Vital Football

Latest Sunderland AFC News

O'Neill: 'I'm delighted with the team'

O'Neill: 'I'm delighted with the team'

Martin O'Neill was gushing in his praise of his side after a 3-2 win at QPR yesterday evening.

The Black Cats took a 2-0 lead through Nicklas Bendtner and Stephane Sessegnon before goals from Heidar Helguson and Jamie Mackie drew the hosts level.

However, a strike just one minute from time from Wes Brown handed O'Neill's troops their second victory from three games under the new boss.

Speaking to the Official Site afterwords, O'Neill was full of praise for the side:

'I'm delighted with the team; delighted with their character and performance and obviously that is augmented by the tremendous support of the crowd.

'It's fantastic to win, a game at 2-2 is in the balance, but we fought back and won the game.'

O'Neill also reserved praise for the travelling Black Cat's support, with 1200 making the trip to the capital four days before Christmas:

'That's twice now they've [the fans] made the long journey to the capital - on Sunday and again [to Loftus Road]. It's remarkable and let me tell you, really appreciated.'

Sunderland are at home on Boxing Day as they play host to struggling Everton.



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

Writer:safc123
Date:Thursday December 22 2011
Time: 2:13PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Allardyce Could Do England Job says Defoe

Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe says that Big Sam Allardyce would have no trouble fitting in if he was appointed England manager.

Are Players Set For A Football Exit?

With the country narrowly voting to leave the European Union in Thursday's Referendum, there are certainly plenty of real questions that have to be addressed in terms...

Fletcher Open To Greek Move?

AEK Athens are said to be keen on acquiring the services of former Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher

Sunderland Interested In Reading Midfielder?

Sunderland are one of the clubs who are linked with a move for Reading USA international midfielder Danny Williams.

Archived Vital Sunderland Articles

Vital Sunderland articles from

Site Journalists

JoJo
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Would you like to see DeAndre Yedlin back on a permanent move next season?
Suggested By:
Yes please.94%
No thank you.6%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

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

Sunderland A.F.C. Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Flasher4
2.francis batter2
3.At The3rdstroke1
4.acid man1