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Sunderland FC

Sunderland FC
Football Club Details
Also known as
The Black Cats
Year Formed
1879
Ground
Stadium of Light
Colours
Home: Red and white striped shirts, black shorts, black stockings with red trim
Away: Pale blue shirts, shorts and socks
Stadium of Light The Home Of Sunderland FC
Stadium of Light The Home Of Sunderland FC
Capacity
48300
Address
Sunderland FC
Stadium of Light
Sunderland
Tyne and Wear
SR5 1SU
Telephone
0191-551-5000
Travel Information
Local Transport Links
Railway Station
Sunderland Railway Station 0.6 miles (1 km)
Motorway Junction
A1(M) Jnct 65 6.8 miles (11 km)
Airport
Newcastle 14.7 miles (23.6 km)
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All Time Records
Attendance
75118: vs Derby County 08/03/1933 FA Cup R6
Best league win
9 - 1: vs Newcastle United 05/12/1908 Division 1
Worst league loss
0 - 8: vs West Ham United 19/10/1968 Division 1
Best cup win
11 - 1: vs Fairfield 02/02/1895 FA Cup R1
Worst cup loss
Most capped player
Martin Harvey: 34 Northern Ireland
League appearances
Jim Montgomery: 537 1962/77
League goals
Charlie Buchan: 209 1911/25
Goals in a season
Dave Halliday: 43 1928/29 Division 1
Transfer fee received
£5,000,000: Michael Bridges Leeds 23 July 1999
Transfer fee paid
£6,750,000: Tore Andre Flo Rangers 30 August 2002
Honours
League Titles
Division One: 1891 - 92, 1892 - 93, 1894 - 95, 1901 - 02, 1912 - 13, 1935 - 36. Division Two: 1975 - 76. Division Three: 1987 - 88, Division One (New Format) 1995 - 96, 1998-99
FA Cup
Winners 1937, 1973; Runners-up 1913, 1992
Europe
League Cup
Other
Runners-up 1985