Monty on bench for European Cup Final.
1987 – Denis Smith appointed Sunderland manager, replacing caretaker Bob Stokoe.
1980 – Sunderland legend Jimmy Montgomery watched from Nottingham Forest’s bench as Brian Clough’s side won the European Cup for a second straight year, beating SV Hamburg in Madrid.
1962 – Reuben Agboola born in Islington.
1942 – Sunderland won the War League Cup, beating Wolves 4-1 in the second leg to secure a 6-3 aggregate victory.
Facts taken from the All The Dates book by Mike Gibson, still available from all club stores.