On this day

by Stuart Vose

Peter Reid arrives on Wearside on this day in 1995.

1995 - Peter Reid was appointed as Sunderland manager, initially on a temporary basis, following the departure of Mick Buxton.

1993 - Post-WW2 right-back Jack Stelling passed away at the age of 68.

1986 - Tony Ford became the first loan player to score on his debut when he found the net against Bradford City after coming off the bench in place of Paul Lemon.

1913 - Sunderland drew 0-0 with Sheffield United in an FA Cup semi-final.