On this day


Rowell double earns three points against Millwall.

2006 – Veteran Irish defender Kenny Cunningham made the final appearance of his brief Sunderland career in a 2-0 home win against Barnsley.

1978 – A brace from Gary Rowell and one from Alan Brown gave Sunderland a 3-2 home win over Millwall.

1940 – 1960’s versatile midfielder Calvin Palmer was born in Skegness.

1911 – A brace from George Holley, his second in successive away games, gave the Lads a 2-0 victory at Sheffield United.