Sixer’s Sevens: SAFC 0 Fulham 3. A soft thrashing


Starting with a dreary return to general incompetence at home to Fulham – OK, we have no fit strikers, but does that stop us defending too? – these are the most recent of Pete Sixsmith‘s incisive seven-word verdicts capturing the essence of just about every game. When, rarely, Pete is absent, a supersub does it for him.

All horrendously flat today; some good first-half approach work brought no reward, Fulham took an undeserved lead before reaching a scoreline that suggested a romp but really just reflected our own capitulation. There will be no immediate post-match report tonight, though Pete’s full analysis will appear within the next couple of days.

The full Sixer’s Sevens archive – see link below – encapsulates the matchday experiences, from darkest gloom to sublime elation, of a fan who is usually there …

April 30 2011 SAFC (0) 0 Fulham (1) 3 No forwards, creaky defence, hurry up summer

April 23 2011 SAFC (0) 4 Wigan Athletic (0) 2 Showed great character for well deserved win

April 16 2011 Birmingham City (1) 2 SAFC (0) 0 Soft goals mean our position is critical

April 9 2011 SAFC (2) 2 West Bromwich Albion (2) 3 All our weaknesses horribly exposed: totally inept

April 3 2011 Manchester City (2) 5 SAFC (0) 0 No shape, no fight, heading for oblivion

March 20 2011 SAFC (0) 0 Liverpool (1) 2 Liverpool better, but crucial decisions against us

March 5 2011 Arsenal (0) 0 SAFC (0) 0 Take your pick: A solid performance to be proud of or Better than Barca as we thwart Gunners

To see Sixer’s Sevens in full, click here. If an asterisk precedes the comment, the words that follow are the work of someone else because Pete is for once absent from the game or his verdict has been delayed …

2 thoughts on “Sixer’s Sevens: SAFC 0 Fulham 3. A soft thrashing”

  1. He has to be gone at the end of the campaign. Same excuses and the same problems week in week out. He’s a bloody disaster!

  2. Bruce’s excuses won’t wash any more.
    Incompetent defending, wayward passing and non existent midfield contributed to yet another humiliatiing defeat.
    I feel like I’m watching a re-run of the 15 point season again; in fact four points from 11 games isn’t even that good.

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