Vital Football

Latest Sunderland AFC News

Gordon happy with Roy`s management style

Gordon happy with Roy`s management style

Sunderland keeper Craig Gordon has come out to back his manager`s management style.

As Keane struggles to strengthen his squad Gordon is looking forward to the challenges ahead and the unique management style of Roy Keane

Gordon told the Sunderland Echo "I'd say there's an aura about him."

"When he walks into a room, everyone sits up and when he speaks, you listen."

"When he tells you he wants something done a particular way, you know you had better do it that way."

"Most of the time the manager tends to stand back and watch training, but now and again he takes part in five-a-sides."

"He tackles and people put tackles in on him because they see it as a chance to kick the manager - and you don't get that chance very often."

"It's a game of football and if the ball is there to be won, you go for it, no matter who you're tackling. I'm sure the manager would not expect anything less from the players."

"Although you can see he's still a great player, he doesn't tackle as hard because I don't think he would want to injure one of his own players!"

Vital Sunderland Says

It`s nice to see Keanes management techniques are appreciated by the squad. Long may it continue.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:KEV1N
Date:Friday July 11 2008
Time: 8:50PM

Comments

0
Like he is going to say anything else. Still a bottom 8 team for next season.
storagematt
12/07/2008 18:34:00
0
It certainly looks like the responsibility has made him grow up, but i wonder how much of that volatility is really stable?
C T E
15/07/2008 13:44:00
0
He either likes it or lumps it.
Tiny T
17/07/2008 19:32:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Pardew Rules Out Sunderland Job

Former Crystal Palace and Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has ruled out the possibility of moving to Sunderland as manager.

McInnes On Sunderland Speculation

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes has said he remains focused on Scottish Cup preparations and not the speculation linking him with a move to Sunderland.

New EFL Radio Deal Starts 2017/18

The Football League confirmed yesterday that a new three year deal with Talksport and the BBC had been signed to increase radio broadcast coverage from next season.

Schwarz 'Very Interested' By Sunderland Vacancy

Formerly a player at the Stadium of Light, ex-Arsenal and Swedish midfielder Stefan Schwarz has expressed an interest in returning to Sunderland as David Moyes' replacement.

Archived Vital Sunderland Articles

Vital Sunderland articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Sunderland
Write For Vital Sunderland
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Chelsea MotM
Suggested By:
Pickford64%
Jones0%
O Shea0%
Lescott0%
Manquillo0%
Larsson12%
Cattermole12%
Rodwell0%
Oviedo0%
Januzaj0%
Borini0%
Sub - Gooch12%
Sub - Gibson0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Chelsea 38 30 3 5 93 52
2 Spurs 38 26 8 4 86 60
3 Man City 38 23 9 6 78 41
4 Liverpool 38 22 10 6 76 36
5 Arsenal 38 23 6 9 75 33
6 Man Utd 38 18 15 5 69 25
7 Everton 38 17 10 11 61 18
8 Southampton 38 12 10 16 46 -7
9 AFC Bournemouth 38 12 10 16 46 -12
10 WBA 38 12 9 17 45 -8
11 West Ham 38 12 9 17 45 -17
12 Leicester City 38 12 8 18 44 -15
13 Stoke 38 11 11 16 44 -15
14 Crystal Palace 38 12 5 21 41 -13
15 Swansea 38 12 5 21 41 -25
16 Burnley 38 11 7 20 40 -16
17 Watford 38 11 7 20 40 -28
R Hull City 38 9 7 22 34 -43
R Middlesbrough 38 5 13 20 28 -26
R Sunderland 38 6 6 26 24 -40
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Results (view all)

Sunderland A.F.C. Fixtures (view all)

Write for Vital Football