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On this day...

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by Kate Smith

Find out what happened on this day in the club's history.

2009 – George McCartney was shown a red card as Sunderland slipped to a 1-0 defeat against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.

2008 – Michael Chopra scored the decisive goal in a 1-0 victory against Aston Villa at Villa Park.

1995 – Brett Angell and Dominic Matteo signed on the eve of transfer deadline from Everton for £600,000 and on loan from Liverpool respectively.

1952 – Len Duns played his last game for Sunderland, a goalless draw against Preston North End, after 18 years at the club. 

The official day-by-day history book of SAFC 'All the Dates' is available.