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I wept after leaving the English Premier League- Asamoah Gyan

Asamoah Gyan during his time at Sunderland

History-making Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan, has admitted he regrets leaving the English Premier League. Gyan joined then Premier League side Sunderland for £ 13m in 2010 after a successful World Cup campaign with Ghana. Gyan left Sunderland for Al-Ain in the UAE after just one season although he made an instant impact in the league scoring 10 goals and ...

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Jordan Pickford: Everton agree £30m deal with Sunderland

Pickford impressed last season, despite Sunderland's relegation from the Premier League (Image credit: Getty Images)

Everton have agreed a £30m deal with Sunderland for keeper Jordan Pickford. Pickford, who is on duty with England Under-21s before the European Championship, is expected to have a medical and complete the formalities of the deal when he returns. The 23-year-old will become the most expensive British keeper if he completes the move. Pickford made 29 Premier League appearances ...

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Sunderland 0-2 Swansea City: Fernando Llorente and Kyle Naughton edge Swans closer to Premier League safety


Kyle Naughton’s first goal in more than six years helped Swansea to the brink of Premier League safety, as relegated Sunderland capitulated horribly. Naughton’s piledriver in first-half injury time coupled with Fernando Llorente’s early header eased the Welsh club to a 2-0 victory, and four points clear of Hull with a better goal difference. And Paul Clement’s men will stay ...

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Premier League round-up: Arsenal move into third, Hull boost safety hopes and West Ham see off Crystal Palace


Swansea City 0-4 Arsenal Arsenal moved into third place after beating Swansea on Paul Clement’s debut as a Premier League manager. Strikes from Olivier Giroud and Alexis Sanchez, as well as own goals from Jack Cork and Kyle Naughton helped the Gunners overcome their bogey side in recent years, in what was a comfortable afternoon at the Liberty Stadium. The ...

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Lukaku’s 11-minute hat-trick sinks Sunderland


Romelu Lukaku ended a long goalscoring drought when he fired an 11-minute hat–trick to give Everton a 3-0 victory at Sunderland. The 23-year-old scored his first goals for the Toffees since March – a run of 13 games – which followed his Belgium double in the recent international break. The three points moves Ronald Koeman’s undefeated men up to third in the ...

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Sunderland appoint ex-Everton and Manchester United boss David Moyes as manager


Sunderland have appointed David Moyes as their new manager on a four-year deal. The former Everton and Manchester United boss replaces Sam Allardyce, who was named England’s new manager on Friday, leaving a vacancy at the Stadium of Light just three weeks before the start of the Premier League season. A statement published on Sunderland’s official website on Saturday morning revealed Moyes, ...

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Sunderland win relegates Newcastle and Norwich


Sunderland sealed their Premier League safety and relegated Norwich and local rivals Newcastle with a comprehensive victory over Everton. Defender Lamine Kone struck twice from close range after Patrick van Aanholt scored with a 25-yard free-kick that was misjudged by keeper Joel Robles. Victory capped an impressive revival by Sam Allardyce’s side, who have lost only two of their past ...

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