On this day

by Kate Smith

Sbragia makes a point, Russell seals a win and Carter nabs a hat-trick.

2009 – Ricky Sbragia’s Sunderland played out a 0-0 draw with Arsenal at the Emirates.

1995 – Craig Russell scored the only goal of the game in a win at Watford to move Sunderland out of the relegation zone.

1974 – Midfielder Denis Longhorn signed from Mansfield Town with John Lathan moving in the opposite direction.

1934 – A 6-0 home win over Tottenham included Raich Carter’s first hat-trick for Sunderland.