O’Shea: Sunderland must get back to basics
Sunderland must get back to basics and stop “shooting themselves in the foot” if they are to survive in the Premier League, says skipper John O’Shea.
A demoralising 2-0 defeat in the bottom-of-the-table clash with Stoke City leaves Sunderland propping up the rest of the top flight.
Experienced O’Shea concedes the growing injury list - with nine first team players currently out - would have a “massive impact” on any side.
But he says there are no hiding places in the Premier League and winless Sunderland must improve quickly.
Sunderland have started poorly for the past four seasons and... read more
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