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Roker Report’s Sunday Brainbusters #30: Can you get full marks in our Sunderland quiz?

Do you think that you’re an expert on all things Sunderland AFC?! Bored of the football ban already? Take our quiz and test your knowledge! Let us know how you get on...

Queens Park Rangers v Sunderland - Sky Bet Championship Photo by Ian Horrocks/Sunderland AFC via Getty Images

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

Question 1...

1. From which club did Sunderland sign Ian Porterfield?

Question 2...

2. Which manager signed John O’Shea for Sunderland?

Question 3...

3. Complete this Sunderland starting XI under Steve Bruce who defeated Chelsea 3-0 at Stamford Bridge in November 2010...

Gk - Craig Gordon

RB - ?

CB - Titus Bramble

CB - ?

LB - Phil Bardsley

RM - Jordan Henderson

MID - ?

MID - Kieran Richardson

LM - ?

ST - Asamoah Gyan

ST - ?

Soccer - FA Cup - Final - Leeds United v Sunderland
Ian Porterfield
Photo by Peter Robinson/EMPICS via Getty Images

Question 4...

4. Who scored the winning goal for Sunderland in the first-leg of the League Cup semi-final against Manchester United in 2014?

Question 5...

5. During last season (2018-19), how many teams in League One conceded fewer away League goals than Sunderland?

Question 6...

6. Which player scored for Sunderland in extra-time during the 1998 play-off final at Wembley that ended in a 4-4 draw against Charlton Athletic?

West Bromwich Albion v Sunderland - Premier League
Paolo Di Canio
Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images

Question 7...

7. Who were the opponents for Paolo Di Canio’s first game in charge as Sunderland’s manager?

Question 8...

8. Which two players ended as Sunderland’s joint top goalscorer in the league during our first ever season in the Premier League?

Question 9...

9. In Peter Reid’s final full season as Sunderland manager in the Premier League in 2001-02, what was Sunderland’s final league position?

A. 13th

B. 15th

C. 17th

Finally... Question 10...

10. After leaving Sunderland which two clubs did Kevin Ball play for?

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


1. Raith Rovers

2. Steve Bruce

3. RB - Nedum Onuoha, CB - Michael Turner, CM - Lee Cattermole, LM - Bolo Zenden, & ST - Danny Welbeck

4. Fabio Borini

5. None

6. Nicky Summerbee

7. Chelsea

8. Craig Russell & Paul Stewart

9. C. 17th

10. Fulham and Burnley

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