Reminiscing the days of old... when Sunderland were probably crap then too.
On This Day (25 March 2000): Milton Nunez is introduced to Sunderland fans after signing!
One striker gets Sunderland the win, whilst another gets to make his introductions…
On This Day (24 March 1934): Sunderland just miss out in eleven goal thriller at The Hawthorns!
It was an epic game, and included blistering displays from Bobby Gurney and Raich Carter, but the lads lost out at the death.
On This Day (20th March 2016) - Mags leave it late to salvage a point!
Big Sam was looking to do the double over the Mags back in 2016 in a fixture that had the potential to change the complexion of the race to beat the drop from the Premier League.
Roy of the Rokers: Sunderland vs Luton Town FA Cup 6th Round Edition!
Gary Engel continues his look at Sunderland’s 1973 FA Cup run in the style of the legendary cartoon. Today’s edition takes in the 1972/1973 sixth round against Luton Town!
On This Day (19 March 2005): A chip off the old block gives the Lads an important win
A Sunderland striker follows in his father’s footsteps, taking the Lads top in the process.
On This Day (18 March 1978): Lee rises for winner, but crowds were falling at Sunderland
Billy Bingham used to perform in front of record breaking crowds at Roker, but those days were long gone by the late 1970s…
On This Day (17 March 2015): The Little General arrives at the Stadium of Light
Mr Advocaat, your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to keep Sunderland up in just nine games...
On This Day (16th March 2019): Grigg grabs the winner in a vital win over Walsall!
It feels like an age ago, but it was only four years ago since we were relying on Will Grigg to score winning goals for the Lads...
On This Day (13 March 1999): Marriott breaks into the Sunderland team
Nothing was going to stop Sunderland in 1998-99, not even the small matter of an injury to their first choice keeper
On This Day (12 March 1988): Sunderland fans in the mud – and so was the ref!
Fun on the terraces but fury on the pitch as Sunderland are pegged back through a hotly disputed effort at Springfield Park. It’s the anniversary of the Wigan mudslide!
On This Day (11 March 1966): ‘King’ Charlie Hurley back to his best for Sunderland vs Blackpool!
Sunderland needed a hero when they took on Blackpool in 1966 - so, step forward the man that would later be named ‘Player of the Century’!
On This Day (9 March 2010): Bent ends Sunderland’s winter of gloom with a hat trick against Bolton!
The striker netted an excellent treble to end Streaky Steve’s poor run of form.
On This Day (5 March 1977): Visitors hammered by resurgent Wearsiders
Although it would later end in tears, Sunderland revival under Jimmy Adamson in 1977 brought plenty of highlights.
On This Day (4 March 1964): Cup fuelled chaos descends on Wearside
Frantic stuff on the streets of Sunderland as huge crowds gather ahead of a pulsating game.
On This Day (26 February 1955): Fleming leaves the Mags feeling sick on derby day
A Charlie Fleming brace against Newcastle offered some solace for a Sunderland team that were about to see the main prizes elude them
On This Day (25 February 1995): Two wins on the bounce for travelling Rokerites
The managerial merry-go-round was at full speed yet again 28 years ago, but how would it impact Sunderland?
FA Cup Fairytale: A Blue Moon in the winter of discontent
Sunderland’s 1972/1973 cup journey took them to Maine Road after seeing off Reading. Kelvin Beattie recalls a memorable day in Moss Side… and an eventful journey there and back!
On This Day (24 Feb 1979): Rowell hat trick sinks Newcastle as Sunderland run rampant!
On this day the 24th February 1979, Sunderland absolutely walloped Newcastle at St James Park. LOVELY!
On This Day (20th February 1996): Russell kicks off Sunderland’s push for promotion at Roker!
It was the win that started a run of nine straight victories that propelled us top of the league and ultimately to the Premier League as George Burley’s Ipswich Town visited Roker back in 1996.
On This Day (19 February 1869): Johnny Campbell, a true Sunderland legend, is born!
Roker Report looks at the career of an early Sunderland icon, who made a huge impression on English football
On This Day (18 February 1953): Deja vu at Roker Park as Lads draw with Man Utd once again
There was a stand-in goalkeeper and a disputed scorer 70 years ago as Sunderland scraped a point at Roker Park against Manchester United
On This Day (17 Feb 1999): Leicester knock Sunderland out of League Cup after thriller
Sunderland had given themselves a chance with a late goal at the Stadium of Light, as all eyes turned to Filbert Street.
On This Day (15th February 1964): Sunderland see off Everton in the FA Cup!
Fifty nine years ago, the Lads took on the reigning league champions in an FA Cup tie at Roker Park, and it was a memorable day in front of a packed crowd!
On This Day (13 February 2016): Momentum builds under Big Sam as Sunderland beat United!
Wahbi Khazri is the main man for Sunderland as Big Sam’s new signings look to take the Lads to safety in the fight to avoid dropping from the Premier League back in 2016.
On This Day (12 February 1994): Bore draw points towards home improvement
A goalless draw doesn’t often set the pulses racing, but back in 1994 it pointed to progress under Mick Buxton as we started to climb the table.
On This Day (11 February 1961): Flippin’ eck! Early goals give Sunderland the points
Heads I win, tails you lose – it didn’t need the flip of a coin to decide who were going to win on this day at Roker Park!
On this day (9 February 2018): Remembering former Sunderland midfielder Liam Miller
The former Sunderland midfielder sadly passed away five years ago. We take a look back at a couple of his highlights in a Sunderland shirt.
On This Day (6th February 2016): It’s the late show for Big Sam’s Sunderland at Anfield!
Sam Allardyce was beginning to turn things around back in 2016 with the help of some new additions as well as the form of Jermain Defoe ahead of a trip to an unhappy Anfield.
On This Day (5 Feb 1913): Sunderland keep their focus on Cup progress with victory over Man City
It was eventful to say the least, but the Lads were able to continue their cup push despite the distractions.
On This Day (4 February 2012): Red, white and blue as Sunderland beat Stoke City
Eleven years ago today, Sunderland battled against the elements and a rugged Stoke City, but Martin O’Neill’s side eventually secured a win against the Potters
On this day (3 Feb 2015) Sunderland beat Fulham in FA Cup 4th Round replay!
Does lightning strike twice? We’ll soon find out!
On This Day (2nd February 2016): New signings shine despite Sunderland’s defeat against City!
Big Sam begins to get our house in order as his new signings begin to impress during the visit of Manchester City back in February 2016.