On this day

by Kate Smith

Quinn double silences Spurs at the SoL.

2000 – Don Hutchinson scored twice in Sunderland’s 2-1 League Cup win over Bristol Rovers. This was Paul Butler and Michael Reddy’s final game for the Black Cats.

1999 – Two first-half Niall Quinn goals gave Sunderland a 2-1 win over Tottenham to keep Sunderland third in the Barclays Premier League.

1973 – Vic Halom scored his only hat-trick for SAFC in a League Cup replay against Derby County at Roker Park.