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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


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!

Jake: black and white bird 0 Black Cat 3

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

Jake: black and white bird 0 Black Cat 3

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

Jake: black and white bird 0 Black Cat 3

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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Sunderland: a tragic tale of lost love, disconnect and rebuilding from scratch

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Monsieur Salut is left at a loose end, feeling a little redundant with no need to post a Guess the […]

Sixer’s Soapbox: Preston comfortable as Sunderland freezes

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John McCormick writes: I won’t be going to the North East before June, so I won’t be seeing any home […]

Sixer’s Sevens: Preston benefit from this week’s press of the self-destruct button

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John McCormick writes: The darkness began to descend early in the second half at the Stadium of Light, and that […]

The First Time Ever I Saw Your Team: Preston North End and a trip back in time

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John McCormick writes: Tuesday morning, and I’m idly contemplating the weekend and Pete Sixsmith’s “first time” feature which will announce […]

PNE Who are You?: ‘stick with it Mackems; you’re a big club with loud, passionate fans’

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Monsieur Salut writes: thinking Kevin Kilbane had a bit of a raw deal from SAFC fans isn’t the same as […]

Sixer Says: thanks for memories of beating Arsenal en route to Wembley glory

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Just when we’re all down in the dumps, Pete Sixsmith rides along on his white steer to cheer us up […]