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…

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…