Significant Days
1950
Agony: A last game 4-1 win over Chelsea leaves Sunderland 3rd, a point behind league champions Portsmouth. 3 defeats in last 5 proves costly.
2007
Fifth second tier title: a 5-0 win at Luton clinches the Championship top spot.
  Birthdays
1936 George Herd (player 1961-69)
  In Memoriam
1915 Tom Watson (manager 1889-96)
1962 George Martin (player 1909-12)
1968 Billy Grimshaw (player 1923-27)
  Manager Changes
1979 Billy Elliott Sacked (2nd spell)
  Results Summary
  Pld W D L F A
  First Class Competitions 13 7 4 2 22 8
  Minor Competitions 2 1 0 1 4 5
  Other Matches 5 2 2 1 13 9
  First Class Debuts
  Hat-Trick Heroes