Stadium of Light

Next Game

S'land v Newcastle

Sunday, 05 April 2015, 16:00

Barclays Prem

Upton Park

Last Game

West Ham 1 - 0 S'land

Saturday, 21 March 2015, 17:30

Barclays Prem

Johnson: We can avoid the drop

Adam Johnson believes Sunderland's recent heroics at Manchester City and Chelsea have given the Black Cats a great chance of escaping relegation to the Championship.

Last Updated: 27/04/14 at 15:17 Post Comment

Adam Johnson: Feels Sunderland have got momentum

Adam Johnson: Feels Sunderland have got momentum

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

The Wearsiders followed a 2-2 draw at the Etihad Stadium with a 2-1 victory at Stamford Bridge to help boost their chances of remaining in the Premier League next season.

Although they remain at the base of the table, they are just three points from safety with a game in hand on each of the three teams immediately above them.

Three of their final four games are at home - against Cardiff, West Brom and Swansea - plus an away trip to Old Trafford.

And Johnson said: "There are still a good few teams who are still right in it yet.

"We said after the Chelsea game, there will be a few teams above us now thinking 'Oh no'.

"If I put myself in their position, after the result came in on Saturday evening, I'd be thinking, 'It's just got even tougher'.

"We have definitely given everyone a scare now and the momentum should be with us.

"With three home games, we couldn't really ask for a better run-in, three home games against teams in and around us."

Watch Sunderland v Cardiff live on Sky Sports 1 at midday on Sunday.

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

S

hould have stayed because we carried him for 6.5 years. And then he has a breakthrough season, and was gone soon after. MU fans, you would be as disgusted had C Ronaldo left in 2007 and not 2009.

godof86
Is Van Persie Slipping Sadly Into The Night?

G

ood grief. Someone guessed that the form English player at the moment might be in his national side with some other players? And that's espionage? Now if they discovered that Emile Heskey was going to be in the starting line up.... at right back.... THAT would be espionage. Give it a rest Roy.

RogerRedHat
Hodgson hits out at Kane leak

H

e may get away with if Liverpool can swap the video with one of Skrtel dancing or something, but if they review the one shown on TV he's screwed.

hump3.
Skrtel denies violent conduct

Footer 365

Manchester United's Radamel Falcao plays down talk of Juventus move

Radamel Falcao has played down talk of a summer move to Juventus and says he is fully focused on Manchester United.

European Qualifiers round-up: Holland and Italy held to draws

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar's late header rescued a point for Holland against Turkey in European Qualifying, while Eder spared Italy's blushes in Bulgaria.

Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey bullish over Belgium clash after 3-0 win in Israel

Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey is confident of cementing top spot by upsetting Group B favourites Belgium in June.

Mail Box

FA Refusing To Learn From Germany

We have a postcard from Germany in the Mailbox highlighting how Greg Dyke's quick-fix approach is all wrong. Also, the clamour for Kane, and size matters, apparently...

Where's The Love For Walcott?

Theo Walcott is wanted by neither Arsenal or Liverpool fans in the afternoon Mailbox. Also, some good points on the FA skewed priorities, and glorious geekery...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company