Sunderland’s Last Great Season?

Sunderland’s Last Great Season? 1949/50 Back row – Scarth, R Robinson, McClurkie, Mapson, McLain Third row – Jones, Gray, Oliver, Davis, Marston, Ramsden, Hall, Scotson, A Wright, Hudgell, Johnston. Second row – J Robinson, Turnbull, Broadis, Duns, Murray, Stelling, L Shackleton, Dunn, Walsh Front row – J Shackleton, Dougall, T…

1913 FA Cup Final

1913 FA Cup Final Video Click above to watch. 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…

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…
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