On this day

by Kate Smith's daily walk down memory lane.

1999 – Martin Scott played his final game for Sunderland in an FA Cup tie at Lincoln City.

1978 – Roly Gregoire became the first black player to play for Sunderland when he featured in a 2-0 win over Hull City.

1895 – Sunderland's 4-4 draw with Aston Villa – as featured in Thomas Hemy's famous painting – took place.