Sunderland A.F.C. - O'Neill denies link to Villa defenders
UK time is: 15:05:27
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

O'Neill denies link to Villa defenders

Martin O'Neill has denied that he is set to swoop for Aston Villa's defensive pair, James Collins & Stephen Warnock, despite incessant press speculation.

The Villans pair, both of whom were signed by O'Neill during his spell at Villa Park, have been constantly linked with a reunion with their former boss.

However, the Black Cat's supremo has been quick to deny that he will make a move for either player, re-enforcing the importance of bringing in attackers first and foremost.

Speaking to The Shields Gazette, O'Neill said:

"Undoubtedly, what is focusing my mind more than anything else is the need to strengthen our attacking options.

"We have lost Nicklas Bendtner after his loan, we have lost Asamoah Gyan from our squad list, and we need to bring in strikers.'

O'Neill continued:

"There may be something I can tell you very soon, but I really don`t want to say anything until players are actually signed.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: safc123 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday July 23 2012

Time: 10:54AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Please take them. Is heskey not still available?
Aussie Villain
Report Abuse
30/07/2012 13:57:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Buckley To Bournemouth? (Tuesday September 1 2015)

Borini Back At Stadium of Light (Tuesday September 1 2015)

Aston Villa 2-2 Black Cats (Sunday August 30 2015)

Stats: Aston Villa v Black Cats (Saturday August 29 2015)

Aston Villa vs Sunderland: The Teams (Saturday August 29 2015)

Advocaat Staying At His Post (Saturday August 29 2015)

Matthews Out Of Villa Trip (Friday August 28 2015)

The Sunderland Injury Table.. (Friday August 28 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. Norwich 4 1 1 2 -3 4
15. WBA 4 1 1 2 -3 4
16. Spurs 4 0 3 1 -1 3
17. Watford 4 0 3 1 -2 3
18. Stoke 4 0 2 2 -2 2
19. Newcastle 4 0 2 2 -3 2
20. Sunderland 4 0 2 2 -4 2

Sunderland A.F.C. Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Van Dijk Finally Signs On
Southampton : 01/09/2015 15:04:00
Koeman amp; Fonte Talk Norwich Win
Southampton : 01/09/2015 14:59:01
Ferguson Stays At Millwall
Newcastle : 01/09/2015 14:52:01
Dyer amp; Walters In?
Leicester City : 01/09/2015 14:47:00
Moore Completes Bristol City Loan
Leicester City : 01/09/2015 14:41:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Aston Villa v Sunderland
Suggested By:  
Villa win 30%
Draw 40%
Sunderland win 30%