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Profile of the Romanian footballer Costel Pantilimon, who currently plays as a goalkeeper at Sunderland. The 27-year old player Pantilimon joined Sunderland from Man City and wears the number 1 shirt.

Costel Pantilimon
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        (Squad number 1)

Romania Romania

Costel Pantilimon Career
2003–2005Aerostar Bacau9(0)
2005–2006Politehnica Timisoara II26(0)
2006–2012Politehnica Timisoara115(0)
2011–2012Manchester City (loan)0(0)
2012–2014Manchester City7(0)
2014–Sunderland21(0)

2003–2004Romania U175(0)
2005Romania U193(0)
2006–2008Romania U2112(0)
2008–Romania20(0)

Costel Pantilimon : Sunderland News
“The international break will benefit Sunderland more than most in allowing the 67-year-old to hammer home his ideas, even if John O’Shea, Seb Larsson and Costel Pantilimon are absent with their countries. But managers only learn so much in training.”
 The Shields Gazette  Today
“Leading goalscorer Diafra Sakho was in the right place at the right time to steer an effort past Sunderland's giant goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon with less than two minutes of normal time remaining.”
 kumb.com  11 days ago
“The Romania international started the 2014-15 season as Sunderland’s second-choice goalkeeper, but he is now the team’s number one. Pantilimon has made on average 3.43 saves per game and 2.”
 Here Is The City  Yesterday
“Costel Pantilimon, John O'Shea, Seb Larsson and Steven Fletcher Dutchman Advocaat, 67, hopes to lead Sunderland to a fifth straight victory over Newcastle to earn a first three-point haul in his nine-game spell in charge after replacing Gus Poyet.”
 Daily Star  4 days ago
“As early as the eighth minute Sunderland could have been ahead when a Jordi Gomez wide from Aaron Cresswell crosses and Alex Song forced a finger-tip save from Costel Pantilimon.”
 The Advertiser  9 days ago
“Sunderland goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon had to be alert on 31 minutes when Alex Song crashed a 25-yard volley goalwards, which was pushed away at full stretch down to his right by the 6ft 8ins Romanian.”
 Epping Forest Guardian  10 days ago
“Sunderland's Jermain Defoe rues a missed chance against As the quarter-hour mark neared, Kevin Nolan fired a near-post effort into the midriff of Costel Pantilimon and, after another cross agonisingly flew across the face of goal, Aaron Cresswell”
 London24  11 days ago
“Costel Pantilimon produced a smart save in the 31st minute when Sunderland could only clear a free-kick as far as Alex Song, 25 yards out.”
 Hartlepool Mail  11 days ago
Costel Pantilimon Career Honours
  • Manchester City: Premier League: 2013–14
  • Manchester City: Football League Cup: 2013–14
  • Manchester City: FA Community Shield: 2012

    Source: wikipedia.org

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    Goalkeepers
    Vito Mannone Costel Pantilimon
    Defenders
    Anthony Reveillere Patrick van Aanholt
    Billy Jones Wes Brown
    Santiago Vergini Sebastian Coates
    John O'Shea
    Midfielders
    Duncan Watmore Will Buckley
    Emanuele Giaccherini Charalampos Mavrias
    Adam Johnson Ricardo Alvarez
    Jordi Gomez Sebastian Larsson
    Lee Cattermole Cabral
    Liam Bridcutt Jack Rodwell
    Forwards
    Jozy Altidore Steven Fletcher
    Connor Wickham
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