Date Comp Round Opposition Ven       Result Lge Pos. Attendance Details
Jul 17 Tour St. Patrick's Athletic A W 4 - 1 - c. 900
19 Tour Portadown A D 2 - 2 - n/k
21 Tour Shelbourne A W 2 - 1 - n/k
26 F Macclesfield Town A W 1 - 0 - c. 2,000
30 F AJAX AMSTERDAM H D 0 - 0 - 41,600
Aug 2 F Carlisle United A D 0 - 0 - 5,288
10 Lge 1 Sheffield United A L 0 - 2 20 17,324
15 Lge 2 MANCHESTER CITY H W 3 - 1 3 38,827
23 Lge 3 Port Vale A L 1 - 3 16 8,290
30 Lge 4 NORWICH CITY H L 0 - 1 17 29,204
Sep 2 Lge 5 OXFORD UNITED H W 3 - 1 12 27,643
5 Lge 6 Bradford City A W 4 - 0 6 16,484
14 Lge 7 Birmingham City A W 1 - 0 6 17,478
16 FLC 2-L1 BURY H W 2 - 1 - 18,775
20 Lge 8 WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS H D 1 - 1 6 30,682
23 FLC 2-L2 Bury A W 2 - 1 - 3,928
Sunderland won 4 - 2 on aggregate
28 Lge 9 MIDDLESBROUGH H L 1 - 2 11 35,384
Oct 4 Lge 10 Reading A L 0 - 4 12 10,795
15 FLC 3 Middlesbrough A L 0 - 2 - 26,451
18 Lge 11 HUDDERSFIELD TOWN H W 3 - 1 11 24,782
21 Lge 12 SWINDON TOWN H D 0 - 0 11 27,553
25 Lge 13 Stoke City A W 2 - 1 9 14,587
Nov 1 Lge 14 Stockport County A D 1 - 1 10 9,474
4 Lge 15 CHARLTON ATHLETIC H D 0 - 0 11 25,455
8 Lge 16 NOTTINGHAM FOREST H D 1 - 1 12 33,160
15 Lge 17 Portsmouth A W 4 - 1 8 10,702
22 Lge 18 Bury A D 1 - 1 8 7,790
29 Lge 19 TRANMERE ROVERS H W 3 - 0 8 26,674
Dec 6 Lge 20 Queen's Park Rangers A W 1 - 0 6 15,266
13 Lge 21 WEST BROMWICH ALBION H W 2 - 0 7 29,231
20 Lge 22 Crewe Alexandra A W 3 - 0 6 5,404
26 Lge 23 BRADFORD CITY H W 2 - 0 5 40,055
28 Lge 24 Oxford United A D 1 - 1 5 8,659
Jan 3 FAC 3 Rotherham United A W 5 - 1 - 11,500
10 Lge 25 SHEFFIELD UNITED H W 4 - 2 4 36,391
17 Lge 26 Manchester City A W 1 - 0 4 31,715
24 FAC 4 Tranmere Rovers A L 0 - 1 - 14,055
28 Lge 27 Norwich City A L 1 - 2 5 15,940
31 Lge 28 PORT VALE H W 4 - 2 3 39,258
Feb 7 Lge 29 Wolverhampton Wanderers A W 1 - 0 3 27,502
17 Lge 30 READING H W 4 - 1 3 40,579
21 Lge 31 Middlesbrough A L 1 - 3 3 30,227
24 Lge 32 Huddersfield Town A W 3 - 2 3 14,615
28 Lge 33 IPSWICH TOWN H D 2 - 2 3 35,114
Mar 4 Lge 34 Nottingham Forest A W 3 - 0 3 29,009
7 Lge 35 STOCKPORT COUNTY H W 4 - 1 2 34,870
10 Lge 36 BIRMINGHAM CITY H D 1 - 1 2 37,602
15 Lge 37 Charlton Athletic A D 1 - 1 3 15,355
21 Lge 38 PORTSMOUTH H W 2 - 1 2 38,134
28 Lge 39 BURY H W 2 - 1 2 37,425
Apr 3 Lge 40 Tranmere Rovers A W 2 - 0 2 14,116
10 Lge 41 QUEEN'S PARK RANGERS H D 2 - 2 2 40,014
13 Lge 42 West Bromwich Albion A D 3 - 3 2 20,181
18 Lge 43 CREWE ALEXANDRA H W 2 - 1 2 40,441
25 Lge 44 STOKE CITY H W 3 - 0 2 41,214
28 Lge 45 Ipswich Town A L 0 - 2 2 20,902
May 3 Lge 46 Swindon Town A W 2 - 1 3 14,868
10 PPO SF-L1 Sheffield United A L 1 - 2 - 23,800
13 PPO SF-L2 SHEFFIELD UNITED H W 2 - 0 - 40,092
Sunderland won 3 - 2 on aggregate
25 PPO F Charlton Athletic N D 4 - 4 - 77,739
After extra time; score at 90 minutes: 3 - 3 .    Charlton Athletic won 7 - 6 on penalties