Niall Quinn

On this day

by Stuart Vose

Quinn returns to the Stadium of Light in 2006.

2006 – Niall Quinn replaced Sir Bob Murray as Sunderland chairman after a consortium led by the Republic of Ireland international bought the club.

1999 – Sunderland signed former England international Steve Bould from Arsenal for £400,000.

1959 – Billy Elliott left the club to join non-league side Wisbech Town. He would later return to Roker Park in a coaching capacity.