THE ROKER ROAR: Charlie Buchan

Name: Charlie Buchan
DOB: 22 September 1891
Position: Striker
Appearances: 413
Sunderland career: 1910-25


Born in Plumstead, London, Charlie Buchan spent 14 years with Sunderland after signing from Leyton in 1911.

He was Sunderland’s leading goalscorer for seven of the eight seasons he played, scoring an incredible total of 209 league goals.

He was also capped six times for England scoring four times, while also enjoying a rich vein of goalscoring form with Arsenal following his Wearside departure.

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