Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill has said he feels the "doom and gloom" surrounding the club is unjustified.
Middlesbrough have described themselves as 'extremely disappointed' at Sunderland's decision to restrict the number of tickets made available to away fans ahead of this month's Capital One Cup tie.
Sunderland midfielder David Meyler has voiced his support for club captain Lee Cattermole following his recent red card against MK Dons in the Capital One Cup on Tuesday.
Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill has criticised club captain Lee Cattermole following his latest red card incident.
Newcastle United captain Fabricio Coloccini is set to return to the side for Wednesday's Capital One Cup tie against Manchester United.
Martin O'Neill has admitted to his frustration at once again being without winger Adam Johnson, as his side prepare for their Capital One Cup tie against the MK Dons.
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has revealed that midfielder Cheik Tiote is likely to feature on Wednesday against Manchester United in the Capital One Cup.