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Sunderland

  • Year Formed:1879
  • Current Manager: Paolo Di Canio
  • Ground Capacity: 49,000
  • Main Number:+44 (0)871 911 1200
  • Fax Number::+44 (0)191 551 5123
  • Club Address:Stadium of Light
    Sunderland
    SR5 1SU
Ground history
Generic ground name and location Status Timeline
Stadium of Light, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear Current 30th July 1997 onwards
League Honours
Level Relevant division name(s) Position Seasons
1Football League, First DivisionChampions1891/1892, 1892/1893, 1894/1895, 1901/1902, 1912/1913, 1935/1936.
Runners-up1893/1894, 1897/1898, 1900/1901, 1922/1923, 1934/1935.
2Second Division, League Division One, ChampionshipChampions1975/1976, 1995/1996, 1998/1999, 2004/2005, 2006/2007.
Runners-up1963/1964, 1979/1980.
3Third DivisionChampions1987/1988.
Team Records
Victory: 9-1 v Newcastle United (away), First Division, 5th December 1908
8-0 v Derby County (home), First Division, 1st September 1894
Defeat: 0-8 v Watford (away), First Division, 25th September 1982
0-8 v West Ham United (away), First Division, 19th October 1968
0-8 v The Wednesday (away), First Division, 26th December 1911
Attendance: 48,353 v Liverpool, Premier League, April 13th 2002
* IMPORTANT: Club honour and record margin information has been taken from matches in the Footymad database only! It could be, for example, that bigger record margins have been attained in other competitions (such as minor regional cups).
Contact Numbers
General: +44 (0)871 911 1200 Fax: +44 (0)191 551 5123
Ticket: +44 (0)871 911 1973 Fax: +44 (0)191 551 5150
Box office: +44 (0)871 911 1973
Commercial: +44 (0)871 911 1225 Fax: +44 (0)191 551 5070
Corporate: +44 (0)871 911 1555 Fax: +44 (0)191 551 5070
Merchandise: +44 (0)871 911 1550 Mail Order: +44 (0)871 911 1973
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