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Roker Report’s Sunday Brainbusters #29: 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...

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

Question 1...

1. From which club did Sunderland sign Lionel Perez for a fee of £200,000 in 1996?

Question 2...

2. Against which club did Kevin Phillips score his first goal for Sunderland?

Question 3...

3. Complete the Sunderland starting XI who defeated Newcastle United 2-1 in Roy Keane’s only victory over Newcastle United as Sunderland manager at the Stadium of Light in October 2008...

Gk - Martin Fulop

RB - ?

CB - Danny Collins

CB - ?

LB - George McCartney

RM - ?

MID - Dean Whitehead

MID - ?

LM - Kieran Richardson

ST - El Hadji Diouf

ST - ?

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Kevin Phillips celebrating another Sunderland goal with Niall Quinn
Photo by Rui Vieira - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images

Question 4...

4. Who scored the winning goal for Sunderland in the FA Cup 5th round replay against West Ham United that set up a quarter-final clash with Chelsea in 1992?

Question 5...

5. During last season (2018-19), which of Sunderland’s Wembley appearances had the biggest official attendance?

A. Football League Trophy Final

B. Play-Off Final

Question 6...

6. Which player scored two goals when Sunderland defeated Everton 3-0 in Sam Allardyce’s final victory as Sunderland manager?

Hartlepool United v Sunderland: Pre-Season Friendly
Sam Allardyce
Photo by Ian Horrocks/Sunderland AFC via Getty Images

Question 7...

7. Who was manager of Sunderland for the 2nd round tie against Peterborough United during the 2013-14 League Cup run that led to Sunderland reaching the final?

Question 8...

8. Which team were relegated along with Sunderland during our first season in the Premier League in 1996-97 due to being deducted 3 points for failing to fulfill a Premier League fixture?

Question 9...

9. In Roy Keane’s only full season as Sunderland manager in the Premier League, what was Sunderland’s final position?

A. 13th

B. 15th

C. 17th

Finally... Question 10...

10. Sunderland defeated Newcastle United 3-0 in Sam Allardyce’s second game in charge in October 2015 - what was the score in the reverse fixture at St James’ Park in March 2016?

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Roy Keane getting his message across against Newcastle United at the Stadium of Light
Photo by Nigel French - PA Images via Getty Images


1. Bordeaux

2. Manchester City

3. RB - Pascal Chimbonda, CB - Anton Ferdinand, RM - Steed Malbranque, CM - Dwight Yorke, & ST - Dijbril Cisse

4. David Rush

5. A. Football League Trophy Final

6. Lamine Kone

7. Kevin Ball

8. Middlesbrough

9. B. 15th

10. Newcastle United 1 - 1 Sunderland

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