A look at what happened on this day in the club's history.
2003 – Keeper Mart Poom made his loan move from Derby permanent for a £2m fee.
1979 – Sunderland shrugged off snowy conditions to beat Everton 2-1 at Roker Park in the FA Cup.
1914 – Sunderland met Chatham Town in the first round of the FA Cup, winning 9-0.
1891 – John Campbell scored the first home league hat-trick by a Sunderland player in a 5-1 win over Aston Villa.