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Roker Report’s Sunday Brainbusters #15: Can you get 10 out of 10 in our Sunderland quiz?

Here’s our bank holiday weekend Sunderland quiz to get you motivated on this fine Sunday morning. Can you get 10/10? It doesn’t happen very often... let us know how you fare!

Martin Scott - did he score the last penalty at Roker Park?
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The answers are at the bottom - good luck and let us know how you get on...

Question 1...

Which player scored Sunderland’s first hat-trick at the Stadium of Light?

Question 2...

To which team did Sunderland suffer their first defeat of this season in League One?

Question 3...

Who were the opponents when England played their first full international at the Stadium of Light in 1999?

A. Belgium

B. Slovakia

C. Turkey

A general view of the Stadium of Light
Stadium of Light - who scored the first hat-trick and who were England's first opponents there?
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Question 4...

Which of the following players scored more goals for Sunderland in all competitions?

A. Paul Bracewell (1983-1984, 1989-1992, 1995-1997)

B. Steed Malbranque (2008-2011)

C. Jack Rodwell (2014-2017)

Question 5...

For how many successive seasons was Kevin Phillips top League goalscorer for Sunderland?

Question 6...

In 2004, Sunderland were defeated 1-0 in the semi-final of the FA Cup by Millwall. Which Sunderland player received a red card during the game?

Question 7...

Can you name all four players who Peter Reid signed on loan, as Sunderland won the Division One championship in his first full season as manager in 1995-96?

Birmingham City v Sunderland - Premier League
Steed Malbranque - did he score more than Paul Bracewell and Jack Rodwell?
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Question 8...

Which Sunderland player would make his only appearance for Sunderland after coming on as a substitute replacing his brother, during a 2-0 defeat at Leeds United in 1989?

Question 9...

From which Dutch club did Sunderland sign Jozy Altidore for £6.5 million during the summer of 2013?

And Finally - Question 10...

Who scored the last penalty for Sunderland at Roker Park?

A. Alex Rae

B. Martin Scott

C. Paul Stewart

Roker Park
Roker Park - who scored the last penalty for Sunderland there?
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1) Niall Quinn – Sunderland 4-1 Stockport County, 7th March 1998.

2) Burton Albion - Burton Albion 2-1 Sunderland, 15th September 2018.

3) A. Belgium – England 2-1 Belgium, 10th October 1999.

4) C. Jack Rodwell (2014-2017) – 7 goals

[Paul Bracewell (1983-1997) – 6 goals & Steed Malbranque (2008-2011) – 2 goals]

5) Six [1997-98, 1998-99, 1999-00, 2000-01, 2001-02 & 2002-03]

6) Jason McAteer

7) Terry Cooke (Manchester United), Shay Given (Blackburn Rovers), Gareth Hall (Chelsea) & Paul Stewart (Liverpool)

8) Ricardo Gabbiadini

9) AZ Alkmaar

10) C. Paul Stewart – Sunderland 3-0 Everton, 3rd May 1997.

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