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10 Things We Learned From Sunderland Til I Die Season 2

10. Documentaries Are A Bad Omen For Sunderland

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Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Fool me a third time?

Whilst, it isn’t shameful for Sunderland to allow documentary makers to film them over a season, it is perhaps worth raising the point that on the three times this has occurred Sunderland have been relegated twice and failed to get promotion and lost a cup final the other.

Football aficionados or simply those with too much time on their hands will be acutely aware that before Sunderland Til’ I Die, Premier Passions was the go-to viewing for a Sunderland season that incurred the fate of relegation. After gaining promotion from the Football League First Division as it was then known, Premier Passions followed the expletive laden season of Peter Reid’s Sunderland, which remains prime viewing for any diehard football fan.

Season two of Sunderland Til’ I Die, although not culminating in relegation, certainly documents a season that was far from desirable for fans, players or the board.

If a season three is to happen, Sunderland will hope to break both their Wembley hoodoo and end their documentary omen.

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