Tag Archives: Pete Horan

Sixer’s Southampton Soapbox: JD spot on but Saints claw back a point

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Malcolm Dawson writes…..Pete Sixsmith is slipping. His trip to the south coast last week meant he missed yesterday’s Under 23 game at Eppleton CW (a 3-0 win v Southampton) and this Bank Holiday Monday he will only make three games. The long journey back yesterday means that his much awaited match report from St Mary’s […]

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On tour with Sunderland AFC: home thoughts from abroad with Peter Horan

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Malcolm Dawson writes………I gave some serious thought to going down to France for the pre-season friendlies but in the end never got my act together soon enough then other commitments intervened. Our ace match day reporter Peter Sixsmith also gave serious thought to making the trip before failing his medical and settling like me, for […]

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The Johnny Crossan Story (1): Manchester City 0 SAFC 1

To Sunderland supporters of a certain vintage, Johnny Crossan – who scored 39 times for us in 82 games between 1962 and 1965 – is something of a legend. “Before him, all my heroes were those of my dad,” one fan, Keith Scott, was telling Pete Sixsmith at a recent (Reserves) match. “Johnny Crossan was […]

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Soapbox: is James McClean our new Johnny Crossan?

The signing of a promising prospect from Derry City inspires Pete Sixsmith to reminisce about another Sunderland product of that club, the charismatic Johnny Crossan. There’s also a brilliant anecdote recalling the day another SAFC supporter was invited to play with the great man … At a time when the opening day of the Premier […]

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York Soapbox: making merry with the Minstermen

Bastille Day over here, the morning after the “start” of the 2011-2012 season back home. Steve Bruce famously dislikes pre-season. Pete Sixsmith rather enjoys it and was happy to spend an evening down the road in York watching the Lads, or certain of them, play with just enough urgency to get us off to a […]

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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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Pete Sixsmith abandoned Sunderland AFC for the weekend, beetling off to Prague for a well-earned break and a chance to […]

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

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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 […]

Comfortable win at Hetton for the U23s in County Cup

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Malcolm Dawson writes……whilst Pete Sixsmith took a trip up to Ironworks Road to see Shildon record a 6-2 victory over […]

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