Significant Days
1985
Fourth relegation from top flight: losing final fixture 2-0 at Roker Park three days earlier, Coventry's draw at Ipswich seals the drop.
  Birthdays
1883 William Aitken (player 1902)
1899 Clive Staley (player 1922)
1932 Jack Overfield (player 1960-62)
1959 Tony Ford (player 1986)
  In Memoriam
1940 Willie Chalmers (player 1890)
1942 Walter Watkins (player 1904-05)
  Hosted By SAFC
1938 Schoolboy International Match (Roker Park: 25,000)
England 0 Scotland 1. John Teare of Sunderland Schoolboys was the England captain.
  Results Summary
  Pld W D L F A
  First Class Competitions 6 0 2 4 9 15
  Minor Competitions 1 0 0 1 1 3
  Other Matches 5 3 0 2 9 8
  First Class Debuts