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Super Campbell signs for Sunderland

Posted by nickogs20 on July 11, 2009

Not for the first time this week, a former United legend and club captain has strengthened his squad with an acquisition from his former club. This time the parties involved are Steve Bruce, Fraizer Campbell and Sunderland, with the 21-year old Reds forward moving to the Black Cats for an initial fee of £3.5m.


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Sunderland 1 United 0: Black Cats ride their luck to end reserves’ winning run

Posted by nickogs20 on March 3, 2009

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Sunderland Reserves 1-0 Manchester United Reserves
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United’s reserve side had performed impressively for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in recent weeks, but their four-game unbeaten run – the most recent three of those victories – was always going to be put sternly to the test against table-topping Sunderland, and so it proved. The Reds started brightly and seemed to be enjoying the rare opportunity to play in a Premier League venue like the Stadium of Light, but Jordan Cook’s goal against the run of play gave the Black Cats the lead just before the break, and Northern Irish ‘keeper Trevor Carson performed heroics to keep Solskjaer’s side at bay and see his team through to a win that was essentially confirmed ten minutes from time when two bookings in the space of as many minutes saw Ritchie de Laet given his marching orders and United reduced to ten men.


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