UK time is: 15:06:33
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Sunderland Sign Man Utd Defender

Sunderland have signed Manchester United defender Phil Bardsley for a fee that can rise to as much a 2 million.

The 22 year old right back has signed a three and half year contract at the Stadium of Light.

Bardsley told safc.com "Sunderland have a fantastic manager who has given me the chance to come here and play. I'm delighted, it's a massive club and a good opportunity."


Vital Sunderland Says

At last a decent right back…… Hopefully Whitehead will get more game in the middle of the park where he is more effective I my opinion




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 January 22 2008

Time: 7:12PM

Your Comments

I have read a lot of posts regarding Bardsley being the answer to our problem RB position. Is it just me or is he not a CB primarily who plays RB if required? We already have Nugsy or Shaggy can do that. Wouldnt surprise me to see him playing CB with Evans and moving Nugsy to RB where he can do less damage with his drag backs?
grim72
Bardsley looked a decent defender for us (SUFC). His distribution isn't the best though and the thing that really got to Blades fans was his unwillingness to EVER run back when caught out of position. Maybe Keane will get more out of him but he looks expensive at that price. Think he's too short to play at CB.
coops1889
he is a very good signing and will help you stay up i feel and it's queens park rangers
ozanne park rangers
i thought he did quite well when given the chances at RB at united.
Boro 01
sounds like a brahma playa n itink like evans if given the chance in a man u first team shirt he mite take ova from neville
toptoddy
Good signing for you guys, a quality player.
StevieG Col U
Dont know if i would have payed Ł2million for him, but lets hope he does well!
will it ever happen
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Germans Looking At Jozy (Monday December 15 2014)

Its a Dive, says Allardyce. (Monday December 15 2014)

Stats: Sunderland v West Ham United (Saturday December 13 2014)

Sunderland vs West Ham Utd: Team News (Saturday December 13 2014)

FA Cup Details Released (Friday December 12 2014)

Sunderland In Race To Sign Albentosa? (Friday December 12 2014)

Poyet Sings The Praises of Wickham (Friday December 12 2014)

Looking Back: Sunderland 3-0 West Ham (Thursday December 11 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. Book Thief 16
2. Barry Green 14
3. roggy 5
4. smegma 3
5. andyj1973 2
6. Alan Hedley 2

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Stoke 16 5 4 7 -3 19
13. Aston Villa 16 5 4 7 -10 19
14. WBA 16 4 5 7 -5 17
15. Sunderland 16 2 10 4 -10 16
16. Crystal Palace 16 3 6 7 -5 15
17. Burnley 16 3 6 7 -13 15
18. Q.P.R. 16 4 2 10 -13 14

Breaking League News

Clark Talks Manchester United & Okore
» Aston Villa : 19/12/2014 14:45:00
QPR v WBA - Match Preview
» Q.P.R. : 19/12/2014 14:29:00
Lamabert's Big Manchester United Belief
» Aston Villa : 19/12/2014 14:22:00
Villa Injury News Pre Manchester United
» Aston Villa : 19/12/2014 14:02:00
Cissokho Relishing Manchester United
» Aston Villa : 19/12/2014 13:46:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM vs West Ham
Suggested By:  
Pantilimon 50%
Vergini 0%
O'Shea 0%
Brown 25%
Réveillere 0%
Cattermole 25%
Johnson 0%
Larsson 0%
Gómez 0%
Wickham 0%
Altidore 0%
Fletcher 62' 0%
Álvarez 70' 0%