UK time is: 20:24:44
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Sunderland Captain Sorry

Sunderland Captain Dean Whitehead has come out and apologised to the fans for the team`s poor performance on Saturday.

Whitehead who was making his comeback from injury on Saturday told safc.com "It's difficult to put it into words, it's hard to take."

"I can only apologise to the fans that paid their money and travelled to Everton. It was unacceptable and we can't offer much in the way of excuses."

"We caught Everton on a good day, they played well and credit to them. But to concede seven goals is embarrassing."

"It was hard for us to take, but I know it was just as hard for the fans. We have to learn from it. We have strong people in the dressing room and there were a few words said after the game."

"We have belief and I'm confident we can learn from this and bounce back. It makes next weekend's game even more important."

"We need to win and show that Saturday was not a true reflection of us. We will try to make it up to the fans. We're big enough to bounce back."

Editor Comment
Good on the lad for coming forward to apologise for the team`s poor performance on Saturday. However I think the whole team should be apologising for poor performance.

I don`t think any of the players on the pitch can say they played well.




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

The Journalist

Writer: KEV1N Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday November 27 2007

Time: 11:31AM

Your Comments

That poor mcshane lad must be *****ting himself at the prospect of playing in front of your fans at the weekend. Quite possibly the worst defender i have ever seen, and we have had some stinkers!
EvertonMike
It is the captain's duty to apologise for the whole team. It's a pity that some captains seem to forget that. I respect Whitehead for saying that.
RussianHammer
rightly so - from what i saw you were shocking...
pompeyrug
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Fletch and Wickham are the Pair for Poyet (Wednesday November 26 2014)

Former Sunderland Striker Moves To Brighton (Wednesday November 26 2014)

Feed Fletch says Wickham. (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Poyet Interested in Former Villa Flop? (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Poyet Points Out The Improvement. (Monday November 24 2014)

Pearson Happy With Goalless Draw. (Sunday November 23 2014)

Stats: Leicester City v Sunderland (Saturday November 22 2014)

Team News From The King Power Stadium (Saturday November 22 2014)

Black Cats Travel To Leicester (Friday November 21 2014)

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. smegma 16
2. Book Thief 15
3. Barry Green 13
4. thomas bjorn 9
5. Freaky Teeth 5
6. 8barcodes 5
7. andyj1973 4
8. Poyets Pet 4
9. roggy 3
10. mackem3773 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Stoke 12 4 3 5 -2 15
12. Liverpool 12 4 2 6 -3 14
13. WBA 12 3 4 5 -4 13
14. Sunderland 12 2 7 3 -7 13
15. Crystal Palace 12 3 3 6 -4 12
16. Aston Villa 12 3 3 6 -11 12
17. Hull City 12 2 5 5 -3 11

Breaking League News

Something For The Weekend (473)
Aston Villa : 28/11/2014 19:21:00
One to Watch - Leonardo Ulloa
Q.P.R. : 28/11/2014 18:27:00
Roy Keane Leaves After Bust Up? Club Denies
Aston Villa : 28/11/2014 18:03:00
Hammers Stat Attack - Newcastle (h)
West Ham : 28/11/2014 17:17:00
Hammers v Bar-Codes - Early Team News
West Ham : 28/11/2014 17:05:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Sunderland v Chelsea
Suggested By:  
Sunderland win 0%
Draw 100%
Chelsea win 0%