Vital Football

Latest Sunderland AFC News

OFFICIAL: O'Neill appointed manager

OFFICIAL: O'Neill appointed manager

As expected, Sunderland have confirmed the appointment of Martin O'Neill as the club's new manager on a three-year contract.

O'Neill, 59, will start work officially on Monday, following tomorrow's clash at Wolves.

Speaking to BBC Sport O'Neill said:

'It's a very nice feeling to be back in football and to be the manager of Sunderland. It's a big moment for me.

'I'd heard about what a good club it was but coming here, seeing the stadium and training ground, I've been bowled over. It's absolutely fantastic,' O'Neill added.

'I hope I can help Sunderland to a very successful period. That's what I've come for and that's my driving ambition.'

Sunderland chairman Ellis Short said: 'Martin has as good a managerial pedigree as you could wish to find.'

Welcome Martin.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:safc123
Date:Saturday December 3 2011
Time: 3:14PM

Comments

0
Sorry MoN??? Never been to Sunderland before??? You heard...WHAT? You are a ***** of highest order.
TeddyLyon
04/12/2011 05:20:00
0
Boring Twot is Mon.
TeddyLyon
04/12/2011 05:21:00
0
Bitter? Or just upset because MO'N is now elsewhere and you have to put up with the mediocrity of Alex McLeish?
SAFC123
04/12/2011 11:50:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Ingle Talks Brook

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Schwarz 'Very Interested' By Sunderland Vacancy

Formerly a player at the Stadium of Light, ex-Arsenal and Swedish midfielder Stefan Schwarz has expressed an interest in returning to Sunderland as David Moyes' replacement.

Defoe Agrees Bournemouth Deal?

It was being reported yesterday evening that Jermain Defoe had agreed a three year deal with Bournemouth.

Moyes' Chelsea Reaction Prior To Quitting

Then manager David Moyes was speaking to the media following the heavy defeat to Chelsea on Sunday and something certainly changed between Sunday and Monday's meeting with the board.

Moyes Resigns From Sunderland

Sunderland have today announced that manager David Moyes has resigned from his position.

Archived Vital Sunderland Articles

Vital Sunderland articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Sunderland
Write For Vital Sunderland
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Chelsea MotM
Suggested By:
Pickford84%
Jones0%
O Shea0%
Lescott0%
Manquillo0%
Larsson0%
Cattermole16%
Rodwell0%
Oviedo0%
Januzaj0%
Borini0%
Sub - Gooch0%
Sub - Gibson0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Chelsea 38 30 3 5 93 52
2 Spurs 38 26 8 4 86 60
3 Man City 38 23 9 6 78 41
4 Liverpool 38 22 10 6 76 36
5 Arsenal 38 23 6 9 75 33
6 Man Utd 38 18 15 5 69 25
7 Everton 38 17 10 11 61 18
8 Southampton 38 12 10 16 46 -7
9 AFC Bournemouth 38 12 10 16 46 -12
10 WBA 38 12 9 17 45 -8
11 West Ham 38 12 9 17 45 -17
12 Leicester City 38 12 8 18 44 -15
13 Stoke 38 11 11 16 44 -15
14 Crystal Palace 38 12 5 21 41 -13
15 Swansea 38 12 5 21 41 -25
16 Burnley 38 11 7 20 40 -16
17 Watford 38 11 7 20 40 -28
R Hull City 38 9 7 22 34 -43
R Middlesbrough 38 5 13 20 28 -26
R Sunderland 38 6 6 26 24 -40
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Results (view all)

Sunderland A.F.C. Fixtures (view all)

Vital Football Comment