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Fan Letters: Abusive supporters, the atmosphere at Sunderland’s home games, & Joey Barton...

In today’s Fan Letters our readers are discussing abusive supporters, the atmosphere at home games and offering Joey Barton the opportunity to stub out a fag in someone’s eye... yep. Got something to say? Drop us an email:!

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Dear Roker Report,

Unfortunately I have to agree with Chris Brown on certain parts... although Sunderland‘s support is outstanding in numbers I feel that the atmosphere in the ground is very poor at times. For a fan base of our size fan abuse is non stop every game our most used chant this season is “Your not fit to referee” Yes the referees are absolutely shocking at this level but it’s straight away 2/3 dodgy calls and the fans are on the back instantly.

Also we need to encourage the players more I’ve seen it too much over the past 2 years mainly one or two bad passes and the whole stadium is moaning and it knocks confidence which happens 90% of the time it needs to change. Atmosphere needs to change, massively need New songs.

Several rows behind me there is a guy non stop shouting abuse at players all season

on Tuesday Gooch was his target shouting things such as “How does he even get in this team” “Get him off he’s f**king useless” Clearly hasn’t been watching the last 10 games and his performances.

That is just one case of which there have been many different ones over the season.

And on the positive side of things can we get a shout out to the Fan in the Roker stand (south stand) who shouts “Haway haway haway off the top of his voice at the start of nearly every game? Interesting stat 2 times in the last 7 games he’s Has not done this we have drawn Doncaster 0-0, Fleetwood 1-1, the other 5 games he’s done it that I’ve noticed since Christmas we’ve won. Find him and make it a pre match ritual (lol)


Ed’s Note [Gav]: The atmosphere is fairly flat at home games these days. Often I’m one of the only people where I sit joining in with the chants during games. I’m not really sure what can be done about it, though. Away from home is a different thing altogether - after a full day on the drink, people are definitely more up for joining in.

Maybe free beer is the answer.

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Dear Roker Report,

Hello lads maybe you can send this message to jockey the joey won once at sol as a player at the SKUNKS.Also instead of talking your drivel as per usual why dont you buy a pack of ciggys and come to my house at [ADDRESS DELETED] Light your ciggy and the stub it out on my eye as you did to that kid at man city then see if you are from the day u do it are capable of slagging safc fans off you parasite false plastic skunk.over to you joey the coward.

William and Jarvis

(p.s. still think safc in the long term need rid of the present regime at safc)

Ed’s Note [Gav]: Hahahaha... I don’t know where I’d even find him but I’m not sending him your address mate. Barton is a colossal penis, though, I’d agree. I think most people in football know this and he’ll forever be consigned to working at desperate clubs.

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