UK time is: 21:24:04
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

DRFC Sulli ready to sign a new deal

Doncaster Rovers goalkeeper Neil Sullivan is set to sign a new deal at the Keepmoat after being offered a new contract by the club.

The veteran keeper is out of contract again this summer after extending his time at the club by twelve months at the same time last year.

The 41 year old continues to defy age and he made 34 appearances last season for Rovers.

Rovers assistant manager Richard O`Kelly puts it down to Sullivan`s dedication and professionalism. Speaking in the Sheffield Star , O`Kelly said, "Neil is a good professional. "He trains well and looks after himself and he`s a great example to other players.
"In some ways his age doesn`t come into it. He comes in every day and works extremely hard.
"He`s got a great rapport with his coach (Lee Butler) and he`s been very influential in Gary Woods coming to the fore this season, so he`s a good person to have around."

Sullivan has made just over 200 appearances for Rovers since joining them from Leeds United, initially on loan during the 2006/07 season.

The experienced goalkeeper who has played for Wimbledon, Chelsea and Spurs at the top level during his career, was told by then Leeds boss Dennis Wise that 'he just wasn`t good enough` and allowed him to sign Rovers.

Sullivan as certainly made Wise eat is words over the past five seasons during his time at the Keepmoat.


Join The Vital Debate


Join Vital Doncaster Rovers!

With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!


You can even win prizes, by posting articles comments, posting on the message forum and voting on the polls.

Vital is also 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.

So why not join Vital today?

It's easy to register here and enjoy getting involved

Message Board

To visit the message board, click here.

Get involved

This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Doncaster .


Bookmark and Share




Vital Doncaster on: facebook

Vital Doncaster on: twitter




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: DonnyEd Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday May 18 2011

Time: 9:00AM

Your Comments

At times last season he played his age, his reflexes didn't seem as sharp. I think he needs to be back up now to another keeper. He can still teach our other keepers a thing or two.
DonnyEd
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Doncaster Rovers Articles

Archived Doncaster Rovers Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. DonnyEd 16
2. 1879Rovers 8
3. Dblido 6
4. fzuzrh2 5
5. fzuzrh1 3
6. bowler1 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Coventry 15 4 4 7 -7 16
18. Walsall 15 3 6 6 -3 15
19. Leyton Orient 15 3 6 6 -5 15
20. Doncaster 13 4 3 6 -8 15
21. Gillingham 15 3 5 7 -7 14
22. Yeovil 15 3 4 8 -14 13
23. Crewe 15 4 1 10 -19 13

Breaking League News

Chesterfield v Yeovil - Preview
Yeovil : 31/10/2014 21:11:00
DRFC Will Rovers beat the bantams?
Doncaster : 31/10/2014 20:00:00
DRFC Bradford City v Doncaster Rovers - Officials
Doncaster : 31/10/2014 19:00:00
Johnson - We Need To Get Our Confidence Back
Yeovil : 31/10/2014 18:26:00
Two Arrive, One Leaves
Yeovil : 31/10/2014 18:20:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How do you think Doncaster will do at Bradford?
Suggested By:  
Win 67%
Lose 0%
Draw 33%