Sunderland Echo Column: Small step in the right direction for Sunderland

Today’s piece comes from Craig Clark.


AFTER dreadful performances and results against QPR and Bradford City in the last week and a half, Sunderland went back to basics at home to West Brom on Saturday and picked up a creditable draw.


Gus Poyet’s men can count themselves unlucky not to have won the game, playing as they did with attacking intent and purpose from the off.


Poyet had called for us supporters to get behind the team at the weekend and he won’t have been disappointed with what was at times a raucous Stadium of Light.


From the opening minute, the crowd was with the team and, during the second half, there were instances of genuine unity between players and fans.


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