It is not unthinkable, it is not undoable, it is not impossible.

That record leaves them in grave danger of a second successive relegation, with former Wales boss Coleman having to try and pick his squad up for a weekend trip to Queens Park Rangers following a 3-0 home loss to Aston Villa on Tuesday evening.

He told reporters: “I am hurting as much as anybody. I feel the negativity, I feel the pull of it, because it is such a big club heading in the wrong direction and to turn it round is incredibly tough.

“But it is not unthinkable, it is not undoable, it is not impossible.

“The teams around us keep losing which is the only bit of light at the end of the tunnel, but we are on such a poor run.

“There’s still a chance for us, we keep on refusing to take it and we keep on digging holes for ourselves, but there is still a chance and we have to keep fighting.”

The two sides shared the spoils at the Stadium of Light earlier this season, when the hosts came from behind to secure a 1-1 draw.

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Coleman still eyeing survival
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Sunderland manager Chris Coleman has urged his players to keep fighting as avoiding relegation from the Championship is not 'impossible' just yet.
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