Sixer’s Sevens: SAFC 2 Southampton 1. The Wembley dream lives on

Pete Sixsmith - or supersub - does it in seven words
Pete Sixsmith – or supersub – does it in seven words

Something went wrong. Not just us winning and keeping the Wembley dream alive. Pete Sixsmith‘s texts from the SoL dried up before Sunderland scored – at half time he declared the game ‘as dull as it sounds’ – and Monsieur Salut, listening to Barnes and Benno and watching an internet stream that was sometimes ahead of the radio commentary, took to texting Sixer, doubtless dozing in the East Stand. Not a great game, but Bardsley’s sheer persistence grabbed goal one, Larsson finished classily from a splendid Altidore pass for goal two and we could afford for once to ill-defend a set piece to allow the Saints their consolation. Bring on Chelsea …

November 6 2013 Capital One Cup 4th Round: SAFC (0) 2 Southampton (0) 1 A tidy second half brings Wembley closer

November 2 2013 Hull City (1) SAFC (0) Damage limitation after appalling first half performance

October 27 2013 SAFC (1) 2 Newcastle United (0) 1 Bragging rights and a win. Good combination/ or Perfect Poyet puts another one over Pardew

October 19 2013 Swansea City 4 (0) SAFC 0 (0) No Poyet magic cure for abject failure*

October 5 2013 SAFC (1) 1 Manchester United (0) 2 Better side first half, outclassed in second

September 30 2013 SAFC (0) 1 Liverpool (2) 3 Spirit in abundance, undone by shoddy defending

September 24 2013 Capital One Cup 3rd Round: SAFC (1) 2 Peterborough United (0) 0 A solid performance without any touchline histrionics

September 21 2013 West Bromwich Albion 3 (1) SAFC 0 (0) Coach looks completely out of his depth

September 14 2013 SAFC (0) 1 Arsenal (1) 3 Performance far better than the result suggests

August 31 2013 Crystal Palace (1) 3 SAFC (0) 1

Nowhere near good enough for this league

August 27 2013 Capital One Cup 2nd Round: SAFC (0) 4 MK Dons (1) 2

Outplayed, outclassed, somehow got out of jail

August 24 2013 Southampton (0) 1 SAFC (1) 1

The point was better than the performance

August 17 2013 SAFC (0) 0 Fulham (0) 1 Ultimately little difference from previous two seasons


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4 thoughts on “Sixer’s Sevens: SAFC 2 Southampton 1. The Wembley dream lives on”

  1. Jake said “Normally we don’t get past Scotch Corner on the road to Wembley but maybe, just maybe…”

    That didn’t used to worry me too much when we lived in Richmond.

  2. Wembley dream……………. steady on lads.

    Quarter finals…………………..We are at the Wetherby Whaler at least.

    Prefer “The Frying Pan” on the other side of the town myself.

    We might be hoping we were just in the fire when we have to face Chelsea next round though.

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