Tag Archives: Lee Cattermole

Wigan 1 SAFC 1: Gyan’s magic not quite enough

In the end, it was a disappointing result because, having shot ourselves in a foot now riddled with self-inflicted bullet wounds, we’d put ourselves in a winning position. But to gain a draw when forced to play with 10 men for three quarters of the game, as Pete Sixsmith says in his one-line verdict elsewhere, […]

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HT: Wigan 0 SAFC 0. A shocking lack of maturity

This posting has now been superseded by Wigan Athletic (0) SAFC (0): Gyan’s magic not quite enough. CLICK HERE Asamoah Gyan on as a sub and off the mark with a superbly cool finish after Jordan Henderson’s sublime work on the right followed by a great cross. Sadly, despite Simon Mignolet’s great work in our […]

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Soapbox: stupid, stupid, stupid

Immediately before 3pm, Anthony Taylor and Lee Cattermole shook hands, both proud to be performing new roles for the first time: one as a Premier referee, the other as captain of Sunderland AFC. The amity lasted less than three-quarters of an hour. Was Lee the victim of an overzealous debutant, or clattering Cattermole? This, ladies […]

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SAFC (1) 2 Birmingham City (0) 2: normal service resumes

Two up early in the second half, but with only 10 men, Sunderland were forced onto the back foot and had to make do with a point after Birmingham fought their way back … Normal service is Darren Bent getting on the scoresheet. Unfortunately, it is also Sunderland players falling foul of the referee, to […]

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Sunderland and Hednesford Town: bubbling under together

It’s a long way from the top half of the Premier League to a similar place in the UniBond Northern Premier League (oops, that is no longer the case; I should have said the Zamaretto Premier League). That, the Zamaretto, is where Hednesford play their football. But if that seems lowly league stuff, look at […]

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The A to Z of Sunderland’s Marseille connection

The injury to Lee Cattermole seriously tests the strength of our squad. But Colin Randall feels that in Cana and Zenden, Sunderland have two of this season’s canniest Premier acquisitions … Confirmation that Lee Cattermole will be out for three months means that we will come to rely ever more heavily on the qualities of […]

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Walsall Guess the Score: ‘can we play you every week? Oh, we already do’

The experience of Saturday prompts a rule addition for the Salut! Sunderland prize Guess the Score: a match abandoned = […]

Wham: Going ballistic at Accrington Stanley

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There has been a bit of discussion on the calling off and whether (no pun intended) it was or wasn’t […]

Salut Sunderland’s advent calendar day 10 and another crucial game

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In the run up to Christmas Day, behind each door of the Salut! Sunderland advent calendar is an article written […]

Sixer’s Substitute’s Soapbox: a wet weekend in Accrington

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Jake: ‘that wasn’t in the script’ Play this and read on!LA = Lancashire – Accrington Malcolm Dawson writes…….there was a […]

Sixer’s Accrington Stanley Sevens: abandoned at 1-1

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No, Pete Sixsmith is not reporting from either of the  towns of Stanley in County Durham. Nor is he reporting […]

The First Time Ever I Saw Your Ground: Accrington Stanley and the Crown Ground

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John McCormick writes: all being well I’ll be there. Given the chance, what self respecting football supporter wouldn’t go to […]

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