Sunderland A.F.C. - Whitehead moves to Stoke
UK time is: 10:15:50
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Whitehead moves to Stoke

Sunderland Captain Dean Whitehead has completed his move to Stoke City.

Whitehead leaves for an initial fee of 3m, a quarter of which will go to Oxford United as part of the agreed sell on clause when he signed for the Black Cats in June 2004. The fee could eventually rise to 5m.

Speaking to Stoke`s official website, Whitehead said: 'I'm delighted to be here,

'I've known of the club's interest for about six months or so now so it has gone on for a while. But like I say everything is sorted now and I'm very happy it's all done and dusted.

'The manager has been brilliant, I have spoken to him a few times. He has great plans for this place and as soon as I heard what he said I wanted to be part of it.

'Last year was a fantastic season for everyone here and hopefully I can help push the club on even more.'

Whitehead made just short of 200 appearances for the Black Cats, helping the club achieve promotion twice.




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



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

The Journalist

Writer: Jimmy Coverdale Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday July 24 2009

Time: 3:53PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Nice little earner for Oxford from this deal as well..
oxfordspur
Report Abuse
04/08/2009 22:36:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Matthews Out Of Villa Trip (Friday August 28 2015)

The Sunderland Injury Table.. (Friday August 28 2015)

Advocaat Unhappy About Leaky Defence. (Wednesday August 26 2015)

Stats: Black Cats v Swansea (Saturday August 22 2015)

Sunderland v Swansea - Team Sheet. (Saturday August 22 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

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Aston Villa 3 1 0 2 -1 3
15. Spurs 3 0 2 1 -1 2
16. Stoke 3 0 2 1 -1 2
17. Newcastle 3 0 2 1 -2 2
18. Southampton 3 0 2 1 -3 2
19. Sunderland 3 0 1 2 -4 1
20. WBA 3 0 1 2 -4 1

Sunderland A.F.C. Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

United Offer Real Madrid Swap Deal
Man Utd : 29/08/2015 10:09:00
Stoke reject second Norwich Walters bid
Stoke : 29/08/2015 10:04:00
Liverpool: Lawro Predicts 2015-16 - West Ham (Home)
Liverpool : 29/08/2015 10:01:00
Chelsea Looking at Alternatives to Stones
Chelsea : 29/08/2015 09:57:00
Afellay recalled to Holland squad
Stoke : 29/08/2015 09:53:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Aston Villa v Sunderland
Suggested By:  
Villa win 30%
Draw 28%
Sunderland win 42%