Malcolm Dawson writes…the half time text from Pete Sixsmith read “yet another embarrassing and inept first half.” No sooner had I finished reading it and just as Gary Bennett was admitting his frustration at the way things were going, PvA stuck one in. Goals early in both halves and a ten man Swansea side was surely cause for optimism even if the penalty and break away goal had resulted in another bout of irritation in our man at the match and the Sunderland legend. The commentary got more and more animated as an eventful match unfolded resulting in Pete’s final seven word summary.
Jan 13 2016 Swansea (2) 2 Sunderland (1) 4 Much improved second half after dismal first and a second texted 7 came in shortly afterwards – Always good to win away in Europe!
Jan 9 2016 Arsenal (1) 3 Sunderland (1) 1 Had chances but they have better players
Jan 2 2016 Sunderland (1) 3 Aston Villa (1) 1 The old hands pulled us through this
Dec 30 2015 Sunderland 0 (0) Liverpool 1 (0): Better performance but the inexorable slide continues
Dec 26 2015 Man City 4 (3) Sunderland 1 (0): Drew second half; shame about the first
Dec 19 2015 Chelsea 3 (2) SAFC 1 (0) *Fought like tigers. Undone by woeful start
Dec 12 2015 SAFC 0 (0) Watford (1) 1 * Disappointingly insipid and cannot complain about result
Dec 5 2015 *Arsenal (1) 3 SAFC (1) 1: Deserved better but couldn’t take our chances
Nov 28 2015 SAFC (0) 2 Stoke City (0) 0 Totally unrecognisable from the last home game
Nov 23 2015 *Crystal Palace (0) 0 Sunderland (0) 1: Winning ugly but winning. Sam’s the Man*
Nov 7 2015: SAFC (0) 0 Southampton (0) 1 A truly dismal display that heralds relegation
Nov 1 2015: Everton (2) 6 SAFC (1) 2 The usual post-derby anti-climax knocks us flat or Quite clear why Advocaat decamped to Holland or The defending was like Halloween: absolutely frightening
Oct 25 2015: SAFC (1) 3 Newcastle United (0) 0 Nothing better than the joy of six
Oct 17 2015: West Bromwich Albion (0) 1 SAFC (0) 0 * At least the pies were good quality to which Sixer adds Another Pantilimon error means still no win
Oct 3 2015: SAFC (2) 2 West Ham United (1) 2 Dick can be proud of his (?) players
September 26 2015: Manchester United (1) 3 SAFC (0) 0 Routine for United thanks to defensive errors
September 22 2015: League Cup: SAFC (0) 1 Manchester City (4) City’s brilliance aided by pathetic Sunderland defending or Defence horribly exposed by a rampant City or Not on the same planet as City
September 19 2015: AFC Bournemouth (2) 2 SAFC (0) 0 Couldn’t recover from a truly abysmal start
September 13 2015: SAFC (0) 0 Tottenham Hotpsur (0) 1 Vastly improved performance not reflected by result
August 29 2015: Aston Villa (2) 2 SAFC (1) 2 * M’Vila and Lens snatch a shaky point
August 25 2015: League Cup 2nd round: SAFC (3) 6 Exeter City (3) 3 Young hearts run free in second half
August 22 2015: SAFC (0) 1 Swansea City (1) 1 Gloom lifting after a more determined performance
August 15 2015: SAFC (0) 1 Norwich City (2) 3 I’ve seen some shockers in my time …
August 8 2015: Leicester City (3) 4 SAFC (0) 2 No encouragement to take from this shocker
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8 thoughts on “Sixer’s Sevens: Defoe’s treble sinks 10-man Swansea”
Surprised you heard Benno at all Malcolm. Bloody SAFCSee continually breaking down and then informing me that there was no broadcast available, piggin’ useless. I don’t know why I pay for it – oh it’s free now!!
I get Radio Newcastle on FM and medium wave and also through the TV on Freeview Eric so I’m not reliant on the interweb. All the non league games were off tonight so I had little option but to stay in and listen.
The last time the service went down, for one of the games towards the end of the year, I couldn’t get it even via the BBC site. No proper explanation was given, though it may have been later for all I know. Last night I was able to get a stream, one mentioned in the usual matchday Links thread at Ready to Go and it not only worked quite well, with very few frozen images, but was a couple of seconds ahead of Barnes and Benno, to whom I also listened for part of the first half until the gap became too irritating. I never mind those occasions when I am reduced to listening as the pair of them do it so well.
I’m more than happy to listen to Barnes & Benno (when the bloody thing works). I think the reason it is now free is that someone realised that the service being provided was not consistent enough to warrant the subscription. After all, if it’s free you can’t really complain about it. Regarding streams, I’m very reluctant to go to some of these dodgier websites. I seem to be regressing back into my youth as far as the radio goes and really enjoy listening if not on telly. The FA Cup draw seems so much better through t’ wireless.
Best result of the season so far. I feel we are on the road to survival. Stuff Harry Redknapp who has us pegged for relegation. Sam Allardyce has managed 2 amazing away wins.
I am fully in support of Allardyce for the 3 or 4 years to rebuild this team.
He seems to be the most suitable manager we have had since Stokoe in 73. Although I do forget (momentarily) that Peter Reid did brilliant.
Things are starting to look as if a Revival will happen. Cue Irish Christian Singer Robin Mark = Revival. Listen on YouTube, and it will inspire you, our fans need Reviving.
3 of our wins have been against 10 men.
But we did level the teams by bringing Danny Graham on
Six points out of six since New Years Day. Best Premiership record in 2016!
Malcolm I love you! Jermain I love you! SAFC I love you! Linesman I love you! What the world needs now, is love sweet love……
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