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Roker Report’s Sunday Brainbusters #19: Can you get full marks in our Sunderland-themed quiz?

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

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Sunderland v Newcastle United - Stadium Of Light Photo by Nigel French - PA Images via Getty Images

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

Question 1...

1. Which club knocked Sunderland out of last season’s League Cup which was also Jack Ross’ first defeat as Sunderland manager in a competitive game?

Question 2...

2. Who scored the only goal of the game for Sunderland’s in our first ever home victory in the Premier League against Coventry City in September 1996?

A. Steve Agnew

B. Alex Rae

C. Craig Russell

Question 3...

3. Complete this Sunderland starting XI from October 2008 when Roy Keane’s Sunderland defeated Newcastle United 2-1 at the Stadium of Light...

Gk - ?

RB - Pascal Chimbonda

CB - ?

CB - Anton Ferdinand

LB - George McCartney

RM - ?

CM - Dwight Yorke

CM - ?

LM - Kieran Richardson

ST - El Hadji Diouf

ST - ?

Sunderland v Newcastle United - Premier League
Kieran Richardson
Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Question 4...

4. From which club did Peter Reid sign Paul Butler for Sunderland in a deal worth a reported £1 million in the summer of 1998?

Question 5...

5. Which team did Sunderland play in July 1993 to celebrate Gary Bennett’s Testimonial match?

Question 6...

6. Which of the following players scored the most goals for Sunderland?

A. Gordon Armstrong (1984-1995)

B. Brian Clough (1961-1965)

C. Eric Gates (1985-1990)

Soccer - League Division Two - Chelsea v Sunderland - Stamford Bridge
Brian Clough
Photo by S&G/PA Images via Getty Images

Question 7...

7. What was Sunderland’s final league position last season?

Question 8...

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

2002-2004 - Charlton Athletic

2003 - Leyton Orient (loan) 2006 - Brentford (loan)

2004-2006 - Brentford

2006-2009 - Hull City

2009-2012 - Sunderland

2012-2017 - Norwich City

2010 - Fulham (loan) 2011 - Sheffield Wednesday (loan)

2017 - Southend United

Question 9...

9. Which two players did Sunderland loan from Everton during the 2017-18 season as we were relegated from the Championship under Simon Grayson and Chris Coleman?

Finally... Question 10...

10. Which ex-Sunderland legend was manager of Chelsea, when they were our FA Cup quarter-final opponents in 1992?

Chelsea v Sunderland - FA Cup Sixth Round - Stamford Bridge
John Byrne in action during the 1992 FA Cup quarter final against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge
Photo by John Stillwell - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images


1. Sheffield Wednesday

2. A. Steve Agnew

3. Gk - Marton Fulop, CB - Danny Collins, RM - Steed Malbranque, CM - Dean Whitehead, ST - Djibril Cisse

4. Bury

5. Glasgow Rangers

6. B. Brian Clough

7. 5th

8. Michael Turner

9. Tyias Browning and Brendan Galloway

10. Ian Porterfield

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