On this day...

by Stuart Vose

Kieran Richardson takes today's spotlight. takes a trip down memory lane to find out what happened on this day in the club's history. 

2008 – Kieran Richardson scored the winner as Sunderland beat Newcastle 2-1 in the Wear-Tyne derby at the Stadium of Light.

1978 – Sunderland manager Jimmy Adamson resigned to join Leeds United. Assistant Dave Merrington took charge on a caretaker basis.

1930 – Jimmy Thorpe made his debut in goal for Sunderland in a 4-2 win over Huddersfield Town.