Jake: ‘make our day!’

As the laborious and uninspiringly low-profile search for a new manager goes on, Sunderland return to Championship action with only a month left of the year since we last won at home.

Can we finally get three points at the Stadium of Light without needing three games to do so? Will Ellis Short accuse the media of making it up if we don’t?


Have a go in the usual Guess the Score competition. One of these days, a reader will predict a SAFC home win and collect the prize. Let’s hope it is this weekend.

Our Millwall “Who are You?” interviewee, 16-year-old Lucas Ball, predicts we will at least avoid defeat but have to settle for yet another draw (his interview will be published on Thursday). Without the slightest confidence, Monsieur Salut thinks we’ll finally record that win.

Be first, be right, have a UK delivery address and – whoever you support – you will win a modest mug.

Ha’way the Lads.

M Salut, drawn by Matt, colouring by Jake

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14 Responses to “Sunderland vs Millwall prize Guess the Score: will the wretched run finally end?” Subscribe

  1. Rob November 14, 2017 at 7:48 am #

    1-0. Finally 3 points at home,to stop the rot, or at least put it on hold.

  2. salutsunderland November 14, 2017 at 8:09 am #

    Our young Millwall “Who are You?” fan, Lucas Ball, reckons 1-1 and that is automatically entered

  3. Paul November 14, 2017 at 9:00 am #

    3-1 to Sunderland.

  4. Malc Ray November 14, 2017 at 9:27 am #

    2-1 home WIN and we’re gonna score first

  5. Phil D November 14, 2017 at 10:36 am #

    2-0 to the Lads.

    A home win AND a clean sheet. Optimistic.

  6. Mark Robinson November 14, 2017 at 11:31 am #

    1 nil Millwall.

  7. Eric012 November 14, 2017 at 12:11 pm #

    Four nowt.

  8. CSB November 14, 2017 at 2:18 pm #

    Sunderland 3 – 2 Milwall, home win but no clean sheet.

  9. Mike November 14, 2017 at 6:10 pm #

    The Lads to win 3-0,could be a little optimistic.!

  10. Wrinkly Pete November 14, 2017 at 8:16 pm #

    We will continue to find it easier to score than defend so I will enjoy the four hour drive home after our 4-3 win!

  11. Bill November 14, 2017 at 9:38 pm #

    4-2 to the lads

  12. Ron November 15, 2017 at 9:06 am #

    Cant see you beating us, later in the season you might win, but how many seasons have you stated very poor,.
    we have a very good defence, always raise our game against
    big clubs, like yourselves.
    As long as its fair game, with correct decisions, being applied
    by the referee, thats all we can ask.

    • Salutsunderland November 15, 2017 at 9:22 am #

      Welcome to the site, Ron. You didn’t offer a scoreline …

  13. Mel November 18, 2017 at 7:43 am #

    The eternal optimist even more optimistic than ever someone’s took my usual let’s go for a 5-0

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