UK time is: 08:07:55
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

He's Not Called The Dunneymonster For Nothing

Stewart Downing has said that it's unlikely anybody will be taking the mick out of Dunne for his own goal at Sunderland, least he certainly won't be.

Speaking to SSN Downing said that the team wouldn't be blaming Dunne for the unfortunate own goal because his performance level is usually so high it would be unfair to go over the top about the occasional error.

'He has been brilliant for us this season, no one is blaming him for the defeat, it's just one of those things. He redeemed himself many times over.'

As to whether Dunne would become the butt of a few jokes, Downing said it was unlikely.

'Will there be banter with Richard about the own goals record? Someone else can tell him, if they want. I'm certainly not going to and I don't know anyone else daft enough to mention it either, he's a big guy!'

Dunneymonster by name, Dunneymonster by...

Vital Villa on: facebook

Vital Villa on: twitter

Join The Vital Debate




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: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday October 25 2010

Time: 4:55PM

Your Comments

lol, yes, a good hercs type image that Revd!
The Fear
Report Abuse
26/10/2010 09:24:00

As much as I hate to say it, I'd struggle to agree with Downings appraisal that Dunne has been fantastic this season. It might be just me but I've thought many times that he looks shaky and lacking his usual focus. Hopefully it's just early season jitters and he'll iron out the creases in the coming weeks.
Mayo_12
Report Abuse
26/10/2010 16:49:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

A Big Point For Lambert (Sunday December 28 2014)

Stats: Aston Villa v Sunderland (Sunday December 28 2014)

Get Well Soon John Gregory (Sunday December 28 2014)

Lambert - We Were The Better Side (Friday December 26 2014)

Stats: Swansea v Aston Villa (Friday December 26 2014)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. The Fear 943
2. Pride of Lions 858
3. ClivetheVillan 721
4. kefkat 328
5. Freeman14 303
6. Villan57 287
7. sirdennis 250
8. Sussex Villan 162
9. Fulford 154
10. col8 151

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Liverpool 18 7 4 7 -2 25
11. Stoke 19 7 4 8 -2 25
12. Everton 19 5 6 8 -2 21
13. Aston Villa 19 5 6 8 -11 21
14. Sunderland 19 3 11 5 -11 20
15. Q.P.R. 19 5 3 11 -13 18
16. WBA 19 4 5 10 -10 17

Breaking League News

Poyet Sees The Villa Game As Two Points Dropped
Sunderland : 29/12/2014 08:05:00
Lambert Insists His Side Are Not Dirty.
Sunderland : 29/12/2014 07:29:00
Spurs : 29/12/2014 03:00:00
Thank you Burnley FC
Chelsea : 29/12/2014 02:46:00
Arsenal Burst Hammer's Bubbles
Arsenal : 28/12/2014 23:52:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Sunderland MotM
Suggested By:  MF
Guzan 3%
Hutton 1%
Vlaar 0%
Clark 0%
Cissokho 0%
Delph 0%
Sanchez 81%
Cleverley 0%
Weimann 0%
N'Zogbia 1%
Benteke 1%
Sub - Bacuna 0%
Sub - Okore 1%
Sub - Grealish 12%