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Nigel's season summary: Sunderland were promoted to Division One in 1963/64, but always struggled. They finished 17th in 1968/69, but were relegated back to Division Two in 1969/70.
256. Len Ashurst 257. Ralph Brand 258. Geoff Butler 259. Derek Forster 260. Gordon Harris





RIP 10/02/2014

Over 400 league appearances for Sunderland between 1958 and 1971. Moved to Hartlepool as player-manager, then continued in management for many years. Scotsman who came South to Manchester City in 1965 after 300+ games for Rangers. Moved to Sunderland in August 1967 but only made 32 league appearances before moving to Raith Rovers. Struggled to find his feet with Middlesbrough, Chelsea and Sunderland before moving to Norwich City in October 1968. Established himself with the Canaries and then Bournemouth. Later into management. Understudy to Jim Montgomery for nine years. Made his debut for Sunderland in 1964 at the age of 15 years and 185 days. Made only 18 league appearances before a 1973 transfer to Charlton. Burnley legend with 258 league appearances from 1958 until his January 1968 transfer to Sunderland for 70,000. Made 123 league appearances for Sunderland before retirement in 1971.
261. Martin Harvey 262. George Herd 263. Charlie Hurley 264. Cecil Irwin 265. George Kinnell
Irishman who played his entire career with Sunderland from 1959 to 1971, making 310 league appearances. Scotsman who joined Sunderland in April 1961. Made 274 league appearances before a June 1970 transfer to Hartlepool. Came North from Millwall in 1957 for a 20,000 fee. Made 355 league appearances and became a Sunderland legend in a 12-year stay. Moved to Bolton where he played the 1969/70 season. Another player who played his entire career with Sunderland. 311 league appearances, and a single goal! Scotsman who joined Stoke in 1963, then transferred to Oldham Athletic in August 1966. Scored eight goals in 12 games before an October transfer to Sunderland. Moved on to Middlesbrough two years later.
266. Jimmy Montgomery 267. George Mulhall 268. Calvin Palmer 269. Ian Porterfield 270. Colin Suggett




RIP 11/09/2007


Club legend with 537 league appearances for Sunderland between 1961 and 1976. Moved to Birmingham City where he made another 66 appearances. Scotsman transferred from Aberdeen in 1962 for 20,000. Made 251 league appearances for Sunderland. Later moved into management. Made his name at Stoke after a 1963 transfer from Nottingham Forest. Brought to Sunderland in February 1968 but struggled. Moved on to Crewe in 1971. Forever famous for 'that' 1973 goal. Started his career with Raith Rovers before moving to Sunderland in 1967. Later moved to Reading and Sheffield Wednesday before beginning a long career in management. Began with Sunderland but made his name with West Brom and Norwich. Playing career finished at Newcastle for a total of 426 league appearances.