Teenage substitute Josh Maja marked his first league appearance by hitting the goal that finally ended Sunderland's long wait for a win at the Stadium of Light.
The 18-year-old scored with 13 minutes remaining to ensure Sunderland defeated Fulham 1-0 - securing a first home win since December 17 last year.
It was a tidy finish too from the academy graduate and was enough to lift Sunderland out of the Championship's bottom three against a Fulham side which had won three of its previous four games.
Ten-man Sunderland frustrated Wolves to claim a deserved 0-0 draw at the Sky Bet Championship leaders.
Lee Cattermole was sent off after two yellow cards in just 54 seconds after the break, but the impressive Black Cats held on against their out-of-sorts hosts.
The visitors were forced to play the final half-a-hour without Cattermole, but a fine rearguard action, led by John O'Shea, earned them a point as the hosts missed the chance for a seventh straight win.
Wolves dominated for long spells but failed...
Sunderland striker Duncan Watmore's father says his son has been "given a real lift" by an official letter from Real Madrid wishing him a smooth recovery.
Watmore Jr., 23, has had to undergo a cruciate knee operation that will keep him out until next season, having suffered the latest injury just weeks after returning from 10 months out with a similar problem.
On Tuesday, his father -- a former FA chief executive and current England Rugby board member -- revealed that Madrid had sent the ex-England...
Chris Coleman's first home game in charge of Sunderland ended in disaster as Reading's revival continued with a 3-1 victory at the Stadium of Light.
Jaap Stam's Royals made it one defeat from their last seven matches by seeing winger Modou Barrow score twice in the 68th and 71st minutes after David Edwards had already given them the lead eight minutes after half-time.
Sunderland did liven up when Lewis Grabban hit his 11th goal of the season with a penalty won by Joel Asoro with 14 minutes remaining,...