Sixer’s Sevens: SAFC 1 Wolves 3

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Starting with the last home game of the season, yet another dispiriting defeat, these are the most recent of Pete Sixsmith‘s incisive seven-word verdicts capturing the essence of just about every game. He hummed and harred between verdicts reflecting our sloppy defending and Mike Jones’s denial of an apparently clear penalty at 1-2, and finally decided that Wolves fought for it more. When, rarely, Pete is absent, a supersub does it for him. There will be no immediate post-match report, 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 …

May 14 2011 SAFC (1) 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers (1) 3 … We ran out of steam; Wolves didn’t

May 7 2011 Bolton Wanderers (0) 1 SAFC (1) 2 Great result, strong performance and safety assured

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


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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


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 …

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