david vaughan

Vaughan in the hot seat

This month Samson met David Vaughan to find out about his greatest goal.

1) What is the best thing about playing for Sunderland?
a. The fans are really passionate which helps when you are on the pitch. 

2) What is the best goal you have ever scored?
a. It’s hard to choose, but the goal I scored against Newcastle in the derby this month was great.

3) Have you played for any other football teams?
a. Yes, I played for the youth team at Crewe, I moved to Spain to play for Real Sociedad, I then came back to England to play for Blackpool before becoming a Black Cat. I also play internationally for Wales. 

4) How is Paolo Di Canio as a Head Coach?
a. He is a great motivator for the team. 

5) Who is the most skillful on the pitch?
a. Sessegnon is always really quick down the pitch.

6) Who is your favourite mascot, me or Delilah?
a. I couldn’t possibly choose!

7) What is your favourite thing about being a footballer?
a. Having the chance to play a sport that I love every day and running out the tunnel to the crowd. 

8) What do you like to eat before a match?
a. I eat healthy food before the game which gives me loads of energy. 

9) What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
a. I like to spend as much time as I can with my family. 

10) Who is your favourite act that is playing at North East Live?
a. There are too many acts to choose from, they are all good.