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Sunderland seal deal to offload 2m strike flop Stokes to Hibernian

21 Aug 2009 12:23:50

Sunderland seal deal to offload 2m strike flop Stokes to Hibernian

Sunderland striker Anthony Stokes has joined Hibernian on a three-year deal. The former Arsenal trainee has struggled to make an impact at the Stadium of Light since his arrival in a £2m deal two years ago when Roy Keane persuaded him to turn down Celtic and Charlton. Off the pace: Stokes failed to impress following his £2m move to Sunderland The 21-year-old, who was once regarded as the great young hope of Irishfootball, has scored just three goals for the Wearside club and has hadloan spells at Sheffield United and Crystal Palace.   Mensah signing is an intelligent move, says Sunderland new boy CanaSunderland injury blow after new boy Cana suffers suspected broken handSteve Bruce blown away as Wigan boss backs Chelsea to topple Manchester UnitedSUNDERLAND FC


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