On this day

by Kate Smith

Jon Stead scores and Russell wins it for Reid.

2006 - Jon Stead scored his first goal for Sunderland in his 30th game; at Goodison Park against Everton. He had waited just over 1,700 playing minutes for it.

1995 - A late Craig Russell strike against Sheffield United secured Peter Reid his first victory as Sunderland manager. 

1911 - Charlie Buchan made his SAFC debut in a draw with Tottenham at White hart Lane.