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Substitute Sixer’s Soapbox: an ultimately shaky win over MK Dons and ‘unhelpful constant criticism’ of Ross

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View from the West Stand: initially impressive Cats overPower MK Dons then hang on

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Returning visitors to Salut! Sunderland will know that Pete Sixsmith, our regular match correspondent, is a Guardian reading liberal (with a small l) with a well developed sense of decency and fair play but there are a few things that I guarantee will provoke him enough to elicit a barrage of anger and expletives, namely: […]

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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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Sunderland vs MK Dons. How many of SAFC’s Bramall Lane stars will feature?

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Football talk thrives on whats ifs. What if Jack Ross, suitably impressed by his much-changed team’s latest winning exploits in the Carabao Cup, decided the same side can surely coast past MK Dons in the more important matter of the League One promotion race? It was, after all, a fine 1-0 win against Sheffield United, […]

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Portsmouth then Sunderland, Ipswich, Rotherham, Peterborough and Coventry top our poll. But where are Lincoln?

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On Friday we had over 3,000 visitors, followed by a quiet weekend. Not everyone took part in our top six poll  but over 1200 votes (not voters) have now been cast. That’s not bad, I suppose, for a League One fans’ site but I am expecting a few more will chip in before the season […]

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Ipswich or Portsmouth? Rotherham or Peterborough? How about Lincoln or Coventry? It’s your choice

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Last season our punters got it more or less right and correctly predicted most of the top six. Luton were missed but that was mainly down to the Coventry Ninjas, whose hijack of last year’s poll pushed them (Luton) out of the top places. Maybe the ninjas or another club’s fans will do the same […]

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From MK Dons to Rochdale via Oxford, Peterborough and Portsmouth: it’s a short financial ramble

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It was on 18th June that I put up the first in this series, covering the League One clubs beginning A-L, apart from Bury, Blackpool and Bolton. This, part two, was intended to cover the back end of the alphabet but, at 2,300 words, ended up far too big for a single webpage. There was […]

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Letter from Liverpool: colour blind in Hull, Cardiff and Sunderland

It’s not just M Salut and Mr Sixsmith, not to mention MOTD, who are celebrating 50 years of supporting, as you can see from my photo. It really was a different era then, and not just because televised football consisted of an hour of black and white on a Saturday night. The Land of the […]

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Salut! Sunderland Podcast: what’s gone wrong with Ji Dong Won?

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  One of the most encouraging things about the live podcast last week was seeing many journo and editor types in the audience, writes Stephen Goldsmith. This was particularly pleasing as it meant I could remind them face to face about their assurances of featuring on the podcast.   James Hunter from the Evening Chronicle […]

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MK Dons Soapbox: master class in retention and passing. Guess who from

If the ghost of the English poet and playwright William Congreve will pardon yet another distortion of his most famous line, hell hath little fury like Pete Sixsmith watching Sunderland against lower league opposition in the cup. That was for 75 minutes of Sunderland v MK Dons. Suddenly, imminent humiliation was pushed aside, anger turning […]

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View from the West Stand: That’s more like it as Cats put five past Tranmere

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Sixer’s Sevens. Sunderland 5 Tranmere Rovers 0. Can’t be bad!

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A View From the Avenue: the Sunderland ‘shambles’ Parkinson must put right

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Sunderland vs Tranmere Rovers: hoping for that delayed new manager bounce

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

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The Chapman Report from Wycombe: ‘so lacking in threat that with Ross, it would have turned nasty’

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Monsieur Salut writes: abject apologies to all our readers. A technical issue shut us down for a while but we […]

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