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On this day

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by Kate Morton

Poom debut and Super Kev's four-star show at Gigg Lane

2008 – Dean Whitehead’s 82nd minute equaliser at the Etihad Stadium was not enough to earn a point against Manchester City as Darius Vassell grabbed a winner three minutes from the final whistle.

2003 – Mart Poom made his debut in a 2-0 defeat at Birmingham City that saw Sunderland relegated from the top flight with five games to go.

1999 – Four goals from Kevin Philips at Gigg Lane secured a 502 victory over Bury and promotion to the Premier League in front of Sky TV cameras.

1963 – Roker Park had its last crowd of over 60,000 when Stoke City travelled to Wearside on Good Friday.