• In this Saturday, March 29, 2014 file photo, Manchester United's manager David Moyes applauds supporters after his team's 4-1 win against Aston Villa in their English Premier League soccer match at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England. Sunderland says it has hired former Manchester United coach David Moyes as manager, a day after Sam Allardyce left the Premier League club to take charge of England’s national team. Sunderland said in a statement Saturday, July 23, 2016 that 53-year-old Moyes signed a four-year contract with the club, which just avoided relegation last season. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)

    Sunderland hires Moyes to replace Allardyce as manager

    SUNDERLAND, England (AP) — David Moyes was hired to take charge of Sunderland as Sam Allardyce’s successor on Saturday, returning to Premier League management two years after being fired by Manchester United.