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Sixer’s Gillingham Soapbox: ‘I worry about the state of the club’

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AS YOU ALL KNOW, WE ARE CURRENTLY UNABLE TO PUBLISH COMMENTS. BUT THANKS TO JEFF BELL, WHO TRIED TO POST THIS: ‘A fabulous report from this fabulous site. We will miss you more than you know.’ Monsieur Salut writes: after our announcement of imminent demise, Salut! Sunderland has the look of the undead. There are […]

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What Sixer made of Southend United: a repeat of last season’s 3-0 would do nicely

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Monsieur Salut writes: it is now fairly well known that Pete Sixsmith‘s wonderful twin series at Salut! Sunderland – the First Time Ever I Saw Your Team (or Ground when  Sunderland were the away team) – ran its sublime course at the end of last season. From time to time while we are still in […]

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A look back at what Salut! Sunderland’s Sixer made of Shrewsbury Town and its meadows

Jake: 'more of the same, Parky'

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Sixer’s Sevens from Wycombe (or Prague): anywhere to avoid seeing another SAFC stumble

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Parkinson’s lore: Pete Sixsmith welcomes another new manager

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Malcolm Dawson writes…….As I was tucking into my porridge and blueberries this morning, I received an e-mail from Pete Sixsmith with the title “Parkinson” so assumed that the club had confirmed we had a new manager in place. I then went to the News Now webpage to find these headlines: 10:06  SAFC Official website: SAFC […]

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Sixer’s Grimsby Town Soapbox: never too early to start up the buses for Wembley

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Malcolm Dawson writes….I was busy last night with what laughingly passes for the only work I do since retirement. Laughingly, because for 12 or so weeks of the year I get paid for what I might well be doing for nothing during the other 40. However, because I am getting paid and on a kind […]

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Another One Bites The Dust, leaving many Sunderland fans at the crossroads

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Pete Sixsmith was not greatly surprised by news of Jack Ross’s sacking, especially after the woeful display at Lincoln City. He warns that the next decisions had better be the right ones … (more…)

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The first time ever I saw your ground: Lincoln City and Sincil Bank

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Johnn McCormick writes: Today, we welcome the return of an excellent but brief series, twice. This is a repost because we appear once again to have been visited by the purveyor of Turkish massage sites. So if you’ve seen this before please accept our apologies. If you haven’t here’s another piece to enjoy.  Pete Sixsmith […]

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Sixer’s MK Dons Sevens: a flying start but nervy 2-1 win

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Monsieur Salut writes: Pete Sixsmith greatly enjoyed his midweek trip to Bramall Lane, a winning display on the field enhanced by a feelgood, relatively sober atmosphere among our travelling fans. And so back to the mundane but – surely for us – more important world of League One. Sixer was there with our associate editor […]

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Sixer’s Burnley Soapbox: Hart’s chocolate hands help but all-round quality sees Sunderland through

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Pete Sixsmith cannot believe his luck. Another trip to Lancashire and another Sunderland win, this one the most impressive of all results this season as it was against Premier League opposition. Sixer thoroughly enjoyed his evening at Turf Moor and you probably won’t find a better account of a splendid win .. Massive respect to […]

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The end of an era. Salut! Sunderland’s journey will soon be over

Jake: 'this is the place where you find true support, unconditional commitment'

AS MANY READERS KNOW, WE CANNOT CURRENTLY PUBLISH COMMENTS. IF YOU WISH TO OFFER YOUR VIEWS ON WHAT APPEARS BELOW […]

Sixer’s Scunthorpe Sevens. Sunderland ironed flat

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Pete Sixsmith sent a bonfire night seven word text concerning the probability that we wouldn’t be making a trip to […]

Not quite viral (2): a small world mourns Salut! Sunderland’s demise

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Monsieur Salut writes: as the world now knows, Salut! Sunderland’s days are numbered. If you missed the news, it’s here: […]

Not quite viral (1): a social media world reacts to Salut! Sunderland’s doom

Jake: 'why not, with so many players with SAFC connections in Russia?'

    Another of Monsieur Salut’s messages: news of our imminent demise has touched a nerve. Plenty of people have […]

Sixer’s Gillingham Soapbox: ‘I worry about the state of the club’

Pete Sixsmith:

AS YOU ALL KNOW, WE ARE CURRENTLY UNABLE TO PUBLISH COMMENTS. BUT THANKS TO JEFF BELL, WHO TRIED TO POST […]

Sixer’s Sevens: Sunderland 1 Gillingham 1 is not a good omen

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Pete Sixsmith has sent some interesting seven word texts in recent weeks, many of them on the pessimistic side. The […]

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