Almost forgot. It is a big game tonight, says Martin O’Neill, at the same time denying those tweeted claims that he had offered his resignation after the West Brom defeat.
Sadly, when you’ve won only twice and it’s almost December, every match is big. In the short time left before the match gets under way, here’s your opportunity to say how will this one end up.
The arrival of Harry Redknapp can be expected to put a bit of spirit into our opponents. The way our results have been going, QPR at home did not seem a walkover even before his apppointment. Now we practically start as underdogs.
See the QPR ‘Who are You?: a Rangers fan who urges us to keep faith with Martin O’Neill: https://safc.blog/2012/11/sunderland-v-qpr-who-are-you-keep-the-faith-wed-have-mon/
Sunderland can and should win. The players have raised their game in the last three outings, at Everton and Fulham and at home to WBA, but not by enough to collect more than three points. So further improvement may be needed if we are to counter the new-manager boost QPR may enjoy. The league record since the last win before Fulham, is a depressing P7 W1 D2 L4 F7 A12 Pts 5.
That is relegation form and there is no need to add what kind of game that makes tonight’s.
Be the first to predict, before kickoff, the correct score and you will qualify for the deeply ungenerous buy one-win one prize. In other words, for the price of one Martin O’Neill mug, £9.50 post-free, you get two. Two or three winners have chosen that option so far while others have entered purely for the fun of it, if predicting the outcome of SAFC matches has ever been fun.
Ha’way the Lads …
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