Vital Football

Latest Sunderland AFC News

Gus Questions Early Fourth Round Draw

Gus Questions Early Fourth Round Draw

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet is of the opinion that Sunday's FA Cup fourth round draw was made too early with many teams still having to complete their third round tie.

In the end Sunderland had no trouble in knocking Carlisle out of the competition, but does question whether it would have been different if the draw had not been made against Kidderminster or Peterborough, but one of the big sides instead.

He said: 'I don't know if it's a good idea. It's an opinion - I don't want the FA to get mad with me because I'm not trying to go against anyone.

'I'm just saying if the draw was a top, top team from the Premier League at home, I am sure that Carlisle in the second half, maybe it would be a little bit different.

'If it's a replay, well there is no option; the draw has to be done. But with games still to be played, I don't know why they don't wait until tonight or tomorrow morning.'


Kidderminster and Peterborough must do it all again in a replay to see who gets the right to take on the Black Cats.

Join The Vital Debate

Exclusive to Vital ! Read now ! The Vital Boxing John H Stacey Interview



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

Writer:JoJo
Date:Tuesday January 7 2014
Time: 7:07AM

Comments

0
Dont see how it made much difference myself, bit of something and nothing
Kevin Ballsack
07/01/2014 07:36:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Stats: Swansea City v Black Cats

All the stats from Swansea City (3) vs (0) Black Cats, Liberty Stadium, Sat 10 Dec 2016 Att: 20,453

Black Cats Travel To Swansea: Sat 10 Dec

It's a big one this weekend for Sunderland when they travel to Swansea for a clash that could see the Black Cats lifted out of the bottom three if they win.

The Sunderland FC Walking Wounded - Injury Table

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Sunderland FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Football Aid 2017 - Ultimate Sunderland Xmas Gift

If you're after an extra special Christmas present for the Sunderland fan in your life this year, why not gift them the ultimate footballing experience.

Archived Vital Sunderland Articles

Vital Sunderland articles from

Site Journalists

JoJo
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Leicester (home)
Suggested By: Norris Cole
Pickford30%
Jones0%
Kone0%
Djilobodji 5%
Van Aanholt 10%
Pienaar -450%
Ndong0%
Denayer -450%
Anichebe30%
Defoe0%
Watmore -8510%
Larsson +450%
Kirchhoff +4515%
Manquillo +850%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Arsenal 15 10 4 1 34 21
2 Chelsea 14 11 1 2 34 21
3 Liverpool 14 9 3 2 30 17
4 Man City 15 9 3 3 30 13
5 Spurs 14 7 6 1 27 14
6 Man Utd 14 5 6 3 21 3
7 Watford 15 6 3 6 21 -5
8 WBA 14 5 5 4 20 3
9 Everton 15 5 5 5 20 0
10 Stoke 15 5 4 6 19 -5
11 AFC Bournemouth 15 5 3 7 18 -4
12 Southampton 14 4 5 5 17 -2
13 Burnley 15 5 2 8 17 -10
14 Leicester City 15 4 4 7 16 -5
15 Crystal Palace 15 4 3 8 15 -2
16 Middlesbrough 14 3 6 5 15 -2
17 Swansea 15 3 3 9 12 -12
18 West Ham 14 3 3 8 12 -14
19 Hull City 15 3 3 9 12 -18
20 Sunderland 15 3 2 10 11 -13
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

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

Sunderland A.F.C. Fixtures (view all)

Dec 14 2016 7:45PM : Chelsea (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Watford (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Manchester United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Burnley (a)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 14 2017 3:00PM : Stoke City (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Tommy The Turd1
Vital Football Comment