Pete Moss: Come on Sunderland fans, let’s get behind the lads and the manager

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Come on Sunderland fans. Do you seriously believe sacking Gus will be the answer to our woes at this stage of the season?

I admit I have been very vocal about the depressing lows (as well as the rare highs) of this roller coaster and volatile love affair with SAFC. But just like any relationship, it has to be endured and worked through, in good times and through bad.

Yes, his tactics and team selection have been questionable at times, but the instability of constantly changing the Manager doesn’t help the situation long term.

At this stage of the season when we are scrapping for every goal and point, the last thing we need is major upheaval and the possibility of discontent in the dressing room.

Yes, the defeat to travelling pointless QPR was awful, then losing out in the Cup to Bradford just added to our depression. But the focus has to be on avoiding the dreaded drop out of the £5B tv bonanza of the Premier League, beginning with three absolutely vital points on Saturday against the Baggies.

Ha’way supporters. Get behind the lads and the manager and let’s get out of this mess then start moving forward again next season.

#mackemtillidie #itsintheblood

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