Sunderland AFC news RECAP: Phil Parkinson outlines coronavirus measures and promising injury update

Black Cats boss Phil Parkinson held his pre-match press conference earlier today and there was plenty on the agenda – including injuries, coronavirus fears and Sunday’s defeat to Coventry City. Simply scroll down to see how the day unfolded on Wearside and what was said at the Academy of Light: The Black Cats are preparing for this weekend’s meeting with Gillingham at the Stadium of Light, while takeover talk has also resurfaced this week. Donald claimed earlier this week there has been “huge” interest in the club and that “a number of parties” are engaged in due diligence.  Former Sunderland midfielder Kieron Brady believes a takeover of the club may not happen until the summer – following reports that Stewart Donald has received ‘huge’ interest from a number of parties. Speaking to BBC Newcastle’s Total Sport, Brady said: “It wouldn’t surprise me if nothing happened before the summer. “If you’re interested in becoming the owner of a club like Sunderland, you do want to know where they’ll be playing next season.” Forward Duncan Watmore wasn’t in the squad during Sunday’s defeat to Coventry after picking up a heel injur...

7 details you may have missed in the first ‘Birds of Prey’ trailer

Why hyenas? Everything in the couple’s life revolved around jokes and clowns and because hyenas laughed they were a natural fit.  McGregor was cast as Batman villain Roman Sionis, aka Black Mask, a mobster who has a penchant for masks and wearing white suits. Like his villain name suggests, he’s usually seen wearing a black mask. We haven’t seen McGregor’s Black Mask look in any teasers for the film yet. The quick glimpse in the trailer seen above may hint at how we can expect to see the actor once he’s wearing his signature look. Messina is playing Zsasz. Who’s that? He’s a notorious serial killer who marks every kill he’s ever made by carving tally marks into his own skin. He’s one of Batman’s more twisted foes and has popped up in some of the video games.  It looks like “Birds of Prey” will have a big nod to 1953′s “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” in which Monroe wore a similar pink ballgown. In the “Birds of Prey” trailer, it looks like Harley is dancing alongside some members of Black Mask’s gang. When Huntress is seen practicing her shooting skills, you can see a scarecro...