Jake: ‘it won’t always be pretty’

Pete Sixsmith‘s instant seven-word verdicts on Sunderland games are part of the staple diet of Salut! Sunderland. If he is not present, the supersub’s snap judgement is preceded by an asterisk. Tonight, he was indeed present as George Honeyman gave us an early lead, Grabban and Vaughan missed good chances to extend it and after conceding a seemingly inevitable equaliser (David Jones’s top quality 25-yard strike described by Sixer as ‘an absolute worldie‘), we ended up fighting a desperate but ultimately successful battle to hang on for a point …

August 16 Sheffield Wednesday (0) 1 Sunderland (1) 1 Looked tired in second half. Decent point

August 13 Norwich City 1 (0) Sunderland 3 (1) Very well organised and three cracking goals

August 8 Bury 0 (0) Sunderland (0) 1 Hardly convincing but a win’s a win

August 4 2017 Sunderland (1) 1 Derby County (1) 1 Encouraging second half. Something to build on

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One Response to “Sixer’s Sevens: Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 Sunderland. Tough going after missed chances” Subscribe

  1. Dave Briggs August 16, 2017 at 9:28 pm #

    What did I tell you Colin. Sunderland 1-0 at halftime and 1-1 at full time.

    {from Dave, Salut! Sunderland’s Sheff Wed ‘Who are You?’ interviewee}


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