UK time is: 15:04:06
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Black: Summer Signings Will Happen Immediately

Sunderland will head into the summer break with one of it's smallest squads ever recorded.

Many loan players such as Onuoha, Welbeck, Mensah and Muntari will all be back with their parent clubs.

Bruce has to wait on injury news for many key players such as Bramble, Turner, Gyan, Cattermole, Richardson and Meyler to name a few and his drive for new players will start as soon as the window opens.

Eric Black has told skysports.com that they have been scouting players for a while now and we will see a busy period of rumours and speculation before any deals are completed.

Black said: 'The process has been going on for a while now; we're looking at potential players to come in this summer.

'We've got a lot of players in our view. We're watching a lot of videos, going to see a lot of games and have plenty of things to follow up.

'It's a massive job. The recruitment is the most important part in terms of giving the club an opportunity to fulfil its potential.

'We do get a small amount of time off over the summer but the phone is always to hand and there's always a call to be made or someone to meet.'




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:Wednesday May 18 2011

Time: 4:57PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Tyne-Wear Derby: Team News (Sunday December 21 2014)

Pardew In Confident Mood (Sunday December 21 2014)

Newcastle vs Sunderland... Draw Likely? (Sunday December 21 2014)

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)

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. smegma 6
4. Dirty Dave 5
5. roggy 5
6. andyj1973 2
7. Alan Hedley 2

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Stoke 16 5 4 7 -3 19
14. WBA 17 4 5 8 -6 17
15. Q.P.R. 17 5 2 10 -12 17
16. Sunderland 16 2 10 4 -10 16
17. Crystal Palace 17 3 6 8 -8 15
18. Burnley 17 3 6 8 -14 15
19. Hull City 17 2 7 8 -9 13

Breaking League News

Team News: Liverpool vs Arsenal - Walcott Fit
» Arsenal : 21/12/2014 15:02:00
Mourinho Blasts Retrospective Panel Idea
» Chelsea : 21/12/2014 14:23:00
Villa to Do Permanent Deal for Cleverley
» Man Utd : 21/12/2014 13:28:00
United Linked to a Trio of Midfield Talent
» Man Utd : 21/12/2014 13:18:00
United Interest in Bale Re-Ignited
» Man Utd : 21/12/2014 13:10:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM vs West Ham
Suggested By:  
Pantilimon 60%
Vergini 0%
O'Shea 0%
Brown 20%
Réveillere 0%
Cattermole 20%
Johnson 0%
Larsson 0%
Gómez 0%
Wickham 0%
Altidore 0%
Fletcher 62' 0%
Álvarez 70' 0%