Date: 22nd October 2011 at 10:32pm
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Steve Bruce was understandably relieved to see his side record their first win in four at the expense of Bolton Wanderers.

Speaking to The Official Site at full-time, the gaffer said he told the players to ‘calm down’ during the break:

‘I told the players at half time to calm down and let me do the worrying. I wanted them to try and enjoy it.

‘Both teams looked nervous and edgy in the first half and I wanted to take the shackles off a bit. Thankfully we did that in the second half.’

Unsurprisingly after Bruce’s earlier comments this week, there was praise for the Black Cats travelling support too:

‘I must say a special thanks to the supporters.

‘There’s not many clubs who’d bring 4,500 fans when their team could have been near the bottom at 5pm.’

 

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