Sunderland Association Football Club Current Players

Peter Burke

Peter is a goalkeeper who hails from Donegal in the Republic of Ireland.

He crossed the Irish Sea in summer 2012 to join Sunderland on a two-year scholarship after finishing school.

Peter represented his country in the UEFA U17 European Championships in Austria and saved a 90th minute penalty to earn his side a 1-0 victory against the hosts in the opening game of the tournament.

Peter played 13 games in his first year with the under-18 side keeping four clean sheets, before making 14 appearances for the young Black Cats in the 2013-14 campaign.