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Poyet's Revolution - Sunderland's Revival

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Jer's avatar Group Jer 2013-12-14 22:06
yt 3609 posts 558 likes joined Dec 16, 2012

I'm Back

Over the past months, I’ve struggled to hold on to a story I like updating, which in truth sucks, because I love writing for you, the reader. However, with my winter break coming next week, I think I could manage to write a whole new story, with a team that have struggled in real life, and might struggle in this story.

Why Sunderland?

I've decided to go with Sunderland, a team that went from luring Sessegnon to getting old farts like Wes Brown. Even though I’ve seen a couple of stories in the site already as Sunderland, I wanted to take my shot at it, maybe inspiring others to do the same, whether it's for Sunderland or another team.

Who Is The Manager?

The manager is currently employed at Sunderland. Yes, Gus Poyet. He’s a special treat, as he’s Uruguayan and has managed in England before (Brighton Hove Albion), even working with Dennis Wise some years back. I’ve always liked his approach in real life, and I’ll try to do my best with him.
Neal's avatar Group Neal 2013-12-14 22:06
us 3404 posts 401 likes joined Oct 24, 2012
Title creds to ME ;)
JasonRM's avatar Group JasonRM 2013-12-14 22:08
us 1181 posts 222 likes joined Nov 28, 2012
Good Luck Jeremy! :)
Current Team: Q. P. R.
Year: 2020/2021 (2nd Season)
Manager: Francesco Totti
Honors: None
Story: What the Future Holds
bebero's avatar Group bebero 2013-12-14 22:08
ro 678 posts 95 likes joined Jul 01, 2013
Good luck :) !
Couragesand's avatar Group Couragesand 2013-12-14 22:11
00 152 posts 10 likes joined Mar 31, 2013
Making your way in the world today takes everything you got.

Check it out :)
TylerK's avatar Group TylerK 2013-12-14 22:11
gb 730 posts 55 likes joined Oct 09, 2013
Good luck Pauks
jason_connolly1987's avatar Group jason_connolly1987 2013-12-14 23:14
gb 479 posts 28 likes joined Oct 27, 2012
Good luck, sir!
'Dare to dream, dare to fly, dare to be the ever chosen one to touch the sky.'
andrew98's avatar Group andrew98 2013-12-15 00:38
pe 253 posts 23 likes joined Jul 30, 2012
Bad luck Jeremy hope you descend to the second division and you get sacked.
Nah joke, good luck, gonna be checking it :)
Jer's avatar Group Jer 2013-12-15 03:15
yt 3609 posts 558 likes joined Dec 16, 2012
@Neal: No.

@TheMadridista: Thanks Maddy :)

@Bebero: Thanks mate, will need it.

@Courage: So much emotion hahaha :P

@TK69: Thanks mate :)

@Jason: Thank you, sir!

@Andrew: I don't speak Peruvian Dog language, sorry.
Rablador's avatar Group Rablador 2013-12-15 03:19
gb 940 posts 259 likes joined May 26, 2013
G'luck! And Neal that title idea was just disgusting :/
Hope is the fuel of progress and fear is the prison in which you put yourself
Jer's avatar Group Jer 2013-12-15 03:23
yt 3609 posts 558 likes joined Dec 16, 2012

Sunderland Chairman ‘Still On The Hunt’

Sunderland chairman, Ellis Short, called in a press conference, riling up the media, after Paolo Di Canio was sacked in the off-season. Speculations throughout the internet gave the Sunderland faithful some hope, as the pre-season closes in. Ellis Short, once again has ‘failed’ to bring someone suitable to the club, with Di Canio being the 6th manager in less than 5 years appointed at the Stadium of Light.

Ellis Short

The Sunderland chairman in his press conference.

Short in the press conference, said,”Over the past few weeks we’ve been looking thoroughly at the options, even looking at lower-league managers, such as we did with Di Canio.” When questioned upon the Di Matteo rumors of him signing for Sunderland, Short responded,”The media will always be speculating, such as Gino Peruzzi joining us, even before we had tabled an offer. However, in the case of Di Matteo, the board and I believe that we can reach a deal.” The Sunderland chairman added,”We do have to be on the prowl looking for other managers, just in case the board and Di Matteo hit a snag in discussions. Who knows?” Short also said,”We are looking at every aspect on the manager. Tactical, money-wise and if the fans would like him as a prospect.” The latter is known to have completely chalked off Tony Pulis, whose type of football has been called as another sport ‘rugby’. As Short answered various questions by the journalists, his conference was ended early, with a board member himself coming to get the chairman. Again, this riled up the media, with #SunderlandToMakeAnAppointmentSoon trending on Twitter for a few hours.

Paolo Di Canio

The former Sunderland boss had a rocky relationship with the fans.

Many Sunderland fans are against the idea of having Champions League winner Roberto Di Matteo at the club, with many fans naming his type of football as ‘the anti-football’. A comment on Twitter stated,”Di Matteo wouldn’t be a wise decision, if my beloved Sunderland want to get better over the years.. Last year we barely made it out of the relegation places, and with Di Matteo, relegation is a probability.” With time ticking on the clock, Sunderland are putting themselves in a hard position, with managers along time, are running out.

Sunderland Fans

Fans still waiting on the successor of Paolo di Canio.
JasonRM's avatar Group JasonRM 2013-12-15 03:27
us 1181 posts 222 likes joined Nov 28, 2012
Good start so far Jeremy! :)
Current Team: Q. P. R.
Year: 2020/2021 (2nd Season)
Manager: Francesco Totti
Honors: None
Story: What the Future Holds
Neal's avatar Group Neal 2013-12-15 03:40
us 3404 posts 401 likes joined Oct 24, 2012
I hope it's not Poyet, he sucks :/
Louis O.'s avatar Group Louis O. 2013-12-15 08:06
gb 3247 posts 460 likes joined Oct 05, 2012
Woot go Gus Poyet! Epic player for Chelsea years ago :P
pompeyblue's avatar pompeyblue 2013-12-15 12:23
gb 2650 posts 297 likes joined Oct 08, 2013
Good luck Pauker!
it has been a good start so I am looking forward to the rest of the story :)

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