sorensen

On this day

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by Kate Morton

Former stopper born in Denmark.

1981 – Alan Durban was appointed Sunderland manager whilst caretaker boss Mick Doherty stepped down to become first team coach.

1976 – Thomas Sorensen, Sunderland’s first Danish player, was born in Fredericia.

1878 – Sunderland’s 1912-13 Championship winning captain Charles Bellany Thomson was born in Prestonpans, near Edinburgh.