2013–14 Sunderland A.F.C. season

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Sunderland
2013–14 season
Chairman Ellis Short
Manager Paolo Di Canio
(until 22 September 2013)
Kevin Ball
(caretaker, until 8 October 2013)
Gus Poyet
(from 8 October 2013)
Stadium Stadium of Light
Premier League 14th
FA Cup Sixth round
League Cup Runners-up
Top goalscorer League:
Adam Johnson (8)
All:
Adam Johnson (10)
Fabio Borini (10)
Highest home attendance 46,313 (27 October vs Newcastle United, Premier League)
Lowest home attendance 15,966 (6 November vs Southampton, League Cup)
Home colours
Away colours

The 2013–14 season is Sunderland's seventh consecutive season in the top division of English football, the Premier League.

Squad & coaching staff[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 31 January 2014.[1]

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

No. Position Player
2 Scotland DF Phil Bardsley
3 Italy DF Andrea Dossena
4 South Korea MF Ki Sung-Yueng (on loan from Swansea City)
5 England DF Wes Brown
7 Sweden MF Sebastian Larsson
8 England MF Craig Gardner
9 Scotland FW Steven Fletcher
10 England FW Connor Wickham
11 England MF Adam Johnson
12 Czech Republic DF Ondřej Čelůstka (on loan from Trabzonspor)
13 England GK Jordan Pickford
14 England MF Jack Colback
16 Republic of Ireland DF John O'Shea (captain)
17 United States FW Jozy Altidore
No. Position Player
20 Republic of Ireland GK Keiren Westwood
22 France MF El-Hadji Ba
23 Italy MF Emanuele Giaccherini
24 Spain DF Carlos Cuéllar
25 Italy GK Vito Mannone
26 Scotland MF Liam Bridcutt
27 Argentina DF Santiago Vergini (on loan from Estudiantes)
28 Spain DF Marcos Alonso (on loan from Fiorentina)
29 France DF Valentin Roberge
30 Argentina FW Ignacio Scocco
31 Italy FW Fabio Borini (on loan from Liverpool)
32 Argentina GK Oscar Ustari
33 England MF Lee Cattermole
35 Greece MF Charis Mavrias

Out on loan[edit]

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

No. Position Player
6 Cape Verde MF Cabral (at Genoa until 30 June 2014)
15 Wales MF David Vaughan (at Nottingham Forest until 30 June 2014)
21 France DF Modibo Diakité (at Fiorentina until 30 June 2014)
19 Sweden MF David Moberg Karlsson (at Kilmarnock until 30 June 2014)
No. Position Player
41 England FW Duncan Watmore (at Hibernian until 30 June 2014)
England FW Danny Graham (at Middlesbrough until 30 June 2014)
Senegal MF Alfred N'Diaye (at Real Betis until 30 June 2014)

Backroom staff[edit]

Position Name
Head Coach Gus Poyet
Assistant Head Coach Mauricio Taricco
First Team Coach Charlie Oatway
Goalkeeping Coach Andy Beasley
Fitness Coach Antonio Pintus
Chief Scout Valentino Angeloni
Academy Manager Ged McNamee
Youth Team Coach Robbie Stockdale
Senior Professional Development Coach Kevin Ball
Head of Coaching Elliott Dickman
Senior Physiotherapist Peter Brand
Kit Manager John Cooke

Source: Sunderland A.F.C.

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Pos. Name From Fee
24 May 2013 FW England Duncan Watmore England Altrincham Undisclosed
19 June 2013 FW Sweden David Moberg Karlsson Sweden Göteborg £1.5 million
1 July 2013 DF France Modibo Diakité Italy Lazio Free
1 July 2013 DF France Valentin Roberge Portugal Marítimo Free
1 July 2013 MF Cape Verde Cabral Switzerland Basel Free
2 July 2013 GK Italy Vito Mannone England Arsenal £2 million
8 July 2013 ST United States Jozy Altidore Netherlands AZ Alkmaar £6 million
10 July 2013 MF France El-Hadji Ba France Le Havre £300,000
16 July 2013 MF Italy Emanuele Giaccherini Italy Juventus £6.5 million
12 August 2013 DF Czech Republic Ondřej Čelůstka Turkey Trabzonspor Loan
22 August 2013 MF Greece Charalampos Mavrias Greece Panathinaikos £3 million
31 August 2013 MF South Korea Ki Sung-Yueng Wales Swansea City Loan
2 September 2013 FW Italy Fabio Borini England Liverpool Loan
2 September 2013 DF Italy Andrea Dossena Italy Napoli Free
1 January 2014 DF Spain Marcos Alonso Italy Fiorentina Loan
20 January 2014 DF Argentina Santiago Vergini Argentina Estudiantes de La Plata Loan
21 January 2014 GK Argentina Oscar Ustari Spain UD Almería Free
30 January 2014 FW Argentina Ignacio Scocco Brazil Sport Club Internacional Undisclosed
31 January 2014 MF Scotland Liam Bridcutt England Brighton & Hove Albion Undisclosed

Out[edit]

Date Pos. No. Name To Fee
28 May 2013 GK England Ben Wilson England Cambridge United Free
28 May 2013 DF 19 England Titus Bramble Released
28 May 2013 DF 12 England Matthew Kilgallon England Blackburn Rovers Free
28 May 2013 MF England Adam Reed England Burton Albion Free
28 May 2013 FW 33 England Ryan Noble England Burnley Free
25 June 2013 GK 22 Belgium Simon Mignolet England Liverpool £9 million
28 June 2013 MF 27 Egypt Ahmed Elmohamady England Hull City £2 million
19 July 2013 FW 9 England Danny Graham England Hull City Loan
28 July 2013 MF 4 Senegal Alfred N'Diaye Turkey Eskişehirspor Loan
2 August 2013 GK 13 England Jordan Pickford England Burton Albion Loan
8 August 2013 MF 23 Republic of Ireland James McClean England Wigan Athletic £1.5 million
20 August 2013 MF 34 England Billy Knott England Wycombe Wanderers Loan
2 September 2013 FW 28 Benin Stéphane Sessègnon England West Bromwich Albion £5.5 million
6 January 2014 FW 18 France Mikael Mandron England Fleetwood Town Loan
9 January 2014 MF 6 Switzerland Cabral Italy Genoa Loan
16 January 2014 FW 17 South Korea Ji Dong-Won Germany Augsburg Undisclosed
30 January 2014 MF Senegal Alfred N'Diaye Spain Real Betis Loan
31 January 2014 DF 21 France Modibo Diakité Italy Fiorentina Loan
31 January 2014 FW 41 England Duncan Watmore Scotland Hibernian Loan
31 January 2014 MF 19 Sweden David Moberg Karlsson Scotland Kilmarnock Loan
31 January 2014 FW England Danny Graham England Middlesbrough Loan

Pre-season & friendlies[edit]

Friendlies[edit]

Date Opponents H / A Result
H – A
Scorers
10 July 2013 Italy Local Select XI A 1–13 Sessegnon x5, Karlsson x2, Ji, Larsson, Roberge, Altidore, Graham, Mandron
17 July 2013 FC Chiasso N 1–0 Wickham
7 August 2013 FC Midtjylland A 0–1 Johnson

Barclays Asia Trophy[edit]

Semi-finals Final
24 July – Hong Kong
 South China   0  
 Manchester City   1  
 
27 July – Hong Kong
     Manchester City   1
   Sunderland   0
Third place
24 July – Hong Kong 27 July – Hong Kong
 Tottenham Hotspur   1  South China   0
  Sunderland   3    Tottenham Hotspur   6

Semifinals[edit]

All kick-off times are local (UTC+08:00).

24 July 2013
18:30
Tottenham Hotspur England 1–3 England Sunderland
Sigurðsson Goal 28' Report Cabral Goal 33'
Brown Goal 64'
Karlsson Goal 80'
Hong Kong Stadium, So Kon Po
Attendance: 35,950
Referee: Liu Kwok Man (Hong Kong)

Delayed by 30 minutes due to rain. Game reduced to 80 minutes (40-minute halves).


24 July 2013
20:40
South China Hong Kong 0–1 England Manchester City
Report Džeko Goal 21'
Hong Kong Stadium, So Kon Po
Attendance: 35,950
Referee: Anthony Taylor (England)

Delayed by 10 minutes due to rain. Game reduced to 80 minutes (40-minute halves).

Third-place playoff[edit]

27 July 2013
18:00
Tottenham Hotspur England 6–0 Hong Kong South China
Tse Goal 12' (o.g.)
Dempsey Goal 34'
Defoe Goal 45'54'80'
Townsend Goal 86'
Report
Hong Kong Stadium, So Kon Po
Attendance: 39,544
Referee: Neil Swarbrick (England)

Final[edit]

27 July 2013
20:30
Manchester City England 1–0 England Sunderland
Džeko Goal 9' Report
Hong Kong Stadium, So Kon Po
Attendance: 39,544
Referee: Anthony Taylor (England)

Competitions[edit]

Overall[edit]

Competition Started round Current
position / round
Final
position / round
First match Last match
Premier League 14th 17 August 2013 11 May 2014
League Cup 2nd round Runners-up 28 August 2013 2 March 2014
FA Cup 3rd round 6th round 4 January 2014 9 March 2014

Last updated: 11 May 2014
Source: Competitions

Premier League[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
12 Swansea City 38 11 9 18 54 54 0 42
13 West Ham United 38 11 7 20 40 51 −11 40
14 Sunderland 38 10 8 20 41 60 −19 38
15 Aston Villa 38 10 8 20 39 61 −22 38
16 Hull City 38 10 7 21 38 53 −15 37 2014–15 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round 2

Source: Barclays Premier League Official League Table
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
2 Hull City qualified for the 2014–15 UEFA Europa League third qualifying round as runners-up of the 2013–14 FA Cup since winners Arsenal qualified for 2014–15 UEFA Champions League.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
38 10 8 20 41 60 −19 38 5 3 11 21 27 −6 5 5 9 20 33 −13

Last updated: 11 May 2014.
Source: Premier League

Results per matchday[edit]

Matchday 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38
Ground H A A H A H H A H A H A A H H A H A A H A H H A H A H H A H A H A A H A H H
Result L D L L L L L L W L W L D L L D D W D L W D W W L L D L L L L L D W W W W L
Position 15 15 19 20 20 20 20 20 19 19 19 20 19 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 19 19 17 14 17 18 18 18 18 19 20 20 20 20 17 17 14 14

Last updated: 11 May 2014.
Source: Statto.com
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Matches[edit]

Last updated: 11 May 2014
Source: Sunderland AFC

League Cup[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 2013–14 FA Cup

Statistics[edit]

Appearances[edit]

Numbers in parentheses denote appearances as substitute.
Players with no appearances not included in the list.
Last updated on 11 May 2014
No. Pos. Nat. Name Premier League FA Cup League Cup Total
Apps Apps Apps Apps
2 DF  SCO Phil Bardsley 26 1 (1) 4 (1) 31 (2)
3 DF  ITA Andrea Dossena 6 (1) 3 1 10 (1)
4 MF  KOR Ki Sung-Yueng 25 (2) 1 6 32 (2)
5 DF  ENG Wes Brown 24 (1) 1 5 30 (1)
6 MF  CPV Cabral 1 0 1 2
7 MF  SWE Sebastian Larsson 24 (7) 4 4 (2) 32 (9)
8 MF  ENG Craig Gardner 8 (10) 2 (1) 3 (2) 13 (13)
9 FW  SCO Steven Fletcher 13 (7) 1 2 (2) 16 (9)
10 FW  ENG Connor Wickham 10 (5) 0 (1) 0 (2) 10 (8)
11 MF  ENG Adam Johnson 28 (8) 1 (1) 6 (1) 35 (10)
12 DF  CZE Ondřej Čelůstka 14 (7) 3 3 20 (7)
14 MF  ENG Jack Colback 28 (5) 2 (2) 5 35 (7)
15 MF  WAL David Vaughan 2 (1) 0 1 3 (1)
16 MF  IRL John O'Shea 33 2 7 42
17 FW  USA Jozy Altidore 19 (12) 2 4 (2) 25 (14)
19 FW  SWE David Moberg Karlsson 0 0 1 1
20 GK  IRL Keiren Westwood 10 0 1 11
21 DF  FRA Modibo Diakité 7 1 0 8
22 MF  FRA El-Hadji Ba 0 (1) 1 (1) 0 1 (2)
23 MF  ITA Emanuele Giaccherini 16 (8) 3 4 (1) 23 (9)
24 DF  ESP Carlos Cuéllar 4 0 1 5
25 GK  ITA Vito Mannone 27 (1) 1 6 34 (1)
26 MF  SCO Liam Bridcutt 9 (3) 0 0 9 (3)
27 DF  ARG Santiago Vergini 10 (1) 3 0 13 (1)
27 FW  KOR Ji Dong-Won 2 (3) 1 1 4 (3)
28 DF  ESP Marcos Alonso 16 0 (1) 3 19 (1)
29 DF  FRA Valentin Roberge 7 (2) 1 1 (1) 9 (3)
30 FW  ARG Ignacio Scocco 0 (6) 2 0 2 (6)
31 FW  ITA Fabio Borini 25 (7) 1 (2) 3 (2) 29 (11)
32 GK  ARG Oscar Ustari 0 3 0 3
33 MF  ENG Lee Cattermole 20 (2) 3 5 28 (2)
35 MF  GRE Charis Mavrias 1 (3) 1 0 (1) 2 (4)
41 FW  ENG Duncan Watmore 0 0 (1) 0 0 (1)

Goalscorers[edit]

This includes all competitive matches.

Last updated on 11 May 2014
Rank No. Pos. Name Premier League FA Cup League Cup Total
1 11 MF Adam Johnson 8 1 1 10
31 FW Fabio Borini 7 0 3 10
3 10 FW Connor Wickham 5 0 2 7
4 23 MF Emanuele Giaccherini 4 0 1 5
5 4 MF Ki Sung-Yueng 3 0 1 4
2 DF Phil Bardsley 2 0 2 4
7 9 FW Steven Fletcher 3 0 0 3
14 MF Jack Colback 3 0 0 3
8 MF Craig Gardner 2 1 0 3
10 17 FW Jozy Altidore 1 0 1 2
7 MF Sebastian Larsson 1 0 1 2
Own Goals 0 1 1 2
13 16 DF John O'Shea 1 0 0 1
33 MF Lee Cattermole 1 0 0 1
29 DF Valentin Roberge 0 0 1 1
22 MF El-Hadji Ba 0 1 0 1
35 MF Charis Mavrias 0 1 0 1
TOTALS 41 5 14 60

Clean sheets[edit]

This includes all competitive matches.

Last updated on 7 May 2014
Rank No. Pos. Name Premier League FA Cup League Cup Total
1 25 GK Vito Mannone 11 0 0 11
2 32 GK Oscar Ustari 0 2 0 2
3 20 GK Keiren Westwood 0 0 1 1
TOTALS 11 2 1 14

Disciplinary record[edit]

This includes all competitive matches.

Last updated on 11 May 2014
Pos. No. Player Premier League FA Cup League Cup Total
Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card
2 DF Phil Bardsley 10 0 0 0 1 0 11 0
3 DF Andrea Dossena 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 1
4 MF Ki Sung-Yueng 3 0 0 0 3 0 6 0
5 DF Wes Brown 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 3
7 MF Sebastian Larsson 6 0 1 0 1 0 8 0
8 MF Craig Gardner 5 0 0 0 2 0 7 0
9 FW Steven Fletcher 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
10 FW Connor Wickham 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
11 MF Adam Johnson 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 0
12 DF Ondřej Čelůstka 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
14 MF Jack Colback 6 0 0 0 1 0 7 0
16 DF John O'Shea 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 1
17 FW Jozy Altidore 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 0
22 MF El-Hadji Ba 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
23 MF Emanuele Giaccherini 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 0
24 DF Carlos Cuéllar 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
25 GK Vito Mannone 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
26 MF Liam Bridcutt 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
27 DF Santiago Vergini 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
28 DF Marcos Alonso 5 1 0 0 2 0 7 1
29 DF Valentin Roberge 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
30 FW Ignacio Scocco 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
31 FW Fabio Borini 6 0 0 0 1 0 7 0
33 MF Lee Cattermole 5 1 1 0 0 0 6 1
35 MF Charalampos Mavrias 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
TOTALS 69 7 4 0 20 0 93 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "First team profiles". safc.com (Sunderland A.F.C). Retrieved 10 January 2014.