This may not sound like a big deal but for a player who has been dogged by injury issues, playing injury-free for even a half is a good sign.
Forgotten man Jack Rodwell finally has a chance to start again as he has completed a move from the bench at Manchester City to the starting eleven at Sunderland.
Sunderland will go head-to-head with Everton for Manchester City outcast Jack Rodwell, according to the Daily Star newspaper.
New West Brom head coach Alan Irvine has hinted he could be interested in making a move for Manchester City midfielder Jack Rodwell.
Manchester City's Jack Rodwell has earned a call-up to the England squad for the upcoming friendlies against Republic of Ireland and Brazil.