UK time is: 16:49:59
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

SAFC Paper Talk #2



Grant Holt is the name being linked with Sunderland by the press today after the forward handed in a transfer request at Norwich.

The 31 year-old was the Premier League's second-highest English goalscorer last season, only Wayne Rooney bettering his tally of 17.

However, the former Shrewsbury and Nottingham Forest forward yesterday made the surprise move of handing in a transfer request to the Carrow Road club.

The request was virtually immediately quashed but that has not stopped the papers linking Holt with the Black Cats as well as manager-less Aston Villa.

Martin O'Neill has been vocal in his desire for a big forward and Holt would certainly fit that bill.

Another man being linked with a move to Wearside is Manchester City winger, Adam Johnson.

The former Middlesbrough winger, born in Stockton, helped City to the Premier League title six days ago, however Roberto Mancini is keen to add another winger.

Johnson has been marginalized at City in recent times and could well be looking to leave in order to increase his playing time and improve his England chances.

Whether or not Sunderland would be able to meet the 24 year-old's wage demands or not would be a major stumbling block.
The Journalist

Writer: safc123 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday May 19 2012

Time: 2:13PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Sunderland 2 - 2 Spurs
Q.P.R. 1 - 0 Sunderland
Sunderland 1 - 1 Man Utd
WBA 2 - 2 Sunderland

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Leicester City 4 1 2 1 -1 5
13. West Ham 4 1 1 2 -1 4
14. Stoke 4 1 1 2 -1 4
15. Sunderland 4 0 3 1 -1 3
16. Q.P.R. 4 1 0 3 -8 3
17. Crystal Palace 4 0 2 2 -3 2
18. Burnley 4 0 2 2 -3 2

Breaking League News

Team News: Everton v Crystal Palace
» Crystal Palace : 19/09/2014 16:42:00
Boruc Leaves On Loan
» Southampton : 19/09/2014 16:34:00
Team News: Newcastle v Hull
» Hull City : 19/09/2014 16:32:00
Something For The Weekend (466)
» Aston Villa : 19/09/2014 16:26:00
Pellegrini - We Have To Perform
» Man City : 19/09/2014 16:22:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Tottenham
Suggested By:  
Mannone 1%
Brown 0%
O'Shea 0%
Vergini 0%
van Aanholt 0%
Álvarez 0%
Rodwell 0%
Cattermole 11%
Larsson 0%
Johnson 33%
Wickham 0%
Giaccherini 65' 0%
Buckley 65' 0%
Jordi Gómez 80' 55%