6 Dec 2010

Sunderland, West Brom stay in touch with leaders

8:34 am on 6 December 2010

Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion stayed in touch with the English Premier League football leaders with solid home wins over West Ham and Newcastle.

Sunderland beat West Ham 1-0 to go seventh, while West Brom overcame Newcastle 3-1 to climb to eighth.

Arsenal lead the standings on 32 points, one ahead of Manchester United, whose game at Blackpool was frozen off.