Usually, if he’s there, Rob Hutchison dictates one-word player-by-player verdicts and his daughter Olivia passes them on to us. Today, he was absent. She was there – and how she enjoyed the last few minutes of a game we once seems destined to lose by a cricket score. ‘The worst 45 minutes of football followed by the best 45 minutes of football – That’s Sunderland for you,’ she says while hardly preparing top-of-the-form marks for the players …

Camp: 2 Slow

Oviedo: 3 Mythed

O’Shea: 3 Ageing

Browning: 4 Helpless

Clarke-Salter: 3 Patchy

Jones: 2 Static

Cattermole: 6 Seasonal

Honeyman: 5 Tireless

Ejaria: 5 Minimal

Asoro: 7 Creative

Fletcher: 5 Unfortunate


McGeady: 6 Crafty

Lua Lua: 6 Impact

Robson: 5 Calm

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2 Responses to “Hutch’s one-worders from Bristol City 3-3 SAFC. How equaliser made a daughter’s day” Subscribe

  1. malcolm February 10, 2018 at 6:58 pm #

    Chip off the old block is Olivia! 🙂

  2. Rob February 10, 2018 at 11:22 pm #

    Wow. They drew 3-3. I had given up hope. Nice response in the end.

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