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Roker Report Apr 14, 2014
Midfielder Insists Players Still Back Poyet

Midfielder Insists Players Still Back Poyet

Sunderland's beleaguered squad still "fully back the manager", apparently. Gus Poyet may have alluded to losing belief in his players but Lee Cattermole claims the feeling is not mutual. Cattermole told The Journal: We definitely still believe in the manager. It has been a really strange season, but we'll come to all that at the end of it. But the lads fully back the manager, training has been good and anybody at the stadium today would see that the fans have backed us all the way. We're very grateful. Cattermole is one of the few players at the club I'd be comfortable with staying next...
The Journal Apr 14, 2014
Lee Cattermole says: 'We all still believe in the manager'

Lee Cattermole says: 'We all still believe in the manager'

Lee Cattermole says that Sunderland's players are still backing Gus Poyet and that the fight for survival is not yet up
The Journal Mar 26, 2014
Liam Bridcutt: No reason why I can't play with Lee Cattermole

Liam Bridcutt: No reason why I can't play with Lee Cattermole

Liam Bridcutt is hopeful he and Lee Cattermole have shown they can make a good midfield pairing for Sunderland
The Journal Mar 24, 2014
Lee Cattermole pushes for place against Liverpool

Lee Cattermole pushes for place against Liverpool

Lee Cattermole has staked his claim to play at Anfield on Wednesday night after being one half of a substitution Gustavo Poyet never expected to make
The Chronicle Mar 22, 2014
Sunderland ready to experiment by pairing Lee Cattermole and Liam Bridcutt

Sunderland ready to experiment by pairing Lee Cattermole and Liam Bridcutt

Gus Poyet believes Lee Cattermole and and Liam Bridcutt can work together in the Black Cats' midfield
The Chronicle Mar 21, 2014
Better to be in control of our own destiny, insists Sunderland's Lee Cattermole

Better to be in control of our own destiny, insists Sunderland's Lee Cattermole

Lee Cattermole says he would rather be in Sunderland's position with games in hand, than have a couple more points and be looking over his shoulder
The Sentinel Mar 19, 2014
Stoke City: 'I didn't want to leave Sunderland,' says Lee...

Stoke City: 'I didn't want to leave Sunderland,' says Lee...

STOKE City's mid-season transfer target Lee Cattermole insists he did want to leave Sunderland. The midfielder was well down the road to joining the Potters when Gus Poyet and his chairman Ellis Short pulled the plug on January deadline day. Cattermole has today spoken about the proposed deal for the first time, claiming it felt rushed. And the feisty 25-year-old says he is now wants to forget about his chance of a switch to the Britannia Stadium to concentrate on...
Roker Report Mar 19, 2014

Cattermole Sets Sights On Sunderland Future

Lee loves Gus, but does Gus love Lee back? Lee Cattermole is hoping he is a Sunderland player for a long time to come after revealing his belief that Gus Poyet can breath fresh life into his stalling career. The midfielder has endured a difficult season, beginning with total exile, and was close to a switch to Stoke City in January before Ellis Short torpedoed the deal at the final minute. Cattermole is grateful for the chairman's intervention, though. He told reporters: I feel as though I'm not far off producing some of my best ever football. And I just hope that people don't feel all the...
The Chronicle Mar 19, 2014
Lee Cattermole: Gus Poyet has brought the best out of me

Lee Cattermole: Gus Poyet has brought the best out of me

Sunderland's Lee Cattermole believes he is producing some of the best football of his career, under the influence of Black Cats boss Gus Poyet
Shields Gazette Mar 19, 2014

Lee Cattermole breaks his silence on his errors – and reveals why he stayed at Sunderland

LEE Cattermole says he has learned more in months under Gus Poyet’s management at Sunderland than he has in years previously.

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