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Putting fear into QPR: a magical moment at Loftus Road

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Pete Sixsmith was travelling home so there seemed good cause for posting a few thoughts, ahead of his matchday analysis, on the five-goal thriller that maintained Martin O’Neill’s heartening start … (more…)

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Martin’s Musings from QPR: ‘character, performance and a nice trip home’

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Martin O’Neill was doubtless as furious as the away fans when the two-goal lead was sacrificed in the only spell of the game when Sunderland were not dominant. Luckily, it lasted only 10 minutes and he ended up applauding a deserved second victory in three games in charge, while we could all laugh at Neil […]

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Sixer’s Sevens: QPR 2 SAFC 3 – through the hoops


This is where Pete Sixsmith captures the glory and shame, hope and despair, excitement and ennui of the Sunderland matchday experience. When, rarely, Pete is absent or delayed, a supersub does it for him and the seven-word verdict is preceded by an asterisk. Pete’s full analysis of the game will usually appear within a day […]

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Who are we, who are our rivals? QPR ask the questions


Salut! Sunderland is always happy to help out when other clubs’ fan sites come calling. Russell Wilson, who is part of the team at the QPR Report Blog, posed a few questions ahead of tomorrow’s game. Pete Sixsmith is better at these things but Monsieur Salut did the honours for once … (more…)

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QPR v SAFC Who are You?: ‘pay divas and divers less’


If you judged QPR by the price on the away ticket – £45, with scant concession for pensioners, for deeply unsatisfactory accommodation in a barely Championship-standard ground – you’d consign all concerned with the club to the neighbouring guest house of Wormwood Scrubs. Luckily, some of the supporters are fine and pleasant folk, as we […]

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Calling warm, witty or wise QPR, Norwich & Swansea supporters

An invitation to supporters of the three teams promoted to the Premier League … First of all, welcome to the Premier. Don’t be intimidated by our 10th top finishing place. It was a decent achievement in itself but we went through a phase, as we tend to do most seasons in the top flight, when […]

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Sixer’s sevens: Hanging on against Doncaster Rovers – that’ll do nicely.

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Our service could be a bit delayed tomorrow. Not only has Pete Sixsmith to get home, he’ll probably have to […]

The First Time Ever I Saw Your Ground: Doncaster Rovers and the Keepmoat Stadium

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John McCormick writes: Yorkshire seems to be cropping up a lot, even though we  left a few of their clubs […]

‘4,000 Sunderland fans, midweek game says it all’. Doncaster Rovers Who are You?

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Monsieur Salut writes: Pete Sixsmith has, as ever, written a wonderful article on Doncaster Rovers for his twin series on […]

Doncaster Rovers vs SAFC Guess the Score

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For this midweek visit to Doncaster Rovers, Salut! Sunderland reverts to a “just for fun” format for the Guess the […]

Shrewsbury v Sunderland: The view from the middle ground

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I’m busy today, with stuff to do, so I only have time for some quick thoughts. Don’t forget these are […]

Sixer’s Shrewsbury Soapbox: Success in Salop

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  John McCormick writes: It’s only 70-80 miles from home to the New Meadow but three trains meant for a time-consuming journey.  […]

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