On This Day...

by Stuart Vose

What happened on this day in the club's history?

1996 – Two goals from substitute Michael Bridges helped Sunderland to win 3-1 at Goodison Park after he came on for the other goalscorer, Craig Russell.

1976 – Jimmy Adamson is appointed as Sunderland’s new manager, taking over from caretaker Ian McFarlane.

1957 – Sunderland beat Manchester City 2-1 at Roker Park thanks to goals from Don Revie and Stan Anderson.