Sunderland have suspended midfielder Adam Johnson pending the outcome of a police investigation, the club announced on Monday.
Johnson had been due to travel with the rest of the squad to east Yorkshire on Monday afternoon for Tuesday night's Premier League fixture at Hull.
A club statement said: "Sunderland AFC has confirmed that Adam Johnson has been suspended from the club, pending the outcome of a police investigation. No further comment will be made at the present time."
Johnson, 27, has...
Nikica Jelavic should be back for Hull to face Sunderland after the Croatian striker missed the defeat at Stoke on Saturday with a flare-up of his nagging knee problem.
Robbie Brady will also be out after picking up a calf injury in training that is likely to keep him out for some time.
Long-term absentee Mohamed Diame (knee) remains missing from the Tigers squad along with James Chester (shoulder), Liam Rosenior (hamstring) and Robert Snodgrass (knee).
Steve Bruce hopes his side can maintain their...
Sunderland have succeeded in overturning the red card shown to defender Wes Brown against Manchester United on Saturday.
Brown was dismissed by referee Roger East for what the official felt was a foul on United striker Radamel Falcao in the area, although it appeared on replays that John O'Shea had been the man to impede the Colombian.
Referees' body the Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL) released a statement after the match insisting it was not a case of mistaken identity and that...
Sunderland will appeal the controversial red card shown to defender Wes Brown in Saturday's 2-0 Premier League defeat at Manchester United.
Brown was sent off by referee Roger East at Old Trafford when television replays showed it was teammate John O'Shea who should have been dismissed.
Sunderland confirmed their intention to appeal on the club's official website and have until 1 p.m. GMT on Monday to lodge the appeal.
Brown was penalised for a foul in the area on Radamel Falcao, although the offence...