On this day

by Kate Smith

Daily dose of SAFC history.

2007 - Stern John and Danny Simpson make their Black Cats debut in a 2-0 win over Coventry City at the SoL.

1973 – A Dennis Tueart equaliser keeps Sunderland’s FA Cup dream alive against Reading.

1972 - Former SAFC stopper Mart Poom was born in Estonia.

1934 – Raich Carter and Patsy Gallacher net two each in a 5-1 win over Aston Villa.