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Sunderland: Some supporters were happy to see fixture during international break postponed

Sunderland: Some supporters were happy to see fixture during international break postponed

It’s not often you see some supporters happy to see a game called off for international duty, yet Sunderland fans didn’t quite seem to get the memo.

The Black Cats upcoming League One fixture against Bristol Rovers has been postponed, as announced on Sunderland’s official website, due to the club missing some players because of the November international break.

This international break will see Phil Parkinson’s side lose number one ‘keeper Jon McLaughlin to Scotland (per the Scottish FA’s official website), leaving the northeast side without a senior shot-stopper.

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With no senior ‘keeper to call upon for the fixture against Bristol Rovers, some Sunderland fans on social media were happy to see the game postponed despite it adding to the club’s already piled up fixture list for this year, with the Black Cats already pushing back games this season due to international breaks.

Here’s what some Sunderland fans had to say about their game against Bristol Rovers being postponed, with supporters happy that the fixture will not be played due to the lack of a senior goalkeeper…

Sunderland fans, do you agree with the club postponing the match? Let us know!

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