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Sunderland v Morecambe: making up for Brighton and guessing the score

With a spot of luck, Sunderland fans will put aside any lingering embarrassment over Saturday’s postponement and see class prevail over Morecambe tonight to get a run started in the Capital One Cup. This is, of course, the league cup, the same one from which we departed without a whimper – indeed without a true […]

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Salut!’s Week: on drawing at Arsenal, gloryseeking and guessing the Reading score

Jake captures the theme

Salut! Sunderland’s headlong rush to bankruptcy leads to another outing for the win-a-mug feature, Guess the Score. Be the first to post the correct final score on SAFC v Reading FC and you win. If you are right, but your comment was delayed for moderation, don’t worry. Time of receipt will be clear behind the […]

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Salut’s Week: Fletcher saga, Saha’s welcome and guessing the Arsenal score

Jake captures the theme

It’s back – it being football – and so is this, Salut! Sunderland’s Week. Any week when we can find time to do it, there will be retrospective glance at what has been filling the pages over the past few days. And a guess-the-score competition. This week they are rolled into one. (more…)

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SAFC v Manchester United: last chance for a Guess the Score mug

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Well, United need 9-0 or better; assuming QPR hold Citeh to 1-0. Other permutations – all to do with United getting more points than Citeh – would also keep the Premier League title at Old Trafford. (more…)

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Sunderland play Bolton Wanderers: who will win the ‘Guess the Score’ mug?

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This modest competition has been blamed for everything from the extreme right’s rise in French politics to Sunderland’s goal-free April. (more…)

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Aston Villa v SAFC: will Villans or Mackems tell us the score?

Jake requests and requires something special

Right. I have decided, despite the view expressed here after the damp squib of SAFC v Wolves, that our unimpressive form in the past two games can have nothing to do with Salut! Sunderland running a ‘Guess the Score’ competition. So here’s another … (more…)

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The First Time Ever I Saw Your Ground: Goodison, ‘my favourite after Roker’

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Yesterday Bernard Walker expressed his love for Goodison Park.  Pete Sixsmith will understand why, for it is, as he says […]

Everton vs Sunderland prize Guess the Score: a brief return to the big time

Jake kicks off a new season of Guess the Score

Monsieur Salut introduces another prize edition of Guess rhe Score and promises belated movement on the backlog of winners … […]

Everton Who are You?: ‘Pickford looks a great signing; Kone never did impress me’

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John McCormick writes: I talk to Evertonians most weeks. They tend not to be short of opinions – like most […]

Sixer’s Hull City Soapbox: Simon Grayson’s big band still not hitting all the right notes

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Malcolm Dawson writes……while I was watching Pete Sixsmith‘s home town club of Shildon progress to the next round of the […]

Hutch’s Hull City verdict: Olivia says hello, and keep clear of the Balti pies

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Rob Hutchison: far away at the time. Still travelling Hutch is back. If not in person then via a very […]

Sixer’s sevens: Hull City invoke the curse of the former player

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At the end Hull City had three of our former players on the pitch, so it had to happen. Nevertheless, […]