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Roker Report’s Sunday Brainbusters #25: 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...

FOOTBALL - STOKE V SUNDERLAND Photo by Rui Vieira - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images

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

Question 1...

1. Which player became the first player to score for Sunderland in a European competition in September 1973?

Question 2...

2. Against which club did Michael Bridges score two goals in the final 10 minutes to give Sunderland a 3-2 victory at Roker Park in the run-in to winning Peter Reid’s first league title with Sunderland in 1996?

For a bonus point... which ex-Sunderland goalkeeper did Michael Bridges score those two goals against?

Question 3...

3. Complete the Sunderland starting XI who drew against Derby County 1-1 in Simon Grayson’s first competitive game as Sunderland’s manager at the Stadium of Light in August 2017...

Gk - ?

RB - Billy Jones

CB - ?

CB - Tyias Browning

LB - Brendan Galloway

RM - ?

MID - Didier Ndong

MID - ?

LM - Aiden McGeady

ST - Lewis Grabban

ST - ?

Sunderland v Derby County - Sky Bet Championship
Lewis Grabban equalising against Derby County on the opening day of the 2017-18 season
Photo by Ian Horrocks/Sunderland AFC via Getty Images

Question 4...

4. Which member of Sunderland’s 2014 Capital Cup final team also played in the same final the previous year?

Question 5...

5. Who became Britain’s most expensive goalkeeper when he signed for Sunderland in 2007?

Question 6...

6. Against which club did Kevin Ball make his Sunderland debut in 1990?

Soccer - Endsleigh League - Sunderland v Derby County
Kevin Ball
Photo by Matthew Ashton/EMPICS via Getty Images

Question 7...

7. Which player was capped the most for England whilst a Sunderland player?

Question 8...

8. Which winger signed by Denis Smith was capped eight times by Wales whilst he was with Sunderland?

Question 9...

9. Which manager gave Jordan Henderson his debut for Sunderland?

Finally... Question 10...

10. From which club did Sunderland sign Brian Clough?

Soccer - League Division Two - Chelsea v Sunderland - Stamford Bridge
Brian Clough
Photo by S&G/PA Images via Getty Images


1. Billy Hughes

2. Huddersfield Town (Bonus Answer - Tony Norman)

3. GK - Jason Steele, CB - Lamine Kone, RM - George Honeyman, CM - Lee Cattermole, LM - Aiden McGeady & ST - James Vaughan

4. Ki Sung-Yueng

5. Craig Gordon

6. Tottenham Hotspur

7. Dave Watson

8. Colin Pascoe

9. Roy Keane

10. Middlesbrough

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