'Officially renaming Sunderland AFC to Aidy McGeady FC' - SAFC fans react after poor first half display at Rochdale

Sunderland are drawing 1-1 at Rochdale at half-time, Aiden McGeady scoring for the Black Cats – who have been on the back foot for much of the half.

Tuesday, 20th August 2019, 9:40 pm
Aiden McGeady scored the goal for Sunderland, with the game level at 1-1 at the break.
Aiden McGeady scored the goal for Sunderland, with the game level at 1-1 at the break.

Jack Ross cut a frustrated figure as he watched his side struggle to create many openings in the opening 45 minutes at Spotland.

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Reflecting on the first half display, coldfoot80 Jamie Collin tweeted: “Absolutely woeful this, couldn’t pass water #SAFC”

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Buntingfootball Josh Bunting added: “Despite the goal that was absolutely dreadful #SAFC”

LBrennan89 Liam Brennan tweeted: “4 league games. 4 very poor first halves. Need to be getting out the traps quicker and better like #safc”

RamseySAFC Jordan Ramsey added: “1-1. 1 Shot on target. No attacking threat whatsoever. Shocking. #safc”

MJacko1989 Matthew tweeted: “They’ve got a 16 year old at right back and we haven’t even got at him

“No change in the performance again. Poor #SAFC”

ColArmstrong Col added: “Why didn't we just keep Reece James? Surely he'd have been sufficient given the chance at left back were we now find ourselves short due to his release #SAFC”

And on McGeady’s goal: dom_33 Dom tweeted: “Officially renaming Sunderland AFC to Aidy Mcgeady FC #safc”

Sunderland will be aiming for a much improved second half display in front of a strong away following at Spotland with the Black Cats keen to build on the 2-1 win over Portsmouth at the weekend.