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1. Name the eight members of the 2002 Republic of Ireland World Cup squad who at some point played a competitive game for Sunderland during their career? Give yourself a point for each correct answer.
2. Craig Russell scored Sunderland’s second goal to take the lead at Old Trafford in January 1996 as Peter Reid’s side gave Manchester United a scare in the FA Cup 3rd round tie that ended in a 2-2 draw - but who scored Sunderland’s first goal?
A. Steve Agnew
B. Michael Gray
C. Phil Gray
3. Which three from the Manchester United game described in question 2 went on to either manage or play for Sunderland?
4. True or False: The only FA Cup ties Sunderland won at home during the 1990’s were against Port Vale and Chelsea which both came in 1992 as Sunderland reached the final.
5. Which player signed for Sunderland the same day as Marco Gabbiadini left to join Crystal Palace in 1991?
A. Peter Beagrie
B. John Byrne
C. Don Goodman
6. Which player did David Moyes sign on-loan from Manchester City ahead of the 2016-17 season?
7. Which England international goalkeeper was in Norwich City’s starting XI for the 1985 League Cup final as they beat Sunderland 1-0 - that went on to join Sunderland later in his career but did not play a competitive game?
8. Which player was sent-off on his debut for Sunderland after coming on as a substitute with only thirteen minutes remaining in May 2010?
A. Jack Colback
B. Matt Kilgallon
C. Alan Hutton
9. Which signing from Chelsea for around £4.5 million in September 2000 broke the Sunderland record transfer that was set by Stefan Schwarz in 1999?
Finally... Question 10...
10. In November 2000 Sunderland defeated Newcastle United at St James’ Park for a second successive year in the Premier League with Niall Quinn getting Sunderland’s winner and Thomas Sorenson saving an Alan Shearer penalty - but who scored Sunderland’s opening goal?
1. Shay Given, Ian Harte, Kenny Cunningham, Jason McAteer, Kevin Kilbane, David Connolly, Gary Breen, Niall Quinn
2. A. Steve Agnew
3. Steve Bruce, Roy Keane and Andy Cole
5. A. Peter Beagrie
6. Jason Denayer
7. Chris Woods
8. A. Jack Colback
9. Emerson Thome
10. Don Hutchison