Jake pins Sixer to the wall

Jake pins Sixer to the wall

Another game without a goal for Sunderland but a draw seemed likely for Dick Advocaat in his first game in charge until legs became weary, minds wandered and Sakho buried the ball with minutes to go. It had been a decent performance up to then. Defoe had wasted a wonderful chance much earlier, the team had battled well. No Sixer’s Seven tonight – what you see is the excellent Bob Chapman’s emergency offering – but the team showed the sort of spirit, albeit in slightly undeserved defeat, that might get Pete Sixsmith back on the road for one or two of the remaining away games …

Jake: 'better but not better enough'

Jake: ‘better but not better enough’

March 21 2015 West Ham United (0) 1 Sunderland (0) 0 * Spirited fighting performances nearly gains a point

March 14 2015 Sunderland (0) 0 Aston Villa (4) 4 Dreadful performance that should bring Gus’s resignation.

March 3 2015 Hull City (1) 1 SAFC (0) 1 Last twenty minutes encouraging. First seventy awful

Feb 28 2015 Manchester United (0) 2 SAFC (0) 0 * United punish lacklustre no-show in second half

Feb 21 2015 SAFC (0) 0 West Bromwich Albion (0) 0 An awful game that just oozed mediocrity

Feb 15 2015 FA Cup 5th Round: Bradford City (1) 2 SAFC (0) 0 Miserable and abject, leaves us relegation certainties … OR … And we thought Tuesday was bad? Disgraceful … OR … Worse than Brentford 10 years ago. Disgraceful … OR … Now free to fully concentrate on relegation

Feb 10 2015 SAFC (0) 0 Queens Park Rangers (2) 2 Didn’t you just know this would happen?

Feb 7 2015 Swansea (0) 1 SAFC (1) 1 * Had to be bloody Ki, didn’t it?

Feb 3 2015 Fulham (1) 1 SAFC (0) 3 Our quality showed in the second half

Jan 31 2015 SAFC (2) 2 Burnley (0) 0 Comfortable. All of a sudden pressure removed

Jan 24 2015 SAFC (0) 0 Fulham (0) 0: Inept selection – awful from beginning to end

Jan 17 2015 Tottenham Hotspur (1) 2 SAFC (1)1 *Useful Defoe debut ruined by familiar failings or, from Sixer: Other results make this defeat less damaging

Jan 10 2015 Sunderland (0) 0 Liverpool (1) 1 Selection and tactics raise questions about Poyet

Jan 04 2015 FA Cup 3rd Round: SAFC (1) 1 Leeds United (0) 0 Scraped through after a shocking second half

Jan 1 2015 Manchester City (0) 3 SAFC (0) 2 Opened up too easily for the winner

Dec 28 Aston Villa (0) 0 SAFC (0) *Just couldn’t break down 10 man Villa

Dec 26 SAFC (1) 1 Hull City (1) 3 A good Christmas spoiled by awful performance.

Dec 21 NUFC (0) 0 SAFC (0) 1 Four in a row brings Christmas cheer

Dec 13 SAFC (1) 1 West Ham United (1) 1 One point better than none. Tight game

Dec 6 Liverpool (0) 0 SAFC (0) 0 Ho ho ho: a well deserved point

Dec 3 SAFC (1) 1 Manchester City (2) 4 City’s hoodoo ended, aided by poor defending

Nov 29 SAFC (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0*A performance to make Sunderland supporters proud or Could and maybe should have won it

Nov 22 Leicester City (0) 0 SAFC (0) 0 Two points lost rather than one gained

Nov 9 SAFC (0) 1 Everton (0) 1 A good point against a good side

Nov 3 Crystal Palace (0) 1 SAFC (1) 3 *Sometimes a win is all that matters

Oct 25 SAFC (0) 0 Arsenal (1) 2 *Farcical errors lead to further foot shooting

Oct 18 Southampton (3) 8 SAFC (0) 0 Total humiliation today. Players should be ashamed

Oct 4 SAFC (2) 3 Stoke City (1) 1 Duck broken but still some hairy moments

Sept 27 SAFC (0) 0 Swansea City (0) 0 Better performance but cannot finish teams off

Sept 23 Capital One Cup 3rd Round: SAFC (1) 1 Stoke City (1) 2 No Wembley date this March. Wasted evening

Sept 20 Burnley 0 (0) SAFC 0 (0) A thoroughly disappointing performance. Early optimism evaporating

Sept 13 SAFC (1) 2 Tottenham Hotspur (1) 2 Not quite sure how we managed that>

Jake invites support

Jake invites support

August 30th: QPR (1) 1 SAFC (0) 0 Terrible result, performance was not much better

August 27: Capital One Cup 2nd Round: Birmingham City (0) 0 SAFC (0) 3 Not quite as comfortable as it sounds

Sunday August 24 :SAFC (1) 1 Manchester United (1) 1 Happy with the performance – and Gus’s style

Saturday August 16: West Bromwich Albion (1) 2 SAFC (1) 2
Larsson digs us out of a hole

** See how Sixer, and occasional subs, captured last season at
https://salutsunderland.com/2014/05/sixers-sevens-safc-1-swansea-3-after-the-lord-mayors-show/

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9 Responses to “Sixer’s Sevens: West Ham 1 Sunderland 0. The nearly men” Subscribe

  1. smoggie March 21, 2015 at 7:55 pm #

    This’ll not bring the fairweather fans back

    • Eric012 March 21, 2015 at 8:19 pm #

      Shouldn’t you be on a Smogbreather site attempting to explain your side’s woeful display?

      • smoggie March 21, 2015 at 9:50 pm #

        Woeful lol Now there’s the pot calling the kettle grimy arse. No worries Eric, we’re still only a point adrift. Shouldnt you lot be preparing your next chant, You fat dutch bastard, get out of our club

        • Drummer March 22, 2015 at 12:27 am #

          Fairweather fans , us ?! That is the pot calling the kettle black ! How many did you get in the ‘glory ‘ years compared to today ?

        • Drummer March 22, 2015 at 12:29 am #

          Bout time you got off this site , overstayed your welcome again

          • smoggie March 22, 2015 at 12:42 pm #

            Aw was the nasty man rude to you ? And I never said you were all fairweather fans

      • Eric012 March 22, 2015 at 2:18 pm #

        Surely, somewhere in The Land Of Smog, there must be someone who has learned to write a little bit, and has been able to set up a website (probably with the help of an educated Mackem). If this is so, then please Smogster, naff off and annoy some one else.

  2. Keith Hutton Africa March 22, 2015 at 5:04 am #

    After what has been served up in 2015 there were many positives in this performance, we looked organised, determind and motivated. We had a plan and worked together to execute it. We controlled much of the game and but for missed GBH on Seb we would have received something. ONWARD AND UPWARD TOGETHER

  3. Jeremy March 23, 2015 at 2:02 am #

    Well said Keith. The worry is that it should have happened a month ago.

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