SUNDERLAND SIGN MCGEADY AND VAUGHAN

Former Premier League side Sunderland FC have confirmed the addition of two new signings in Aiden McGeady and James Vaughan. McGeady used to feature for the Toffees but he agreed to the move.


The Republic of Ireland forward signed a three year deal. The deal is believed to be in the region of £250,000.

The player has the experience of working with the coach Simon Grayson during his loan spell at Preston last term.

“Aiden’s career speaks volume. He’s been an exceptional payer and was an outstanding performer at Preston last season,” the coach said after the deal.

McGeady started his career at Parkhead before he moved to play for Russian soccer giants Spartak Moscow. He returned to feature for Everton before his latest move. Continue reading

Fabio Capello not getting Pressurized by his Club Position

The manager of the Russia National Football team, Fabio Capello, is not getting pressurized with the fact that his side is at the no. 3 position in the Euro qualification Group at the moment.

Capello has the belief that at the end of the qualifying stage, Russia would be in the top two teams in Group G and would earn the qualification to the main tournament that would take place in France in June-July next year.

In the most recent of their qualifying games in November, the Russians fell 0-1 to Austria and that got them down in the standings.

Prior to that, they were in top two with a couple of draws and a win in three games.

It was a very tight game, Russia versus Austria, with the defenders on show doing a heck of a job for their respective sides.

It could well have been third draw on the trot for Russia and had it been the case, they would have stayed at the second position in the table with 6 points, but, a slight error cost them the goal in the 73rd minute of the game and that was the killer blow. Continue reading