On this day...

by Kate Smith

Super Kev returns, Magic at the double and Sharkey's five-star show!

2010 – A Darren Bent double and a late Fraizer Campbell goal sealed a 3-1 home triumph over Birmingham City. Former Black Cats favourite Kevin Phillips was a 60th minute substitute for the Blues.

1999 – An Allan Johnson brace spurs Sunderland onto a 3-1 victory over Bolton Wanderers at the Stadium of Light.

1963 – Nineteen year old Nick Sharkey scored five goals in a 7-1 victory over Norwich City.

1937 – Charlie Thomson played his 147th consecutive first team game for Sunderland.

1925 – Birth of player, coach and manager of SAFC, Billy Elliott. 

The official day-by-day history book of SAFC 'All the Dates' is available.