UK time is: 10:39:20
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Sbragia Says 'West Brom Forgotten Now We Move On'

Rick Sbragia has challenged his Sunderland side to respond to the 3-0 drubbing suffered at West Brom last Saturday with a positive response against Everton this weekend.

Plenty has been said about the crushing defeat but the Sunderland manager has now urged his players to put that behind them, move on and get a positive result against Everton at the Stadium on Light on this weekend: 'We've started afresh today. We've got to focus on Everton now, look ahead and put what happened last weekend behind us,' Sbragia told the Daily Mail. 'We've got to put it out of our minds. West Brom was a poor performance and there's been a lot of soul-searching.

Getting the players to watch the video back of the match didn't make it any better, if anything it was worse, Sbragia added: 'It's the first time we've shown them the video of a whole game. We then had a chat with them for 10 or 15 minutes and let them chew the cud over it.

'It was disastrous for us and watching it again, it didn't get any better.'

The Black Cats destiny is still in their own hands as they are four points above the drop zone with four matches to play.

Do you think that Ricky Sbragia will get the positive response from Sunderland against Everton this weekend that he's looking for?

Vital Football are currently looking for a site editor for this site.

Have you got the passion for your club? Are you over 18? Do you have experience in writing news and match reports? Or have you got a site that you want to move over to this exciting new network with free hosting and a content managed system on offer? If so you could be just what we are looking for!

Apply To Be A Site Editor

You don't have to be a site editor to contribute, if you have something to say on your club, simply submit it via the suggest an article link in the right hand side column.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



For the very latest Premier League odds

For massive weekly jackpots - Play the Football Pools Online




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

The Journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday April 29 2009

Time: 11:13AM

Your Comments

Surley you can't play as bad as that again?
quietman
Surley you can't play as bad as that again?
quietman
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Step Up Costel Pantilimon. (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Graham Set For Trip To London. (Monday October 27 2014)

Stats: Sunderland v Arsenal (Saturday October 25 2014)

Team News From The Stadium of Light (Saturday October 25 2014)

Mannone Plays Against Arsenal. (Thursday October 23 2014)

Sunderland Sign French Defender On Loan (Thursday October 23 2014)

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Wattsy44 14
2. 8barcodes 12
3. JoJoGrant 12
4. andyj1973 7
5. Poyets Pet 5
6. Freaky Teeth 4
7. thomas bjorn 4
8. pookie 3
9. treader 2
10. Mick Themackem 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Newcastle 9 2 4 3 -5 10
15. Aston Villa 9 3 1 5 -10 10
16. Crystal Palace 9 2 3 4 -3 9
17. Leicester City 9 2 3 4 -4 9
18. Sunderland 9 1 5 3 -9 8
19. Q.P.R. 9 2 1 6 -10 7
20. Burnley 9 0 4 5 -11 4

Breaking League News

So How Did You Vote?
Chelsea : 31/10/2014 09:42:00
Name the Starting XI - QPR (h)
Chelsea : 31/10/2014 06:25:00
Swansea Hopeful Sigurdsson & Ki Will Return
Swansea : 30/10/2014 20:52:00
Swansea City Have Fernandez Red Card Rescinded
Swansea : 30/10/2014 20:44:00
Irvine Expecting Tough Leicester Encounter
WBA : 30/10/2014 17:12:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Sunderland v Stoke (League)
Suggested By:  
Sunderland win 34%
Draw 41%
Stoke win 25%