Pop Robson

On this day

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by Stuart Vose

What happened on this day in the club's history?

1984 - Bryan 'Pop' Robson found the net in a 2-0 win at Leicester, becoming the club's oldest ever goalscorer at the age of 38 years 183 days.

1980 - Sunderland clinched promotion to the top flight with a 2-0 win over West Ham.

1951 - Billy Bingham made his Northern Ireland debut against France in Belfast.

1899 - Scottish international Hugh Wilson was transferred to Bedminster after nine years with the club.