I watch with usual fear of disaster, I never look forward to any games now, as I know the forthcoming result before we eventually lose.

We had three or four first team players, plus seven to eight reserves, at best against Sunderland. Krul, Jamaat, Sissoko and Colback at a push. Taylor a useful sub, yes, no more.

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Guitierrez, tried hard but not a first team player now.

Williamson same, just not good enough, ok as fourth choice but no more.

Gouffran doesn’t seem to know where he’s playing, or why.

Perez, yes one for the future, not now.

Cabella might be ok in a good team but he isn’t in one.

Riviere – Six million what? Smarties?

As for our manager/coach – not fit for purpose.

I thought we had a reasonable central midfielder on the bench, Abeid. So obviously you don’t play him, you play a winger/full-back there. Yes he tried hard but why not play him at full-back?

Carver makes Pardew look like a top manager. So what, I now can’t watch much more of this crap.

We need a complete new team of quality, not mediocrity, but I can’t see that happening. Oh and a proper manager…can’t see that happening either.

I know I’m being a pessimist but I have nothing left; no joy, no excitement, nothing to look forward to.