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Roker Report’s Sunday Brainbusters: Are you a fountain of Sunderland knowledge? Test yourself!

A bit of Sunderland related trivia to get your brain moving on this fine Sunday morning. Best of luck, ladies and gents - let us know how you fare!

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The answers are at the bottom - good luck and let us know how you get on...

Question 1...

Who was Assistant Manager to Bob Stokoe as Sunderland won the FA Cup in 1973 before going on to manage Newcastle United later in his managerial career?

Question 2...

In the 10 years Sunderland spent in the Premier League between achieving promotion under Roy Keane in 2006/07 and relegation under David Moyes in 2016/17, how many times did we finish the season directly above the relegation zone in 17th position?

A. Two

B. Four

C. Six

Question 3...

What was the score vs Luton Town when Sunderland visited Kenilworth Road on the final day of the season having already clinched the Championship title in 2007 under Roy Keane, and can you name the scorers?

Question 4...

After top scorer Lewis Grabban, who was Sunderland’s next top league goalscorer en route to relegation from the Championship last season?

Question 5...

Which two players were signed by Terry Butcher from Luton Town in the summer of 1993?

Question 6...

Whilst finishing 10th in the Premier League under Steve Bruce in 2010/11, who ended the season as Sunderland’s top scorer in the league with 10 goals? Was it...

A. Darren Bent

B. Asamoah Gyan

C. Danny Welbeck

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Question 7...

Who was the first Sunderland player sold for over £1 million?

Question 8...

How many times has Kevin Ball stepped up to become caretaker manager of Sunderland?

Question 9...

Who scored the last ever FA Cup goal for Sunderland at Roker Park and who were the opponents?

Last one - Question 10...

Which Sunderland player was the first ever German to score in England’s top division?



1. Arthur Cox

2. (B) 2 – 2012/13 & 2015/16

3. 5-0 to the lads – Daryl Murphy (2), Anthony Stokes, Ross Wallace & David Connolly

4. Aiden McGeady – 7 goals

5. Alec Chamberlain (Free) & Phil Gray (£800k)

6. (B) Asamoah Gyan

7. Marco Gabbiadini

8. Twice – 2005/06 after Mick McCarthy & 2013/14 after Paolo Di Canio

9. Phil Gray vs Manchester United 3rd Round Replay, January 1996

10. Thomas Hauser Vs Southampton, April 1991

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