Jake: 'rock bottom'

Jake: ‘rock bottom’

Monsieur Salut writes: I had a good stream and watched a poor Stoke side made to look efficient by as inept a display as I can recall (well at least since the last inept display). Pete Sixsmith had a tougher day, up early to travel to the Potteries and see yet another abysmal performance which, he said as the last seconds of stoppage time ticked away, suggested a team that will be adrift without a hope at the bottom come Christmas …

 

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

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

October 15 Stoke City (2) 2 Sunderland (0) Another inadequate performance that offers little hope

October 1 Sunderland (0) 1 West Bromwich Albion (1) 1 Awful lot of cracks to paper over

September 24 Sunderland (1) 2 Crystal Palace (0) 3 Shambolic defending, barely of Wearside League quality

EFL Cup 3rd Round: September 21 QPR (0) 1 Sunderland (0) 2 *Paddy McNair our new Defoe? No but…

September 18: Tottenham Hotspur 1 (0) Sunderland 0 (0) Point lost thanks to traditional defensive howler

September 12 Sunderland 0 (0) Everton 3 (0) Torn apart in an abysmal second half

August 27. Southampton 1 (0) Sunderland 1 (0) Disappointing at the end, as ever here

August 24. EFL Cup 2nd Round: Sunderland 1 (0) Shrewsbury Town 0 (0) Poor game settled by an excellent goal

August 21: Sunderland 1 (0) Middlesbrough 2 (2) Another season of struggle on the cards

August 13: Man City (1) 2 Sunderland (0) 1 Held them well but tired legs told

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5 Responses to “Sixer’s Sevens: Stoke City 2-0 SAFC. Or Sixer’s Three: ‘down by Christmas’” Subscribe

  1. JohntM October 15, 2016 at 8:42 pm #

    Pathetic , can’t see us getting 10 points this season.

  2. Eric012 October 15, 2016 at 9:09 pm #

    My 3 tickets for Southampton arrived just as the second goal went in. I was sorely tempted to run after the postie and tell him he’d got the address wrong. Thank God West Ham was sold out.

  3. Pete Sixsmith October 15, 2016 at 9:10 pm #

    You can have mine Eric. Eric,stop running away from me!!!

  4. Roddy October 15, 2016 at 9:11 pm #

    I feel much the same. Before the match, I thought anyone predicting us to beat the drop was being highly optimistic. In light of this latest debacle, such an outlook is nothing short of delusional.

  5. Drummer October 16, 2016 at 8:55 am #

    If we’d had a long serving manager who’d ran out of ideas it would be time for a change . Injury’s aside , Moye’s transfer buisness has rendered a half decent team unfit for purpose , had he even watched our team before signing on ? Considering he’s a good mate’s with Allardyce , how could he have got it so spectacularly wrong ? No one could rescue us this season and changing our manager yet again would make us an even bigger laughing stock than we already are . I don’t have an answer and more worryingly those in charge don’t seem to have a clue .

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