Gary Bennett

On this day

by Kate Smith

A look at what happened on this day in the club's history.

1995 – Gary Bennett made his final appearance for SAFC in a 1-1 draw with Luton at Roker Park.

1959 – Len Shackleton’s testimonial game at Roker Park attracted 26,176.

1893 – Sunderland became the first league club to score 100 goals in a season when they netted their third goal in a 3-2 victory over Burnley.