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Roker Report’s Sunday Brainbusters #24: Can you get full marks in our Sunderland 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 League Division Two - Playoff Finals - Swindon Town v Sunderland - Wembley Stadium Photo by Neal Simpson/EMPICS via Getty Images

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

Question 1...

1. Who were the opposition when Peter Reid managed Sunderland in a cup semi-final?

Question 2...

2. Which northern Ireland international striker did Terry Butcher sign in the summer of 1993?

Question 3...

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 - ?

Soccer - Football League Division One - Sunderland Photocall
Colin Todd
Photo by PA Images via Getty Images

Question 4...

4. What was the British transfer record fee that Brian Clough’s Derby County paid Sunderland for Colin Todd in 1971?

Question 5...

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?

Question 6...

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?

Sunderland FC
Niall Quinn celebrating during Sunderland's victory in the final league game at Roker Park against Everton
Photo by NCJ Archive/Mirrorpix/Getty Images

Question 7...

7. Which Sunderland goalkeeper has saved a penalty against Newcastle United at St James Park since Thomas Sorensen’s save in 2000?

Question 8...

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?

Question 9...

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?

Newcastle v Sunderland Shearer
Thomas Sorensen saving Alan Shearer's penalty at St James' Park in 2000
Photo by Owen Humphreys - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images


1. Leicester City

2. Phil Gray

3. CB - John MacPhail, LB - Reuben Agboola, CM - Paul Bracewell, LM - Colin Pascoe & ST - Eric Gates

4. £175,000

5. 2008

6. Nottingham Forest

7. Simon Mignolet

8. Zenith Data Systems Cup (or Full Members’ Cup)

9. Norwich City

10. Tony Coton

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