UK time is: 17:40:22
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Youngster pens deal....

Local lad Grant Leadbitter committed his future to the club yesterday by signing a new 2-year deal.

Speculation had been rife that he would be leaving his hometown club after he rejected the club's first offer, however his agent always maintained that Leadbitter wished to stay at the club.

With Chairman-elect Niall Quinn already having made one signing, Defender Kenny Cunningham, and set to oversee the sales of Kelvin Davis and Julio Arca, the new man in charge has made it clear he is ready to make big changes in personnel.

However retaining the club's best youth players is one of Quinn's main priorities, and he, along with the fans, will be relieved to have secured Leadbitter for another 2 years.

Leadbitter told the club's official website: 'It's good to get things sorted and I'm looking forward to the new 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:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday July 20 2006

Time: 9:31AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Totally Deserved, says Gus Poyet (Monday December 22 2014)

Sunderland Beat Newcastle Yet Again (Sunday December 21 2014)

Stats: Newcastle v Sunderland (Sunday December 21 2014)

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)

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 18
2. Barry Green 14
3. smegma 6
4. andyj1973 5
5. Dirty Dave 5
6. roggy 5
7. Alan Hedley 2

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Everton 17 5 6 6 0 21
12. Aston Villa 17 5 5 7 -10 20
13. Stoke 16 5 4 7 -3 19
14. Sunderland 17 3 10 4 -9 19
15. WBA 17 4 5 8 -6 17
16. Q.P.R. 17 5 2 10 -12 17
17. Crystal Palace 17 3 6 8 -8 15

Breaking League News

Yedlin Work Permit Secured?
» Spurs : 22/12/2014 17:14:00
20-goals Is Kane's Next Target
» Spurs : 22/12/2014 17:06:00
Lennon....Lucas - Easy Mistake To Make!
» Spurs : 22/12/2014 16:51:00
Diarra And Lennon Linked Again
» Q.P.R. : 22/12/2014 16:22:00
Redknapp Would Be Interested In Morrison
» Q.P.R. : 22/12/2014 16:13:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Toon
Suggested By:  
Pantilimon 23%
Vergini 0%
Coates 0%
Brown 0%
O'Shea 11%
Cattermole 11%
Johnson 11%
Larsson 33%
Gómez 0%
Wickham 0%
Fletcher 11%
(Bridcutt - 70' ) 0%
(Buckley - 81' ) 0%