john oster

On this day...

by Kate Smith

A look back at what happened on this day in the club's history.

2004 – Goals from John Oster and Tommy Smith saw off Derby County at the Stadium of Light. This game was also Colin Cooper’s third and final appearance for the Lads in a career that totalled 20 minutes!

1862 – John Grayston was born. The inaugural secretary for Sunderland and District Teachers’ Association Football Club.