No one suspected for a second that beating Wigan Athletic 4-2 at home amounted to a revival. It is not, by itself, even a mini-revival, though another win, at home to Fulham today, would represent one of those.
But it came as a mighty relief nonetheless, perhaps ending any relegation fears.
For a look at what has been happening at Salut! Sunderland, in case you missed any of it, here’s a snapshot of the week. Click on any sub-heading to read more …
Q: William Arthur Philip Louis, wilt thou have this woman to thy wedded wife, to live together to God’s law law in the holy estate of Matrimony? Wilt thou love her, comfort her, honour and keep her, in sickness and in health? And forsaking all other, keep thee only unto her, so long as ye both shall live?
A: I will
Q: Catherine Elizabeth, wilt thou have this man to thy wedded husband, to live together to God’s law law in the holy estate of Matrimony? Wilt thou love him, comfort him, honour and keep him, in sickness and in health? And forsaking all other, keep thee only unto him, so long as ye both shall live?
A: Aye, but only on condition he stops supporting them useless sods at Villa who nicked our top scorer. And that the Lads bring a smile to the faces of me cousins and marras in Hetton-le-Hole and down at Beedle’s fish and chip shop in Bishop, by beating Fulham at the Stadium of Light tomorrow.