2010–11 Sunderland A.F.C. season

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Sunderland A.F.C.
2010–11 season
Chairman Niall Quinn
Manager Steve Bruce
Premier League 10th
League Cup Third round
FA Cup Third round
Top goalscorer League:
Asamoah Gyan (10)
All:
Asamoah Gyan and Darren Bent (11)
Highest home attendance 47,864 (vs. Newcastle United
Lowest home attendance 13,532 (vs. Colchester United
Average home league attendance 40,011
Home colours
Away colours

During the 2010–11 season, Sunderland competed in the Premier League.

Results[edit]

Pre-season[edit]

Date Opponents H/A Result
F-A
Scorers
17 July 2010 Darlington A 0-1 Zenden
21 July 2010 Brighton & Hove Albion A 1-1 Campbell
24 July 2010 Hull City A 2-4 Campbell (4)
27 July 2010 Benfica A 2-0
31 July 2010 Leicester City A 1-2 Campbell, Henderson
8 August 2010 Hoffenheim A 3-1 Henderson

Premier League[edit]

Date Opponents H/A Result
F–A
Scorers Attendance League
position
14 August 2010 Birmingham City H 2-2 Darren Bent 24' pen., Stephen Carr 56' o.g. 38,390 8th
21 August 2010 West Bromwich Albion A 1-0 23,624 15th
29 August 2010 Manchester City H 1-0 Darren Bent 90' pen. 38,610 10th
11 September 2010 Wigan Athletic A 1-1 Asamoah Gyan 66' 15,844 10th
18 September 2010 Arsenal H 1-1 Darren Bent 90' 38,950 10th
25 September 2010 Liverpool A 2-2 Darren Bent 25' pen., 48' 43,626 11th
2 October 2010 Manchester United H 0-0 41,709 11th
18 October 2010 Blackburn Rovers A 0-0 21,894 13th
23 October 2010 Aston Villa H 1-0 Richard Dunne 25' o.g. 41,506 7th
31 October 2010, 13:30 Newcastle United A 5-1 Darren Bent 90' 51,988 12th
6 November 2010 Stoke City H 2-0 Asamoah Gyan 9', 86' 36,541 8th
9 November 2010 Tottenham Hotspur A 1-1 Asamoah Gyan 67' 35,843 8th
14 November 2010 Chelsea A 0-3 Nedum Onuoha 45', Asamoah Gyan 52', Danny Welbeck 86' 41,072 6th
22 November 2010 Everton H 2-2 Danny Welbeck 23', 70' 37,331 7th
27 November 2010 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 3-2 Darren Bent 67', Danny Welbeck 77' 25,112 8th
5 December 2010 West Ham United H 1-0 Jordan Henderson 34' 36,940 7th
11 December 2010 Fulham A 0-0 24,462 7th
18 December 2010 Bolton Wanderers H 1-0 Danny Welbeck 32' 35,101 6th
26 December 2010 Manchester United A 2-0 75,269 7th
28 December 2010 Blackpool H 0-2 42,892 7th
1 January 2011 Blackburn Rovers H 3-0 Danny Welbeck 11', Darren Bent 19', Asamoah Gyan 89' 36,242 6th
5 January 2011 Aston Villa A 0-1 Phil Bardsley 80' 32,627 6th
16 January 2011 Newcastle United H 1-1 Asamoah Gyan 90' 47,864 6th
22 January 2011 Blackpool A 1-2 Kieran Richardson 15', 36' 16,037 6th
1 February 2011 Chelsea H 2-4 Phil Bardsley 4', Kieran Richardson 26' 37,855 6th
5 February 2011 Stoke City A 2-3 Kieran Richardson 2', Asamoah Gyan 48' 26,008 7th
12 February 2011 Tottenham Hotspur H 1-2 Asamoah Gyan 11' 40,986 7th
26 February 2011 Everton A 2-0 37,776 8th
5 March 2011 Arsenal A 0-0 60,081 8th
20 March 2011 Liverpool H 0-2 47,207 9th
3 April 2011 Manchester City A 5-0 44,197 12th
9 April 2011 West Bromwich Albion H 2-3 Nicky Shorey 11' o.g., Phil Bardsley 31' 41,586 13th
16 April 2011 Birmingham City A 2-0 28,108 14th
23 April 2011 Wigan Athletic H 4-2 Asamoah Gyan 55', Jordan Henderson 67', Stéphane Sessègnon 73' pen., Jordan Henderson 77' 39,650 10th
30 April 2011 Fulham H 0-3 39,576 14th
7 May 2011 Bolton Wanderers A 1-2 Boudewijn Zenden 45', Zat Knight 90' o.g. 22,597 11th
14 May 2011 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 1-3 Stéphane Sessègnon 33' 41,273 13th
22 May 2011 West Ham United A 0-3 Boudewijn Zenden 17', Stéphane Sessègnon 51', Christian Riveros 90' 32,792 10th

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
9 Aston Villa 38 12 12 14 48 59 -11 48
10 Sunderland 38 12 11 15 45 56 -11 47
11 West Bromwich Albion 38 12 11 15 56 71 -15 47

League Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H/A Result
F–A
Scorers Attendance
24 August 2010 2nd Colchester United H 2-0 Darren Bent 17', 39' 13,532
21 September 2010 3rd West Ham United H 1-2 Asamoah Gyan 41' 21,907

FA Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H/A Result
F–A
Scorers Attendance
8 January 2011 3rd Notts County H 1-2 Darren Bent 81' pen. 17,582

Statistics[edit]

Discipline[edit]

Position Nation Number Name Premier League League Cup FA Cup Total
Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card
CM England 6 Lee Cattermole 5 2 0 0 0 0 5 2
CB England 19 Titus Bramble 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 1
CM Netherlands 7 Boudewijn Zenden 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
CM/LM/LB England 3 Kieran Richardson 8 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
CB England 4 Michael Turner 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
RB/LB England 2 Phil Bardsley 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
CM Ghana 11 Sulley Muntari 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
CM/LM/RM France 8 Steed Malbranque 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
CB Ghana 5 John Mensah 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
CM Republic of Ireland 18 David Meyler 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
CM/RM England 10 Jordan Henderson 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
CF/LM England 17 Danny Welbeck 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
GK Belgium 22 Simon Mignolet 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
CB/RB Paraguay 14 Paulo da Silva 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
CB/RB England 15 Nedum Onuoha 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
CF England 11 Darren Bent 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
CM Paraguay 16 Cristian Riveros 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
RM/RB Egypt 27 Ahmed Elmohamady 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
CB/LB England 29 Anton Ferdinand 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
CM/RM Benin 28 Stephane Sessegnon 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
CM England 26 Jack Colback 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Overall[edit]

Games played 32 (29 Premier League, 2 Football League Cup, 1 F.A Cup)
Games won 10 (9 Premier League, 1 Football League Cup)
Games drawn 11 (11 Premier League)
Games lost 11 (9 Premier League, 1 Football League Cup, 1 F.A Cup)
Goals scored 37
Goals conceded 39
Goal difference -2
Clean sheets 13
Yellow cards 44
Red cards 4
Worst discipline England Lee Cattermole 5 Booked 2 Red card
Best result (s) W 3-0 (A) v Chelsea - Premier League - 14 November 2010
W 3-0 (H) v Blackburn Rovers - Premier League - 1 January 2011
W 3-0 (A) v West Ham - Premier League - 22 May 2011
Worst result(s) L 5-0 (A) v Manchester City - Premier League - 3 April 2011
Most appearances Jordan Henderson (31)
Top scorer Ghana Asamoah Gyan (11)
Points Overall: 41/94 (44%)

Goal scorers[edit]

Position Nation Number Name Premier League League Cup FA Cup Total
1 Ghana 33 Asamoah Gyan 10 1 0 11
1 England 11 Darren Bent 8 2 1 11
2 England 17 Danny Welbeck 6 0 0 6
3 England 10 Kieran Richardson 4 0 0 4
4 England 10 Jordan Henderson 3 0 0 3
4 Scotland 2 Phil Bardsley 3 0 0 3
4 Benin 28 Stéphane Sessègnon 3 0 0 3
5 Netherlands 7 Boudewijn Zenden 2 0 0 2
6 England 15 Nedum Onuoha 1 0 0 1
6 Paraguay 16 Christian Riveros 1 0 0 1
/ / / Own goals 4 0 0 4
TOTALS 45 3 1 49

Appearances and goals[edit]

Last updated on 28 December 2010.
No. Nat Pos Player Total Premier League FA Cup League Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 Scotland GK Craig Gordon 15 0 15+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
2 Scotland DF Phil Bardsley 28 3 23+2 3 0+1 0 2+0 0
3 England DF Kieran Richardson 27 4 21+3 4 1+0 0 2+0 0
4 England DF Michael Turner 11 0 10+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
5 Ghana DF John Mensah 13 0 10+3 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
6 England MF Lee Cattermole 18 0 17+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
7 Netherlands MF Boudewijn Zenden 23 2 7+14 2 0+0 0 1+1 0
8 France MF Steed Malbranque 29 0 19+8 0 1+0 0 0+1 0
9 England FW Fraizer Campbell 4 0 3+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
10 England MF Jordan Henderson 31 3 29+0 3 0+1 0 1+0 0
11 Ghana MF Sulley Muntari 4 0 4+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
11 England FW Darren Bent* 23 11 20+0 8 1+0 1 2+0 2
12 Argentina DF Marcos Angeleri 3 0 0+2 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
14 Paraguay DF Paulo da Silva* 3 0 1+0 0 1+0 0 0+1 0
15 Nigeria DF Nedum Onuoha 25 1 24+0 1 0+0 0 1+0 0
16 Paraguay MF Cristian Riveros 12 1 4+6 1 1+0 0 1+0 0
17 England FW Danny Welbeck 23 6 16+5 6 0+0 0 2+0 0
18 Republic of Ireland MF David Meyler 5 0 4+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
19 England DF Titus Bramble 23 0 21+1 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
20 Republic of Ireland MF Andy Reid* 4 0 0+2 0 1+0 0 0+1 0
22 Belgium GK Simon Mignolet 17 0 14+0 0 1+0 0 2+0 0
25 England MF Jack Colback 6 0 0+5 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
26 England MF Jordan Cook 2 0 0+2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
26 England FW Martyn Waghorn* 3 0 0+2 0 0+0 0 0+1 0
27 Egypt MF Ahmed Elmohamady 29 0 19+8 0 0+1 0 1+0 0
28 Benin MF Stéphane Sessègnon 5 3 5+0 3 0+0 0 0+0 0
29 England DF Anton Ferdinand 22 0 19+1 0 0+0 0 2+0 0
31 England FW Ryan Noble 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
33 Ghana FW Asamoah Gyan 26 11 13+11 10 1+0 0 1+0 1
  • Left club during season

First-team squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Scotland GK Craig Gordon
2 Scotland DF Phil Bardsley
3 England MF Kieran Richardson
4 England DF Michael Turner
5 Ghana DF John Mensah (on loan from Lyon)
6 England MF Lee Cattermole (captain)
7 Netherlands MF Boudewijn Zenden (vice-captain)
8 France MF Steed Malbranque
9 England FW Fraizer Campbell
10 England MF Jordan Henderson
11 Ghana MF Sulley Muntari (on loan from Inter Milan)
12 Argentina DF Marcos Angeleri
No. Position Player
15 England DF Nedum Onuoha (on loan from Manchester City)
16 Paraguay MF Cristian Riveros
17 England FW Danny Welbeck (on loan from Manchester United)
18 Republic of Ireland MF David Meyler
19 England DF Titus Bramble (vice-captain)
22 Belgium GK Simon Mignolet
24 Northern Ireland GK Trevor Carson
25 England MF Jack Colback
27 Egypt MF Ahmed Elmohamady
28 Benin MF Stéphane Sessègnon
29 England DF Anton Ferdinand
33 Ghana FW Asamoah Gyan

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Moving from
Type
Transfer
window
Ends
Transfer
fee
Source
16 MF  PAR Riveros 27 Non-EU Cruz Azul Mexico Transfer Summer Free [1]
22 GK  BEL Mignolet 21 EU Sint-Truiden Belgium Transfer Summer £2,000,000 [2]
34 MF  ENG Knott 17 EU Chelsea Transfer Summer Free
27 DF  EGY Al-Muhammadi 22 Non-EU ENPPI Egypt Loan transfer Summer Loan
19 DF  ENG Bramble 28 EU Wigan Athletic Transfer Summer £1,000,000
12 DF  ARG Angeleri 27 Non-EU Estudiantes (LP) Argentina Transfer Summer £1,500,000
17 FW  ENG Welbeck 19 EU Manchester United Loan transfer Summer Loan
15 DF  ENG Onuoha 23 EU Manchester City Loan Transfer Summer Loan
5 DF  GHA Mensah 27 Non-EU Lyon France Loan transfer Summer Loan
33 FW  GHA Gyan 24 Non-EU Rennes France Transfer Summer £13,000,000
11 MF  GHA Muntari 26 Non-EU Internazionale Italy Loan transfer Winter Loan
28 MF  BEN Sessègnon 26 Non-EU Paris Saint-Germain France Transfer Winter £6,000,000

Out[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Moving to
Type
Transfer
window
Transfer
fee
Source
30 FW  IRE O'Donovan 24 EU Coventry City England Transfer Summer Free
27 FW  IRE Murphy 27 EU Celtic Scotland Transfer Summer £1,400,000
3 DF  JAM Nosworthy 29 EU Sheffield United Loan transfer Summer Loan
19 MF  ALB Cana 26 EU Galatasaray Turkey Transfer Summer £5,000,000
34 MF  IRE Hourihane 19 EU Ipswich Town England Transfer Summer Free
21 GK  HUN Fülöp 27 EU Ipswich Town England Transfer Summer Undisclosed
17 FW  TRI K. Jones 25 Non-EU Stoke City England Transfer Summer £8,000,000
36 DF  ENG Kilgallon 26 EU Middlesbrough Loan transfer Summer Loan
3 DF  IRE Liddle 20 EU Leyton Orient England Loan transfer Summer Loan
2 DF  FRA M'voto 21 EU Oldham Athletic England Loan transfer Summer Loan
36 FW  FRA Tounkara 20 EU Oldham Athletic England Loan transfer Summer Loan
14 FW  ENG Waghorn 20 EU Leicester City Transfer Summer £3,000,000
19 MF  FIN Tainio 30 EU Ajax Netherlands Transfer Summer Free
29 FW  ENG Noble 19 EU Derby County Loan transfer None Loan
24 DF  ENG Kay 20 EU Gateshead Loan transfer None Loan
36 MF  ENG Colback 20 EU Ipswich Town Loan transfer None Loan
29 DF  NIR McCartney 29 EU Leeds United England Loan transfer None Loan
24 MF  IRE Reid 28 EU Sheffield United England Loan transfer None Loan
19 FW  NIR Healy 31 EU Doncaster Rovers England Loan transfer None Loan
21 MF  NIR Weir 21 EU York City England Loan transfer None Loan
24 DF  IRE Liddle 21 EU Gateshead England Loan transfer Winter Loan
17 DF  ENG Kay 21 EU Tranmere Rovers Loan transfer Winter Loan
17 MF  ENG Noble 19 EU Carlisle United Loan transfer Winter Loan
27 DF  ENG Kilgallon 26 EU Doncaster Rovers Loan transfer Winter Loan
39 FW  ENG Bent 26 EU Aston Villa Transfer Winter £18,000,000 (rising to £24,000,000)
24 GK  NIR Carson 22 EU Lincoln City England Loan transfer Winter Loan
15 FW  NIR Healy 31 EU Rangers Scotland Loan transfer Winter Loan
19 DF  PAR da Silva 30 Non-EU Zaragoza Spain Transfer Winter Undisclosed
43 MF  IRE Reid 28 EU Blackpool England Transfer Winter £1,000,000
10 MF  NIR Weir 22 EU Tranmere Rovers England Loan transfer None Loan
26 MF  ENG Reed 19 EU Brentford Loan transfer None Loan
27 MF  ENG Cook 21 EU Walsall Loan transfer None Loan
41 GK  NIR Carson 23 EU Brentford England Loan transfer None Loan

EU = if holds or not a European Union passport; Country: when 2 flags, 1st flag = country that plays for internationally, 2nd flag = country of birth; N = number on jersey; P = Position (for position name, pause mouse pointer on abbreviation); Name = Name on jersey (for more extensive name, pause mouse pointer on name); Age = age on the day of the signing; Moving from = only indicate the club the player was playing before start playing for this club in this season, for the type of the moving see Status column; Moving to = only indicates the club the player is going to play next, for the type of the moving see Status column; Ends = when the player's current contract ends; n/a = Not applicable.

Awards[edit]

Players' Player of the Year Fans' Player of the Year Young Player of the Year Goal of the Season Save of the Season Performance of the Season
Player Phil Bardsley Phil Bardsley Jordan Henderson Nedum Onuoha against Chelsea Craig Gordon against Bolton Wanderers 3-0 win against Chelsea

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sunderland sign Cruz Azul midfielder Cristian Riveros". BBC Sport. 11 May 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-11. 
  2. ^ "Black Cats confirm keeper deal". Sky Sports.