Pete Sixsmith: seven words, no more, no less

Pete Sixsmith: seven words, no more, no less

Pete Sixsmith has suffered all season. Tonight he saw a miracle accomplished. Superb finishes by Jack Colback and Fabio Borino completed the salvation of Sunderland. Gus Poyet deserves a Pulis Times Two bonus for what he has somehow achieved … bravo Lads, you’re 14th tonight …

Jake: 'phew'

Jake: ‘phew’

May 7 2014 SAFC (2) 0 West Bromwich Albion (0) 0 Jobe done with calm and controlled display

May 3 2014 Manchester United (0) 0 SAFC (1) 1 An unbelievably disciplined performance. Ha’way the Lads!!!!

April 27 2014 SAFC (2) 4 Cardiff City (0) 0 Great to hear Paint Your Wagon again or (take your pick) One down, two to go. Good performance

April 20 2014 Chelsea (1) 1 SAFC (1) 2 *The miracle does – or should – start today

April 16 2014 Manchester City 2 (1) SAFC (0) 2 So frustrating. Deserved to win that one

April 12 2014 SAFC (0) 0 Everton (0) 1 The patient rallied, but condition looks terminal

April 6 2014 Tottenham Hotspur 5 (1) SAFC 1 (1) West Ham united (1) 2 Another poor performance deals yet another relegation

March 31 SAFC 1 (0) West Ham united (1) 2 * No points from this games means relegation

March 26 Liverpool 2 (2) SAFC 1 (0) No points but much better than Saturday

March 22 Norwich (2) 2 Sunderland (0) 0 Relegation beckons after yet another shocking performance

March 15 Sunderland (0) 0 Crystal Palace (0) 0 Lack of creativity cost us yet again

March 9 FA Cup Sixth Round: Hull City 3 (0) SAFC (0) 0 Errors like these will see us relegated

March 2 2014 Sunderland 1 (1) Manchester City (0) 3 A cruel result. Proud of the team

Feb 22nd 2014 Arsenal 4 (3) Sunderland 1 (0) Absolutely dreadful performance. No positives at all.

Feb 15th 2014 FA Cup Round 5 Sunderland (0) 1 Southampton (0) 0 Wembley twice? Why not? Deserved to win.

Feb 8 2014 Sunderland (0) 0 Hull City (1) 2 Brilliant at shooting ourselves in the foot.

Feb 1 2014 Newcastle United (0) Sunderland (2) 3 #1 Wonderful performance from Mannone through to Borini #2 A bad night for Tyneside’s equine population

Jan 29 2014SAFC (1) 1 Stoke City (0) 0 Unconvincing and barely deserved against 10 men

Jan 25 2014 FA Cup 4th Round: SAFC (1) 1 Kidderminster Harriers (0) 0 Won – that’s all there is to say.

Jan 22 2014 Capital One Cup semifinal second leg. AET: Manchester United (1) 2 Sunderland (0) 1 SAFC WIN 2-1 ON PENALTIES: Oh Vito Mannone. Oh Vito Mannone. Hero.

Jan 11 2014 Fulham (0) 1 Sunderland (2) 4: : *Johnson hatrick destroys Fulham in winter sunshine

Jan 7 2014 Capital One Cup Semi-final First Leg: Sunderland (1) 2 Manchester United (0) 1 : Deserved it. Shows what we can do

Jan 5 2014 FA Cup 3rd Round: Sunderland (1) 3 Carlisle Utd (1) 1 : Comfortable in the end. Two youngsters sparkled

January 1 2014 Sunderland (0) 0 Aston Villa (1) 1 : Dismal as our Premier place slips away

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December 28 2013 Cardiff City (1) 2 Sunderland (0) 2 : Dragged a vital point out of that

December 26 2013 Everton (0) 0 Sunderland (1) 1 Hung on after interval but massive result

December 21 2013 SAFC (0) 0 Norwich City (0) 0 As stodgy as last year’s Christmas pud

December 17 2013 Capital One Cup 5th Round: SAFC (0) 2 Chelsea (0) 1 AET Ki seals comeback; didn’t see that coming

December 14 2013 West Ham Utd (0) 0 Sunderland (0) 0 Better side by miles – couldn’t finish it

December 8 2013 SAFC (1) 1 Tottenham Hotspur (1) 2 Score flatters us as task gets harder

December 4 2013 SAFC (1) 3 Chelsea (2) 4 Pushed a strong side all the way

November 30 2013 Aston Villa (0) 0 SAFC (0) 0 *Villa almost undone by cream soda performance

November 23 2013 Stoke City (1) 2 SAFC (0) 0 Ridiculous red gave us an impossible task

November 10 2013 SAFC (1) 1 Manchester City (0) 0 A wonderfully disciplined performance. Real hope now

November 6 2013 Capital One Cup 4th Round: SAFC (0) 2 Southampton (0) 1 A tidy second half brings Wembley closer

November 2 2013 Hull City (1) SAFC (0) Damage limitation after appalling first half performance

October 27 2013 SAFC (1) 2 Newcastle United (0) 1 Bragging rights and a win. Good combination/ or Perfect Poyet puts another one over Pardew

October 19 2013 Swansea City 4 (0) SAFC 0 (0) No Poyet magic cure for abject failure*

October 5 2013 SAFC (1) 1 Manchester United (0) 2 Better side first half, outclassed in second

September 30 2013 SAFC (0) 1 Liverpool (2) 3 Spirit in abundance, undone by shoddy defending

September 24 2013 Capital One Cup 3rd Round: SAFC (1) 2 Peterborough United (0) 0 A solid performance without any touchline histrionics

September 21 2013 West Bromwich Albion 3 (1) SAFC 0 (0) Coach looks completely out of his depth

September 14 2013 SAFC (0) 1 Arsenal (1) 3 Performance far better than the result suggests

August 31 2013 Crystal Palace (1) 3 SAFC (0) 1 Nowhere near good enough for this league

August 27 2013 Capital One Cup 2nd Round: SAFC (0) 4 MK Dons (1) 2Outplayed, outclassed, somehow got out of jail

August 24 2013 Southampton (0) 1 SAFC (1) 1 The point was better than the performance

August 17 2013 SAFC (0) 0 Fulham (0) 1 Ultimately little difference from previous two seasons

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9 Responses to “Sixer’s Sevens: Sunderland 2 West Bromwich Albion 0. Safe SAFC Safe” Subscribe

  1. Rob May 7, 2014 at 9:03 pm #

    Tough old second half. But brilliant first half.

    Now we know, Gus Poyet is 100% a proved “MIracle Worker”.

    In Gus we trust.

  2. Jake May 7, 2014 at 9:12 pm #

    It seemed unlikely, no, it looked impossible, those away results that nobody (and I mean NOBODY) predicted, and now we can don our comfy slippers and light our celebratory pipes as we welcome the Swans for a match THAT DOESN’T MATTER! What drugs am I on? This cannot be reality!

    • Rob May 7, 2014 at 9:53 pm #

      4 weeks ago, I was down. I thought we were down. Every time I thought Sunderland, I felt sick.
      Now, that thought makes me feel proud.

    • CSB May 8, 2014 at 1:51 pm #

      I predicted the Man City result!

      • CSB May 8, 2014 at 1:53 pm #

        Bloody Altidore lost me a mug as well.

  3. Keith Hutton Africa May 7, 2014 at 9:15 pm #

    Well organised, belief, confidence and a squad of players that knew if you can get to Wembley you can’t possible be relegated, Gus Poyet you made mistakes, but you learned from them. That is the reason we had a miraculous escape, and it was a miracle

  4. Tony May 7, 2014 at 9:55 pm #

    A classic performance of the game that England gave to the world. Or something like that…….

  5. KenG May 7, 2014 at 11:08 pm #

    O me of little faith. I was convinced we were gone.Remarkable and brilliant although I didn’t relax until about 5 minutes from the end. Miracle indeed!

  6. Drummer May 8, 2014 at 5:50 am #

    Was looking at the clock from 60 mins onwards saying to myself even we can’t let in 3 goals from here, it was only on 85 mins that I started to relax . Incredible comeback , not only to be bottom at Christmas but to be adrift by seven points with just over a month to go and Citeh, United and Chelsea away included in the fixtures . Miracles do happen, every team in a similar position from now on will be asked if they can ‘ do a Sunderland ‘, this will become an accepted turn of phrase. Lets build on this momentum and make sure they’re never asking us that question ever again !

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