Coverage of the Championship clash between Barnsley and Sunderland.
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Wahbi Khazri in action for Sunderland on August 13, 2016
Wahbi Khazri 'in France for Rennes talks'
Sunderland attacker Wahbi Khazri reportedly travels to France to discuss a season-long loan to Rennes.
15:20
Jordan Hugill of Preston North End in action during the pre season friendly match between Preston North End and Hearts at Deepdale on July 18, 2015 in Preston, England.
Preston North End reject Jordan Hugill transfer request
Preston North End confirm that they have rejected a written transfer request from in-demand striker Jordan Hugill.
Aug 29, 13:49
Didier Ndong and Morgan Schneiderlin in action during the Premier League game between Everton and Sunderland on February 25, 2017
West Ham United 'yet to move for Didier Ndong'
Sunderland are reportedly yet to receive an offer from West Ham United for Gabon midfielder Didier Ndong, despite suggestions of interest from the Hammers.
Aug 24, 22:42
Wahbi Khazri in action for Sunderland on August 13, 2016
Wahbi Khazri: 'I want to leave Sunderland'
Versatile attacker Wahbi Khazri reveals that he wants to leave Sunderland in the final week of the transfer window.
Aug 24, 22:28
West Ham United's Adrian and Robert Snodgrass celebrate victory over Tottenham Hotspur on May 5, 2017
Aston Villa join race to sign West Ham United winger Robert Snodgrass?
Aston Villa reportedly join the race to sign West Ham United winger Robert Snodgrass, who will leave the Hammers before the end of the transfer window.
Aug 22, 16:13
A general view of the stadium during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion at Stadium of Light on February 21, 2015
Sunderland boss Simon Grayson: 'The final ball let us down'
Simon Grayson insists that Sunderland did not deserve to fall a goal down following a "dominant" start against Leeds United, which they failed to recover from.
Aug 19, 21:03
West Ham United's Adrian and Robert Snodgrass celebrate victory over Tottenham Hotspur on May 5, 2017
Sunderland to make approach for West Ham United winger Robert Snodgrass?
Sunderland manager Simon Grayson suggests that he is likely to make an approach for West Ham United winger Robert Snodgrass, who has been made available for transfer.
Aug 18, 10:32
A general view of the stadium prior to kickoff during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester City at The Stadium of Light on December 3, 2014
Simon Grayson happy with Sunderland's start to the season
Sunderland manager Simon Grayson admits that he is happy with his side's unbeaten start to the campaign after their poor showing in pre-season.
Aug 17, 12:30
George Honeyman of Sunderland in action during the pre-season friendly between Hartlepool United v Sunderland at Victoria Park on July 23, 2014
Result: Honours even between Sheffield Wednesday, Sunderland
Sunderland hold Sheffield Wednesday to a 1-1 draw in the Championship clash at Hillsborough.
Aug 16, 21:43
Simon Grayson the manager of Preston North End looks on prior to the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Preston North End and Watford at Deepdale on August 25, 2015
Simon Grayson: "It was a pleasing afternoon"
Sunderland manager Simon Grayson praises his team's "work ethic" after their first win of the Championship season.
Aug 13, 20:36
Simon Grayson manager of Preston North End looks on prior to the FA Cup with Budweiser Fourth round match between Nottingham Forest and Preston North End at City Ground on January 24, 2014
Result: Lewis Grabban scores brace and own goal as Sunderland win at Norwich City
Lewis Grabban scores three goals - one of them into his own net - as Sunderland claim their first win of the 2017-18 Championship season away at Norwich City.
Aug 13, 15:30
Boro player Grant Leadbitter in action during the npower Championship match between Middlesbrough and Hull City at Riverside Stadium on October 23, 2012
Grant Leadbitter to rejoin Sunderland from Middlesbrough?
Sunderland are reportedly keen to re-sign veteran midfielder Grant Leadbitter from rivals Middlesbrough.
Aug 10, 22:38
Sebastian Larsson of Sunderland in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland AFC and Stoke City FC at the Stadium of Light on November 28, 2015 in Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Sebastian Larsson signs for Hull City on a free transfer
Sebastian Larsson signs a one-year deal at Hull City after ending a six-year spell at Sunderland.
Aug 9, 11:36
Martyn Waghorn of Rangers celebrates after he scores his second goal during the Scottish Championships match between Greenock Morton FC and Rangers at Cappielow Park on September 27, 2015
Ipswich Town snap up Martyn Waghorn from Rangers
Martyn Waghorn joins Ipswich Town from Rangers on a two-year deal, despite suggestions that he was close to a reunion with Sunderland.
Aug 7, 13:05
Jeremain Lens of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Swansea City at the Stadium of Light on August 22, 2015 in Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Jeremain Lens leaves Sunderland to join Besiktas
Sunderland confirm that Netherlands international Jeremain Lens has completed a move to Turkish giants Besiktas.
Aug 6, 16:15
Simon Grayson manager of Preston North End looks on prior to the FA Cup with Budweiser Fourth round match between Nottingham Forest and Preston North End at City Ground on January 24, 2014
Simon Grayson pleased with Sunderland performance
Sunderland manager Simon Grayson is pleased with his side's performance during his first match at the helm, despite being held to a 1-1 draw at home.
Aug 4, 22:24
Gary Rowett manager of Birmingham City looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Birmingham City at Portman Road on February 24, 2015
Tom Huddlestone: 'Draw with Sunderland a fair result'
Derby County midfielder Tom Huddlestone believes that his side were worthy of a point from their 1-1 draw with newly-relegated Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
Aug 4, 22:17
Lee Cattermole of Sunderland in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Norwich City at Stadium of Light on August 15, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Lee Cattermole: 'Sunderland lacking confidence'
Sunderland captain Lee Cattermole admits that the team are short of confidence following their relegation from the Premier League last season.
Aug 4, 22:10
Simon Grayson manager of Preston North End looks on prior to the FA Cup with Budweiser Fourth round match between Nottingham Forest and Preston North End at City Ground on January 24, 2014
Result: Sunderland held by Derby County in Championship opener
Sunderland are held to a 1-1 draw at home by Derby County in their first match back in the Championship.
Aug 4, 21:40
Gary Rowett manager of Birmingham City looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Birmingham City at Portman Road on February 24, 2015
Live Commentary: Sunderland 1-1 Derby County - as it happened
Relive the 1-1 draw between Sunderland and Derby County as the Black Cats are held to a home draw on the opening day of the Championship season.
Aug 4, 18:45



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Cardiff CityCardiff5500102815
2Ipswich TownIpswich540196312
3Leeds UnitedLeeds532072511
4Wolverhampton WanderersWolves531174310
5Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd53025419
6Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest53028809
7Preston North EndPreston52212118
8Hull City521212757
9Middlesbrough52124317
10Queens Park RangersQPR52126607
11Reading52125507
12Derby CountyDerby521257-27
13Bristol City51317616
14Fulham51314316
15Barnsley52037706
16Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds51314406
17Millwall51228625
18Aston Villa512279-25
19Sunderland512258-35
20Birmingham CityBirmingham511336-34
21Burton Albion511349-54
22Norwich CityNorwich5113612-64
23Brentford502359-42
24Bolton WanderersBolton5023410-62
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