Reminiscing the days of old... when Sunderland were probably crap then too.
Sunderland staged their first floodlit fixture 70 years ago today - turning Roker Park into the original stadium of light on Wearside!
Three World Cup Finalists were in the Dukla Prague team that came to Roker to play after school one night 57 years ago. Perhaps they were hoping to compete for some kind of championship?
Malcolm Crosby’s Sunderland were on a mini revival after a poor start to the season and Micky Gray was providing hope that things might just be alright...
Sunderland were on the charge, but the side managed to entertain and frustrate those watching on!
Defending league champions Sunderland visited the Midlands twice in a week, and on this day in 1892, Tom Watson’s men took a huge step towards retaining their Division One title.
Brian Clough was in the running, but former Burnley man Jimmy Adamson was the man chosen by the Sunderland board to succeed our FA Cup winning hero boss.
On this day 24 years ago, Peter Reid’s Sunderland were just getting warmed-up in what would be a record-breaking season - and Steve Bruce’s Sheffield United were up next...
A tricky day for Sunderland as they took on the Tricky Trees from Nottingham
Birmingham were beaten as Sunderland enjoyed heading off on their travels
Another tricky League One fixture almost got away from the Lads before we salvaged a point to preserve our unbeaten run
Sunderland AFC beat the Gunners twice in two days, with Jordan Nobbs and Darren Bent taking the plaudits.
Thirty years ago today, Malcolm Crosby was under pressure to put points on the board as we travelled to big-spending Derby County - who had a former Roker favourite in their ranks...
Tottenham were in town and were deservedly beaten – so would it prompt a Roker revival?
Sunderland were heading in the right direction 34 years ago, taking another point despite not being at their best.
It’s a tale of four keepers as Wilko tells everyone just how good he is, safe in the knowledge he’s turned Sunderland’s season around. He had, to be fair. Just in the wrong direction.
It was the start of a relationship with Wycombe Wanderers on this day back in 2018 - but, be safe in the knowledge that we all know how it ended this summer...
Sunderland taught Brentford a lesson on their way to becoming the most decorated team in the history of the football league, and they did it in style despite a mudbath pitch.
On this day thirty years ago, two strikers who had fallen out of favour at Middlesbrough and Newcastle United were linked with moves to Roker as the pressure mounted on manager Malcolm Crosby...
For fans of a certain age, the work of Geoff Storey was vital to those trying to follow the Lads.
It was a busy day 27 years ago as the final roadblock to achieving Bob Murray’s dream of building a new home for the Lads was finally cleared...
Five strikes from five scorers saw Jimmy Adamson’s SAFC continue their great vein of form in front of goal…
This international striker had come to English fans’ attention a couple of years earlier – but a stumbling block appeared to scupper Sunderland move.
Phil Bardsley and Wes Brown had been on the sidelines for very different reasons – but this game nine years ago they combined to announce their return in style.
Excluded from the Football League and unwilling to join the Football Alliance, Tom Watson’s Lads continued to show their class against the "other" Birmingham.
As the 2008/2009 season unfolded, it was obvious that all was not well at the Stadium of Light, and this loss to Pompey offered further proof
It was on this day 26 years ago that Sunderland become one of the first clubs in the world to officially "hit the Internet"...
Roker Report looks back at the career of SAFC great Alex Hall, who was born on this day 114 years ago.
A wild wind 101 years ago hampered play, but Sunderland still got there in the end as they stuck five past Oldham at Roker Park!
The Lads’ promotion push was gathering pace as a wounded pack of Wolves visited the Stadium of Light, and Jeff Whitley’s pre-match predictions were proven right.
Simon Grayson, Phil Parkinson and the Netflix cameras... as Halloween’s go, the one we experienced back in 2017 was up there with the most frightening of the lot.
Northampton Town were on Wearside 57 years ago, but they were clearly second best against Ian McColl’s men as Sunderland ran out 3-0 winners at Roker Park.
A big win, and some promising signs for the future as Sunderland hit seven past Bolton in an eleven-goal thriller in front of just shy of 11,000 fans at Roker Park!