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Allardyce’s broken England dream: dodgy entrapment or just deserts

Sam took the club by the scruff of the neck - just like he did with The Moose

Monsieur Salut writes: Despite far too many decades as a journalist (three of them with The Daily Telegraph), I have serious misgivings about sting operations. They may sometimes uncover genuine malpractice but, among a number of concerns, I wonder who polices the stinger, in this case the Telegraph. This newspaper has after all spent several […]

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Sunderland v West Bromwich Albion Guess the Score: let action replace words

Jake: 'restore our faith, Lads'

Hands up anyone who is looking forward to Saturday. In fact, there’ll be plenty. Support, loyalty, passion often transcend the lack of serious expectation. David Moyes and his team have made an abysmal start to the season, the sort that gets managers sacked in panic reaction from owners. (more…)

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There’s only one Bradley Lowery. Here’s how Sunderland fans can help

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Anyone who watched the otherwise one-to-forget Everton match on the TV, and plenty of those inside the stadium, will have had their hearts warmed by the sight of little Bradley Lowery, the SAFC mascot for the game. Bradley is fighting a form of cancer called neuroblastoma and needs costly treatment in the USA. A good […]

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Sixers’s Soapbox: squirming in our seats as Crystal Palace take the spoils

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Malcolm Dawson writes…..I was in the ground early yesterday and got chatting to one of the stewards. When he asked me if I expected anything from the game my look must have said it all, even before my shake of the head and verbal response of “No not really.” When the first goal went in […]

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Moyes on the boys v Palace: “We didn’t do the basics.”

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John McCormick writes: Gutted. F’ing gutted.┬áThat’s just me, but at least I wasn’t there. The site’s giving problems so I’ll get straight on to our manager’s post match message: (more…)

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Sixer’s Sevens: Sunderland 2-3 Crystal Palace. Incompetence beyond belief

Jake: 'we're pretty useless'

When Jermain Defoe put us ahead, we were surprised given the run of play. When some decent second half pressure led to his second, superbly finished goal, we saw the heaven that is four post storm six games. After the utterly wretched defending that turned the 2-0 lead into a 3-2 defeat, you can expect […]

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The Devil’s Advocate on PvA and mixed fortunes at Spurs and QPR

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Malcolm Dawson writes……man of few words Rob Hutchison (he of the one word player ratings) is becoming more garrulous these […]

Crystal Palace ‘Who are You?’: ‘garish’ SAFC shirts, Ab Fab owners, Pardew

Jake: 'check out this season's previous Who are You? interviews at <a href="http://salutsunderland.com/category/who-are-you/">http://salutsunderland.com/category/who-are-you/

Colin Randall writes: Our Crystal Palace interviewee, my badminton-playing friend Keith Marriage*, ‘got it in the neck’ from Mrs M […]

Sunderland v Crystal Palace prize Guess the Score. Duck-breaking time?

Jake says: 'have a go'

Let’s throw another mug into the ring and hope it doesn’t shatter into many pieces. A prize Salut! Sunderland mug […]

Moyes on the Boys: ‘thrilled for Paddy McNair after double at QPR’

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Colin Randall writes: Here are David Moyes’s thoughts – as expressed in his post-match e-mail to me and thousands more […]

Hutch’s one-word ratings: Ndong stands out in win at QPR

Rob Hutchison enjoys a winning Sunderland game and a hugely encouraging star role for Didier (or Ibrahim – take your […]

Sixer’s Sevens: QPR 1-2 Sunderland. McNair the killer striker

Jake: catch Sixer's instant seven-word verdicts throughout the season

A win’s a win, as Pete Sixsmith might put it. A 2-1 victory away to QPR has a competent ring […]