Sunderland News and Features
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
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.
From John Barnes rapping to avian mascots scrapping, FFT recalls some of the players, teams, goals, matches, merchandise, moments and mayhem that made football in the '90s so great…
Football quiz Today’s quiz is brought to you by the letters A and Z – plus all the rest in between, as we ask you to name the Prem’s top goalscorers by surname
Newcastle United The former Newcastle striker tells FourFourTwo about a hotel incident after a remarkable Magpies debut
Football quiz There's a queue of expectant out-of-work managers itching to get on this list – but who will they be joining on it?
Football quiz They’ve thrilled us since the ‘90s with their samba razzle dazzle – but can you recall the boys from Brazil who’ve appeared most frequently?
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