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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.



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

Comments

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Sorry MoN??? Never been to Sunderland before??? You heard...WHAT? You are a ***** of highest order.
TeddyLyon
04/12/2011 05:20:00
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Boring Twot is Mon.
TeddyLyon
04/12/2011 05:21:00
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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
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