Thomas Sorensen

On this day

by Stuart Vose

Legendary goalkeeper joins for bargain £1m fee.

2002 – Sunderland made a reported £9m record bid for Leeds’ Robbie Keane, but the deal came to nothing.

1998 – Danish goalkeeper Thomas Sorensen signed from OB Odense for £1m.

1979 – Sunderland signed Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Chris  Turner for £100,000.

1925 – Charlie Buchan joined Arsenal for a fee of £2,000, plus £100 for every goal he scored during the following season. The clause netted the club an extra £2,200.