Sad Saga Of David Moyes Continues As Manager Quits Sunderland Job

It’s hard not to look at the picture above, taken during Sunderland’s loss to Middlesbrough last month that all but sealed the Black Cats’ relegation, and not see in David Moyes’s pained, crinkled face a man wondering where it all went wrong. It was only three seasons ago when Moyes landed his dream job as coach of…

This Terrible Jack Rodwell Tackle Is Why English Soccer Is Wonderfully Stupid

Just look at this shit. A beautiful touch by Tottenham’s Mousa Dembélé to slice through Sunderland’s midfield. A completely hopeless and reckless leg-smasher of a tackle by Jack Rodwell in response to Dembélé’s skill. And somehow, despite standing three feet away with a perfect view of the clattering, a referee who…

Adam Johnson Convicted Of Sexual Activity With A Child, Faces Up To 10 Years In Prison

One year to the day after being arrested for having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl, and about a month after pleading guilty to two charges related to the case, former Sunderland winger Adam Johnson has been convicted of another charge of sexual activity with a child—one of the two brought against him at…

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