Roker Park

On this Day


Clough bags brace in second Sunderland game.

1995 – Sunderland started the 1995-96 season with a 2-1 home defeat to Leicester City – one of only two home defeats during the championship winning campaign.

1978 – Gordon Chisholm and Ian Watson made their Black Cats debuts in a 2-1 Anglo-Scottish Cup defeat at Sheffield United.

1961 – New signing Brian Clough scored twice in a 3-0 pre-season victory over Aarhus at Roker Park.

1904 – Goalkeeper Teddy Doig transferred to Liverpool for £150 after a then record 457 appearances and four Division One medals.