Nicky Sharkey

On this day

Published:
by Stuart Vose

Sharkey equals goalscoring record on this day 51 years ago.

1963 - Striker Nick Sharkey, 19, equalled a club record by scoring five goals in one game - a 7-1 win over Norwich City.

1937 - Charlie Thomson set a club record by playing in his 147th consecutive first-team game for the club.

1925 - Sunderland player, coach and manager Billy Elliott born in Bradford.