Sunderland A.F.C. - Takeover stalling? Quinn says no!
UK time is: 21:51:57
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Takeover stalling? Quinn says no!

Earlier reports that four of Niall Quinn's consortium members were pulling out of a deal have been denied by the big man himself.

Quinn spoke on Sky Sports News this evening to confirm that talks have gone well and that the period of Due Dilligence is now over. He denied claims made by the Sunderland Echo that four of his team of eight members, namely Sean Mulryan, Paddy Kelly, Tom Moran and Pat Power, had pulled out of the deal after failing to appoint a suitable manager.

Quinn revealed that he was disappointed by these false reports and felt the need to come out publicly and dispel these rumours, to the delight of Wearside! Even better news was that the Irish legend confirmed that he hopes that a deal can be concluded very soon and that he only 'needs one answer'. It can be expected therefore that a bid will be lodged in the next 48 hours.

It's the news that all Sunderland fans have been waiting a long time for. And after a few scares, none worse than today's (why did the Echo publish these reports?), we may finally be coming to a glorious end. Wearside breathes a sigh of relief!

**What do you think of Quinny's comments tonight? Why did the Echo print what Quinny claims to be false? Have your say on the fans forum here. Register to win prizes for simply posting in the new Members League!**





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:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday June 19 2006

Time: 8:44PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Would you Sunderland fans of been happy if Quinn had taken over?
richy23
Report Abuse
19/06/2006 21:22:00

I really hope that something gets sorted for you real soon. There's nothing worse than being 'in limbo' at any time, but especially when your looking forward to the presaeson and want to know who the manager is. Good luck next season.
FEn_100
Report Abuse
19/06/2006 23:51:00

the sooner the better for you really. 1st step is trying to get back into the premiership, do u think u can?
green giant 12
Report Abuse
20/06/2006 00:36:00

heard on sky sports news that there will be a statement later today
s4fc
Report Abuse
20/06/2006 13:02:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Stats: Aston Villa v Black Cats (Saturday August 29 2015)

Aston Villa vs Sunderland: The Teams (Saturday August 29 2015)

Advocaat Staying At His Post (Saturday August 29 2015)

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)

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. WBA 4 1 1 2 -3 4
15. Watford 4 0 3 1 -2 3
16. Spurs 3 0 2 1 -1 2
17. Stoke 4 0 2 2 -2 2
18. Newcastle 4 0 2 2 -3 2
19. Southampton 3 0 2 1 -3 2
20. Sunderland 4 0 2 2 -4 2

Sunderland A.F.C. Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Baggies Edge 9-Man Potters
Stoke : 29/08/2015 20:58:01
Pulis On Stoke Win
WBA : 29/08/2015 20:58:01
Albion Complete Evans Signing
WBA : 29/08/2015 20:49:01
Stoke : 29/08/2015 20:49:01
McClaren Considering Mitrovic Appeal
Newcastle : 29/08/2015 20:36:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Aston Villa v Sunderland
Suggested By:  
Villa win 38%
Draw 25%
Sunderland win 37%