Record Crowd – Derby Break Roker Hearts

Sunderland 0 vs. 1 Derby County (AET) Wednesday March 8 1933 FA Cup 6th Round Replay, Roker Park, Sunderland Referee: GT Gould          Attendance 75,118 This game will be remembered for one reason, the crowd. A Sunderland record of 75,118 turned up for the game, and the game was lost 0…

1937 FA Cup Final

Panoramic view of the 1937 FA Cup Final in progress FA Cup Final, 1 May 1937, Preston North End 1 vs. 3 Sunderland Match Played At Wembley Stadium, London PNE Scorer: F O’Donnell 38 Sunderland Scorers: Gurney 52, Carter 73, Burbanks 78 Referee Mr  Rudd of Middlesex          Attendance 93,495…

1913 FA Cup Final

https://youtu.be/44hh6HDGiCM In the quite superb video above we see Sunderland legend, colossus and hard man Charlie Thomson (think Kevin Ball) leading the lads out onto the pitch to face Aston Villa in front of a then worlds record football crowd; 121,919. As far as I'm aware and other than the…