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18 August 2014
Whatever happened to caring about the No.1 shirt?
Never have Europe's big guns enjoyed so much competition between the sticks than this season, but is there really hunger to be first choice or is bench-warming all too easy?
15 August 2014
Mannone relishing Pantilimon competition
Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone is hoping to hold on to his first-choice status following the arrival of Costel Pantilimon.
6 August 2014
Johnson backs new arrivals to adapt
Adam Johnson has no doubt that Sunderland's new arrivals will be able to adapt quickly to life at the Stadium of Light.
19 July 2014
Pantilimon keen to put pressure on Mannone
Sunderland goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon plans on giving head coach Gus Poyet a welcome selection dilemma by battling to be number one.
18 July 2014
Pantilimon ready to battle for his place
Costel Pantilimon is braced for a battle to secure the number one spot at Sunderland.
25 June 2014
Mannone dismisses departure speculation
Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone has denied that he has handed in a transfer request following Costel Pantilimon's arrival.
16 June 2014
Sunderland make Pantilimon signing
Sunderland have completed the signing of goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon on a free transfer from Manchester City.
11 May 2014
Hart credits keepers Pantilimon and Wright
Joe Hart has hailed the contributions of Costel Pantilimon and Richard Wright as his "exciting year" ends with a Premier League medal.
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14 November 2013
Pantilimon usurps Hart’s gloves, girlfriend and home
Romanian now holds the power at the Etihad...
11 November 2013
Romania call up Pantilimon for play-off
Manchester City goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon has been called up to the Romania squad for their FIFA World Cup play-off against Greece.