GOD has admitted being tempted to step in to keep Sunderland in the Premier League.
After losing 5-1 to Tottenham, manager Gus Poyet took the unorthodox step of appealing to the master of the universe for assistance.
God said: I used to get involved a lot more in football, most weekends I was determining the result of Ayr-Forfar or denying Rochdale a penalty.
Still theres no greater use of my divine power than preventing a team having to play Huddersfield so Ill see what I can do.
“The pre-match sacrifice of Guy Poyet’s first born son might gee me up a bit.
And if Ive got a miracle left over Ill see about getting Lee Cattermole to stop hiking his shorts up to his nipples.