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Yorke: Play me!

Dwight Yorke

By The Black Cats
April 9 2009

Dwight Yorke has stated that he is the man to settle Sunderland's nerves and says the team is lacking character. Sunderland are three points and just one place above the drop zone going into Saturday's home game against Manchester United at the Sunderland Stadium of Light.

The ex-Manchester United veteran has not started a Premier League game since December 1, when Sunderland lost 1-0 at United in Ricky Sbragia's first game in charge following Roy Keane's resignation.

The 37-year-old's match fitness will be a long way from 100 per cent, but he feels he can be a calming influence when the Black Cats most need it.

Yorke said: "If you are not scoring goals and you are in the position we are, when you go a goal behind it takes a lot of character to come back.
2009-04-09 - Sunderlands Kieran Richardson (l) is congratulated by his team mates Dwight Yorke (c) and Kenwyne Jo

"At the moment, we are lacking a bit of that. I am looking to get back in the team now to bring a bit of experience.

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Yorke: Play me!
Discussion started by The Black Cats , 09/04/2009 14:29
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09/04/2009 17:25
Think he could probably do a decent job for an hour, would then need to be replaced once his legs have 'gone'.

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