On this Day


Craddock leaves and Ball has testimonial.

2003 – Jody Craddock left Sunderland to join Wolverhampton Wanderers for £1.75 million.

1999 – Kevin Ball’s testimonial was held at the Stadium of Light with Italian side Sampdoria as opponents.

1987 – John MacPhail joined the Black Cats from Bristol City for £23,000.

1964 – Manager Alan Brown resigned as Sunderland were preparing for life in the top-flight leaving the club’s directors to take charge.