Sunderland A.F.C. - Bendtner a doubt for Blackburn
UK time is: 03:14:17
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Bendtner a doubt for Blackburn

Martin O'Neill could be without the only senior striking option he has for Sunday's game with Blackburn, with Nicklas Bendtner looking doubtful.

The Danish forward has flattered to deceive so far since moving to the Stadium of Light on a season-long loan, but is the most senior striker left available to O'Neill.

However, Bendtner picked up a groin strain during the Wolves defeat.

Speaking to The Sunderland Echo, O'Neill said:

"Nicklas has a groin problem and we`ll see how he is towards the weekend.

"But if the game was today, he wouldn`t make it as it stands."

If Bendtner does miss the mammoth clash with Blackburn this weekend, it would leave O'Neill with just Ryan Noble and Ji Dong-Won as striking options. Stephane Sessegnon would look likely to fill in up top once more.

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

The Journalist

Writer: safc123 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday December 8 2011

Time: 11:49AM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Stats: Black Cats v Stoke City (Saturday November 28 2015)

Sunderland vs Stoke City: Team Sheet. (Saturday November 28 2015)

Mandron Goes On Loan To Hartlepool Utd. (Saturday November 28 2015)

Sam Pondering Keeper Recall? (Saturday November 28 2015)

Big Sam On Defoe Situation (Friday November 27 2015)

The Sunderland Injury Table Updated (Friday November 27 2015)

Dean Is Back! (Thursday November 26 2015)

Defoe Gets The Ok To Face Potters (Tuesday November 24 2015)

Sam Would Have Kept Striker (Tuesday November 24 2015)

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
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Swansea 13 3 5 5 -4 14
15. Chelsea 13 4 2 7 -6 14
16. Norwich 13 3 3 7 -8 12
17. Sunderland 14 3 3 8 -10 12
18. AFC Bournemouth 14 2 4 8 -13 10
19. Newcastle 14 2 4 8 -16 10
20. Aston Villa 14 1 2 11 -15 5

Sunderland A.F.C. Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

We Deserved A Point - Garde
Aston Villa : 28/11/2015 19:55:00
AFC Bournemouth : 28/11/2015 19:31:01
Buzz on the Spot - City v Southampton
Man City : 28/11/2015 19:31:00
Leicester City : 28/11/2015 19:16:00
Sunderland : 28/11/2015 18:46:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Can Sunderland stay in the Prem without new players
Suggested By:  
Yes 40%
No 60%