On this day

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by Ashley Houghton

Miller and Arca notch in Tees-Wear derby.

2005 – Tommy Miller and Julio Arca scored as Sunderland earned their win of the campaign with a 2-0 victory over Middlesbrough.

1971 – Jimmy Hamilton became Sunderland’s youngest ever outfield player when he replaced Brian Chambers aged 16 years 103 days. He scored after being on the field for only five minutes thus becoming the youngest scorer as well.

1961 – Roker Park staged its first League Cup tie; a first round replay against Bolton Wanderers that Sunderland won 1-0.