Name: Charlie Thomson
DOB: 12 June 1878
Sunderland career: 1908-15
Charles Thomson was a great competitor for Sunderland and in his seven seasons on Wearside the club always finished in Division One’s top half.
In fact, the Black Cats were never lower than eighth and were third twice and champions once.
The defender had a great physique, fantastic tenacity and ball skills to add to his masterful character.