We look back through the history books.
On this day in Sunderland history...
2008 - Former player and caretaker manager Billy Elliott died at the age of 82.
1996 - Shay Given kept the first of 12 clean sheets for Sunderland versus Leicester City.
1950 - More than 60,000 fans saw Dickie Davis scored a hat-trick in Sunderland's 6-1 home win over Derby County.