On this day

by Kate Smith

Elliott brace, Sorensen save and Brady debut.

2006 - Stephen Elliott netted twice and David Connolly scored in a 3-1 victory over Colchester United at the SoL.

- Niall Quinn headed home the winner as Newcastle are beaten 2-1 at St James’ Park, before Thomas Sorensen saved Alan Shearer’s late penalty to ensure victory.

1989 - Kieron Brady made his Sunderland debut as a substitute in a 3-1 win over Plymouth.

1944 - Cliff Whitelum bagged a hat-trick in a 5-3 victory at York.