Sunderland will be hoping to move themselves out of the relegation zone in the Championship when they face Fulham.
Sunderland are next in action when they take on Fulham at the Stadium of Light.
Sunderland slipped to another defeat in the Championship as Reading left the Stadium of Light with the three points.
Darren O'Dea played for Celtic for almost six years after leaving in August 2012.
Simon Grayson has so far opted for a cautious approach. That must end now as Sunderland search for a winning formula.
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Sunderland drew 2-2 at Preston on Saturday, where Aiden McGeady was a hero for one set of fans and a villain for the other.
Simon Grayson has decisions to make yet again for Sunderland as they take their miserable run of form to Preston - a side the manager knows well.
Simon Grayson badly needs a Championship win at Sunderland and they could find Hull to be accommodating hosts on Saturday.
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The Sheffield United talent was linked with a move to Everton this week.
The Preston North End boss is the new favourite to succeed ex-Everton man David Moyes at Sunderland.