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Roker Report’s Sunday Brainbusters #18: Can you get top marks in our weekly Sunderland quiz?!

Every Sunday we post a brand new Sunderland quiz, and it’s not very often that someone gets top marks. Can you get 10/10? Have a go at it and let us know how you do!

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


Question 1...

Who has made the most appearances for Sunderland this season in League One?

Question 2...

Which Sunderland manager changed the colour of the clubs shorts from white back to the traditional black in 1972?

Question 3...

Which Sunderland player, after working his way through the youth setup, scored after only forty seconds of his full debut against Barnsley in 1992, and would go on to make over 400 appearances for the lads?

Question 4...

Which of the following players was the last to score three or more goals in a game at Roker Park for Sunderland?

A. Don Goodman

B. Phil Gray

C. Craig Russell

Question 5...

From which club did Sunderland loan Ricky Alvarez in 2014?

Fulham v Sunderland - FA Cup Fourth Round Replay Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images

Question 6...

Which player broke the record transfer fee record between two British clubs when he moved from Sunderland to Brian Clough’s Derby County for £175,000 in 1971?

Question 7...

During his twelve Premier League games as Sunderland manager, Paolo Di Canio won in two of those games. The first was a 3-0 victory over Newcastle United at St James’ Park, but who were the opponents for his other victory?

Question 8...

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

A. Paul Hardyman (1989-1992)

B. Andy Melville (1993-1999)

C. Martin Scott (1994-1999)

Question 9...

Of the six individual play-off semi-final matches across 1990 (Newcastle United), 1998 (Sheffield United) & 2004 (Crystal Palace), how many have Sunderland won?

And Finally - Question 10...

Which team knocked Sunderland out of this season’s League Cup?

West Ham v SunderlaX Sunderland AFC via Getty Images

Answers...

1) Jon McLaughlin

2) Bob Stokoe

3) Michael Gray

4) C. Craig Russell

[Sunderland 6-0 Millwall, Scott (pen), Russell (4), Phil Gray, 9th December 1995]

5) Internazionale (Inter Milan)

6) Colin Todd

7) Everton – Sunderland 1-0 Everton, 20th April 2014

8) B. Andy Melville (14 goals)

[Paul Hardyman – 12 goals & Martin Scott – 11 goals]

9) Three

10) Sheffield Wednesday

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