Reminiscing the days of old... when Sunderland were probably crap then too.
Thirty two years ago today, the Lads lost at Wembley in the playoff final, but in the end, it didn’t really matter…
Forty years to the day, it was a case of ‘job done’, as Sunderland escaped relegation on the final day of the season.
Forty six years ago, Sunderland were touring Oceania, and on this day, the Lads locked horns with a New Zealand XI
Roker Report pays tribute to Sunderland icon George Mulhall, who would have been 86 years old today.
The 1994-94 season was petering out to another drab ending, and Mick Buxton had notified the board of his intention to depart the club at the end of the season. But a run of defeats put the club in deep trouble – and the board took decisive action.
Sunderland and Carlisle seldom cross paths outside of their seemingly mandatory pre-season encounters, but plenty of players have swapped the stripes of Wearside for the blues of Cumbria - here’s five who’ve done just that.
Since the turn of the century there have been plenty of players to don the colours of the Black Cats and the Addicks - some were memorable for the right reasons, some for the wrong, and others that are barely memorable at all!
Sunderland’s League One opener against Charlton Athletic has a lot to live up to if it hopes to be as nail-bitingly gruelling as its 1998 play-off final counterpart - Gavin Hawkton recounts the profound memories of that day with a nostalgic match report.