- Associated Press - Thursday, April 21, 2016

American forward Lynden Gooch has signed a new three-year contract with Sunderland.

The 20-year-old from Santa Cruz, California, signed with the Blacks Cats in 2012 and has made one first-team appearance, in the League Cup win over Exeter City last Aug. 25. He was loaned in January to third-tier Doncaster Rovers and played 10 matches for the club. He then was loaned in late February to fifth-tier Gateshead and scored and Wrexham on March 3.

Gooch also played for the U.S. last year in regional qualifying for the Under-20 World Cup.

Sunderland announced the new deal Thursday. The Black Cats are 18th in the Premier League and trying to avoid relegation.

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