On this Day


1973 FA Cup winning right back is born.

2003 – Norwegian striker Tore Andre Flo ended his year-long spell with the Black Cats by joining Italian club Siena.

1998 – Sunderland beat Tranmere Rovers 5-0 in their second home game of the season with Daniele Dichio netting his first league goals for the club.

1964 – Goalkeeper Derek Forster became the youngest player to play for Sunderland at the age of 15 years and 185 days.

1947 – 1973 FA Cup winning right-back Dick Malone was born in Carfin, Lanarkshire.