Vital Football

Latest Sunderland AFC News

Injury problems mount...

Injury problems mount...

Roy Keane could have his first real injury dilemma since arriving at the club. With Stephen Elliot, David Connolly, Daryl Murphy and Jon Stead all on the treatment table, Keane facing the prospect of Chris Brown, Stan Varga and Kenny Cunningham all being added to that list.

Brown is struggling with an ankle problem, although Keane is still hopeful both he and Stead, out with a thigh injury, will be available.

Keane said: 'The injuries are not great at the moment, but one or two played on Monday and they are pushing for a place.

'Browny's got a sore ankle and there is a good chance he will not train until Friday.

'Jon Stead, we will look at that on Thursday and he might have a chance for the weekend. We will wait and see.'

The new manager is also hopeful that his experienced centre-back pairing of Varga and Cunningham will also play at Ipswich despite missing training,

'Stan's got a hip injury, he won't be training this week, and Kenny's feeling his groin.

'But it doesn't worry me too much. Kenny and Stan are experienced players and the three games in a week definitely takes its toll, especially when you are in your mid-thirties.

'I've just got to keep an eye on them, I'm hoping they will be OK for the weekend.'




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

Writer:
Date:Wednesday September 20 2006
Time: 1:39PM

Comments

0
The squad is buiding and every team gets injuries. The main thing is the confidence that exists now that was sadly lacking before. Sunderland should be able to build on that.
pompeygray
21/09/2006 07:25:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Lewis Tips Joshua to Win

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Vital View - Premier League, 25th-26th April 2017

Spurs reacted to a Chelsea win with a one too to close the gap. Sunderland are on the brink after losing in the Tees-Wear derby at Middlesbrough, still likely to join them?

Stats: Middlesbrough v Sunderland

All the stats from Middlesbrough (1) vs (0) Sunderland, Riverside Stadium, 26/04/17 Att: 30,742

Middlesbrough v Sunderland - Team Sheets

Sunderland go to the Riverside Stadium as the visitors to Middlesbrough for the latest Premier League game.

Middlesbrough v Sunderland - Follow On Twitter

Sunderland go to the Riverside Stadium as the visitors to Middlesbrough today, this will be a 7:45pm kick-off.

Archived Vital Sunderland Articles

Vital Sunderland articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Sunderland
Write For Vital Sunderland
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Middlesbrough MotM
Suggested By:
Pickford0%
Jones0%
O Shea0%
Denayer0%
Manquillo0%
Cattermole0%
Ndong0%
Gibson0%
Khazri0%
Defoe0%
Anichebe0%
Sub-Borini0%
Sub-Januzaj0%
Sub-Rodwell0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 33 25 3 5 78 40
2 Spurs 33 22 8 3 74 47
3 Liverpool 34 19 9 6 66 28
4 Man City 32 19 7 6 64 28
5 Man Utd 32 17 12 3 63 26
6 Arsenal 32 18 6 8 60 24
7 Everton 34 16 10 8 58 23
8 WBA 33 12 8 13 44 -3
9 Southampton 32 11 7 14 40 -5
10 Watford 33 11 7 15 40 -17
11 Stoke 34 10 9 15 39 -13
12 Crystal Palace 34 11 5 18 38 -8
13 AFC Bournemouth 34 10 8 16 38 -14
14 West Ham 34 10 8 16 38 -15
15 Leicester City 33 10 7 16 37 -13
16 Burnley 34 10 6 18 36 -16
17 Hull City 34 9 6 19 33 -31
18 Swansea 34 9 4 21 31 -29
19 Middlesbrough 34 5 12 17 27 -19
20 Sunderland 33 5 6 22 21 -33
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

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

Sunderland A.F.C. Fixtures (view all)

Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 6 2017 3:00PM : Hull City (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 13 2017 3:00PM : Swansea City (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 21 2017 3:00PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League
The Vital Football Members League