On this day

by Kate Smith

Trophy lifted at the SoL.

2005 – A capacity crowd at the Stadium of Light watched Sunderland lift the Championship trophy after a Carl Robinson goal was enough to see off Stoke City. 

1973 – Former SAFC right back Chris ‘Shoot’ Makin is born in Manchester.

1936 – Scottish international George Mulhall is born in Falkirk.