Vital Football

Latest Sunderland AFC News

Bendtner exits under a cloud

Bendtner exits under a cloud

Arsenal loanee Nicklas Bendtner has returned to the Emirates following the conclusion of his loan spell at the Stadium of Light.

The controversial striker managed just eight league goals in 25 starts for the Black Cats after signing on a season-long loan from the Gunners.

Bendtner, 24, was not included in Martin O'Neill's matchday squad yesterday as the gaffer looked to next season with his selection.

When asked afterwords why the Danish international had not been included, O'Neill's curt was response that he 'chose not to pick him'.

A colourful season for Bendtner off the field ended with a discussion with the police as he drove away from the game.

Bendtner, who accompanied Lee Cattermole on his car-wreaking spree and saw his credit card declined in Denmark when buying pizza, was spoken to by police for 'erratic' driving in Boldon after yesterday's game.

The striker has made his feelings about a return to Arsenal clear so a move away from the Premier League looks likely. The big forward won't be remembered for his goals but his bizarre behaviour away from the pitch.

Good luck Nicklas.



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

Writer:safc123
Date:Monday May 14 2012
Time: 12:38PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Vital View - Championship - 15th-16th December 2017

The Championship season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend, 15th-16th December.

Stats: Sunderland v Fulham

All the stats from Sunderland (1) vs (0) Fulham, Stadium of Light, 16/12/17 Att: 25,904

Sunderland v Fulham - Team Sheets - 16-12-17

Sunderland are at the Stadium of Light with Fulham the visitors for the latest Championship game.

Sunderland v Fulham - Follow On Twitter - 16-12-17

Sunderland are at the Stadium of Light with Fulham the visitors today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

Sunderland A.F.C. Archived Articles

Vital Sunderland articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Sunderland
Write For Vital Sunderland
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Fulham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Ruiter0%
Love0%
Browning0%
O'Shea0%
Wilson0%
Matthews0%
Gooch0%
Gibson0%
Honeyman0%
Grabban0%
Vaughan0%
Sub - Ndong0%
Sub - Maja0%
Sub - Asoro0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

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

Sunderland A.F.C. Fixtures (view all)

Write for Vital Football