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Checkatrade Trophy or Promotion Celebrations - Poll

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Which would have given Sunderland fans more reason to celebrate in party style?

Poll ended at 06 Jun 2019, 16:00

Checkatrade Trophy
10
77%
Promotion
3
23%
 
Total votes: 13

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Checkatrade Trophy or Promotion Celebrations - Poll

Post by Nockya » 07 Apr 2019, 16:00

Checkatrade Trophy or Promotion Celebrations - Poll

This is a poll about which celebrations would have been better.
We didn't win the cup but promotion is obviously within our grasp now.
So, the question is - which would give Sunderland fans the biggest celebration resulting in the best party?

I am going for the Checkatrade Trophy and the reason is simple, our expectation is promotion and nothing else will do.
Winning a Wembley final since 1973 would have been the cherry on the top of the cake and I reckon the party for that would have been far bigger.
Promotion will pass us by with a much smaller celebration in my opinion but what do you think?



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Post by Jenky » 07 Apr 2019, 16:23

You could be right, we all had plans of going down the town on the Monday night but that didn't happen because of the defeat. Had we been in a position like Luton are now we would have possibly had an open-top bus celebration as well. However, I don't think we would have had the street parties like we did in 1973 because the community is not like it was then.

If promotion was a REAL possibility (like Luton's chances) then the Checkatrade Trophy would have given us a massive party. But winning the cup while we are in this position would have still given us better parties. We will get promotion I have no doubt now and we will all just shake hands and that will be that. Therefore the cup would edge it on the celebration scale ;)



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Re: Checkatrade Trophy or Promotion Celebrations - Poll

Post by Sunderland Nut » 07 Apr 2019, 17:22

Tough call but maybe the cup would have given us room for a celebration.



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Post by Sandy Mackem » 07 Apr 2019, 22:50

At first this was a no brainier until I read the question properly. If we won the cup then yes I think I would have celebrated like there's no tomorrow. On the day we get promotion the Sunderland supporters will celebrate though not as much as if we brought the cup back.



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Post by Bus Driver » 08 Apr 2019, 11:46

Considering the celebrations in Trafalgar Square and London in general I would say the Checkatrade Trophy already won it :lol:
Sunderland fans have already had the celebrations and the forthcoming promotion party won't be anywhere near that.






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Post by Cheesy Chips » 08 Apr 2019, 11:52

Had our cheesy chips on Wembley Way and I still haven't recovered 8-)



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Post by Nockya » 08 Apr 2019, 13:35

I am glad you all understood the question so far :cheers:



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Re: Checkatrade Trophy or Promotion Celebrations - Poll

Post by Little General » 08 Apr 2019, 13:55

Me and the lads will celebrate promotion this year without doubt. Now then would the trophy have been a better celebration ......... hmmmmmm let me think. Well, we celebrate every Sunderland win :lol:
Go on then I think we would have an extra pint or two had we won the tinpot cup :lol:
I think that we will still go overboard when promotion is confirmed though.



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Re: Checkatrade Trophy or Promotion Celebrations - Poll

Post by cam » 08 Apr 2019, 14:38

Good question since you avoid saying which is the best to have - cup or promotion. Party-wise - the cup. Satisfaction-wise - promotion. So for a party it would have been the Checkatrade tinpot thing :lol:


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Post by thingamajig » 08 Apr 2019, 18:53

This season has had us biting finger nails and nervous through whole matches even though we've only lost two all season.
Promotion is a must but I agree we have had a massive party already without winning the trophy so what would have happened had we won it :o
I voted for the trophy but I repeat that promotion is a must.


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