Sunderland A.F.C. - McCartney out for six weeks
UK time is: 14:46:55
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

McCartney out for six weeks

It looks like Steve Bruce`s decision to sell Danny Collins could prove costly.

First choice left back George McCartney picked up a hamstring injury in training with Northern Ireland on Friday, likely ruling him out of action for the next six weeks.

Sunderland`s only back up now is youngster Michael Liddle, who spent he second half of last season on loan at Carlisle. Other possibilities include moving Kieran Richardson to left back, as he has experience in the position with Manchester United, or playing Phil Bardsley on the left and having Nyron Nosworthy cover on the right side. However, neither move is ideal.

Teemu Tainio could have been another option prior to his loan move to Birmingham, but this is the situation many fans feared would happen.

*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

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

The Journalist

Writer: Jimmy Coverdale Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday September 5 2009

Time: 6:04PM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

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

Sam Pondering Keeper Recall? (Saturday November 28 2015)

Big Sam On Defoe Situation (Friday November 27 2015)

The Sunderland Injury Table Updated (Friday November 27 2015)

Dean Is Back! (Thursday November 26 2015)

Defoe Gets The Ok To Face Potters (Tuesday November 24 2015)

Sam Would Have Kept Striker (Tuesday November 24 2015)

Stats: Palace v Black Cats (Monday November 23 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. Swansea 13 3 5 5 -4 14
15. Chelsea 13 4 2 7 -6 14
16. Norwich 13 3 3 7 -8 12
17. Newcastle 13 2 4 7 -12 10
18. Sunderland 13 2 3 8 -12 9
19. AFC Bournemouth 13 2 3 8 -13 9
20. Aston Villa 13 1 2 10 -14 5

Sunderland A.F.C. Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Everton unchanged for Bournemouth trip
Everton : 28/11/2015 14:15:00
Mandron Goes On Loan To Hartlepool Utd.
Sunderland : 28/11/2015 13:50:01
Sam Pondering Keeper Recall?
Sunderland : 28/11/2015 13:21:00
Pulis Praise for Hammer Carroll
West Ham : 28/11/2015 12:42:00
Wilson Looking Forward to Brighton Experience
Man Utd : 28/11/2015 12:34:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Can Sunderland stay in the Prem without new players
Suggested By:  
Yes 0%
No 100%