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New Year Greetings: Spurs have dived off, Guess the Score at Liverpool

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Happy New Year from Salut! Sunderland They cannot all read and write as well as Michael Gove would like, but it was good to have so many Tottenham fans coming here to respond to Pete Sixsmith’s dangerously provocative comments. Consider these samples taken from the offending march report: “Spurs played well, looked a potential top […]

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SAFC v Tottenham: guess the score and why Spurs are like the Kinks

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Guess the Score had become a bit of a chore. Week after week, loyal Sunderland fans would predict narrow or comfortable wins in the full knowledge that a somewhat different result was a lot more likely. (more…)

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Christmas greetings from Salut! Sunderland: Guess the Southampton & Manchester City scores

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One big festival. Two big games. Two big chances to win Guess the Score. The first bit is easy. Salut! Sunderland‘s tireless team of writers and illustrators – all, or nearly all, fellow supporters of that great thing that is SAFC – offers all readers, from near and far, a wonderful Christmas. (more…)

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Manchester United v SAFC Guess the Score: five each for Rooney, Poznan?

Jake: 'this is the place where you find true support, unconditional commitment'

This is how I have described the Poznan non-issue for readers of ESPN FC: Hundreds of hospital wards, we are told, have been closed by the spread of Norovirus. But another nasty bug – the Poznan virus – is doing the rounds and has affected worrying numbers of Manchester United supporters who have gone down […]

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Sunderland v Reading: are we now officially in a Sack Race? Guess the Score

Jake takes fright: 'If we can't beat this mob I really will start to worry....'

There is plenty of speculation, as might be expected, about the futures of two managers resting in part on the outcome of tomorrow’s game at the Stadium of Light. (more…)

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SAFC v Chelsea: will the Nordsjaelland factor help or hinder? Guess the score

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Monsieur Salut is off to Tunisia to take a quick look at what the Arab Spring has meant for tourism. Will he find somewhere to watch the Chelsea game? Or will he have to rely on the nimble-fingered Pete Sixsmith’s test messages from the East Stand? Better still, you tell me now before I fly, […]

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Norwich City v Sunderland: a chance for redemption? Guess the score anyway

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Sunderland supporters once again approach a match with apprehension instead of a buzz of excitement. (more…)

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Sunderland v QPR: can O’Neill block the ‘Arry effect? Guess the score

Almost forgot. It is a big game tonight, says Martin O’Neill, at the same time denying those tweeted claims that he had offered his resignation after the West Brom defeat. Sadly, when you’ve won only twice and it’s almost December, every match is big. In the short time left before the match gets under way, […]

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Sunderland-West Brom: a tale of two Kevins and Guess the Score

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There was Don Goodman, of course, among others but the two players most of us think of when looking at links between Sunderland and West Bromwich are the two Kevins. One became and will, for most, for ever be a favourite; the other won’t. Poor Kevin Kilbane never really had a chance. Loved at the […]

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Fulham v Sunderland: see the Thames, guess the score, win a prize

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The run has to end somewhere. Could it be at Craven Cottage? This is where you tell me the answer to my question. The prize won’t change your life but it could make a slight difference to your coffee-drinking routine. (more…)

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Sixer’s Millwall Soapbox: Black Cats can’t see off the Lions

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Malcolm Dawson writes…….I’m starting to get worried. Following on from the shining example of scribemeister Pete Sixsmith, I have embarked […]

New man for Sunderland hot seat, an older man on the A list

Pete Sixsmith then (not so long ago) ... he's a lot trimmer now

  Colin Randall writes: About the only way I could get through the first half of the Millwall game, even […]

Sixer’s Sevens. For the record, Millwall exploit our defensive frailty

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Pete Sixsmith will soon be excused duty from Salut! Sunderland in order to carry out his traditional Santa tasks but […]

Poll closes on Sunderland managership issue as Coleman appointment looms

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Well that was a waste of everyone’s time. As Sunderland dawdled towards an appointment, our poll attracted just under 100 […]

The first time ever I saw your team: Millwall

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John McCormick writes – I  do remember a trip to the Old Den in the ’70s but like Pete Sixsmith, […]

If Millwall’s visit isn’t worrying enough, Steve Bruce’s Aston Villa are up next

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Sunderland’s shameful home record will become officially the worst in English football history on Saturday if Millwall are not beaten […]