Tag: North East

Swedish star attracting serious Sunderland interest

After a prolific start to the 2011-12 Eredivisie season, Ola Toivenen is looking almost certain to become the subject of a heap of Premier League interest, with Sunderland leading the march on his signature. The 25 year-old has scored ten goals in 17 starts for PSV Eindhoven, and while there are 'bigger' English ...

Sunderland keen to sign Villa defender

Sunderland keen to sign Villa defender

Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill is set to launch a bid on his former club Aston Villa with reports suggesting defender James Collins in his sights. The Irishman has performed miracles since taking over from Steve Bruce at the Stadium of Light at the start of December lifting the club away from danger and into the ...

Villa concerns over defenders fitness

Aston Villa are sweating on the fitness of defender Alan Hutton after he sustained a facial injury in their defeat to West Brom at Villa Park on Saturday. The Scotland international required seven stitches after colliding with teammate Charles N'Zogbia just before half time in the Midlands derby with boss Alex ...

Sunderland defender looking for a better start

Sunderland FC defender Wes Brown insists the side must start their games much better if they are to go on and win them claiming that poor starts early on has effected the side. The former Manchester United defender joined the Black Cat's over the summer with fellow team mate John O'Shea however things have not ...