len ashurst

On this day

by Sunderland AFC

Happy Birthday Len Ashurst!

2012 - A Nicklas Bendtner goal earned all three points for Sunderland against Liverpool at the Stadium of Light.

1939 –
Former Sunderland player and manager Len Ashurst was born in Liverpool.

1928 – David Halliday scored his 100th league goal for Sunderland in his 103rd league game in an away defeat at Huddersfield Town.

1900 – Long serving player and manager Bill Murray was born in Aberdeen.