UK time is: 11:27:19
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Cattermole Closing In On Return

Cattermole has had a poor season in terms of games under his belt. Catts, 22, has had back problems since December and medics have feared it could lead to long term problems.

However, in true Cattermole fighting style, he has overcame this problem and Bruce looks to edge him in slowly with some practice football.

Bruce said: 'We are going to have a practice game in training on Saturday involving most of the squad and that will give some of the returning players chance to get a little match fitness.

'Lee is working with a personal fitness trainer at the moment but he will play in the game this weekend and if he comes through that okay we will look at involving him in the reserves against Manchester United.

'He has a chance of being in the squad for the Liverpool game but then there is a fortnight before we play Manchester City and we will hope to get another couple of games into him in that time so he will be ready to face City.'

With Welbeck, Campbell and now Lee Cattermole getting minutes under their belts we should have a strong finish to an already great 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: Gary Johnson Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday March 10 2011

Time: 6:30PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Germans Looking At Jozy (Monday December 15 2014)

Its a Dive, says Allardyce. (Monday December 15 2014)

Stats: Sunderland v West Ham United (Saturday December 13 2014)

Sunderland vs West Ham Utd: Team News (Saturday December 13 2014)

FA Cup Details Released (Friday December 12 2014)

Sunderland In Race To Sign Albentosa? (Friday December 12 2014)

Poyet Sings The Praises of Wickham (Friday December 12 2014)

Looking Back: Sunderland 3-0 West Ham (Thursday December 11 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. Book Thief 16
2. Barry Green 14
3. roggy 5
4. smegma 3
5. andyj1973 2
6. Alan Hedley 2

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Stoke 16 5 4 7 -3 19
13. Aston Villa 16 5 4 7 -10 19
14. WBA 16 4 5 7 -5 17
15. Sunderland 16 2 10 4 -10 16
16. Crystal Palace 16 3 6 7 -5 15
17. Burnley 16 3 6 7 -13 15
18. Q.P.R. 16 4 2 10 -13 14

Breaking League News

Defoe & Crouch January Targets?
» Q.P.R. : 18/12/2014 11:24:00
Pardew - We Can't Let The Fans Down Again
» Newcastle : 18/12/2014 11:13:00
Alnwick Picks Up Shoulder Injury?
» Newcastle : 18/12/2014 11:02:00
Focus is still on top four for Everton
» Everton : 18/12/2014 11:00:00
Haidara - Second Tottenham Goal Was Crucial
» Newcastle : 18/12/2014 10:48:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM vs West Ham
Suggested By:  
Pantilimon 50%
Vergini 0%
O'Shea 0%
Brown 25%
Réveillere 0%
Cattermole 25%
Johnson 0%
Larsson 0%
Gómez 0%
Wickham 0%
Altidore 0%
Fletcher 62' 0%
Álvarez 70' 0%