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Danny Welbeck: a Manchester United treasure we’d love to be ours

Throughout the past season, Pete Sixsmith contributed appraisals of Danny Welbeck’s progress to a Manchester United site Stretford End Arising*. This, again at the site’s request, is his assessment of Welbeck over the season as a whole … In the late 1960s, when I was idling my time away in the Sixth Form at Bishop […]

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Manchester United v Barcelona: rooting for ‘worst United side in years’

Diplomatic relations were established between Salut! Sunderland and Republik of Mancunia a couple of seasons ago. Scott the Red is the republik’s head of state and comes here from time to time to offer his thoughts or ask for ours on SAFC/United-related matters. Who better to preview the Champions’ League Final from a United perspective? […]

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Would Danny Welbeck really want to return to Manchester United?

Periodically, Pete Sixsmith offers the Manchester United fans’ site Stretford End Arising an update on how Danny Welbeck is doing for Sunderland. Perhaps he should aid our chances of getting Danny permanently by always replying that he’s absolute garbage. Here, though, is his latest mid-term report … So, after a long lay off in Manchester, […]

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The pride of England, Ghana and Sunderland – and a dodgy French strip

… in which we praise the Sunderland men who graced the Wembley turf last night and introduce you to a new team strip to end arguments over our own … Before anything else, Salut! Sunderland salutes all the SAFC players who represented their countries in the England v Ghana friendly last night. In particular, bravo […]

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Danny Welbeck’s England chance is Sunderland’s glory, not Manchester United’s

A Sunderland supporter has commented elsewhere today on his unease at having three first-team players in action for Ghana tonight, with an important Premier game coming up, against a seriously below strength England. “Is it just me, or should we be worried that we have three of our lads playing against a bunch of England […]

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Danny Welbeck’s cracking goal for the England Under 21s

One goal apiece for Danny Welbeck and Jordan Henderson in tonight’s 4-0 thrashing by England Under 21s of Denmark in Viborg. There are clips of both Danny’s excellent strike and Jordan’s impressive individualistic goal and, for as long they last, we have them … This a treat. We all know how good Danny Welbeck is. […]

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Time to stop fearing Arsenal and welcome back Welbeck

  The Emirates build-up, from Salut! Sunderland‘s viewpoint, is done.   We’ve run two completely different but equally compelling Q&A interviews with Arsenal supporters, one a Gooner and the other emphatically not, and Pete Sixsmith has reminded us all of Paul Danson’s late bid, in 1996, for worst refereeing performance of the century award. (more…)

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How to make Manchester United pay if they want Jordan

Most people seem to agree that Jordan Henderson has looked short of his best in recent games. He remains a terrific player who ought to have a truly massive career ahead of him. We naturally hope that career is with Sunderland AFC, and that playing for us proves no obstacle to picking up loads of […]

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Meyer and Welbeck: when bad news seems good

If Steve Bruce had announced on Wednesday morning that David Meyler would be out for 10 weeks and Danny Welbeck for three, we’d have been horrified. (more…)

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Dreams become nightmares for our Man Utd and Ireland stars

This short posting is dedicated to David Meyler, our young Irish midfielder whose awful, accidental injury at Villa Park looks likely to cost him another lengthy period of treatment. The lad had done extremely well on his return from the last cruciate ligament injury and it is no surprise that he is, as Steve Bruce […]

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Rambling through Accrington, Coventry and Ipswich to Lincoln. How do Sunderland’s rivals shape up financially?

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