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1. Who were the opposition when Peter Reid managed Sunderland in a cup semi-final?
2. Which northern Ireland international striker did Terry Butcher sign in the summer of 1993?
3. Complete the Sunderland starting XI who was defeated at Wembley in the 1990 Division Two Play-Off final 1-0 by Swindon Town but ultimately gained promotion to Division One...
Gk - Tony Norman
RB - John Kay
CB - ?
CB - Gary Bennett
LB - ?
RM - Gary Owers
CM - ?
CM - Gordon Armstrong
LM - ?
ST - Marco Gabbiadini
ST - ?
4. What was the British transfer record fee that Brian Clough’s Derby County paid Sunderland for Colin Todd in 1971?
5. In October of what year did Kieran Richardson score the winner against Newcastle United at the Stadium of Light with a thunderbolt of a free-kick?
6. Against which club did Niall Quinn score twice on his first start for Sunderland which was also Sunderland’s first ever Premier League victory?
7. Which Sunderland goalkeeper has saved a penalty against Newcastle United at St James Park since Thomas Sorensen’s save in 2000?
8. During 1989-90 when Sunderland were promoted to Division One, Sunderland competed in the league, play-offs, FA Cup, League Cup and one other competition - what was the missing competition?
9. Against which club did Aiden McGeady score his first goal for Sunderland?
Finally... Question 10...
10. Who was Sunderland’s goalkeeper for our first ever Premier League game and was also making his debut for the club?
1. Leicester City
2. Phil Gray
3. CB - John MacPhail, LB - Reuben Agboola, CM - Paul Bracewell, LM - Colin Pascoe & ST - Eric Gates
6. Nottingham Forest
7. Simon Mignolet
8. Zenith Data Systems Cup (or Full Members’ Cup)
9. Norwich City
10. Tony Coton