List of Sunderland A.F.C. records and statistics

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Sunderland Association Football Club , also known as the Mackems, are a professional football club based in Sunderland, North East England. They were announced to the world by the local newspaper, The Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette on 27 September 1880 as Sunderland & District Teachers Association Football Club [1] following a meeting of the Teachers at Rectory Park school in Sunderland on 25 September 1880. The football club changed their name to the current form on 16 October 1880, just 20 days after the September announcement. They were elected into The Football League in the 1890–91 season, becoming the first team to join the league since its inauguration in the 1889–90 season, replacing Stoke F.C..

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Transfers

All figures are based on the maximum potential fee and are correct as at 1 September 2013.

In

DatePosNameFromFeeReport
31 August 2016MF Flag of Gabon.svg Didier N'Dong Flag of France.svg FC Lorient £13.8 million https://www.safc.com/news/team-news/2016/august/ndong-signs
31 August 2010FW Flag of Ghana.svg Asamoah Gyan Flag of France.svg Rennes £13 million http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/s/sunderland/8958346.stm
24 August 2012FW Flag of Scotland.svg Steven Fletcher Flag of England.svg Wolverhampton Wanderers £12 million https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/19256084
29 June 2011FW Flag of England.svg Connor Wickham Flag of England.svg Ipswich Town £12 million (£8M up front) https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/13873800
5 August 2014MF Flag of England.svg Jack Rodwell Flag of England.svg Manchester City £10 million https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/28649646
23 August 2012MF Flag of England.svg Adam Johnson Flag of England.svg Manchester City £10 million https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/19376690
5 August 2009FW Flag of England.svg Darren Bent Flag of England.svg Tottenham Hotspur £10 million http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/s/sunderland/8178460.stm
8 August 2007GK Flag of Scotland.svg Craig Gordon Flag of Scotland.svg Hearts £9 million (£7M up front) http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/s/sunderland/6932931.stm
27 August 2013DF Flag of England.svg Anton Ferdinand Flag of England.svg West Ham United £8 million (£6.75M up front) http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/s/sunderland/7580244.stm
30 August 2002FW Flag of Norway.svg Tore André Flo Flag of Scotland.svg Rangers £6.75 million http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/s/sunderland/2225278.stm
16 July 2013MF Flag of Italy.svg Emanuele Giaccherini Flag of Italy.svg Juventus £6.5 million https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/23331584
30 June 2013MF Flag of the United States.svg Jozy Altidore Flag of the Netherlands.svg AZ Alkmaar £6 million https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/23210189
30 June 2011MF Flag of England.svg Craig Gardner Flag of England.svg Birmingham City £6 million https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/13941223
29 August 2007FW Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Kenwyne Jones Flag of England.svg Southampton £6 million http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/s/sunderland/6969418.stm
August 2009FW Flag of England.svg Lee Cattermole Flag of England.svg Wigan Athletic £6 million http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/s/sunderland/8198227.stm
29 January 2011FW Flag of Benin.svg Stéphane Sessègnon Flag of France.svg Paris Saint-Germain £6 million http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/teams/s/sunderland/9381124.stm
1 September 2008DF Ulster Banner.svg George McCartney Flag of England.svg West Ham United £5.5 million (£4.5M up front) http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/w/west_ham_utd/7592110.stm
16 July 2007MF Flag of England.svg Kieran Richardson Flag of England.svg Manchester United £5.5 million http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/s/sunderland/6901589.stm
31 January 2013FW Flag of England.svg Danny Graham Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Swansea City £5 million https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/danny-graham-sunderland-signing-verdict-18741712
30 July 2008MF Flag of France.svg Steed Malbranque Flag of England.svg Tottenham Hotspur £5 million http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/teams/s/sunderland/7530274.stm
26 July 2009MF Flag of Albania.svg Lorik Cana Flag of France.svg Marseille £5 million http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/teams/s/sunderland/8168337.stm
13 July 2007FW Flag of England.svg Michael Chopra Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Cardiff City £5 million http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/s/sunderland/6291244.stm
7 July 2011DF Flag of Ireland.svg John O'Shea Flag of England.svg Manchester United £5 million https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/14059071

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DatePosNameToFeeReport
15 June 2017GK Flag of England.svg Jordan Pickford Flag of England.svg Everton £30 million (£25M up front) https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40258852
18 January 2011FW Flag of England.svg Darren Bent Flag of England.svg Aston Villa £24 million (£18M up front) http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/s/sunderland/9364092.stm
9 June 2011MF Flag of England.svg Jordan Henderson Flag of England.svg Liverpool £20 million (£16.25M up front) https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/13685517
25 June 2013GK Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Simon Mignolet Flag of England.svg Liverpool £11.25 million (£9M up front) https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/23011973
12 August 2010FW Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Kenwyne Jones Flag of England.svg Stoke City £8 million http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/s/stoke_city/8905368.stm
31 August 2013FW Flag of Benin.svg Stéphane Sessègnon Flag of England.svg West Bromwich Albion £6.5 million https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/23935605
9 July 2012FW Flag of Ghana.svg Asamoah Gyan Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg Al-Ain £6 million (added to £6M loan fee received previously) https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/18737632
30 August 2001MF Flag of Scotland.svg Don Hutchison Flag of England.svg West Ham United £5.25 million http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/w/west_ham_utd/1514594.stm
8 July 2010MF Flag of Albania.svg Lorik Cana Flag of Turkey.svg Galatasaray £5.1 million http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/s/sunderland/8802185.stm
24 July 2009MF Flag of England.svg Dean Whitehead Flag of England.svg Stoke City £5 million http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/s/stoke_city/8167640.stm
23 July 1999FW Flag of England.svg Michael Bridges Flag of England.svg Leeds United £5 million http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/sport/football/fa_carling_premiership/401923.stm

Honours and achievements

Sunderland have won a total of six Football League Championships including three in the space of four seasons, along with being runners-up five times. Sunderland have also experienced success in the FA Cup, winning it twice; in 1937 and 1973. They have never won the League Cup but finished as finalists in 1985 and 2014. [2] [3] [4]

League

Cup

Player records

Appearances

Most appearances

Competitive matches only. Each column contains appearances in the starting eleven, followed by appearances as substitute in brackets. [6]

#NameYearsLeague FA Cup League Cup Other [7] Total
1 Flag of England.svg Jimmy Montgomery 1960–1977537 (0)41 (0)33 (0)16 (0)627 (0)
2 Flag of England.svg Len Ashurst 1957–1971403 (6)26 (0)23 (0)0 (0)452 (6)
3 Flag of Scotland.svg Ned Doig 1890–1904417 (0)35 (0)0 (0)5 (0)457 (0)
4 Flag of England.svg Stan Anderson 1951–1963402 (0)34 (0)11 (0)0 (0)447 (0)
5 Flag of England.svg Gary Bennett 1984–1995362 (7)17 (1)34 (1)21 (0)434 (9)
6 Flag of Scotland.svg Bobby Kerr 1964–1979355 (13)29 (1)14 (0)21 (0)419 (14)
7 Flag of England.svg Gordon Armstrong 1983–1996331 (18)19 (0)25 (4)18 (1)393 (23)
8 Flag of England.svg Charlie Buchan 1911–1925379 (0)32 (0)0 (0)0 (0)411 (0)
9 Flag of England.svg Michael Gray 1990–2004341 (22)17 (1)23 (4)2 (0)383 (27)
10 Flag of Ireland.svg Charlie Hurley 1957–1969357 (1)26 (0)17 (0)0 (0)400 (1)

Goalscorers

Top goalscorers

Competitive matches only, appearances including substitutes appear in brackets. [8]

#NameYearsLeague FA Cup League Cup Other [7] Total
1 Flag of England.svg Bobby Gurney 1925–50205 (348)23 (40)0 (0)0 (2)228(390)
2 Flag of England.svg Charlie Buchan 1911–25209 (379)13 (32)0 (0)0 (0)222(411)
3 Flag of Scotland.svg Dave Halliday 1925–29156 (166)9 (9)0 (0)0 (0)165(175)
4 Flag of England.svg George Holley 1904–19150 (280)9 (35)0 (0)0 (0)159(315)
5 Flag of England.svg Johnny Campbell 1890-97135 (186)25 (19)0 (0)0 (0)154

(215)

  • Most Hat Tricks: Dave Halliday - 12 (11 league and 1 cup) [9]

Managerial records

Club records

Goals

Points

Matches

Firsts

  • First match: Sunderland 11–0 Ferryhill, 13 November 1880. [13]
  • First league match: Sunderland 2-3 Burnley, 13 September 1890. [14]
  • First FA Cup match: Redcar 3–1 Sunderland, 8 November 1884. [15]
  • First League Cup match: Brentford 4–3 Sunderland, 26 October 1960. [16]
  • First European match: Vasas Budapest 0–2 Sunderland, 19 September 1973, UEFA Cup Winner's Cup. [17]

Record wins

Record defeats

Attendances

Average home attendances since 1891 Safcattendances.JPG
Average home attendances since 1891

This section applies to attendances played at home, in all of their grounds since their foundation. Attendance figures from the club's early days are approximate.

European statistics

Record by season

Below is Sunderland's record in European competitions. [17] They have only appeared once in European competition, during the 1973–74 season where they reached the second round. They qualified for the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup after winning the 1973 FA Cup Final over Leeds United.

SeasonCompetitionRoundCountryClubHome result [B] Away result [B] Notes
1973–74 European Cup Winners' Cup R1 Flag of Hungary.svg Vasas Budapest 2–01–0 [C]
R2 Flag of Portugal.svg Sporting CP 2–10–2
Key

Record by competition

CompetitionPlayedWonDrawnLostGoals
for
Goals
against
European Cup Winners' Cup 430153
Total430153

Notes

A.  ^ : Sunderland were promoted in the 1989–90 season despite being beaten in the 1990 play-off final, Swindon Town originally won the match 1–0 but Sunderland took their place in the Premier League after Swindon admitted to making illegal payments. [12]
B.  a b : Sunderland score is given first in each result.
C.  ^ : Sunderland qualified for the 1973–74 European Cup Winners' Cup by winning the 1973 FA Cup.

Footnotes and references

Footnotes:

  1. http://ryehillfootball.co.uk/stories/happy-birthday-sunderland-afc-136-years-old/
  2. "Roll Of Honour". Sunderland A.F.C. Retrieved 21 December 2008.
  3. "England — List of FA Charity/Community Shield Matches". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 21 December 2008.
  4. "War Time Cup Finals". Sporting Chronicle. Archived from the original on 23 June 2008. Retrieved 28 November 2008.
  5. 1 2 Mason, p 456.
  6. Mason, p 458.
  7. 1 2 The "Other" column constitutes goals and appearances (including those as a substitute) in the FA Charity Shield, the European Cup Winners' Cup, the Football League Trophy, the Anglo-Italian Cup, the Anglo-Scottish Cup, the Texaco Cup and relegation/promotion play-offs.
  8. Mason, p 457.
  9. "Dave Halliday" qosfc.com
  10. Mason, p 203.
  11. Mason, p 204.
  12. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 "Sunderland". Football Club History Database. Retrieved 17 September 2008.
  13. Days, p 10.
  14. Mason, p 224.
  15. Mason, p 444.
  16. Mason, p 346.
  17. 1 2 "European Competitions 1973-74". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 19 December 2008.
  18. 1 2 Mason, p 443.
  19. https://www.stadiumguide.com/rokerpark/

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