On this day...

by Kate Smith

An FA Cup win, a final fling and a four-star show!

2012 – An extra time goal from Stephane Sessegnon saw Sunderland defeat Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium and progress to the fifth round of the FA Cup.

2003 – Emerson Thome made his final appearance for Sunderland in a game with Tottenham.

1983 – Left back Alan Kennedy scored his only goals for the club in a 2-2 draw with Carlisle United.

1913 – Sunderland defeated Chelsea 4-0 at Roker Park. Goals came from Henry Forbes, James Richardson and Charlie Buchan (2).