A look back on events on this day in the club's history.
1990 - Eighteen-year-old Kieron Brady scored a spectacular overhead kick and also set up Gary Owers' winning goal in a 4-3 home victory over West Ham.
1985 - Sunderland lost 1-0 to Norwich City in the League Cup final at Wembley.
1939 - Ex-player Bill Murray appointed as Sunderland manager.
1934 - Sunderland lost a thrilling game 6-5 at West Brom despite a hat-trick from Bobby Gurney.