After signing full-back Marcos Alonso from Fiorentina on the same terms earlier this month, Poyet has added centre-back Vergini from Uruguayan side Atletico Fenix. The 25-year old has previously played with Olimpia in Paraguay and Verona in Italy, while most recently he was on loan with Argentine side Estudiantes after a spell with Newell’s Old Boys. Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has made his second signing of the transfer window by acquiring Argentina defender Santiago Vergini on loan until the end of the season. Press Association Vergini’s one and only cap for his country came in 2012.
Tipperary’s performance against Clare in the National Football League left a lot to be desired according to selector Paul Fitzgerald.The sides finished all square at 11 points apiece in Cusack Park in their Division 2 clash.This result leaves Tipperary in 5th place on the table on 3 points ahead of the visit of Meath to Semple Stadium in a fortnights time. Speaking to Tipp FM’s Stephen Gleeson after the game Paul Fitzgerald said Tipp have a lot of work to do ahead of that game.The game at Cusack Park was overshadowed by an incident involving Tipp selector Shane Stapleton who was taken to hospital.It’s reported Stapleton hit his head off the ground after he was allegedly pushed by Clare’s Jamie Malone, who was shown a red card.Stapleton was kept in hospital overnight for observation after reportedly suffering a seizure. Photo © Tipp FM