Patrick M'Boma

On this day...

by Stuart Vose

M'Boma joins on this day on '02.

2002 – Patrick Mboma joined on loan from Parma – the first Cameroon-born player to sign for the club.

1985 – Sunderland beat Chelsea 2-0 in the semi-final first leg of the Milk Cup, with Colin West scoring both goals.

1981 – Former Sunderland midfielder Liam Miller was born in Cork, Ireland.

1946 – Cyril Brown played his sixth and final game for the club, all in the FA Cup – the most games played by a Sunderland player without making a league appearance.