New boy on the bench

by Kate Smith

O'Neill has named his side to face West Ham.

New signing Alfred N’Diaye has been named on the substitute’s bench for the Barclays Premier League clash with West Ham at the Stadium of Light.

John O’Shea returns to Sunderland’s line up and Stephane Sessegnon is also back in the side as both players missed the Black Cats last outing in the FA Cup.

SAFC: Mignolet, Larsson, Gardner, Colback, O’Shea ( C ), Bramble, Johnson, McClean, Vaughan, Sessegnon, Fletcher

Subs: Bardsley, N’Diaye, Campbell, Wickham, McFadden, Kilgallon, Westwood

West Ham: Jaaskelainen, Reid, Demel, Potts, Collins, Diarre, Collison, Nolan ( C ), Jarvis, J Cole, C Cole

Subs: Vaz Te, Tomkins, Taylor, Diame, Speigel, Chamakh, O’Neil

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