Name: Sunderland AFC
Founded: 1879 (as Sunderland and District Teachers' Association Football Club, became Sunderland AFC in 1880)
Home ground: The Stadium of Light
League Titles: 6
Instagram: @sunderlandafcofficial (opens in new tab)
Sunderland's three league titles in four years at the end of the 19th century were followed by three more and five runners-up spots, as well as a first FA Cup triumph in 1937. However, despite being nicknamed the “Bank of England” club for their post-war spending power, the Black Cats, barring a giant-killing FA Cup final victory over the mighty Leeds in 1973, have endured fluctuating fortunes since and currently find themselves languishing in League One.
Quiz Each of these players have made their full England debut and then… that’s about it at international level – let's hope Ivan Toney doesn't join the list
Quiz! What were you up to as a 17-year-old? It was probably way less cool than these 50 players…
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