Sunderland managers in numbers
- From the section Football
As Gus Poyet becomes Sunderland head coach, BBC Sport looks back at how his predecessors have fared.
Former Brighton manager Poyet replaced Paolo Di Canio at the Stadium of Light and will take charge with the Black Cats bottom of the Premier League with just one point.
Since returning to the top flight under Roy Keane in 2007, Sunderland have struggled to make an impact at the highest level and are in danger of a fourth relegation in the Premier League era.