Date:Thursday July 20 2006
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.'
No Free Agents Coming To Sunderland. (Tuesday September 30 2014)
Tests For Coates. (Tuesday September 30 2014)
Jones Insists Wins Will Come. (Tuesday September 30 2014)
Stoke Win Drops Sunderland To 17th (Tuesday September 30 2014)
Poyet Not Too Concerned About Lack Of Wins (Tuesday September 30 2014)
Drab Affair Finishes 0-0 (Saturday September 27 2014)
Stats: Sunderland v Swansea City (Saturday September 27 2014)
Ki Lines Up To Face Sunderland: Team News (Saturday September 27 2014)
Swans Visit The Stadium of Light (Friday September 26 2014)
Fletcher Loan Not Ruled Out By Wolves Boss (Wednesday September 24 2014)
|16. Hull City||6||1||3||2||-2||6|
|Pardew Still In Charge Of Newcastle For Saturday
» Swansea : 01/10/2014 15:07:00
|Irvine Gives Pre Liverpool Injury Update
» WBA : 01/10/2014 13:08:00
|United Chase Turin Duo?
» Man Utd : 01/10/2014 13:07:00
» Man Utd : 01/10/2014 13:06:00
|Football vs Golf
» Aston Villa : 01/10/2014 12:54:00