Watching Sunderland be demolished by Everton one week after the derby was surely an enjoyable way for Newcastle fans to spend their Sunday afternoon yesterday.
After a week of taunts on social media by fans of the Black Cats and echoes of ‘6 in a row’ together with poorly designed and misspelt memes, it’s good to see Sunderland achieving a result they truly deserve.
You see, they would have most likely suffered a similar fate last weekend had it not been for the referee’s dreadful decision to send off Newcastle’s captain towards the very end of the first half of the Wear/Tyne derby. A penalty? Maybe. Red card? No chance. And we are not biased – countless numbers of football pundits agree that the sending off was beyond harsh and totally ruined the game. Fair play to Newcastle for continuing to attack in the second half despite being down to 10 men and they were still the better team even after Coloccini’s dismissal.
Sunderland will get relegated and their performance yesterday away to Everton verified this. Even another derby victory won’t save this sorry lot from the Championship.
As you can imagine, many Newcastle supporters took to social media to mock Sunderland’s disastrous display at Everton and of course, Alan Shearer was ready to post a little cheeky Tweet – which is something we expect from him these days…
— Alan Shearer (@alanshearer) November 1, 2015
Shearer regularly gets abuse from Sunderland fans even when he isn’t mocking their beloved club, so you can imagine a Tweet like this would cause even more of them to react.
And they did…
@alanshearer Rather win the derby anyday of the week you fucking dog nonce
— Neil (@SmileSisyphus) November 1, 2015
(sure that was Roy Keane not Shearer?)
— Alex [poo] (@flaptings) November 1, 2015
— Louise Knight (@NKOTB_IBLY4EVA) November 1, 2015
@alanshearer wey ya patters shite man
— Jordan clark (@JClark_95) November 1, 2015
This fan tagged the BBC in his reply to complain about Shearer being a pundit but not being impartial…
— Karen Johnson (@Kagsie66) November 1, 2015
Shearer wasn’t the only ex-NUFC player to Tweet about Sunderland’s dismal performance…
Everton 6-2 Mackems Normal Service Resumed for the Mackems
— mick quinn (@mickquinn1089) November 1, 2015
It’s going to be a long season for Sunderland fans – you could say the same for Newcastle but the Toon have actually been performing quite well recently even if the results haven’t gone their way.
And then there was the time a Sunderland fan tried to troll Shearer about his niece, but failed miserably.
After the derby defeat he dealt well with one particular Sunderland fan who was gloating a bit too much with this great reply.