UK time is: 04:21:14
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

The Fun Ends At Sunderland

The fun has ended at the Stadium Of *****. Mackem chairman Bob Murray has sacked manager Mick McCarthy.

Murray: 'As chairman, I take responsibility for what has proven to be an unsuccessful and heartbreaking season, despite the best intentions, efforts and expectations of every one at the club.

'I feel deeply sorry that the excitement, optimism and aspirations of all Sunderland fans looking forward to a return to the Premier League have been rewarded in this way, and I apologise for this.

'It is especially tough on supporters who have turned out in numbers week in week out, despite seeing so little to raise their spirits.

'It is hard to see such loyalty unrewarded and I am sorry that performances and results have not mirrored the tremendous level of support that the club has been given.

'The club did not return to the Premiership just to make up the numbers and whilst we fully expected it to be a tough first season back, none of us expected to be in the position we are today.

'I would like to thank Mick McCarthy for his efforts for the club whilst at Sunderland and wish him and his family the best for the future.

'Looking ahead, we will be taking our time to appoint a successor for what will be another very important season for the club in 2006.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday March 6 2006

Time: 12:36PM

Your Comments

BALLS APPOINTMENT , MUST BE BASED ON THE FACT OUR ACADAMEY BOSS HAS STEP UP AND DONE SO WELL , HAS ANY THOUGHT SOUNESS IS LOOKING FOR WORK , NOW THAT WOULD BE FUNNY
COOP1407
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Sissoko's 'Love' For Arsenal (Monday December 22 2014)

Fans Praised After Tyne-Wear Derby (Monday December 22 2014)

Gutierrez Returns (Monday December 22 2014)

Newcastle MotM v Sunderland? (Monday December 22 2014)

4 In A Row @NUFC (Monday December 22 2014)

Stats: Newcastle v Sunderland (Sunday December 21 2014)

Pardew - Newcastle To Bounce Back (Saturday December 20 2014)

Pardew Confident Of Aarons Signature (Friday December 19 2014)

Archived Newcastle United Articles

List All TOTT Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Toon_NoMatterWot 302
2. PieMag 152
3. thecorner 105
4. BLACKBOB 27 100
5. OldLeazes 92
6. officemonkey 74
7. vin1892 73
8. Mcnamee67 66
9. Rexn 63
10. kevinpie 60

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Arsenal 17 7 6 4 9 27
7. Spurs 17 8 3 6 -1 27
8. Swansea 17 7 4 6 3 25
9. Newcastle 17 6 5 6 -5 23
10. Liverpool 17 6 4 7 -3 22
11. Everton 17 5 6 6 0 21
12. Aston Villa 17 5 5 7 -10 20

Breaking League News

Champions elect Chelsea ease to Stoke victory
Stoke : 22/12/2014 23:15:00
Stoke : 22/12/2014 23:13:00
Swansea Hope To Welcome Back First Team Stars vs V
Swansea : 22/12/2014 22:54:00
Liverpool: Hyppia Resigns From Seagulls
Liverpool : 22/12/2014 22:43:00
Morrison - We Need Everyone Over Christmas
WBA : 22/12/2014 21:01:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Sunderland MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Alnwick 3%
Janmaat 7%
Taylor 0%
Coloccini 0%
Dummett 0%
Tiote 0%
Colback 7%
Gouffran 0%
Sissoko 7%
Ameobi 0%
Perez 69%
Sub - Armstrong 7%
Sub - Cisse 0%
Sub - Cabella 0%