Sunderland Squad

Manager: Sam Allardyce

Average squad height: 6'0" (183cm)
Average squad age: 28 years 79 days
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Billy Jones of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur at the Stadium of Light on September 13, 2015 in Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Billy Jones (2014-)
Right-back, Age: 29

Previous clubs: West Brom (2011-14), Preston (2007-11), Crewe Alexandra (2003-07)
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Patrick Van Aanholt of Sunderland in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Sunderland at Villa Park on August 29, 2015 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Left-back, Age: 25

Previous clubs: Chelsea (2009-14), Vitesse (2013-14 Loan), Vitesse (2012 Loan), Wigan (2011-12 Loan), Leicester (2011 Loan), Newcastle (2010 Loan), Coventry (2009 Loan)
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Wes Brown of Sunderland in action during a pre season friendly between Darlington and Sunderland at Heritage Park on July 9, 2015 in Bishop Auckland, England.
Wes Brown (2011-)
Centre-back, Age: 36

Previous clubs: Man Utd (1996-11), England (1999-10)
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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.
VICE-CAPTAIN
Defensive midfielder, Age: 28

Previous clubs: Wigan (2008-09), Middlesbrough (2005-08)
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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.
Right midfeild, Age: 30

Previous clubs: Birmingham (2007-11), Birmingham (2006-07 Loan), Arsenal (2004-07)
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Jack Rodwell of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur at the Stadium of Light on September 13, 2015 in Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Jack Rodwell (2014-)
Midfielder, Age: 25

Previous clubs: Man City (2012-14), Everton (2007-12)
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Fabio Borini of Sunderland in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at the Stadium of Light on October 3, 2015 in Sunderland United Kingdom
Fabio Borini (2015-)
Striker, Age: 25

Previous clubs: Liverpool (2012-15), Sunderland (2013-14 Loan), Parma (2011-12), Roma (2011-12 Loan), Chelsea (2009-11), Swansea (2011 Loan)
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Dame N'Doye for Hull City on February 10, 2015
Dame N'Doye (2016-)
Striker, Age: 31

On loan from Trabzonspor
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Jordan Pickford for Bradford City on September 16, 2014
Goalkeeper, Age: 22

Previous clubs: Preston (2015 Loan), Bradford (2014-15 Loan), Carlisle (2014 Loan), Burton Albion (2013 Loan), Alfreton (2013 Loan), Darlington (2012 Loan)
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Younes Kaboul of Sunderland clears the ball from Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur at the Stadium of Light on September 13, 2015 in Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Centre-back, Age: 30

Previous clubs: Spurs (2010-15), Portsmouth (2008-10), Spurs (2007-08), Auxerre (2004-07)
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Bafetimbi Gomis of Swansea City and John O'Shea of Sunderland compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Swansea City at the Stadium of Light on August 22, 2015 in Sunderland
John O'Shea (2011-)
CAPTAIN
Full-back, Age: 35

Previous clubs: Man Utd (1999-11), Royal Antwerp (2001 Loan), Bournemouth (2000 Loan)
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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.
Winger, Age: 28

Previous clubs: Dynamo Kiev (2013-15), PSV (2010-13), AZ (2006-10), NEC (2007-08 Loan)
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Jermain Defoe of Sunderland leaves the pitch with the match ball after scoring a hat-trick during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Sunderland and Exeter City at Stadium of Light on August 25, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Striker, Age: 33

Previous clubs: Toronto (2014-15), Spurs (2004-14 Loan), Spurs (2009-14), Portsmouth (2008-09), Spurs (2004-08), West Ham (1999-04), Bournemouth (2000-01 Loan), Charlton (1998-99)
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Ola Toivonen of Sunderland in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at the Stadium of Light on October 3, 2015 in Sunderland United Kingdom
Ola Toivonen (2015-)
Centre-forward, Age: 29

On loan from Rennes
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Yann M'Vila of Sunderland looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Swansea City at Stadium of Light on August 22, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Yann M'Vila (2015-)
Defensive midfielder, Age: 25

On loan from Rubin Kazan
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Wahbi Khazri (2016-)
Attacking midfielder, Age: 25

Previous clubs: Bordeaux (2014-16)
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Lamine Kone (2016-)
Defender, Age: 27

Previous clubs: Lorient (2010-16)
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Sunderland's DeAndre Yedlin looks on during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Sunderland and Manchester City at The Stadium of Light on September 22, 2015 in Sunderland, England
Defender, Age: 22

On loan from Tottenham Hotspur
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Sunderland's Italian goalkeeper Vito Mannone leaves the field at the final whistle during the English League Cup third round football match between Sunderland and Manchester City at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, northest England, on September 22, 20
Vito Mannone (2013-)
Goalkeeper, Age: 28

Previous clubs: Arsenal (2006-13), Hull City (2012 Loan), Hull City (2010-11 Loan), Barnsley (2006 Loan)
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Mainz defender Jan Kirchhoff in action against Bayern on September 15, 2012
Defender, Age: 25

Previous clubs: Bayern Munich (2013-16)
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Steve Harper for Hull on November 8, 2014
Steve Harper (2016-)
Goalkeeper, Age: 41

Previous clubs: Hull City (2013-15), Newcastle (1993-13), Brighton (2011 Loan), Huddersfield (1997-98 Loan), Hartlepool (1997 Loan), Stockport County (1997 Loan), Gateshead (1996 Loan), Bradford (1995 Loan)
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Duncan Watmore of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur at the Stadium of Light on September 13, 2015 in Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Striker, Age: 22

Previous clubs: Hibernian (2014 Loan), Altrincham (2012-13)
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Maritimo's Valentin Roberge challenges for the ball with Newcastle's Haris Vuckic during a Europa League match on September 20, 2012
Centre-back, Age: 28

Previous clubs: Reims (2014-15 Loan)

Out On Loan

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Liam Bridcutt of Sunderland in action during a pre season friendly between Darlington and Sunderland at Heritage Park on July 9, 2015 in Bishop Auckland, England.
Defensive midfielder, Age: 26

On loan to Leeds United since November 26, 2015
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Adam Matthews of Sunderland in action during a pre season friendly between Darlington and Sunderland at Heritage Park on July 9, 2015 in Bishop Auckland, England.
Right-back, Age: 24

On loan to Bristol City since March 7, 2016
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Jordi Gomez of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur at the Stadium of Light on September 13, 2015 in Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Centre-midfielder, Age: 30

On loan to Blackburn Rovers since February 1, 2016
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Danny Graham of Sunderland in action during a pre season friendly between Darlington and Sunderland at Heritage Park on July 9, 2015 in Bishop Auckland, England.
Striker, Age: 30

On loan to Blackburn Rovers since January 20, 2016
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Emanuele Giaccherini for Sunderland on January 4, 2015
Winger, Age: 31

On loan to Bologna since August 31, 2015
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Steven Fletcher of Sunderland controls the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at The Stadium of Light on October 03, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Striker, Age: 29

On loan to Marseille since February 1, 2016
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Santiago Vergini for Sunderland on October 25, 2014
Centre-back, Age: 1

On loan to Getafe since July 16, 2015
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Will Buckley of Sunderland in action during a pre season friendly between Darlington and Sunderland at Heritage Park on July 9, 2015 in Bishop Auckland, England.
Winger/Striker, Age: 26

On loan to Birmingham City since January 15, 2016
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Winger, Age: 22

On loan to Fortuna Dusseldorf since January 27, 2016
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Sebastian Coates of Sunderland and Diafra Sakho of West Ham United compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, United Kingdom
Centre-back, Age: 25

On loan to Sporting Lisbon since January 28, 2016
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CLeicester CityLeicester362211364343077
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs361913467283970
3Arsenal361910759342567
4Manchester CityMan City361971068383064
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd35179943311260
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham351514660431759
7Southampton361691153391457
8Liverpool3515101059481155
9Chelsea351212115548748
10Stoke CityStoke36139143852-1448
11Everton351014115549644
12Watford35128153642-644
13Swansea CitySwansea361110153750-1343
14West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom361011153246-1441
15Bournemouth36118174363-2041
16Crystal Palace36109173646-1039
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3689193964-2533
18Sunderland35711174058-1832
19Norwich CityNorwich3587203561-2631
RAston Villa3637262772-4516