Significant Days
1879
Club founder James Allan arrives in Sunderland to take up a teaching post at Hendon Board School.
1893
Second League Championship win: Preston's defeat at Newton Heath effectively assures the title despite defeat at Bolton.
  Birthdays
1867 Albert Allen (player 1889)
1913 Eddie Burbanks (player 1935-48)
1928 Bill Holden (player 1955-56)
1942 Norman Clarke (player 1962)
1969 Lee Howey (player 1993-97)
1998 Alex Bass (player 2022)
  Manager Changes
1939 Bill Murray Appointed
  Results Summary
  Pld W D L F A
  First Class Competitions 20 8 7 5 30 25
  Minor Competitions 1 1 0 0 4 1
  Other Matches 1 0 0 1 0 1
  First Class Debuts