Sunderland suspends Bramble following arrest

Sunderland announced Thursday that the club has suspended Titus Bramble following his arrest on suspicion of sexual assault and drug possession.

"Sunderland AFC has confirmed that Titus Bramble has been suspended from duties, pending the outcome of a club investigation," the club released in a statement. "The player will not attend team training or be available for selection for matches during this period.

"The club is unable to make any further comment on the matter at present."