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Sunderland to play Fulham in the FA Cup 4th Round

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Sunderland will play Fulham in the fourth round of the FA Cup, following the Cottager's victory over Wolves last night.

Heavy snow hit the Molineux during extra time, which ended 3-3, with goals from Cauley Woodrow, Ross McCormack, Dave Edwards and Rajiv van La Parra.

Hugo Rodallega's goal in the penalty shootout earned Fulham a 5-3 win on penalties against the Wanderers.

Fulham's Seko Fofana takes on the Wolverhampton Wanderers' defenders in the snow in last night's match Credit: PA

The game is on Saturday 24th January at 3pm.


Transfer rumours: Sunderland targets Jermain Defoe

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England striker Jermaine Defoe could be making the move to Wearside, according to the national press.

Sky Sports are reporting Sunderland have held talks with Toronto FC, where he moved last year, over a possible deal to sign the former Spurs player.

The 32-year old has been training with Tottenham during the MLS off-season.


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Newcastle suffer fourth successive derby defeat

Adam Johnson's late winner condemned Newcastle United to a fourth successive derby defeat for the first time in their history as Sunderland earned a deserved 1-0 victory.

Sunderland's Adam Johnson celebrates after scoring a late winner. Credit: PA Wire

Johnson struck in the 90th minute following a pacy counter-attack to give the Black Cats only their third win of the season.

The away side created the better chances over the game with Steven Fletcher striking the crossbar and Connor Wickham, Jordi Gomez and Johnson all missing good opportunities to open the scoring.

The victory moves Sunderland up to 14th, four points below Newcastle who remain 9th.

Derby crowd applaud MH17 victims on 17th minute

MH17 victim Liam Sweeney's father Barry joined the 17th minute applause

Fans of both Newcastle United and Sunderland gave a round of applause on the 17th minute of the derby match at St James Park.

Their standing ovation honoured the Newcastle supporters John Alder and Liam Sweeney, who died on board flight MH17, which was shot down over Ukraine.

Screens read 'In Loving Memory' and added: "Special thanks to SAFC supporters and staff for your heartfelt fundraising efforts and support."

However, the rivalry has not gone away - the applause was followed by the chant 'We hate Sunderland'.

Crowds stand to applaud on the 17th minute
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