Vital Football

Latest Sunderland AFC News

Transfer Summary

Transfer Summary

Today was a surprisingly quiet transfer deadline day, with Sunderland adding only one more name to their wafer-thin squad and three leaving on loan.

Alan Hutton joined for the rest of the season to bolster Steve Bruce`s defensive options. Matt Kilgallon joined a week ago, meaning that Bruce and Quinn have secured only two new players to see out the rest of the season.

Out-of-favour trio Nyron Nosworthy, David Healy and Daryll Murphy have left the club on similar deals, heading to Sheffield United and Ipswich on loan for the remainder of the season.

The lack of activity isn`t a big surprise as Bruce reiterated his reluctance to spend over the odds on wages and transfer fees.

But the Black cats weren`t the only team to be quiet in the window. It has been the slowest moving for years, with less than £25million being spent, in comparison to last seasons £170million. All of the deals involving Sunderland and many other clubs were loan moves, with the biggest name on the move being Robbie Keane to Celtic.

This will no doubt leave many of the Sunderland faithful disgruntled, considering the wealth of targets we`ve been linked with over the past few weeks.

Names like Robbie Keane, James Beattie, Benjani and David James were all linked with the club right up to the deadline, but it was confirmed that Hutton was the club`s only signing.

The solid defender has hardly played for Spurs since joining for £9million from Rangers, and gives Phil Bardsley competition at right-back for the rest of the season.

Hutton is undoubtedly a decent signing, but will he be enough cover for our injury prone squad?

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:Adam J Brown
Date:Monday February 1 2010
Time: 11:12PM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Sunderland Travel To The Potteries

After managing to climb out of the bottom three in their last game, Sunderland will now be looking to pull off a win in the Potteries that will see the club take another step closer to safety.

Sunderland FC Not Too Bad On The Injury Front

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Sunderland FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Sunderland and Norwich Pick Up Fines

Both Sunderland and Norwich City have been fined and received a warning over future behaviour...

Sunderland - PL 2016/17 Fixture Release Date

The Premier League have today confirmed the date where Sunderland will find out their fixture list for the 2016/17 season.

Archived Vital Sunderland Articles

Vital Sunderland articles from

Site Journalists

JoJo
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Which club will survive?
Suggested By:
Sunderland76%
Norwich16%
Newcastle8%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 35 22 10 3 76 30
2 Spurs 35 19 12 4 69 39
3 Man City 35 19 7 9 64 32
4 Arsenal 35 18 10 7 64 24
5 Man Utd 34 17 8 9 59 12
6 West Ham 34 14 14 6 56 14
7 Liverpool 34 15 10 9 55 13
8 Southampton 35 15 9 11 54 12
9 Chelsea 34 12 11 11 47 7
10 Stoke 35 13 8 14 47 -14
11 Everton 34 9 14 11 41 5
12 Watford 34 11 8 15 41 -7
13 WBA 35 10 11 14 41 -11
14 AFC Bournemouth 35 11 8 16 41 -19
15 Swansea 35 10 10 15 40 -15
16 Crystal Palace 35 10 9 16 39 -9
17 Sunderland 34 7 10 17 31 -18
18 Norwich 34 8 7 19 31 -25
19 Newcastle 35 7 9 19 30 -26
R Aston Villa 35 3 7 25 16 -44
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

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

Sunderland A.F.C. Fixtures (view all)

Apr 30 2016 3:00PM : Stoke City (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 7 2016 3:00PM : Chelsea (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 11 2016 7:45PM : Everton (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 15 2016 3:00PM : Watford (a)
Barclays Premier League