Johnny Campbell

Johnny Campbell With His Family In Scotland - Unknown Date One of the most commonly used pictures to accompany articles about the Team of all the Talents is that of Johnny Campbell, thumbs hooked into his shorts, looking as if he meant business.  And for eight years in Sunderland he…

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…

The Game Of Three Halves!

Bizarre is perhaps the only word to describe one of the most peculiar football matches ever involving Sunderland AFC.  In what would become known as “The Game Of 3 Halves” Sunderland demolished a Derby County side that included the great Steve Bloomer. Sunderland, anecdotally, would be League Champions in this…