What happened on this day in the club's history?
1998 - The day before it was due to be auctioned at Christies, Raich Carter's medal collection was purchased by Sunderland City Council for £30,000.
1983 - Sunderland's Nick Pickering made his England debut in a 1-1 draw with Australia in Melbourne.
1975 - Defender Jeff Clarke joined Sunderland from Manchester City for £100,000.
1958 - Billy Bingham (pictured) played in Northern Ireland's 4-0 defeat to France in the World Cup Finals in Sweden.