Raich Carter

Years at the Club

Born in Hendon, Raich Carter captained Sunderland as they clinched the First Division title in 1936.

He went on to score in the FA Cup final in 1937, a 3-1 victory over Preston North End. 

Carter scored 127 times for the club and represented England 13 times alongside Stanley Matthews, scoring an impressive seven goals.

In the opinion of many, he was the finest footballer ever to represent the club and the scorer of the second goal in the 3-1 cup final win in 1937.

Carter had scored 31 times the previous season as he helped Sunderland to a sixth league title.

One of England’s greatest ever inside-forwards his cup win with Derby in 1946 made him the only man to win the FA Cup on either side of World War Two. 

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