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On this day

by Stuart Vose

Suggett's transfer milestone.

2004 – Tommy Smith joined Derby County after just under a year on Wearside.

1982 – Billy Bingham’s Northern Ireland team beat hosts Spain 1-0 in Valencia to progress to the second phase of the World Cup finals.

1969 – Colin Suggett (pictured) became the first Sunderland player to move for a six-figure sum when he joined West Bromwich Albion for £100,000.

1960 – Charlie Buchan, second highest goal-scorer in the club's history, died at the age of 68.