Sunderland midfielder Vaughan proud of his Blackburn screamer

Sunderland midfielder David Vaughan admits he's proud of his screamer in victory over Blackburn Rovers.

Sunderland midfielder David Vaughan admits he's proud of his screamer in victory over Blackburn Rovers.

The goal - Sunderland's equaliser - came in spectacular fashion just six minutes from time as Vaughan picked up a clearing header 25 yards from goal and thundered a powerful shot into the net beyond a helpless Paul Robinson.

"It probably ranks up there at the top," admitted Vaughan on safc.com.

"It was a good goal to score given the time and importance of the occasion, being the manager's first game.

"The ball came to me and I just decided to hit it. There's been a few times recently when I should have had a go but didn't, so I thought I'd go for it and see what happened.

"Luckily I caught it well and it flew in."

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