On this day...

by Kate Smith

Back in 2003 Mick McCarthy was unveiled as manager.

2003 – Mick McCarthy was appointed as Sunderland’s third different manager that season.

1955 – Two second half goals from Ted Purdon against Wolves sent through Sunderland to an FA Cup semi-final meeting with Manchester City.

1910 – England internationals Arthur Bridgett and George Holley scored a goal each and Harry Low grabbed a brace in a 4-1 win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.