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Roker Report Brainbusters: How many can you get in our weekly Sunderland quiz?

Know your Sunderland trivia?! Have a try of our weekly Roker Report Sunderland quiz 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. 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.

Question 2...

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

Question 3...

3. Which three from the Manchester United game described in question 2 went on to either manage or play for Sunderland?

Soccer - Endsleigh League Division One - Peterborough United v Sunderland - London Road
Phil Gray
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Question 4...

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.

Question 5...

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

Question 6...

6. Which player did David Moyes sign on-loan from Manchester City ahead of the 2016-17 season?

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Sunderland v Wigan Athletic - Stadium of Light
Alan Hutton
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Question 7...

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?

Question 8...

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

Question 9...

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?

Newcastle v Sunderland Shearer Photo by Owen Humphreys - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images


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

4. True

5. A. Peter Beagrie

6. Jason Denayer

7. Chris Woods

8. A. Jack Colback

9. Emerson Thome

10. Don Hutchison

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