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Premier League moments immortalised in Barclays photo competitions
'Shot of the Century' attracted a mountain of entries, with each photographer able to submit up to three of their favourite shots with a first prize of £7,500 up for grabs.

Alex Neil and Sunderland set for crunch talks after Wembley promotion party dies down
Alex Neil was clutching a can of Budweiser outside Sunderland's Wembley dressing room and vowed to down several more during the celebration for sealing promotion to the Championship.

'My last kick of a ball was at Wembley': Akinfenwa ends 22-year career as Wycombe lose playoff final
Wycombe striker Adebayo Akinfenwa vowed to celebrate his fruitful 22-year career despite losing his last match 2-0 in the League One playoff final against Sunderland at Wembley.

Alex Neil 'content' to revive a 'fallen giant' after Sunderland clinch promotion to the Championship
Alex Neil was delighted to bring the good times back to Sunderland after they returned to the Championship for the first time in four years.

Sunderland return to the Championship with 2-0 victory over Wycombe in League One play-off final
CRAIG HOPE AT WEMBLEY STADIUM: Sunderland are back in the Championship following an impressive 2-0 victory against Wycombe in the League One play-off final.

Sunderland: Roy Keane would've been box office, says Niall Quinn, but Alex Neil was right choice
We'll never know if Keane, who returned Sunderland to the Premier League in 2007, would have taken them up once again but Neil has got them within 90 minutes of a Championship return.

Five January signings who made an immediate impact in the Premier League

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Ranking the Premier League players to score the most goals against their former clubs

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Rating every Dutchman to manage in the Premier League

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Five of the most under appreciated Premier League forwards

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Noughties Nines: A striker’s striker, Jermain Defoe

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Klopp demands improvement from Liverpool as he looks to extend David Moyes’ Anfield record

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  • Sat, 21 May 2022 16:52:55 +0000: Sunderland 2-0 Wycombe: League One playoff final – as it happened - Sunderland | The Guardian

    Elliot Embleton and Ross “The Loch Ness Drogba” Stewart got the goals as Sunderland secured their long overdue return to the Championship

    Full disclosure: As many readers will know, your commentator today is a Sunderland fan, but my reportage will be nothing if not scrupulously impartial. Even if it isn’t, it doesn’t really matter as my levels of on-field influence are zero and would remain so even if I was literally out on the field at Wembley.

    Gareth Ainsworth speaks: “We know super-well everyone fancies Sunderland,” the Wycombe boss told the BBC. “Everyone fancies Sunderland who isn’t connected with Wycombe Wanderers, which is brilliant because there’s only one team with something to lose.

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  • Sat, 21 May 2022 16:01:30 +0000: Embleton and Stewart fire Sunderland into Championship with win over Wycombe - Sunderland | The Guardian

    Alex Neil walked into his post-match press conference cradling a can of Budweiser and he will not be the only one of a Sunderland persuasion to enjoy the next few days. If London did not already know it, Sunderland are in town and back in the Championship after four long years away.

    On Friday night, thousands of supporters, as they have done previously, took over Trafalgar Square, where they were joined by their owner, Kyril Louis-Dreyfus, and on Saturday afternoon more than 46,000 painted more than half of this arena in red and white, bobbing as they waved flags, almost all bedecked in club colours, to crank up the volume as Sunderland made it over the line.

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  • Mon, 09 May 2022 21:04:57 +0000: Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 Sunderland (agg: 1-2): League One playoff semi-final – as it happened - Sunderland | The Guardian

    Patrick Roberts’ dramatic injury-time goal shattered Wednesday and put Sunderland into a playoff final against Wycombe Wanderers

    4 min It’s been a confident start from Sunderland, who have clearly come to play.

    2 min “Hang on a minute Rob,” says Alex Mac. “These two sides have just broken the record for the highest ever (combined) play off semi final attendances in league one. Surely there is something in the ‘sleeping giant’ cliche?!”

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  • Mon, 09 May 2022 21:01:12 +0000: Roberts sinks Sheffield Wednesday and sends Sunderland to Wembley - Sunderland | The Guardian

    Patrick Roberts scored on the final day of last season to help send Sheffield Wednesday down to League One, and the winger condemned the Owls to another season in the third tier with a stoppage-time winner to put Sunderland 90 minutes away from promotion.

    The match was heading into extra-time after Lee Gregory slid the ball home to cancel out Ross Stewart’s first-leg winner but Roberts pounced in the 10 minutes of time added on to earn victory for Sunderland thanks to fine work by Jack Clarke on the left, who tricked his way inside the box before fizzing the ball into the path of Roberts. The duo once cost a combined £21m, which proved handy to Alex Neil.

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  • Fri, 06 May 2022 20:48:56 +0000: Sunderland’s Stewart taps in for playoff lead against Sheffield Wednesday - Sunderland | The Guardian

    Sunderland’s former owner Sir Bob Murray once likened the team’s home to a fabulous theatre, filled with wonderful audiences who were consistently let down by some awful actors.

    Alex Neil’s players are striving to prove exceptions to that rule and did not disappoint a crowd of 44,742 at the Stadium of Light. It was a record attendance for an English Football League playoff semi-final and the majority present delighted in watching Ross Stewart give Sunderland a slender advantage ahead of Monday night’s second leg in South Yorkshire.

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