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SAFC v Newcastle United: (4) wanting a win but longing for Monday

Ye olde days, even before Jermain's super strike

Get the Salut! Sunderland Facebook group above 500 members. Join today at this link So Salut! Sunderland‘s buildup preparations for the Wear-Tyne derby are just about done. Ticket is sorted, travel plans have been made. Look at the home page – – and you’ll find a prize Guess the Score and updated look at […]

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SAFC vs Newcastle United: (2) the Mag who loves Mackems

Can we keep the faith?

It is fair to say this was and remains one of the finest ‘Who are You?’ interviews Salut! Sunderland has produced in its eight-and-a-bit years of existence. There have been many contenders for that honour but Nick Donaldson‘s answers seemed right on every level. He romped to victory in last season’s HAWAY awards for the […]

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SAFC vs Newcastle United 2015/16: (1) let the buildup begin

Ye olde days, even before Jermain's super strike

Bob Chapman’s report from West Brom has not arrived yet but it seems important to get our Wear-Tyne derby coverage started as soon as possible. We’ve been promised at least one “Who are You?” interview and, since it’s only Monday, there’s no need – yet – to panic. (more…)

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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 […]