Gary Rowell

On this day

by Kate Smith

Find out what happened on this day in the club's history.

1978 – Gary Rowell missed a penalty against Leyton Orient – the only time he failed to score from the spot in 26 attempts.

1947 – Arthur Hudgell signed from Crystal Palace for £7,500.

1894 – Former Sunderland player Joe Kasher was born in Willington. He died six days before his 98th birthday.