Pete Sixsmith then (not so long ago) … he’s a lot trimmer now

We know who was at Ashton Gate for the great return from the dead.

Olivia Hutchison was there and her shortest of video clips, capturing the exhilaration of the away end after a composite known as OG scored his second, our third, has been repeated over and again at Twitter.

Lars Knutsen is back from the USA and you may have seen his comment, too.

And so was Pete Sixsmith, enjoying then enduring then enjoying a weekend in the lovely city of Bristol with Pete Horan. If you read Salut! Sunderland regularly, you’ll know from his texts what he made of the first half.

By the end, he was scratching his head – and probably Pete Horan’s too – at the « unlikeliest » of points.

And there is more to come. Sixer is not AWOL. He warned us he would be returning slowly, doubtless catching a dozen non-league and Rugby League games on his way back to Co Durham.

So frustrating as it is to have to wait for his golden words, we must be patient. It could be as late as tomorrow night but will as usual be worth the wait.

UPDATE: Pete was barely late at all. His superb piece is here http://salutsunderland.com/2018/02/sixers-bristol-soapbox-and-its-worth-waiting-for/

See all else we’ve published by clicking the image to return to the home page. By HomesOfFootball (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons

Tags: , , ,

Salut! Sunderland is written, illustrated and edited by - and principally for - supporters of Sunderland AFC. The site aims to be sufficiently literate and entertaining to appeal to people who do not follow SAFC but enjoy good football writing.

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Sixer’s Sheffield Wednesday Soapbox: not enough to pass the test but A for effort

Sixer'sSoapbox(featured image)

Malcolm Dawson writes……..there were plenty of positives to take from last night’s game, both on and off the field. Off […]

Sixer’s Sheffield Wednesday Seven: out but not disgraced

Sixer's Sevens (featured image)

Pete Sixsmith was not to be found in the matchday (matchnight?) programme for the League Cup game against the Owls. […]

Sunderland vs Scunthorpe United prize Guess the Score: more goals for Maja?

Jake: 'forget the mugs: Monsieur Salut has a better class of prize these days'

The congestion of this week and next – with games tonight, Sunday and next Wednesday – means there’ll be an […]

Scunthorpe United Who are You? Magical Beagrie, woeful refs, Sunderland revival prospects

Jake: 'you need a long memory'

Monsieur Salut writes: this edition of Who are You? appears out of sequence, with a league cup game to be […]

Stoke City, the U23s and the Hetton Irregulars. What more could you want on a Monday Night?

Salut Banner4(featured image)

As soon as Pete Sixsmith and the trusty Mazda returned from Luton he was under the bonnet, checking the oil, […]

Sheffield Wednesday Who are You?: ‘League One might be good for you. We should know’

Jake: 'back on the Wembley trail?'

Monsieur Salut writes: at around this time last season, Dave Briggs* gave us some great responses as a Sheffield Wednesday […]