Online Museum: Don't Bank On It

After football resumed following World War II, Sunderland continued to be a major force within the game.

But what followed was a period of near misses and disappointment as the Bank of England club missed out on the title by a point in 1950 before exiting the top flight for the first time in 1958.

Alan Brown came in to steer the ship, however, and club legends such as Jimmy Montgomery, Charlie Hurley and many more were born.

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