UK time is: 12:25:59
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Reaching Full Fitness

Sunderland have had horrific luck with injuries this campaign and lost most of their players at some point during the season.

Steve Bruce has commented today that the only two remaining players on the treatment table, Andy Reid and Jordan Henderson look close to return.

This will allow Bruce to hopefully have a full team to pick from for the massive game on Tuesday evening against Bolton Wanderers.

Bruce said: 'The only two injuries at the moment are Jordan and Andy. Whether they'll both be available for Tuesday will be close.

'Certainly Jordan is healing quicker than we thought and Reidy's on his way back too, which will give everyone a lift.

'Will we see them as substitutes [on Tuesday]? Possibly. We'll have to see how they are as there's still quite a bit of time left until Tuesday.'

This is great news for a team struggling to find the vital win to get things started again this season. If we can keep a settled back 5 for the run in and start creating chances we will look a bigger threat to opposing sides.

The team on Tuesday could be:

Gordon

Hutton Mensah Turner Ferdinand

Henderson Richardson Cattermole Reid


Bent Jones

Carson, Bardsley, Da Silva, Cana, Benjani, Campbell, McCartney

This is possibly our best team as Cana has been poor of late and Bruce has mentioned he would like to give him a rest but has been unable to due to lack of cover.

Hopefully with this team playing together and building connections on the right and left we can start seeing the form we witnessed in the opening months of the season.




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: Gaz Johnson Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday March 5 2010

Time: 3:08PM

Your Comments

the quicker you get your squad back to health the better because you have been woeful this season since they all was injured.
Bluemerang
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Winger Believes Cats Did Well To Draw (Monday September 15 2014)

Poyet Looking Forward To First Win (Sunday September 14 2014)

Stats: Sunderland v Tottenham (Saturday September 13 2014)

Team News: Sunderland vs Tottenham (Saturday September 13 2014)

Coates and Alvarez Set To Star At S-o-L. (Friday September 12 2014)

Tottenham Duo Set To Debut At S-o-L. (Friday September 12 2014)

Craig Pawson in Charge Sunderland v Spurs (Thursday September 11 2014)

Coates Cant Wait To Work With Poyet. (Wednesday September 3 2014)

Black Cats Sign Argentine Winger (Monday September 1 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. Barry Green 7
2. Wattsy44 6
3. andyj1973 5
4. treader 1
5. colin1 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Sunderland 2 - 2 Spurs
Q.P.R. 1 - 0 Sunderland
Sunderland 1 - 1 Man Utd
WBA 2 - 2 Sunderland

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Leicester City 4 1 2 1 -1 5
13. West Ham 4 1 1 2 -1 4
14. Stoke 4 1 1 2 -1 4
15. Sunderland 4 0 3 1 -1 3
16. Q.P.R. 4 1 0 3 -8 3
17. Crystal Palace 4 0 2 2 -3 2
18. Burnley 4 0 2 2 -3 2

Breaking League News

Everton on the move to Walton Hall Park
» Everton : 16/09/2014 10:48:00
Liverpool: Ludogorets Razgrad Preview
» Liverpool : 16/09/2014 09:15:00
Liverpool: Henderson Named New Vice-Captain
» Liverpool : 16/09/2014 08:43:00
Captain Kabs!
» Spurs : 16/09/2014 07:38:00
Schurrle Wins MOTD Award
» Chelsea : 16/09/2014 07:37:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Tottenham
Suggested By:  
Mannone 1%
Brown 0%
O'Shea 0%
Vergini 0%
van Aanholt 0%
Álvarez 0%
Rodwell 0%
Cattermole 14%
Larsson 0%
Johnson 28%
Wickham 0%
Giaccherini 65' 0%
Buckley 65' 0%
Jordi Gómez 80' 57%