Chairman: “We welcome him to Sunderland"

"We analysed a wide range of candidates and believe that Gus's track record, experience, commitment and passion make him the right man to take us forward."

“We welcome him to Sunderland.”

– Ellis Short, Sunderland AFC Chairman.

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Poyet is new SAFC boss

Sunderland AFC has announced the appointment of Gus Poyet as Head Coach. The 45-year-old has agreed a two year contract and will take charge of the Black Cats with immediate effect.