Sport ‘Extremely underrated’, ‘Class again’ – This Sunderland man receives plenty of praise for role in Bolton win
Alan Nixon drops update on off-field Sunderland development, it's more good news - opinion
Sunderland are set to appoint Phil Jevons as a first-team coach at the Stadium of Light. What’s the talk? That’s according to a claim made by Alan Nixon, with The Sun journalist revealing in a post on Twitter that the Black Cats have made a move for the Everton U18 coach, who looks set to link up with Lee Johnson’s first-team backroom staff. In his tweet, Nixon said: “Sunderland. Going to bring in coach Phil Jevons from Everton to work with [the club’s] first team. Been at U18 level at Goodison, now stepping up.
Sunderland continued their positive start to the season with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Bolton Wanderers this afternoon.
A huge crowd was at the Stadium of Light for the clash, and Lee Johnson’s side got off to a great start, with Carl Winchester rewarding their early pressure with a goal in the 17th minute.
That was the 28-year-old’s third of the season, and each of the strikes have won Sunderland the three points.
Therefore, the former Forest Green man, who has converted from a midfielder to make the right-back position his own, is quickly becoming a very popular figure with the fans.
Johnson must unleash "quality" £900k-rated SAFC gem today, could be a game-changer - opinion
While Lee Johnson has seen his Sunderland side get off to a fantastic start in their 2021/22 League One campaign, with the Black Cats picking up 15 points over their opening six fixtures of the season, the suspension of Tom Flanagan presents the Mackems manager with something of a selection headache this weekend. Indeed, the […]Indeed, the 29-year-old centre-back has been one of Sunderland’s standout performers over his six League One appearances so far this season, with the Northern Ireland international helping his side t0 keep one clean sheet, as well as averaging 1.3 interceptions, 1.3 tackles and 5.7 clearances and winning 7.7 duels per game.
The Trotters pushed hard for an equaliser in the second half, but Winchester was part of the Black Cats defensive unit that stood firm to ensure the side picked up a massive three points.
Here we look at some of the reaction to Winchester’s latest big contribution from the fans on Twitter…
Carl Winchester needs to get more respect outside the club he’s provided Sunderland with some huge moments this season already. 3 goals and they all have been match winning ones. He is crucial to how they team play and is extremely underrated in this division
— Josh Bunting (@Buntingfootball)
Winchester was class again today ⚽️⚽️⚽️
— Steve Johnson (@Stevej1982)
Can you imagine if someone told you we would sign a midfielder from Forest Green, play him at right back and see him develop into one of our most important players?
Johnson drops injury update on "outstanding" 20 y/o, Sunderland fans will be buzzing - opinion
Sunderland have been dealt a boost regarding the fitness of Niall Huggins ahead of their upcoming League One clash. What’s the latest? In recent comments cited by the Sunderland Echo, Lee Johnson revealed that, despite the defender having been brought off while appearing to be in extreme discomfort in the Black Cats’ 2-0 Carabao Cup […]In recent comments cited by the Sunderland Echo, Lee Johnson revealed that, despite the defender having been brought off while appearing to be in extreme discomfort in the Black Cats’ 2-0 Carabao Cup victory over Wigan Athletic, Huggins could be available for selection for the visit of Bolton Wanderers on Saturday.
You’d be stretchered away. Give Winchester the keys to the city
— Jōsh (@iiEdz_)
Winchester has been absolutely immense all season, both defensively and offensively. One of the first names on the team sheet at the moment ????????????
— PeterJWhalen (@PeterJWhalen7)
Quickly becoming my favourite player ❤️
— Kirsten Reed (@KirstenReed71)
Class again today ????⚪????⚪
— Tony Tench (@fatbags666)
Carl Winchester is the best player in league one. Pass it on
— Neil Maynard (@MackemNeil84)
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