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2010–11 Sunderland A.F.C. season

During the 2010–11 season, Sunderland A.F.C. (the professional association football club representing the aforementioned city) competed in the Premier League.

Sunderland A.F.C.
2010–11 season
ChairmanNiall Quinn
ManagerSteve Bruce
StadiumStadium of Light
Premier League10th
League CupThird round
FA CupThird round
Top goalscorerLeague: Asamoah Gyan (10)
All: Asamoah Gyan (11)
Darren Bent (11)
Highest home attendance47,864 (vs. Newcastle United)
Lowest home attendance13,532 (vs. Colchester United)
Average home league attendance40,011

Contents

ResultsEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

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 1899 Hoffenheim A 3-1 Henderson

Premier LeagueEdit

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 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 tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
8 Fulham 38 11 16 11 49 43 +6 49 Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round[a]
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
12 Newcastle United 38 11 13 14 56 57 −1 46
Source: Premier League
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Play-offs (only if needed to decide champion, teams for relegation or teams for UEFA competitions).
Notes:
  1. ^ Fulham qualified for the Europa League first qualifying round as the highest-ranked team not already qualified for a European competition of Premier League Fair Play Ranking by The Football Association, one of the UEFA Fair Play ranking winners.

League CupEdit

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 CupEdit

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

StatisticsEdit

DisciplineEdit

Position Nation Number Name Premier League League Cup FA Cup Total
               
MC/MCD   6 Lee Cattermole 5 2 0 0 0 0 5 2
DFC/LD/LI   19 Titus Bramble 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 1
MC/MI/PM   7 Boudewijn Zenden 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
CM/LM/LB   3 Kieran Richardson 8 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
CB   4 Michael Turner 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
RB/LB   2 Phil Bardsley 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
CM   11 Sulley Muntari 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
CM/LM/RM   8 Steed Malbranque 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
CB   5 John Mensah 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
CM   18 David Meyler 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
CM/RM   10 Jordan Henderson 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
CF/LM   17 Danny Welbeck 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
GK   22 Simon Mignolet 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
CB/RB   14 Paulo da Silva 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
CB/RB   15 Nedum Onuoha 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
CF   11 Darren Bent 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
CM   16 Cristian Riveros 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
RM/RB   27 Ahmed Elmohamady 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
CB/LB   29 Anton Ferdinand 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
CM/RM   28 Stéphane Sessègnon 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
CM   26 Jack Colback 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

OverallEdit

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   Lee Cattermole 5   2  
Best result (s) W 3–0 (A) v ChelseaPremier League – 14 November 2010
W 3–0 (H) v Blackburn RoversPremier League – 1 January 2011
W 3–0 (A) v West HamPremier League – 22 May 2011
Worst result(s) L 5–0 (A) v Manchester CityPremier League – 3 April 2011
Most appearances Jordan Henderson (31)
Top scorer   Asamoah Gyan (11)
Points Overall: 41/94 (44%)

Goal scorersEdit

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

Appearances and goalsEdit

Last updated on 22 May 2011.
No. Pos Nat Player Total Premier League FA Cup League Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK   Craig Gordon 15 0 15 0 0 0 0 0
2 DF   Phil Bardsley 37 3 32+2 3 0+1 0 2 0
3 DF   Kieran Richardson 29 4 23+3 4 1 0 2 0
4 DF   Michael Turner 16 0 15 0 0 0 1 0
5 DF   John Mensah 18 0 15+3 0 0 0 0 0
6 MF   Lee Cattermole 24 0 22+1 0 0 0 1 0
7 MF   Boudewijn Zenden 29 2 10+17 2 0 0 1+1 0
8 MF   Steed Malbranque 37 0 24+11 0 1 0 0+1 0
9 FW   Fraizer Campbell 4 0 3 0 0 0 1 0
10 MF   Jordan Henderson 39 3 37 3 0+1 0 1 0
11 MF   Sulley Muntari 9 0 7+2 0 0 0 0 0
11 FW   Darren Bent* 23 11 20 8 1 1 2 2
12 DF   Marcos Angeleri 3 0 0+2 0 1 0 0 0
14 DF   Paulo da Silva* 3 0 1 0 1 0 0+1 0
15 DF   Nedum Onuoha 32 1 31 1 0 0 1 0
16 MF   Cristian Riveros 14 1 5+7 1 1 0 1 0
17 FW   Danny Welbeck 28 6 21+5 6 0 0 2 0
18 MF   David Meyler 5 0 4+1 0 0 0 0 0
19 DF   Titus Bramble 24 0 22+1 0 0 0 1 0
20 MF   Andy Reid* 4 0 0+2 0 1 0 0+1 0
22 GK   Simon Mignolet 26 0 23 0 1 0 2 0
25 MF   Jack Colback 12 0 6+5 0 0 0 1 0
26 MF   Jordan Cook 3 0 0+3 0 0 0 0 0
26 FW   Martyn Waghorn* 3 0 0+2 0 0 0 0+1 0
27 MF   Ahmed Elmohamady 38 0 26+10 0 0+1 0 1 0
28 MF   Stéphane Sessègnon 14 3 13+1 3 0 0 0 0
29 DF   Anton Ferdinand 29 0 23+4 0 0 0 2 0
31 FW   Ryan Noble 3 0 0+3 0 0 0 0 0
33 FW   Asamoah Gyan 33 11 20+11 10 1 0 1 1
  • Left club during season

First-team squadEdit

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

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

TransfersEdit

InEdit

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

OutEdit

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

AwardsEdit

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 alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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