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Sunderland fans react to Tony Davison exit

Sunderland fans are disappointed to see managing director Tony Davison leave after only 18 months in the role at the club, although some have seemingly found some sort of silver lining in the news.

A lot of the supporters have been turning against the club this week, with many annoyed by the appointment of Phil Parkinson, whilst some are becoming increasingly frustrated at the board with this news on Davison. However, some supporters have linked his departure to a potential new investment.

As told by The Chronicle Live, the Black Cats have been searching for new investors for some time. The report says that three investors John Phelan, Glenn Fuhrman and Rob Platek, who work together at investment firm MSD Partners, have been looking at buying the club and have already started negotiations with owner Stewart Donald.

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However, prior to the announcement of Parkinson as manager, Sunderland released a statement which read: “The Board has consistently stated its desire to seek additional investment to enable the club to be competitive in whichever league it finds itself in” and that “Discussions have been ongoing for some time, and continue to be so”

Sunderland currently sit ninth in League One and face Wycombe Wanderers today. A win for the club could take them back into the playoffs if other results go their way, and fans will be hoping Parkinson gets off to a flyer.

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Here’s what some of them had to say about the news of Davison’s departure…

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