On this day...

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by Kate Morton

New managers and new signings were made on this day in the club's history.

A trip down memory lane to find out what happened on this day in the club's history.

2005 – Goalkeeper Ben Alnwick was beaten by a Julian Gray goal as Birmingham City left the Stadium of Light with all three points.

1998 – Gavin McCann signed from Everton for £300,000. During his time at Sunderland he picked up his one and only England cap, under Sven Goran Eriksson in February 2001. 

1993 – Sunderland manager Terry Butcher was sacked and reserve team boss Mick Buxton took over on a temporary basis.

1910 – A home victory over Tottenham was Sunderland’s 14th consecutive win since the start of the season.