5:00 AM UTC
Game Details
5:00 AM UTC
Game Details
 By PA Sport

Sebastian Larsson joins Hull on free transfer following Sunderland release

From start to finish Sebastian Larsson displayed a consistency that helped Sunderland survive another Premier League campaign.
Sebastian Larsson spent six years at Sunderland.

Hull have signed free agent Sebastian Larsson following his recent release by Sunderland.

Larsson, 32, one of several high-profile names to depart Sunderland in June following their relegation from the Premier League, has put pen to paper on a one-year deal with the Championship club.

"I'm delighted to be here and I am really looking forward to this fresh challenge,'' Larsson told Tigers TV. "I had some options to consider, but I felt this was the best move for me to make and I can't wait to get...


Sunderland lose appeal against Sebastian Larsson red card vs. United

Sebastian Larsson was dismissed for a challenge on Ander Herrera.

Sunderland have lost their appeal against the sending off of Sebastian Larsson in the defeat to Manchester United, meaning he will serve a three-match ban.

Larsson was dismissed just before the break for a challenge on Ander Herrera as United won 3-0 at the Stadium of Light.

Manchester UnitedManchester United
Game Details

Craig Pawson's decision infuriated manager David Moyes, whose side are bottom of the Premier League and 10 points adrift of safety.

Moyes said: "He gets the ball, he touches the ball. There's no contact at all, so it's not...

 By PA Sport

Sunderland to appeal Sebastian Larsson red card vs. Man Utd - report

Sunderland intend to appeal against the red card shown to Sebastian Larsson in Sunday's 3-0 defeat to Manchester United, Press Association Sport reports.

Larsson, 31, was dismissed just before half-time at the Stadium of Light for a challenge on United midfielder Ander Herrera.

Referee Craig Pawson produced a straight red but replays suggested minimal contact and the Black Cats have decided to contest the decision.

David Moyes' side, who were 1-0 down at the time, are 10 points adrift at the bottom...


Sebastian Larsson - Sunderland's relegation rivals will be worried

Sebastian Larsson has told the Daily Telegraph clubs battling relegation "will be worried" by Sunderland's track record of beating the drop.

Sunderland are currently bottom of the Premier League but are just two points behind 15th-placed Middlesbrough after securing a draw against Tottenham and a 4-0 win over Crystal Palace in their last two games.

Larsson has played a part in many relegation battles since joining from Birmingham in 2011, with the club finishing three points clear of relegation...

Mannone struggles, Sunderland sleepwalk to 4-1 defeat at Burnley

Sunderland made a mockery of their recent revival, finishing 2016 with an embarrassingly error-strewn display in a 4-1 defeat at Burnley on Saturday.

Goalkeeper Vito Mannone, recalled to the first team because injury will keep the outstanding Jordan Pickford out for at least six weeks, was poor and centre-back Papy Djilobodji had a nightmare as an Andre Gray hat trick demolished David Moyes' side.

Burnley fully deserved the win that raises serious doubts about Sunderland's chances...


Man United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic is 'a true winner' - Sebastian Larsson

Sebastian Larsson has hailed his former Sweden teammate Zlatan Ibrahimovic as a "true winner."

Sunderland midfielder Larsson and Manchester United striker Ibrahimovic played alongside each other for Sweden before the latter retired from international football after Euro 2016.

The pair are due to come up against each other when their two respective clubs meet on Boxing Day, and Larsson accepts Sunderland will have to work hard to keep Ibrahimovic quiet at Old Trafford.

"He's a true winner, that's...