All posts tagged with: Dick Advocaat

Sunderland Season Preview: the re-build

Sunderland’s policy has long been to sign old players in an inflated January market and change manager frequently. They always just about stayed up with that approach, but always with the sense that they were treading water. Last season, those years of short-term thinking caught up with the Black Cats, as supporter Michael Oates –… Read more →

Premier League Summer Preview

The 2014-15 Premier League season may be over, but top flight clubs have little time to rest. Promoted clubs AFC Bournemouth, Watford and Norwich must ensure they have a squad that can compete at the top level, Chelsea will strengthen as they look to defend their crowd, and a pivotal summer is in store for both Merseyside clubs. Here is… Read more →

Premier League Preview: Gameweek 37

In the Premier League, already-relegated Burnley have a home game against Stoke City, who will look to build on last week’s emphatic win over Tottenham. Sunderland and Leicester both look likely to pull off a dramatic escape from relegation, while Everton travel to West Ham, with both teams having a chance of qualifying for next year’s Europa… Read more →

Premier League Preview: Gameweek 36

With Chelsea having wrapped up the title, the top 4 nearly decided and Burnley and QPR all but certain to go down, the Premier League’s key battle will be the one to avoid the third relegation slot. Sunderland go to Goodison Park after an encouraging display last week, they beat Southampton, a team who now travel to in-form… Read more →

Premier League Preview: Gameweek 31

In the Premier League, Arsenal and Liverpool, two of the most impressive teams so far in 2015, go head-to-head in a key game in the race for Champions League football. In the north-east, Dick Advocaat has his first home match in charge of Sunderland against their bitter rivals, Newcastle, who look set for a midtable finish… Read more →