UK time is: 11:13:32
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Sunderland vs. Manchester City

Stadium of light

31st August 2008

15:00

Sunderland V Man City

Sunderland welcome Man City to the Stadium of Light for this weekends fixture. Roy Keane`s side are looking to win their third game on the trot after beating Spurs and Forest last week.

Sunderland Team News:

Sunderland are without Steed Malbranque, Kenweyne Jones, Teemu Tainio and the suspended Michael Chopra.

Kieran Richardson is a doubt and will face a lat fitness test

Player to watch: Andy Reid

He was man of the match at Forest and is looking in good form.

Manchester City Team News:

Man City are without Valeri Bojinov, Benjani Mwaruwari and Darius Vassell

Sean Wight-Philips is expected to make his second debut after sign from Chelsea earlier in the week.

Player to watch: Elano Blumer

The Brazilian was City`s best player last season and we will have to mark him out the game to stand a chance of taking all three points.

Match Facts & Stats

In our last 6 league meetings with Man City on Wearside we have Won 2, Lost 3 and Drew 1.

Last time in the league at the Stadium of Light we lost 1 - 2 Manchester City`s

Darius Vassell stole the three points for City, his scuffed shot secured all three points for City. There other goal was a penalty which Elano scored. Our goal came from Dean Whitehead.

Ref Watch:

Chris Foy

Match Prediction:

2-1 Win

Next Fixtures:

Wigan V Sunderland
15:00 Saturday 13th of September 2008




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:Saturday August 30 2008

Time: 10:02PM

Your Comments

After losing to Newcastle, City could really do with another game against you soon. We need cheering up!
Sindbad
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Mannone Plays Against Arsenal. (Thursday October 23 2014)

Sunderland Sign French Defender On Loan (Thursday October 23 2014)

Koeman In Shock After Sunderland Rout. (Saturday October 18 2014)

Sunderland Steam-Rollered By Southampton (Saturday October 18 2014)

Stats: Southampton v Sunderland (Saturday October 18 2014)

Southampton vs Sunderland: Team News (Saturday October 18 2014)

Black Cats Face Southampton. (Friday October 17 2014)

Brown Praises Vergini. (Thursday October 16 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)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. WBA 8 2 3 3 -1 9
15. Leicester City 8 2 3 3 -2 9
16. Crystal Palace 8 2 2 4 -3 8
17. Sunderland 8 1 5 2 -7 8
18. Newcastle 8 1 4 3 -6 7
19. Burnley 8 0 4 4 -9 4
20. Q.P.R. 8 1 1 6 -12 4

Breaking League News

Weekly Rumour Mill-A Couple of Links!
Burnley : 25/10/2014 10:16:00
Carrick on Comeback Trail
Man Utd : 25/10/2014 09:40:00
Is Garay The Man?
Man Utd : 25/10/2014 09:36:00
The Question-Ings!
Burnley : 25/10/2014 09:34:00
It`s Goodbye from Me!
Chelsea : 25/10/2014 09:29:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Sunderland v Stoke (League)
Suggested By:  
Sunderland win 37%
Draw 45%
Stoke win 18%