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
Sept 13 SAFC (1) 2 Tottenham Hotspur (1) 2 Not quite sure how we managed that>
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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
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1 thought on “Sixer’s Sevens: Sunderland 1 Stoke City 2. Just not good enough”
There are goal keepers with better stats than Altidore. What the hell is he doing at the club other than robbing us of cash?
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