stan cummins

On this Day

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34 years since Cummins joined his boyhood club.

2004 – Steven Caldwell scored the only goal of the game as Sunderland won on their first visit to Leicester City’s Walkers Stadium.

1979 – Lifelong Sunderland fan Stan Cummins was signed from Middlesbrough for a club record fee of £300,000.

1973 – Vic Halom, Dennis Tueart and Ian Porterfield scored to give Sunderland a 3-0 victory over Bolton Wanderers at Roker Park.

1880 – Sunderland played their first ever competitive match under their original name of Sunderland & District Teachers FC. They lost 1-0 at Ferryhill.