Sunderland's great escape continued with a 1-0 victory over Manchester United. A few weeks ago, relegation from the Premier League looked a certainty. Now though, Gus Poyet's side are three points above the drop zone, with a game in hand.
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With the County Championship starting in April, Sir Ian will make a statement later about his visions for the club.