Niall Quinn

On this Day


Quinn's group complete takeover and Varga signs

2006 – Niall Quinn and his Drumaville Group consortium formally completed their takeover of Sunderland AFC.

2000 – Slovakian international Stanislav Varga signed for the Black Cats from Slovan Bratislava for £650,000.

1991 – Reuben Agboola helped Nigeria qualify for the African Nations Cup as they thrashed Burkina Faso 7-1 on Lagos.

1982 – Ian Atkins joined Sunderland from Shrewsbury Town with Alan Brown moving in the other direction.