On this day

by Stuart Vose

Stokoe's men reach FA Cup final.

2007 - Darryl Murphy and Ross Wallace found the net in a 2-1 win over Wolves.

1973 - Goals in each half by Vic Halom and Billy Hughes saw Sunderland beat Arsenal in an FA Cup semi-final at Hillsborough.

1940 - Former Sunderland captain Hugh Wilson passed away at the age of 71.

1928 - David Halliday scored in a 2-1 away win at Bolton - his 30th League goal of the season in only his 33rd appearance.