On this day...

by Stuart Vose

Take a daily look back into the SAFC archives.

1983 – Midfielder Nigel Walker claimed the record of the shortest Sunderland career when he came on for the last eight minutes against Watford in a 3-0 home win. This would be his only appearance for the Lads.

1980 – Kevin Arnott and John Cooke scored in a 2-0 victory over Manchester City at Roker Park.

1964 – Former Black Cats skipper and current under-21 coach Kevin Ball (pictured) was born in Hastings.