Sunderland 1-1 Southampton

Sunderland spluttering to safety

May 12, 2013
By Kristan Heneage, Stadium of Light
"It's a good step," Paolo Di Canio said, although it appears more like a splutter, a wheeze and then a crawl over the finishing line for Sunderland.

Heroes weren't forged against Southampton, but they may be by Tuesday night. Phil Bardlsey thought he'd scored the winner and felt it appropriate to remind fans who had stepped up to the plate when they'd needed a goal the most. At one time he had been Player of the Season, but the defender's perception has been somewhat muddied by disciplinary ...

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