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Sixer’s Sevens: Sunderland 1 Stoke City 2. Just Not Good Enough

By Colin Randall @salutsunderland
Jake: 'Sixer does it in seven words, no more, no less - unless he miscounts'

Jake: ‘Sixer does it in seven words, no more, no less – unless he miscounts’

Few Sunderland games pass without Pete Sixsmith registering his seven-word summary. After tonight’s exit from the league cup, he offered a number of versions: ‘Lacked pace, tempo and imagination. Otherwise fine’ … ‘keeper beaten twice at his near post’ … ‘disillusionment setting in already. A poor squad’ and an ineligible longer one ‘a very poor performance which does not augur well for the annual relegation battle’. Monsieur Salut has chosen another of his seven-worders and wonders whether we should react to this defeat with anger, relief or indifference …

Sept 23 Capital One Cup 3rd Round: SAFC (1) 1 Stoke City (1) 2 No Wembley date this March. Wasted evening

Sept 20 Burnley 0 (0) SAFC 0 (0) A thoroughly disappointing performance. Early optimism evaporating

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Sept 13 SAFC (1) 2 Tottenham Hotspur (1) 2 Not quite sure how we managed that>

Jake invites support

Jake invites support


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August 30th: QPR (1) 1 SAFC (0) 0 Terrible result, performance was not much better

August 27: Capital One Cup 2nd Round: Birmingham City (0) 0 SAFC (0) 3 Not quite as comfortable as it sounds

Sunday August 24 :SAFC (1) 1 Manchester United (1) 1 Happy with the performance – and Gus’s style

Saturday August 16: West Bromwich Albion (1) 2 SAFC (1) 2
Larsson digs us out of a hole

** See how Sixer, and occasional subs, captured last season at
http://salutsunderland.com/2014/05/sixers-sevens-safc-1-swansea-3-after-the-lord-mayors-show/

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