Vital Football

Latest Sunderland AFC News

Portsmouth 1 Sunderland 0

Portsmouth
1 - 0
Sunderland

Fratton Park

23rd February 2008 15:00

Attendance: 20139

Referee:

Sunderland were beaten by one goal by Harry Redknapp`s Portsmouth at Fratton Park. The game itself looked like a stalemate from the off with most of the play in the middle of the park.

However referee Phil Dowd awarded the game to Pompey in 70th minute when he gave a penalty for a Bardsley challenge on Kranjcar.

Defoe despatched the spot kick with style after Evans and Nosworthy had snuffed him out throughout the game.

Apart from that I can`t remember us having a shot on target.


Sunderland Line Up 4-5-1

Gordon 7
Bardsley 6
Nosworthy 6
Evans 6
Collins 7
Murphy 6 (Prica 6)
Leadbitter 6 (Yorke 6)
Whitehead 6
Etuhu 6
Reid 8 (Chopra 6)
Jones 6


Subs not used

Fulop
McShane

Star Player

Andy Reid - An excellent start to his career in Sunderland colours he made some great passes and at times he was a different class. With a bit more match fitness he will be a threat to any team.

Vital Sunderland Says

Another game another controversial decision by the man in black. We should have come away with at least a point but how many more times are we going to saying that this season.

We never really tested James but I`m sure Keane and the backroom staff will sort out our lack of creativity before our crucial game against Derby next weekend.


Writer:KEV1N
Date:Sunday February 24 2008
Time: 9:54PM

Comments

0
Unlucky :( don't drop too close to that relegation zone lads!!
Boro 01
26/02/2008 22:22:00
0
unlucky decision for penalty but right result on what i so
mick66owl
27/02/2008 03:41:00
0
Not much of a surprise tho, Pompey has been looking better and better lately...going for fourth ?
Blue is the colour
04/03/2008 20:36:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Sunderland
Write For Vital Sunderland
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Burnley MotM
Suggested By:
Pickford35%
Jones0%
Denayer0%
O Shea0%
Oviedo16%
Gibson0%
Rodwell0%
Larsson0%
Januzaj0%
Defoe16%
Borini0%
Sub-Ndong0%
Sub-Khazri33%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 28 22 3 3 69 38
2 Spurs 28 17 8 3 59 34
3 Man City 28 17 6 5 57 24
4 Liverpool 29 16 8 5 56 25
5 Man Utd 27 14 10 3 52 19
6 Arsenal 27 15 5 7 50 22
7 Everton 29 14 8 7 50 21
8 WBA 29 12 7 10 43 1
9 Stoke 29 9 9 11 36 -9
10 Southampton 27 9 6 12 33 -3
11 AFC Bournemouth 29 9 6 14 33 -12
12 West Ham 29 9 6 14 33 -12
13 Burnley 29 9 5 15 32 -11
14 Watford 28 8 7 13 31 -15
15 Leicester City 28 8 6 14 30 -14
16 Crystal Palace 28 8 4 16 28 -10
17 Swansea 29 8 3 18 27 -27
18 Hull City 29 6 6 17 24 -32
19 Middlesbrough 28 4 10 14 22 -13
20 Sunderland 28 5 5 18 20 -26
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)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Watford (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Leicester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 9 2017 1:30PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 15 2017 3:00PM : West Ham United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 26 2017 7:45PM : Middlesbrough (a)
Barclays Premier League
Vital Football Comment