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Asamoah Gyan: from bad to worse

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Asamoah Gyan‘s actions are not those of a man easily forgiven. (more…)

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Ghana’s design guru: an Asamoah Gyan fashion statement (and goal)

Back to action on Sunday – see our Manchester City preview by clicking here – but here’s a bit of light relief, including an amateur clip of the Gyan goal vs England, while we wait … Best of all in Asamoah Gyan’s eulogy to the new top – and no, that’s not him wearing it […]

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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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Gyan, Manchester United and headlines that speak with forked tongues

Q How does a football website make up for being days late with a story? A Run the story anyway but put a wholly misleading headline on it (more…)

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Gyan’s Manchester United dream: our nightmare or idle chatter?

How much or how little do we read in today’s offering from our friends at the Ghanasoccernet website? They quote Asamoah Gyan as saying the following: “Of course I’m a big fan of Manchester United and will like to play for them if the chance comes my way.” (more…)

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Goalless and sent off – but you’re a star, Gyan

Image: addick_tedKevin Someone at SAFC.com may wish to rethink the site’s report of Ghana’s African Cup of Nations match against Sudan. (more…)

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The Van Bommel snarl that epitomised this rotten finale

In another of our reflective glances at the World Cup, Bill Taylor starts and finishes with the sort of welcome a prisoner gives when told years have been knocked off his sentence. Four years off World Cup football – and the thuggishness, at the end, of a once-refined footballing nation – is maybe the least […]

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Netherlands 3 Uruguay 2: justice, amigos

Image: Pperreijn In the end, it was a more comfortable victory than the late Uruguay flourish suggested. A wicked sort of justice had been served by the hint of van Persie being offside at the moment Wesley Sneijder hit his shot to make it 2-1. (more…)

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World Cup Soapbox: keep your head up, Big John Mensah

John Mensah may have adopted the Mickey Gray approach to penalty taking – I draw the line at saying the “Jeff Whitley approach” – but he played his full, lion-hearted part in a thrilling game, and a team display that will have had most of the world saddened by a cruel defeat. Pete Sixsmith concurs […]

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Sixer’s Substitute’s Bristol Rovers Soapbox: Black Cats do just enough to snuff out the Gas

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Pete Sixsmith’s festive commitments means he has only one more game to miss before he returns to these pages after […]

Salut! Sunderland – Day 16 of advent and Pete Sixsmith turns back the clock

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Rate the ref: Thomas Bramall – Bristol Rovers at home

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Our first home league game since the series started, meaning this is our first opportunity to get the opinion of […]

Sixer’s Sevens: heavy weather against Bristol Rovers

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Pete Sixsmith remains busy on the Saturdays before Christmas so it’s a substitute performance over the weekend. Our deputy editor […]

The First Time Ever I Saw Your Team: Bristol Rovers

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John McCormick writes: I won’t be in the North East for the home game but I have my eye on […]

Bristol Rovers Who are You?: ‘only one team in Bristol, isn’t there?’

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The curse of Who are You? A frantic call from Doug tells M Salut the manager has left today ‘by […]

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