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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.

The club has also won one UEFA European Cup Winners' Cup.

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)

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 club triumphs and near misses form part of the Sunderland football history story. This tale - including football firsts and soccer records - is told in the forthcoming book from The Football Ground: First Football Histories: Sunderland A.F.C.

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