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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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Steed narrowly misses French callup PLUS Everton ‘Guess the Score’

Jake confesses: 'I do believe in bogey teams. All 15 of them'

I had hoped to bring news that a great favourite of mine, Steed Malbranque, had today been called up for a French friendly against Italy. Shame on Didier Deschamps, the national coach. He admitted that our former midfielder’s magnificent form for Lyon had made him think; clearly not quite enough. He cited his Steed’s – […]

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SAFC v Aston Villa: the fightback starts here so Guess the Score

Jake combines history, art and hope. Oh that yesterday's result had been the same.

Sunderland played Aston Villa at home for the first time as a Football League club on Jan 19 1891, home being the Newcastle Road ground. All of 6,000 souls turned up to watch a 5-1 win, an occasion commemorated in two of Jake’s images. There had been a heavier victory, 7-2, in a friendly the […]

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Wise words on Sunderland’s brand of football PLUS Middlesbrough ‘Guess the Score’

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Let us mix fun, competition and a sense or proportion. First, treat this as a Guess the Score posting: usual rules, as recently modified – if you are the first to predict the correct SAFC v Boro score at the end of normal plus any extra time, that is before a penalty shoot-out, you qualify […]

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Stoke City v Sunderland (minus second top hitman): Guess the Score

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A small design fault with Salut! Sunderland‘s Martin O’Neill mug – letters falling off the text – has been cleared up, or so Monsieur Salut understands. So in yet another display of hope that our season will finally start in Saturday, here is another Guess the Score competition … (more…)

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Sunderland v Newcastle: a big enough game, so guess the score returns

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Another in the occasional series, and it is open to supporters of both sides – and of neither – to enter. Guess the correct score in Sunday’s Wear-Tyne derby – posting your prediction before kickoff time – and if you are the first to get it right, Salut! Sunderland will send you a Martin O’Neill […]

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Manchester City v Sunderland: a winnable game, a special ‘Guess the Score’

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As the final whistle is blown on Saturday, Monsieur Salut may well prove to have been absurdly optimistic with the headline that drew you here. (more…)

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West Ham v SAFC: guess the score while MoN mug stocks last

See the West Ham ‘Who are You?’ here: http://salutsunderland.com/2012/09/west-ham-v-sunderland-who-are-you/ Roll up for the latest instalment in Salut! Sunderland‘s jolly little competition designed to tease out of someone the correct scoreline for each forthcoming match. (more…)

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Sunderland v Liverpool: history gives SAFC the edge but guess the score

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NB Posting of Sixer’s Sevens and Martin’s Musings may be delayed this weekend … come here with reflections on the match It is time for another test of your predictive powers. (more…)

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Sixer’s Cardiff City Soapbox: ‘where we go is a matter of debate’

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John McCormick writes: I’ve been unwilling to criticise Ellis Short in the past. I’ve held back where others haven’t. But […]

Sixer’s Sevens. Sunderland 1 Cardiff City 2. The worst team ever?

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Pete Sixmsith is back on duty after a midweek break, during which time he put together his thoughts about his visits […]

The First Time Ever I Saw Your Team: Cardiff City

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The first post-war season saw Cardiff become champions of the Third Division (South) and they continued to climb as we […]

Cardiff City Who are You?: SAFC ‘always seem in Newcastle’s shadow’

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Colin Randall writes: The last time Mike Morris* shared his thoughts with Salut! Sunderland, it was mid-season (2013-14) and he […]

Sixer’s standin’s Soapbox: Everton remain on the Carabao trail as Bernard wins the cup

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There were some plus points. Everton – club and fans – remembered Bradley Lowery with grace and class. I had […]

SAFC vs Cardiff City Guess the Score: who thought this would be a bottom-top clash?

Jake: 'allow Monsieur Salut to introduce another season of Guess the Score competitions'

Monsieur Salut writes: sincere apologies if you tried to come here last night and could see only a message saying […]