Wolves 2-1 Sunderland

O'Neill gets idea of task ahead

December 5, 2011
By Richard Jolly
(Archive)
Sunderland came to celebrate a manager, one capable of restoring optimism, of reviving a troubled team and of rendering relegation less likely. They found one, too; just not the one they envisaged. While Martin O'Neill adopted a watching brief ahead of his official unveiling, one of his predecessors prospered on the touchline.

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