Ipswich Town 5 Sunderland 2: How distraught Black Cats fans reacted to thumping defeat

Grant Ward hits home Ipswich's fifth goal against Sunderland tonight. Picture by Frank Reid
Grant Ward hits home Ipswich's fifth goal against Sunderland tonight. Picture by Frank Reid
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Sunderland’s miserable form continued with a disastrous 5-2 drubbing at Ipswich Town tonight.

Simon Grayson’s men were floored by former Black Cats striker Martyn Waghorn’s opener and, despite equalising, they were well beaten at Portman Road to leave them third-bottom in the Championship, with just one win in their first 10 matches.

Here’s how some Sunderland fans reacted on Twitter.

@andyoots: the one bit of pride I currently have left in being affiliated with this hex ridden cesspit of a club is the amazing fans

@Karl86Stewart: No bloody heart what’s so ever!!!!!

@Heffer74: Can James Herriot not come back and put us down?

@Jaketulloch91: Another terrific result Sunderland our defence is beyond a joke

@amirley: When will this be over, there is only so much we can take

@christoph_21: For all the lack of investment has hamstrung #SAFC, we’ve just lost 5-2 to a side that has spent £4m in two seasons. Less than a Lamine Kone

@feed_me_hiphop: What an absolute mess #SAFC. More to come at Preston too, it’s clear the players don’t hurt anywhere near enough. Gutless and spineless.

@AndyDav66: Good news is we are still 3rd bottom

@Cain_Paul75: Over to you Mr Short #safc #disgrace #embarrassing

@tattyboo74: There needs to be a change at my club and it needs to be quick

@daveg_safc: It’s like oyston and Blackpool all over again.

@Safc85: Allardyce is the only one I’d change Grayson for

@MyOwnFlag_: I can’t keep the faith much longer, Short makes Ashley look like a good chairman, this teams a disgrace

@DanielJenks89: I do hope Grayson gives them a proper rollicking in the dressing room.

@Mr_B_Heat: Good gawd,will the pain ever end.Shambolic laughing stock

@matt_safc: Great effort lads. Well done.

@LiamB_SAFC: Sorry like but completely turned on Grayson after this. He’s to blame for games like this.

@NeilMoore4: Work in progress is fine, but I don’t see any progress to be fair - time for action

@ernzh671: I’m glad I stopped going years ago, still hurts nonetheless, the club from Short to the fans is on its knees, we’ll be lucky to stay up

@adamhutch_safc: Grayson been a disaster tbf but until short sells #SAFC by lowering his valuation to someone with fresh impetus nowt will change #shortout

@MDryden11: What a state our club is in

@afootyeducation: Each and every one of those poor souls who travelled to Ipswich tonight, quite simply deserve a full refund

@garyjerry: We’re beyond the bottom of the barrel. Doomed. Again.

@sportmad72: Grayson dealt a rough deal but he’s out of his depth. Time to go.

@SAFC_NYorkshire: Appalling. Time for a change.

@Brylcream_Boy: The worst thing is I’m not sure anyone could motivate this squad #NoHeart #NoDesire

@Jaklocker: Really struggling to to find any positives with our game now, something needs to change

@blackcatkw: This can’t go on.