Fan blog: Sunderland need to stabilise with Chris Coleman at the helm

Sunderland drew 2-2 with Reading to leave them six points from safety.
Sunderland drew 2-2 with Reading to leave them six points from safety.
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What a week it has been. Somehow, we have only picked up three points, with the chances we had, we should have had nine.

That would have pulled us out of the calamity that we are in and started a revival.

I know that Camp is the only experienced keeper that we had available on Saturday, but we came up against our former keeper in Mannone.

The question every Sunderland fan asks is ‘Why did we let him go?’

From when he came in, I have been criticising Ashley Fletcher, but in recent games, I have to admit that he has been one of our better players.

He had chances and was much better at holding the ball up.

It is a pity that it is too little, too late as in three games he will be heading back down the A19.

Recruitment has been a major part of our decline in recent years because we have been loaning or purchasing injury prone players.

Sunderland then build up our hopes as they are good players that we recognise, but they are never in the starting 11 due to injuries they somehow pick up.

Also, the loan players know that they will be heading back to their parent clubs at the end of the season, so do they care?

In the following seasons, we need to keep the likes of Asoro and Maja as they will push us forward with their pace and desire for the club, if they are still here.

Next season, we need to stabilise with Chris Coleman and build forward from there or I can see us heading further down the EFL.

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