Sunderland have sacked manager Jack Ross amid claims that a prospective takeover of the club has collapsed.
Sunderland have sacked Scots manager Jack Ross.
Michael Appleton praised Tyler Walker’s “personality” after the striker’s brace sealed his first win as Lincoln manager.
Jack Ross piled the praise on Max Power after the midfielder set Sunderland on their way to a 2-1 victory at the Stadium of Light.
Sunderland’s Carabao Cup win against Sheffield United came at a cost with the Black Cats waiting to learn the extent of Elliot Embleton’s injury.
Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder admitted his fringe players were second best against Sunderland after they were knocked out of the Carabao Cup by the League One side.
Burnley boss Sean Dyche insists Danny Drinkwater cannot be judged on one performance alone after the midfielder’s error in the 3-1 Carabao Cup defeat to Sunderland at Turf Moor.
Jack Ross has challenged forward Chris Maguire to secure himself a regular starting spot after his hat-trick earned Sunderland a 3-1 win at home to AFC Wimbledon.
Rochdale boss Brian Barry-Murphy hailed an “amazing” night at the Crown Oil Arena despite his side’s unbeaten start to the season coming to an end with a 2-1 loss against Sunderland.
Sunderland manager Jack Ross could welcome back defender Denver Hume and former Scotland international Dylan McGeouch for Saturday’s early League One kick-off against Portsmouth.
Accrington could hand striker Courtney Baker-Richardson a Carabao Cup debut at home to Sunderland.