland drew 0-0 with Borussia Monchengladbach in Germany.
Sunderland boss Steve Bruce is tipping youngster Louis Laing for a bright future after handing him his first taste of senior action.
Sunderland boss Steve Bruce is confident Asamoah Gyan and Stephane Sessegnon can form a formidable partnership next season.
New boy David Vaughan hopes he can secure a central role at Sunderland despite being played on the left in pre-season.
Sunderland midfielder Steed Malbranque has insisted he wants to stay on Wearside, amid speculation he could leave.
Summer signing Craig Gardner says the Black Cats' German training camp has helped him settle into life as a Sunderland player.
Steve Bruce says summer signing John O'Shea should be fit for the start of the season despite his hamstring injury.
Sunderland boss Steve Bruce has warned his players they will have to be alert when they take on Hanover96 tonight.
Sunderland defender Titus Bramble is still hoping former Newcastle team-mate Charles N'Zogbia could join him on Wearside.
Sunderland have received a boost on the injury front with the news that Titus Bramble is over his knee injury and raring to go.
The expected exit of players from the Stadium of light is likely to start this week with the departure of Matt Kilgallon to Birmingham.
Sebastian Larsson says he was delighted to get his Sunderland debut under his belt at the weekend.
Sunderland have signed a partnership agreement with top Ghanaian club Asante Kotoko as they seek to promote the club in Africa.
Sunderland boss Steve Bruce has insisted that skipper Lee Cattermole will not be sold this summer, to Liverpool, or anywhere else.
Liverpool are reportedly set to raid Sunderland for a second time this summer for the signature of midfield enforcer Lee Cattermole.
Steve Bruce is hoping fit-again Sunderland duo Michael Turner and Titus Bramble can avoid any injury problems in the upcoming season.
Steve Bruce has set his Sunderland side the target of finishing higher than last term's tenth-placed spot in the 2011/12 season.
Sunderland manager Steve Bruce could decide to loan promising striker Oumare Tounkara to Nottingham Forest.
Sunderland have been linked with a move for Liverpool's Alberto Aquilani but his agent claims there will be no deal.
David Vaughan is looking forward to life under Steve Bruce, but he has only fond memories of Ian Holloway.
Sebastian Larsson is confident that Steve Bruce's Birmingham old boys will bring goals to Sunderland.
Neil Warnock has landed one of his transfer targets after QPR completed the signing of Jay Bothroyd on a three year deal.
Keiren Westwood is in no mood to pat himself on the back after sealing his return to the Barclays Premier League.
Sunderland keeper Craig Gordon looks to be on the verge of leaving the club with both Arsenal and Manchester City after his services.
Sunderland are one of a number of clubs who have been linked with a move for Blackpool striker DJ Campbell.
Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan is being linked with a move to Spurs with Jermain Defoe possibly coming in the opposite direction.
Steve Bruce has admitted he is willing to sell George McCartney, Nyron Nosworthy and Matt Kilgallon as he look recoup his outgoings.
Premiership rivals Arsenal are showing an interest in Sunderland keeper Craig Gordon, according to reports.
David Vaughan has completed his free transfer switch to Sunderland and could be joined shortly on Wearside by Darron Gibson.
John O'Shea was persuaded to leave Manchester United by the prospect of exciting times ahead at Sunderland under manager Steve Bruce.
Manchester United defender John O'Shea has put pen to paper on a four-year deal to join Wes Brown at Sunderland.
Sunderland have appointed Bryan "Pop" Robson as their new chief scout.
Steve Bruce has wrapped up the first of his triple raid on Manchester United, after Wes Brown completed his move to the club.
Sunderland have appointed legal director Margaret Byrne as the club's new chief executive following a restructuring of the board.
Sunderland are close to agreeing a triple deal for Manchester United trio Wes Brown, John O'Shea and Darron Gibson.
Turkish club Kayserispor have announced they have an agreement for a 12-month loan deal for Sunderland midfielder Cristian Riveros.
Sunderland boss Steve Bruce claims the club are just inches away from sealing deals for both John O'Shea and Wes Brown.
Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan has promised there is more to come from him as he prepares for his second season in the Barclays Premier League.
Sunderland are closing in on a deal to sign John O'Shea from Manchester United according to chairman Nial Quinn.
Sunderland boss Steve Bruce has entered the race to sign Manchester City striker Craig Bellamy but faces a battle to land him.
Steve Bruce will this week step up his efforts to persuade Man Utd trio Darron Gibson, Wes Brown and John O'Shea to join Sunderland.
Sunderland are now favourites ahead of Everton to sign Manchester United defender Wes Brown, according to reports.
Sunderland new-boy Keiren Westwood has said that he will not be content with being an understudy at his new club.
Sebastian Larsson has told his new Sunderland team-mates they should be aiming for Europe next season.
John O'Shea is expected to become Sunderland's sixth signing of the summer, with the defender tipped to sign next week.
Sunderland new-boy Keiren Westwood will use his elevation to the Premier League to challenge Shay Given for his Ireland keeping spot.
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