Wear Down South? No, no and no again

Michael Robinson
Michael Robinson

Michael Robinson offers an interesting talking point even if its premise – Sunderland becoming more attractive to star players and their WAGS by relocating all activities except matchday to the leafy, prosperous Home Countries – seems like something a newspaper might have published on April 1. The headline reflects Monsieur Salut’s instinctive response. Wear Down South is a great name for the newsletter of the London and SE branch of the SAFC Supporters’ Association, but SAFC Down South? Please Mr Robinson!

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Season reviews (3): Sunderland’s Special K factor

Michael Robinson
Michael Robinson

Michael Robinson is always happy when cricket returns, not least because it means Sunderland’s woes are over or close to over for another season. He contributed a review of last season and returns with some whimsical thoughts on this year’s winning race to avoid the drop …

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Season reviews: bring on the cricket but build on Advocaat’s example

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Michael Robinson, who quietly but regularly comments on items at Salut Sunderland!, broke cover when winning one the last pair of Guess the Score prize mugs, describing SAFC’s unlikely links with his home town of Corbridge.

The series will conclude with the reviews of our deputy editor, Malcolm Dawson, and star chronicler, Pete Sixsmith. No further entries are required. Here are Michael’s end-of-season thoughts..

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