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    Sunderland AFC:
    "Pride of Wearside"
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Sunderland A.F.C. - Honours

In the history of soccer, since its formation in 1879, Sunderland Association Football Club has been crowned English League Champions 6 times and FA Cup winners twice.

 

England

League

Level One of the English football league system (known as the football pyramid)

(‘Football League First Division’ until 1992; ‘Premier League’ from 1993)

Winners (League Champions): 6 times - 1892, 1893, 1895, 1902, 1913, 1936

Runners-up: 5 times - 1894, 1898, 1901, 1923, 1935

Level Two of the English football league system

('Second Division' until 1992; 'Football League First Division' until 2004; 'Championship' since 2005)

Winners: 5 times - 1976, 1996, 1999, 2005, 2007

Runners-up: Twice - 1964, 1980

Play-Off Promotion: Once - 1990 (after Swindon Town were refused promotion)

Level Three of the English football league system

('Third Division' ('Third Division North' and 'Third Division South' from 1922 - 1958) until 1992; 'Football League Second Division' until 2004; 'League One' since 2005)

Winners: Once - 1988

FA Cup

Winners: Twice - 1937, 1973

Runners-up: Twice - 1913, 1992

Football League Cup

('Milk Cup' from 1982 - 1986; 'Littlewoods Cup' from 1987 - 1990;
'Rumbelows Cup' from 1991 - 1992; 'Coca-Cola Cup' from 1993 - 1998;
'Worthington's Cup' from 1999 - 2003; 'Carling Cup' from 2004 -
2012; 'Capital One Cup' from 2013 - 2016; EFL Cup - 2017; 'Carabao Cup' from 2018)

Runners-up: Twice - 1985, 2014

FA Community Shield

(‘FA Charity Shield’ until 2001)

Outright Winners: Once - 1936

 

First Football History

Events and details behind each of these and other national triumphs and near misses form part of the Sunderland Football Club story. We have selected a series of football books which expand further on the soccer history of Sunderland AFC. These books have been carefully selected, reviewed and are available on amazon: Sunderland Book Selection

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