Sunderland AFC; The War Years

Sunderland AFC; The War Years   Raich Carter scores at Roker Park in the 1942 War Cup final against Wolverhampton Wanderers The 1938-39 season was played against the backdrop of peace in our time, with some players joining the Territorial Army and the Football Association and Football League discussing plans…

The Hemy Painting

Thomas Marie Madawaska Hemy There are few Sunderland supporters who would not instantly recognise The Hemy Painting that hangs proudly in the main entrance to The Stadium Of Light. Reputed to be the oldest painting of a football match anywhere in the world Ryehill Football is presenting to Sunderland football…

The Pinnace Collection

The Godfrey Phillips Pinnace Collection In the very early 1920s, the London based Godfrey Phillips tobacco company produced a series of now highly collectible "Pinnace" football cards to stiffen up the packets of their cigarettes. In the 21st century these cards are iconic and feature some of the all time…
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