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The Great Depression took its toll on the economy during the 1930s, but there was plenty to cheer about on Wearside as Sunderland climbed back to the top of the English game.

Led by Johnny Cochrane, the Black Cats won their sixth league title in 1936 before lifting the FA Cup for the first time one year later, as Bobby Gurney and Raich Carter cultivated a partnership for the ages.

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