Len Shackleton

On this day

by Kate Smith

Shack starts his love affair with SAFC.

Take a look back at previous Valentine’s Days in the club’s history.

2004 – Sunderland drew 1-1 with Birmingham City at the Stadium of Light in the FA Cup.

1962 – Outside-left Norman Samson Clarke signed from Ballymena United for £6,000.

1948 – Len Shackleton made his Sunderland debut in a 5-1 win over Derby County.