Founded in 1879, Sunderland AFC quickly became one of the greatest clubs in English football. This history of the club takes the reader step by step through the club's development, beginning with the club's foundation, the early triumphs and subsequent tragedies, through conflicts with Sunderland Albion to league and cup domination, from Raich Carter and Bobby Gurney to Kevin Phillips and Niall Quinn. Along the way great players, matches and successes are highlighted, in an accessible style suitable for football fans of all ages.
Richard Callaghan was born in Durham City, and is a devoted football fan. He is the author of more than twenty books. Concerned both with regional and global history, he has written for adults and for a family audience.
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History: World & General
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Houghton Le Spring
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