Vital Football

Latest Sunderland AFC News

Manager Reaction @ Spurs

Manager Reaction @ Spurs

Sunderland manager Roy Keane was pleased with his side`s victory at White Heart Lane.

Sunderland won the fixture by two goals to one with Richardson and Cisse on target for the blackcats.

Keane told safc.com "It was important that we backed up last week's decent performance. I'm delighted for the players, maybe we had that bit of luck."

"There's no problem with Chimbonda, I have to try to pick the right team to get a result. Pascal and Carlos came down as part of the squad today. I've got to try to pick a team to win the game and it worked out OK."

"Tottenham caused us one or two problems but we stayed positive and we got our rewards, it was a great ball in by Murphy and is was a great header by Cisse."

"We're here to try to change the stats, we were aware that Sunderland had not won here in 30 years."

"I've not been here long and we're trying to change things - the mentality. I believe Sunderland fans came down here believing we could get a result, instead of hoping. I certainly did."

"We showed good mental strength to react after Tottenham scored. You have to have good options and I did today, I didn't have it last season."

"We took our chances, we stuck at it, people might have seen a different side to us. We are trying to be a bit more street-wise and we had a bit more steel. We were raw and innocent last season."

"Even when they equalised today, I knew we were up to the challenge."

"We're not dancing in the streets, we're trying to build that mentality where we want to come to these places and give them a game."

"I had no intentions of Cisse starting the game, he only had his first training session yesterday."

"I thought it would be good for him to sit on the bench and plug in to what we are about. But it's great for him to come on and score, he's hit the ground running."

"He has got a presence, like all good players, and I just felt he could contribute today. We've had a good result here but I'm convinced we can play better."


Vital Sunderland Says

A well deserved victory to put a terrible away record at Spurs to bed. Cisse was the change needed after we had conceded and to come on and make an instant impact was remarkable.



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

Writer:KEV1N
Date:Saturday August 23 2008
Time: 9:14PM

Comments

0
congrats lads from all at Vital chelsea :-)
merlin
23/08/2008 21:19:00
0
i sometimes wonder if Merlin has a life.. Anyway, congrats lads. You are building a good team. We need to get our acts together :S
dazspurs
23/08/2008 21:33:00
0
Well done, you deserved the win. If we had sold you Jenas instead of Steed it might have been a different story.
hiano
24/08/2008 06:10:00
0
lol, we wouldnt have taken Jenas. Thanks for the others though, they look a different class to what we are used to (especially Steed). Hope you guys turn the corner soon (will probably come good once the Berba nonsense gets bottomed).
grim72
26/08/2008 08:36:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Teamsheet: Liverpool vs Sunderland

Sunderland are at Anfield this afternoon looking to get something from Liverpool. This is how the two sides line up to start the game..

Klopp Misses Black Cats Clash

Jurgen Klopp will not be in charge of Liverpool in today's game with Sunderland after he developed a case of suspected appendicitis.

Younes Back But Two Doubtful For Anfield Clash

Early squad news for the game between Liverpool and Sunderland at Anfield this Saturday

Younes Back But Two Doubtful For Anfield Clash

Early squad news for the game between Liverpool and Sunderland at Anfield this Saturday

Archived Vital Sunderland Articles

Vital Sunderland articles from

Site Journalists

JoJo
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Man City
Suggested By:
Mannone1%
Jones4%
Kone16%
O'Shea0%
Kirchhoff75%
van Aanholt0%
Lens0%
Cattermole0%
M'Vila4%
Borini0%
Defoe0%
Khazri 450%
Johnson 740%
N'Doye 820%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 24 14 8 2 50 18
2 Man City 24 14 5 5 47 23
3 Spurs 24 12 9 3 45 25
4 Arsenal 24 13 6 5 45 15
5 Man Utd 24 11 7 6 40 10
6 West Ham 24 10 9 5 39 10
7 Southampton 24 9 7 8 34 8
8 Liverpool 24 9 7 8 34 -4
9 Watford 24 9 6 9 33 1
10 Stoke 24 9 6 9 33 -4
11 Everton 24 7 11 6 32 9
12 Crystal Palace 24 9 4 11 31 -4
13 Chelsea 24 7 8 9 29 -2
14 WBA 24 7 8 9 29 -8
15 AFC Bournemouth 24 7 7 10 28 -10
16 Swansea 24 6 8 10 26 -9
17 Norwich 24 6 5 13 23 -18
18 Newcastle 24 5 6 13 21 -19
19 Sunderland 24 5 4 15 19 -19
20 Aston Villa 24 2 7 15 13 -22
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Sunderland A.F.C. Fixtures (view all)

Feb 6 2016 3:00PM : Liverpool (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 13 2016 12:45PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 27 2016 12:45PM : West Ham United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Crystal Palace (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Southampton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : Everton (H)
Barclays Premier League

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

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.idle eric8
2.roggy4
3.Dirty Dave3
4.smegma2
5.andyj19731
6.sugar plum fairy1
7.JoJoGrant1