Gary Rowell

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Rowell penalty seals all three points at Anfield.

2002 – Sunderland thrashed Cambridge United 7-0 at the Abbey Stadium to record their biggest winning margin in the League Cup and also their best away win since a 9-1 victory at Newcastle United.

1994 – Alec Chamberlain became Sunderland’s first goalkeeping substitute in a league game when he replaced the injured Tony Norman at home to Southend United.

1983 – A first-half Gary Rowell penalty gave Sunderland all of the points at Anfield.

1923 – Welsh international forward Trevor Ford was born in Swansea.