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Sixer’s Sevens: Sunderland 1 Chelsea 2. Worse than it looks

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 appear within a day or […]

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Sixer’s Sevens: Swansea City 0 Sunderland 0 … pure drudgery

This is where Pete Sixsmith captures the glory or shame, hope or despair, excitement or ennui of each Sunderland game. After a grim week, the action moved to the Liberty stadium in Swansea. And it was not a pretty sight. Gyan, “not at the races” and maybe with his mind on an onward move according […]

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Sixer’s Sevens: Brighton (0) 1 Sunderland (0) 0 AET

This is where Pete Sixsmith captures the glory or shame, hope or despair, excitement or ennui of each Sunderland game. After the grim events of Saturday, beaten at home by Newcastle United, it was off to the south coast for the Carling Cup. Monsieur Salut rashly predicted an easy win until he saw we had […]

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Sixer’s Sevens: Sunderland 0 Newcastle United 1

We are back. Pete Sixsmith captures the glory or shame, hope or despair, excitement or ennui of each Sunderland game. And suddenly, after a decent start at Anfield, everything is gloomy again: defeat at home to Newcastle United. When, rarely, Pete is absent, a supersub does it for him and the seven-word verdict is preceded […]

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Sixer’s Sevens: Liverpool 1 Sunderland 1

We are back. Pete Sixsmith captures the glory or shame, hope or despair, excitement or ennui of each Sunderland game, starting with today’s opener at Anfield. When, rarely, Pete is absent, a supersub does it for him and the seven-word verdict is preceded by an asterisk. Pete’s full analysis of the game will appear soon. […]

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Sixer’s Sevens 2011-2012: a win at York

We’re back. Or he is. It’s barely mid-July and the pre-season build-up is already under way. Pete Sixsmith was at tonight’s friendly at York and will be at most matches from now until next May, providing his usual mixture of wit and wisdom for Salut! Sunderland. PLUS the renowned seven-word instant verdict – Sixer’s Sevens […]

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Sixer’s sevens: Portsmouth make it heavy at the Stadium of Light

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John McCormick writes: Let’s not quibble. We were not good. However, we had enough character to come back from a […]

Did beating Sunderland at Wembley compensate for not going up? Portsmouth views invited

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NB: the official web address of Salut! Sunderland is now https://salutsunderland.com for those who like to bookmark the site. Using […]

Sunderland vs Portsmouth: familiar friends, or not quite? Guess the Score

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A technical fault means our headlines are not currently being picked up by NewsNow. This will seriously affect readership levels […]

Sixer’s Accrington Stanley Soapbox: You’ve got to eliminate the negative

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Malcolm Dawson writes……like a lot of us Pete Sixsmith was underwhelmed by our performance against Oxford and after the Ipswich […]

Sixer’s Sevens: Burnley beckons after comfortable win at Accrington Stanley

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Malcolm Dawson writes….circumstances meant I couldn’t get to Accrington this evening, which is a shame because despite the rain and […]

Accrington Stanley vs Sunderland: victory would boost confidence for the Pompey test

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The invitation to supporters of our Carabao Cup opponents, Accrington Stanley, to answer a few questions from Salut! Sunderland has […]

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