On this day

by Kate Smith

Super Kev's four-star show.

Take a look at what happened on this day in the club's history. 

1998 – Sunderland ran out 5-1 winners at Rotherham in the FA Cup, with Kevin Phillips scoring four goals.

1988 – Former Sunderland loanee Jonny Evans was born in Belfast.

1953 – Sunderland moved to the top of Division One thanks to a 3-1 home win over Arsenal.

1885 – Sunderland lost 11-1 to Port Glasgow in a friendly.