A look back on this day in club history.
2006 - Roy Keane's first game in charge ended in a 2-1 win at Derby County thanks to goals from Chris Brown and Ross Wallace.
1989 - Sunderland beat Watford 4-0 at Roker Park with Marco Gabbiadini helping himself to a hat-trick.
1975 - Tony Towers was sent off against Notts County in the League Cup, becoming the first Sunderland player to be dismissed in the competition.
1962 - Sunderland signed George Mulhall from Aberdeen for £25,000.