Chris Maguire’s late penalty earned Sunderland a 1-1 draw at gutsy Fleetwood.
Fleetwood boss Joey Barton does not expect any new injury concerns for his side’s League One meeting with Sunderland.
Phil Parkinson is adamant he knows how to get Sunderland firing again after the Black Cats ended their winless run with a 2-1 victory at Doncaster.
Sunderland secured some respite for under-fire boss Phil Parkinson as they ended their nine-match winless run with a 2-1 win at Doncaster.
Doncaster boss Darren Moore has no fresh injury worries ahead of Saturday’s Sky Bet League One clash with Sunderland.
Phil Parkinson is convinced he is the right man to turn Sunderland’s fortunes around following calls for him to be sacked after bottom club Bolton drew 0-0 at the Stadium of Light.
Sunderland made no progress in their bid to close the gap to the League One play-off places after being held to a goalless draw by bottom club Bolton as fans turned on manager Phil Parkinson.
Sunderland defender Jordan Willis is available for Bolton’s Boxing Day visit to the Stadium of Light.
Blackpool boss Simon Grayson was left disappointed in his bid to finally celebrate a win on Wearside as his side were held by struggling Sunderland.
Charlie Wyke’s first goal since August was not enough to end Sunderland’s winless run as Blackpool drew 1-1 at the Stadium of Light.
Two of Sunderland’s newly re-elected Labour MPs said the party must change with the third admitting Jeremy Corbyn was a factor on the doorstep.