Press Talk

On this day...

by Stuart Vose

We take you back in time.

On this day in...

1982 - Jimmy Nichol made his Sunderland debut against Rotherham on loan from Manchester United.

1954 - Defender Jeff Clarke was born in Pontefract, Yorkshire.

1947 - Sunderland won 5-0 away at Blackpool with Jackie Robinson scoring all but one of their goals.

1890 - Sunderland played their first FA Cup tie against League opposition, losing 4-2 to Blackburn in the first round.