Date: 2nd October 2007 at 11:23pm
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Sunderland`s second string narrowly beat Liverpool reserves with a strike from Roy O`Donovan.

Sunderland fielded a strong side with the likes of Richardson, Connolly, Harte, Stokes, Murphy and Halford all featuring.

Sunderland also had triallist Kiki Musampa in the starting line up. Musampa a former Manchester city is trying to earn a contract at the Stadium of Light.

He had some involvement in the winning goal his though ball found Stokes who managed to put the ball into O`Donovan`s path. The young striker managed to round the keeper before coolly finishing.

Sunderland nearly managed a second but both Connolly and Stokes missed good chances.

Liverpool looked the stronger side and maybe deserved something out of the game.


Sunderland Line Up

Carson
Halford
Hartley
Donoghue
Harte
Chandler (Dennehy)
O`Donovan (Weir)
Musampa
Stokes
Connolly
Murphy (Richardson)

Subs Not Used
Dowson


Editors Comment

It`s nice to see some of the injured players coming back. I would however like to see Cole and Edwards running out for the reserves sooner rather than later. I think the experience and class they can bring to the team will be needed especially when you consider our next few fixtures.

 

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