SAFC And The Cup Winners Cup

Sunderland and Sporting Lisbon players acknowledge the crowd before their Cup Winners Cup tie at Roker Park Sunderlands famous FA Cup win has given the club the opportunity to enter one of the major UEFA sponsored European club competitions for the first time. The Cup Winners’ Cup draw paired us with…

Sunderland 6 – 0 Millwall, (Saturday 9 December 1995)

1995/96 Endsleigh Insurance League Division 1, Roker Park, Sunderland 6 - 0 Millwall, (Saturday 9 December 1995) Attendance 18,951 Having scored for the reserves midweek, Craig Russell continued his scoring form, notching 4; the first time a Sunderland player had scored 4 goals in a league match since November 1987, and the first hat trick since January…