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Roker Report’s Sunday Brainbusters #15: Can you get full marks in our Sunderland-themed quiz?!

Do you think that you’re an expert on all things Sunderland AFC?! Take our quiz and test your knowledge! Best of luck, and let us know how you get on...

Chelsea v Sunderland - Premier League Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images

Answers are at the bottom...good luck and let us know how you fare!

Question 1...

1. Who were Sunderland’s opponents for David Moyes first Premier League game as Sunderland manager which ended in a 2-1 defeat away from home, due to a late Paddy McNair own goal?

Question 2... Love

2. From which side did Sunderland sign Michael Turner in 2009?

Question 3...

3. Complete this Sunderland starting XI from August 1999 when Sunderland defeated Newcastle United in the Premier League for the first time via a 2-1 victory at St James’ Park...

Gk - Thomas Sorensen

RB - ?

CB - Paul Butler

CB - ?

LB - Michael Gray

RM - Nicky Summerbee

CM - ?

CM - Gavin McCann

LM - ?

ST - Niall Quinn

ST - Kevin Phillips

Jamie McGlen and Michael Gray
Michael Gray during Sunderland's 2-1 win at St James' Park in August 1999
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Question 4...

4. Who were Sunderland’s first ever opponents in a Premier League game?

Question 5...

5. How many League games did Sunderland suffer defeat between the beginning of last season and the 1st January 2019?

Question 6...

6. Which manager was the manager of Sunderland for the fewest games?

A. Dick Advocaat

B. Simon Grayson

C. Howard Wilkinson

Soccer - FA Carling Premiership - Derby County v Sunderland
Jody Craddock
Photo by Neal Simpson/EMPICS via Getty Images

Question 7...

7. From which club did Sunderland sign Jody Craddock for £300,000 in the summer of 1997?

Question 8...

8. Which former Sunderland player had the following playing career?

2002-2007 - Leeds United

2003 - West Ham United (loan)

2007-2010 - Sheffield United

2010-2013 - Sunderland

2010 - Middlesbrough (loan)

2011 - Doncaster Rovers (loan)

2013-2016 - Blackburn Rovers

2016-2018 - Bradford City

2018-2019 - Hamilton Academical

2019 - Hyderabad

Question 9...

9. From which club did Sunderland sign Dean Whitehead in the summer of 2004?

Finally... Question 10...

10. Which of the following players made the most appearances for Sunderland?

A. Paul Butler (1998-2000)

B. Jordan Henderson (2008-2011)

C. Stefan Schwarz (1999-2002)

Soccer - FA Carling Premiership - Sunderland v Coventry City
Paul Butler
Photo by Neal Simpson/EMPICS via Getty Images


1. Manchester City - Manchester City 2-1 Sunderland, 13th August 2016

2. Hull City

3. RB - Chris Makin, CB - Steve Bould, CM - Alex Rae, LM - Stefan Schwarz

4. Leicester City - Sunderland 0-0 Leicester City, 17th August 1996

5. Twice

6. B. Simon Grayson

7. Cambridge United

8. Matthew Kilgallon

9. Oxford United

10. A. Paul Butler (1998-2000)

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