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Roker Report’s Sunday Brainbusters #26: 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...

Sunderland FC Photo by NCJ Archive/Mirrorpix/Getty Images

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

Question 1...

1. Which player made his only appearance for Sunderland when he came on as a substitute replacing his brother in 1989?

Question 2...

2. In the 30 seasons between 1970-71 and 1999-00 how many times were Sunderland and Newcastle United in the top flight of English football at the same time?

Question 3...

3. Complete the Sunderland starting XI who defeated Everton 3-0 in the last competitive game at Roker Park in May 1997...

Gk - Lionel Perez

RB - ?

CB - Richard Ord

CB - ?

LB - Michael Gray

RM - Darren Williams

MID - ?

MID - Kevin Ball

LM - ?

ST - Niall Quinn

ST - ?

Soccer - FA Carling Premiership - Sunderland v Everton Photo by Peter Robinson/EMPICS via Getty Images

Question 4...

4. Who was the first to represent Finland and win an international cap whilst playing for Sunderland?

Question 5...

5. Which Sunderland player scored a hat-trick against Newcastle United at St James’ Park in 1979?

Question 6...

6. Which Norwegian international scored on his debut for Sunderland against Manchester United in 2002?

Chris Makin
Chris Makin
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Question 7...

7. How many times did England play a full international at Roker Park?

Question 8...

8. Which team were the opponents for Sunderland’s first ever cup-tie at the Stadium of Light?

For a bonus point name the ex-Sunderland player in the opposition first XI...?

Question 9...

9. Which club did Chris Makin join when he left Sunderland in 2001 for a reported £1.3 million?

Finally... Question 10...

10. Who were the opponents when David Moyes finally won a Premier League game as Sunderland manager at the eleventh time of asking in November 2016?

Sunderland v AFC Bournemouth - Premier League - Stadium of Light
David Moyes
Photo by Richard Sellers/PA Images via Getty Images


1. Ricardo Gabbiadini

2. Three

3. RB - Gareth Hall, CB - Lee Howey, CM - Paul Bracewell, LM - Chris Waddle & ST - Paul Stewart

4. Teemu Tainio

5. Gary Rowell

6. Tore Andre Flo

7. Three

8. Bury (Bonus answer = Gordon Armstrong)

9. Ipswich Town

10. Bournemouth

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