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The Roker Roundup: May 11th 2012 - Gordon Wins Greatest Premier League Save Award

It's time, to say, newsbye!
It's time, to say, newsbye!

Well it's here everyone, the final Roker Roundup of the season. But where will you get your news? Well we're going to publish it on the site over the summer as articles if we think there's anything worth talking about, so you'll find Roker Report still the No.1 place for all things SAFC.

Today's trivia then, for May the 11th, how's this for an omen? On this very day in 1968, we defeated Manchester United 2-1 at Old Trafford, Curiosuly and coincidentally that result denied the Reds the title, which was eventually won by Manchester City. Spooky!

Back to today though, let's crack on with the news...

Craig Gordon might be on his way out of the club, but he has scooped up a major accolade in winning the Premier League's Award for greatest ever save in the 20 years of it's existence. The save in question being his wonder stop against Bolton the other year - CLICK HERE

Meanwhile, This Is Futbol speculates on Craig's future. They wonder if he still has the hunger, desire and work ethic to play at the top level. They've clearly not been following him too closely as it's mainly just injury that's stopped him being our number one over the last few years - CLICK HERE

David Vaughan might not be in the side very much of late, but he has been called up to the Welsh national squad for some end of the season action against Mexico, in a game held in the USA on May 27th - CLICK HERE

Steve Bould, a cult figure on Wearside, has been names the new assistant to Arsene Wenger at Arsenal after it was announced Pat Rice will be stepping down from the role. We wish him all the best, and look forward to him coming to the Stadium Of Light next season - CLICK HERE

The Northern Echo have named their North East Team Of The Season, and three Sunderland players make it in there. If you wanna find out who does, have a read - CLICK HERE

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