UK time is: 21:15:55
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Sunderland vs. Wigan

Stadium of light

5th January 2008

15:00

Sunderland V Wigan

Sunderland entertain Wigan for their FA Cup third round clash. Sunderland will be looking to build on last Saturdays win against Bolton in the league.

Sunderland Team News:

We are without Nyron Nosworty and Carlos Edwards.

Jonny Evans is expected to replace Danny Higginbotham who has been carrying a foot injury.

Dickson Etuhu has gone to play in the African cup of nations and is unavailable.

Dwight Yorke is suspended after his sending off midweek against Blackburn.

Kenwyne Jones and Michael Chopra are carrying minor injuries and are doubtful.

Player to watch: Kieran Richardson

He has been our star man since coming back from injury hopefully he will be at his best again this weekend.

Wigan Team News:

Carlo Nash is out with a broken leg and Titus Bramble is suspended.

Player to watch: Emile Heskey

I don`t know what it is but he always seems to score against us.

Match Facts & Stats

In our 4 meetings with Wigan on Wearside we have Won 1, Lost 1 and Drew 2.

Last time at the Stadium of Light we lost 0 - 1

Ref Watch:

Mike Riley

Match Prediction:

2 - 1 Win

Next Fixtures:

Sunderland V Portsmouth
13:30 Sunday 13th of January 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:Friday January 4 2008

Time: 11:20PM

Your Comments

Maybe you will take the victory against Wigan
Bosko-Macedonia
Could Be A Close Game...Bit 1-0 Sunderland...!
horseworrier
No doubt a lot of players will be rested with survival in the Prem being far more important than a pointless cup run. Thus the losers of this maybe better off.
storagematt
HaHaHa. Going down, out of the cup at the first hurdle, who'd be a Mackem? Ha!
Boro 01
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Totally Deserved, says Gus Poyet (Monday December 22 2014)

Sunderland Beat Newcastle Yet Again (Sunday December 21 2014)

Stats: Newcastle v Sunderland (Sunday December 21 2014)

Tyne-Wear Derby: Team News (Sunday December 21 2014)

Pardew In Confident Mood (Sunday December 21 2014)

Newcastle vs Sunderland... Draw Likely? (Sunday December 21 2014)

Germans Looking At Jozy (Monday December 15 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 18
2. Barry Green 14
3. smegma 6
4. andyj1973 5
5. Dirty Dave 5
6. roggy 5
7. Alan Hedley 2

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Everton 17 5 6 6 0 21
12. Aston Villa 17 5 5 7 -10 20
13. Stoke 16 5 4 7 -3 19
14. Sunderland 17 3 10 4 -9 19
15. WBA 17 4 5 8 -6 17
16. Q.P.R. 17 5 2 10 -12 17
17. Crystal Palace 17 3 6 8 -8 15

Breaking League News

Morrison - We Need Everyone Over Christmas
» WBA : 22/12/2014 21:01:00
Bertrand To Sign Permanent Deal In January
» Southampton : 22/12/2014 20:53:00
Long - Our Bubble Hasn't Burst
» Southampton : 22/12/2014 20:49:00
Pearson To Ban Himself From The Director's Box
» Leicester City : 22/12/2014 20:35:00
Pearson Already Had January Targets
» Leicester City : 22/12/2014 20:29:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Toon
Suggested By:  
Pantilimon 23%
Vergini 0%
Coates 0%
Brown 0%
O'Shea 11%
Cattermole 11%
Johnson 11%
Larsson 33%
Gómez 0%
Wickham 0%
Fletcher 11%
(Bridcutt - 70' ) 0%
(Buckley - 81' ) 0%