Sunderland are looking good at the moment in Sky Bet League One with the men from the Stadium of Light well in with a chance of winning promotion back to the Championship come the end of the campagin.
The Black Cats had struggled for form under Phil Parkinson during the early stages of his tenure and fans were hammering him and the players regularly for some very poor performances.
Indeed, he looked a beaten man during that period but the club decided to keep him in his post and, in fairness, he has since turned things around with the players responding to what he wants.
In turn, that has got the fans praising him, too, and that was the case against last night as they ground out what could be a crucial win over Tranmere Rovers away from home.
Let’s take a look at what has been said on Twitter about the man at the helm:
Take that big 3 points and needed. Scruffy game won by a sruffy goal but yet another clean sheet we look so more solid at the back Parkinson deserves the credit for it. Big couple days ahead see what we can do in the transfer market then a massive game against pompey #SAFC
— Steven Elliott not Sleeves (@ElliottSAFC) January 29, 2020
Another great three points. Parkinson could be getting Manager of the Month at this rate, and whoever would have thought that could be possible?! #safc
— Lex (@safc_lex) January 29, 2020
Unfair? Hadn’t won a game in like his first 10 or whatever it was? Fair play to him for turning it around but it certainly wasn’t unfair
— John (@JohnboySafc07) January 29, 2020
Unfair? They were shocking and quite rightly fans weren't happy. Now they deserve praise for turning it around.
— David Hancock (@thedozeffect) January 30, 2020
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