Sunderland A.F.C. - Tainio Signs for Sunderland
UK time is: 07:23:15
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Tainio Signs for Sunderland

Sunderland have finally broke their duck in the transfer market after signing Teemu Tainio from Spurs. Tainio is the first of the much-rumoured quartet to join from Spurs with Pascal Chimbonda expected to be the next to join the Blackcats.

Teemu Tainio who signed for an undisclosed fee is a current Finish International who can play anywhere across midfield. The 28 year old has signed a three-year deal at the Stadium of Light much to the delight of manager Roy Keane.

Keane told the clubs official site "I am delighted to sign a player of Teemu`s experience and quality, he`ll be a valuable addition to our squad."

"Teemu has showed versatility, playing in different midfield positions for both Tottenham and his previous club, Auxerre."

"But his experience in particular and the fact he has played more than 40 international games shows he has a lot to offer Sunderland."

Vital Sunderland Says

Great news just when I was starting to get worried. He will be a great addition to the squad.

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

The Journalist

Writer: KEV1N Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday July 23 2008

Time: 11:42PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Great signing for you lads, im one of the ones who didnt want to see leave. he always gives 100%
Report Abuse
24/07/2008 00:05:00

I 2nd that Morgan, on top of that guys, be aware Kaboul didn't make those comments about the Earthquake his agent did, don't hold it against him its not fair & he has great potential & will do you well!
Report Abuse
24/07/2008 18:06:00

P.S. Pull out of the Chimbo deal he's *****! Ok I lie I just don't think he should be leaving, he put in 110% all season though he alot of it at CB & LB out of position & did well, great signing! :(
Report Abuse
24/07/2008 18:08:00

Great signing,Keane will only make him better he's his type of player,good luck TT!
Report Abuse
29/07/2008 18:30:00


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Sam Wants Shock Wins In December (Monday November 30 2015)

Praise For Bridcutt From Leeds Manager (Monday November 30 2015)

Watmore Says New Deal Was Easy To Sign (Monday November 30 2015)

van Aanholt A Happier Man Under Sam (Monday November 30 2015)

Hughes On Shawcross Red Card (Monday November 30 2015)

Larsson: We Need To Concentrate On Wins (Monday November 30 2015)

Sunderland Do A Job On Stoke (Sunday November 29 2015)

Stats: Black Cats v Stoke City (Saturday November 28 2015)

Sunderland vs Stoke City: Team Sheet. (Saturday November 28 2015)

Mandron Goes On Loan To Hartlepool Utd. (Saturday November 28 2015)

Archived Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

List All Vital Sunderland Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Chelsea 14 4 3 7 -6 15
15. Swansea 14 3 5 6 -5 14
16. Norwich 14 3 4 7 -8 13
17. Sunderland 14 3 3 8 -10 12
18. AFC Bournemouth 14 2 4 8 -13 10
19. Newcastle 14 2 4 8 -16 10
20. Aston Villa 14 1 2 11 -15 5

Sunderland A.F.C. Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Sam Wants Shock Wins In December
Sunderland : 30/11/2015 19:38:00
Strange But True - Leicester (a)
Man Utd : 30/11/2015 19:02:01
Praise For Bridcutt From Leeds Manager
Sunderland : 30/11/2015 18:57:01
Ivanovic Says Costa Will Be Back
Chelsea : 30/11/2015 18:47:01
More Hammers Injury Woe
West Ham : 30/11/2015 18:33:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Can Sunderland stay in the Prem without new players
Suggested By:  
Yes 54%
No 46%