edwards v burnley

On this day

by Kate Smith

Edwards strikes his famous 'from the banks of the Wear' goal.

2007 – A 25 yard Carlos Edwards drive sealed a 3-2 victory over Burnley to virtually seal Sunderland’s return to the Premier League.

1996 – Sunderland lifted the Division One Championship after a goalless draw with West Bromwich Albion.

1929 – David Halliday scored his 11th hat-trick for Sunderland as they beat West Ham United 4-1.