Aston Villa quell Sunderland optimism and show size of Chris Coleman’s task

21 November 2017 11:39
It is a good thing Chris Coleman said he is under no illusions about the size of the task he has taken on at Sunderland. Their ninth manager in six years started with a defeat that highlighted just how much work he has to do to arrest the decline at a club who remain anchored to the foot of the Championship.In that sense this was much more of a reminder than a reality check for Coleman as Sunderland’s winless run extended to 15 matches on a night when Aston Villa climbed to fourth place courtesy of Albert Adomah’s ninth goal of the season and a rather fortunate second from Joshua Onomah. What Sunderland would do for a slice of luck of their own sometime soon. Related: David Squires on … Chris Coleman's excellent choice to manage Sunderland Related: Championship roundup: Fulham win nine-goal thriller at Sheffield United Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian