Sunderland lose Cattermole and Fletcher for season

Sunderland will be without striker Steven Fletcher and midfielder Lee Cattermole for the remainder of the season, the club has confirmed, reports BBC Sport.

Sunderland will be without striker Steven Fletcher and midfielder Lee Cattermole for the remainder of the season, the club has confirmed, reports BBC Sport.

Fletcher damaged ankle ligaments on international duty with Scotland, leaving the field on a stretcher in last week's 2-1 defeat by Wales.

Cattermole has undergone knee surgery and has not featured since February's 1-0 defeat by Arsenal.

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