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On this day...

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by Kate Morton

Take a look back through the SAFC archives.

1997: Sunderland won 4-1 at Portsmouth thanks to goals from Niall Quinn, Lee Clark, Allan Johnston and Nicky Summerbee.

1995: Ex-Sunderland captain Gary Bennett moved to Carlisle United on a free transfer after more than 11 years with the club.

1950: England beat Wales 4-2 in the last full international to be played at Roker Park. Sunderland striker Trevor Ford played for Wales and scored both of their goals, while Willie Watson played for England.