The Curse of Sunderband

If his first couple of months as a football executive are anything to go by, part-time MP David Miliband might want not want to give up the day-job just yet. On February 1st the lamenting Labour loser joined the board of Sunderland Association Football Club. Things were looking up with a 2:1 win against Blackburn on the weekend before. In the seven games since though, Sunderland have lost six and drawn one. The 0:0 draw was against Arsenal, the team Miliband supports. There is a growing whispering campaign amongst the “black cats” that David has cursed the club with his personal losing touch. Turns out he does have something in common with Brown after all…




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