A striker made of Stern stuff joined the Black Cats back in 2007.
2007 – Trinidad and Tobago international striker Stern John signed from Coventry for an undisclosed fee. The front man made 16 appearances in a red and white shirt, scoring five goals.
1995 – Phil Gray scored Sunderland’s 500th FA Cup goal in the 4-1 home defeat by Tottenham Hotspur.
1964 – Right-back John Kay was born in Sunderland.