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Sixer Says: Sunderland triumph over Newcastle again

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Pete Sixsmith is beginning to feel spoilt. A couple of nights after seeing the Lads waltz to victory at the home of football’s current laughing stock, he was at the Stadium of Light for a visit from the Newcastle Development Squad to play ours. The winning habit was not broken … (more…)

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Sixer Says: still glowing in the aftermath of Sunderland’s glory, Newcastle’s humiliation

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Pete Sixsmith reflects on a highly satisfactory weekend and what it means for Sunderland’s games to come …. Forty eight hours after that momentous lunchtime at The Sports Direct. I was still buzzing. (more…)

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Countdown to Wembley: pause from gloating about Newcastle to win a shirt

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Salut! Sunderland’s collaboration with Campo Retro got off to a tricky start when we omitted the “o” from Campo, suggesting – as they put it themselves – that they might be assumed to be aiming for a slightly different market. But this is an inclusive website. Camp or non-camp, you are warmly invited to enter […]

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Sixer’s Newcastle Soapbox: three goals, three points, three derby wins on the trot!

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They say good things come in threes. Like all Sunderland fans, especially those who are inevitably there, home or away, Pete Sixsmith has suffered for his loyalty. There have been times when this loyalty has been tested to the limit, when even he wonders why he puts himself through the agonies of following the team. […]

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Pure Poyetry: knowing the value of beating Newcastle

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Last season when things were looking bleak a certain Italian manager ruined his suit celebrating a victory that would ultimately prove vital in the fight for Premiership survival. This year a certain Uruguayan manager decided to save himself a trip to Sketchley’s but was no less delighted in an identical scoreline which has continued the […]

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Newcastle 0 Sunderland 3: the song’s right – things are getting better

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Who can blame us? We’ll all be dining out on this for the rest of the season, with double helpings if Gus Poyet’s revival continues …Monsieur Salut is on strong, strictly no-alcohol anti-biotics which could hardly have been more badly timed. (more…)

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Sixer’s Sevens: Newcastle United 0 Sunderland 3: we always win three-nil

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The Fall of the Geordie Nation, once again was witnessed by Pete Sixsmith up in the SJP gods amongst the delirious Sunderland support. Today not one but two sevens as we revel in the euphoria. Three wins in a row for Sunderland in the Wear-Tyne-Wear derbies and each one of them throughly deserved. A magnificent […]

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That takeover: the Ellis Short era seems all but over

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  No need for much more to be said than that Donald Stewart’s Madrox group is now on the brink […]

Season End Reviews: (10) six degrees to relegation (with thanks to Kevin Bacon)

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Each year we invite regular and occasional contributors to write  end-of-season reviews, writes Monsieur Salut. You’d be forgiven for thinking […]

Season End Reviews: (9) the Lars Word on turning points, Big Sam and the way forward

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There are reports our would-be owner is in a meeting with the EFL today, and that our change of ownership […]

From the archives, and bordering on insanity

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John McCormick writes: Nine years ago years ago I was in Sunderland and wondering what the future held. In particular, […]

The Salut! Sunderland Haways: Hull, Brentford and Derby fans edge out Bolton

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It’s that time of year again and Monsieur Salut unveils the Salut! Sunderland equivalent of the Oscars … Salut! Sunderland […]

Come what may, can Sunderland go up?

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  Whoever turns out to be Sunderland’s next manager will soon – and let us hope it is soon as […]

Season End Reviews: (8) from the shambles of 2018 to 1988-style Sunderland fun

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One of the perils of responding promptly to Salut! Sunderland‘s annual appela for end-of-season reviews is that Monsieur Salut may […]