One big festival. Two big games. Two big chances to win Guess the Score.
The first bit is easy. Salut! Sunderland‘s tireless team of writers and illustrators – all, or nearly all, fellow supporters of that great thing that is SAFC – offers all readers, from near and far, a wonderful Christmas.
The wonder of the festive season would ideally include points on the board. Can we notch a fourth victory of the season – pathetic as that sounds – at St Mary’s? Can we emulate last season’s astonishing last-gasp win over Man City?
We’ll leave Spurs at home until next week.
For now, have a go at guessing the scores of the forthcoming games at Southampton on Saturday and at home to City on Boxing Day.
Be the first to get one right and you qualify for the buy-two, win-two Martin O’Neill mug offer. That means spending £19, post-free in the UK, for £38 worth of mugs.
Get both right – and be the first to do so, necessarily before kickoff, whenever you post each prediction – and Monsieur Salut will cease to play Scrooge. Two mugs for free. Try not to win if you live a long way away and force me to pay postage!
You can make your predictions in one go or wait until after the Southampton game before saying how you think SAFC v Man City will end up. But you don’t “do the double” unless both score predictions and right – and first to be so.
As ever, non-Sunderland fans are warmly invited to join in, whether for the mugs or just for fun. The mug design would be amended accordingly for a Saints or City winner.
But forgive M Salut for a hearty Ha’way to Lads to Sunderland for both games …
See also: Monsieur Salut talks all things Sunderland at ESPN FC: http://soccernet.espn.go.com/blog/_/name/sunderland?cc=5739