SUNDERLAND

 

To be written

FAMOUS PLAYERS : - 

FAMOUS FANS : -  Dave Stewart (Musician - The Eurythmics), Tim Rice (Musical impressario), the late Peter O'Toole (Actor - Film "Lawrence of Arabia"), Steve Cram (Athlete), Heather Mills (model and charity campaigner).

Club Records

Formed 1879
Turned Professional 1886
Became a Limited Company 1906
Previous names -
Previous grounds Blue House Field, Hendon   1879-1882 
Groves Field, Ashbrooke      1882-1883 
Horatio Street                       1883-1884
Abbs field, Fulwell                 1884-1886 
Newcastle Rd                        1886-1898 
Roker Park                            1898-1997
Nickname "The BLACK CATS"
Record Premier League Win 5-0  v    Derby County
Away        18.9.1999
Record Premier League Defeat 0-8  v    Southampton
Away        18.10.2014
Record Football League Win 9-1  v   Newcastle United
Div. 1       5.12.1908
Record Football League Defeat 0-8  v    West Ham United
Div.1        19.10.1968
0-8  v    Watford
Div.1        25.9.1982
Record Cup Win 11-1   v   Fairfield
FAC  R1      2.2.1895
Record Fee Paid 9 million to Heart of Midlothian for Craig GORDON (August 2007)
Record Fee Received 1.5 million from Crystal Palace for  Marco GABBIADINI (September 1991)
Record Football League Appearances 537 -  Jim MONTGOMERY (1966-77)
Record Premier League Appearances 38 -  Paul BRACEWELL (1996-97)
Record Premier League goal-scorer 4 - Craig RUSSELL  (1996-97)
Record League all-time goal-scorer 209 - Charlie BUCHAN  (1911-25)
Record goal-scorer in a Premier League season 30  -  Kevin PHILLIPS   (1999-2000)
Record goal-scorer in a League season 43 -  David HALLIDAY  (1928-29)    Division 1
Record Home Attendance (all-time) 75,118  v   Derby County
FAC R6r        8.3.1933
(at Roker Park)
Record Premier League Attendance 42,192  v  Newcastle United  5.2.2000  (at Stadium of Light)
Record total of goals in a Premier League season 35 -  1996-97,  38 games
Record total of goals in a  League season 109 -  1935-36   Division 1
Record Premier League points total 40  -  1996-97,  38 games
Record League points total 105  -  1998-99  Division 1
Most Capped Player while at club Martin HARVEY  -  34  
(Northern Ireland)

 

Stadium details

Address :  Stadium of Light, Sunderland SR1 1SU

Telephone :  0191 551 5000
0191 551 5151  (Box Office)
0891 121140  (News)
Fax :  0191 551 5123

Capacity : 42,027
Pitch size :  115 yards  x  75 yards
Official website :  www.sundeland-afc.co.uk 
Unofficial website : 

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