Jake: 'normal service is resumed'

Jake: ‘normal service is resumed’

Rob Hutchison dictated his one-word ratings to his daughter Olivia as they returned, subdued, from south-west Wales. ‘He’s rather grumpy,’ she reports. Both worried the poor performanced represented a ‘return to type’ – but both heartily praised supporters of both sides for the Bradley Lowery chant on five minutes: ‘brought tears to my eyes,’ though it’s not clear if those eyes were Rob’s, Olivia’s or from both …

As for the players, only Pickford and Papy picked up decent marks from Rob.

Pickford – 7 Helpless

Papy – 7 Unsupported

Kone – 5 Ambivalent

Jones – 5 Jaded

PVA – 5 Off-pace

Ndong – 5 Careless

Larsson – 4 Huffed

Denayer – 4
Weak

Pienaar – 4 Struggled

Anichebe – 6
Weary

Defoe – 6 Patchy

Subs

Januzaj – 4
Anonymous

Kirchhoff – 5 Insignificant

Manquillo – 4
Brief

Moyes – 5 Motivationless

Manning of the match –
Papy

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  1. malcolm December 11, 2016 at 1:13 pm #

    Sad news this week so respect to the Mags’ fans who also showed their support for Bradley and his family in the 5th minute of their match.

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