Results & Fixtures For Sunderland AFC
Football HQ brings you the Sunderland Association Football Club results service together with a fixture list as we see above. However, should you wish to see the current league position for Sunderland, click here.
Club Information, In Brief
To begin with, Sunderland have won the highest league in England six times. Indeed, only five other football clubs can better this. Sunderland have also won the FA Cup two times. So, the club has a lot of decent honours. However, the club has lost a little glory recently not reaching their full potential.
Sunderland play at The Stadium of Light and have done since 1997. Indeed, the all seater Stadium has a capacity of 51,000. Obviously prior to their new stadium, the club played at Roker Park. The famous Roker Roar also made the move with the team. Moreover, the atmosphere can create the twelfth man such is the noise. Of course, Sunderland play their home games in a red and white strip.
The club has the nickname of The Black Cats, however other references are The Mackems and The Wearsiders. Obviously, with Newcastle being only 12 miles away, the two cities are fierce rivals. In fact, the Wear-Tyne derby is one to behold. Other local rivals are Middlesbrough but this is not too intense. In contrast, when Sunderland play Norwich City the teams compete for The Friendly Cup. This dates back to 1985 when the fans struck up a friendship in the League Cup Final.
Finally Sunderland Football Club came into existence in 1879.