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Roker Report’s Sunday Brainbusters #18: 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 - FA Carling Premiership - Newcastle United v Sunderland Photo by Magi Haroun/EMPICS via Getty Images

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

Question 1...

1. In the last ten seasons (since 2010-11) how many years have seen Sunderland get past the 3rd round of the FA Cup?

A. One

B. Three

C. Five

Question 2...

2. Who were the opponents for Sunderland’s first ever home victory in the Premier League?

Question 3...

3. Complete this Sunderland starting XI from April 2013 when Paolo Di Canio’s Sunderland defeated Newcastle United 3-0 at St James’ Park...

Gk - ?

RB - Phil Bardsley

CB - ?

CB - Carlos Cuellar

LB - ?

RM - Adam Johnson

CM - Sebastian Larsson

CM - ?

LM - James McClean

AM - Stephane Sessegnon

ST - ?

Paolo Di Canio
Ian MacNicol/AFP via Getty Images

Question 4...

4. From which club did Peter Reid sign Gareth Hall for Sunderland in a deal worth a reported £250,000?

Question 5...

5. Which team did Sunderland play in July 1999 to celebrate Kevin Ball’s Testimonial match?

Question 6...

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

A. John Byrne (1991-1992)

B. Lee Clark (1997-1999)

C. Asamoah Gyan (2010-2011)

Soccer - FA Cup Semi Final - Sunderland v Norwich City
John Byrne
Photo by Neal Simpson/EMPICS via Getty Images

Question 7...

7. Who scored the only goal across the two-legs of Sunderland’s play-off semi-final against Portsmouth last season?

Question 8...

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

2000-2005 - Nottingham Forest

2005-2006 - Tottenham Hotspur

2006-2008 - Charlton Athletic

2008-2011 - Sunderland

2010 - Sheffield United (loan)

2011 - Blackpool

2011-2016 - Nottingham Forest

Question 9...

9. Which player did Sunderland have on a season long loan deal from Manchester United during the 2016-17 season, as Sunderland were relegated from the Premier League under David Moyes?

Finally... Question 10...

10. Which ex-Sunderland legend was manager of Reading, when they were our FA Cup 3rd round opponents at the beginning of our run that led to winning the cup in 1973?

Arsenal v Sunderland - Premier League
David Moyes
Photo by Ian Horrocks/Sunderland AFC via Getty Images


1. B. Three

2. Coventry City - Sunderland 1-0 Coventry City, 21st September 1996

3. Gk - Simon Mignolet, CB - John O’Shea, LB - Danny Rose, CM - Alfred N’Diaye, ST - Danny Graham

4. Chelsea

5. Sampdoria

6. B. Lee Clark

7. Chris Maguire

8. Andy Reid

9. Adnan Januzaj

10. Charlie Hurley

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