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Roker Report’s Brainbusters: How many can you score in our weekly Sunderland quiz?

How much do you know your Sunderland trivia? See if you can get full marks and let us know how you get on!

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

Question 1...

1. How many times did Kevin Ball play for Sunderland at Wembley?

Question 2...

2. Who were the opponents for Sunderland’s first ever fixture in the FA Cup at the Stadium of Light?

A. Blackburn Rovers

B. Portsmouth

C. Rotherham United

Question 3...

3. Which player is the oldest goal scorer in the clubs history?

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Bali Mumba during his debut against Wolves in May 2018
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Question 4...

4. True or False: Bali Mumba was the youngest ever player to have played for Sunderland when he made his debut in May 2018 against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Question 5...

5. Which of the following players was the first to be sold by Sunderland for £100,000 or more?

A. Jim Baxter

B. Colin Todd

C. Dennis Tueart

Question 6...

6. Which player scored Sunderland’s first goal in League One at the Stadium of Light?

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Colin Todd
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Question 7...

7. Which player was sent off in the FA Cup semi-final defeat to Millwall at Old Trafford in April 2004?

Question 8...

8. In 1992 Michael Gray scored on his debut at Roker Park in the first minute of the game, but who were Sunderland’s opponents?

A. Barnsley

B. Luton Town

C. Stoke City

Question 9...

9. Which player was awarded the official player of the year and the supporters player of the year as Sunderland won the Third Division title in 1987/88?

Finally... Question 10...

10. Which team did Sunderland defeat in the semi-final of the FA Cup in April 1973 to set up a final at Wembley against Leeds United?

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Jim Baxter
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1. Twice

2. B. Portsmouth

3. Bryan ‘Pop’ Robson

4. False - Derek Forster - 15 years 185 days vs Leicester City August 1964

5. A. Jim Baxter

6. Josh Maja

7. Jason McAteer

8. A. Barnsley

9. Eric Gates

10. Arsenal

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