Sunderland Logo – The Sunderland Association Football Club is a club of football in England, the city of Sunderland in Tyne and Wear. It was founded in 1879 and played in the FA Premier League of England. Sunderland knew savor the sweetness of victory when raged in England in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Before the Second World War, Sunderland had been champion six times. His latest achievement was in 1936.
However, after the Second World War, Sunderland won the FA Cup in a match not for the faint hearted overlapping by 1 to 0 the mighty Leeds United. A character should not be forgotten by any true fan of Jimmy Montgomery Sunderland. The goalkeeper played a crucial role to obtain the FA Cup Sunderland Unfortunately for their fans, ‘The Black Cats’ have been stumbling for the 3 divisions of English football since the 70s. Sunderland’s main rivals are Newcastle United and Middlesbrough, in that order.
The Sunderland AFC (also called The Black Cats or The Mackems) was founded in 1879 under the name of Sunderland & District Teachers Association. In 1890, the Football League chose to replace Sunderland Stoke City. Some clubs did not like much the idea (especially the clubs of London) to travel to northern England. That’s why we had to pay the expenses of the visiting clubs. Sunderland remained continuously in the old English First Division for nothing more and nothing less than 68 years, a record recently surpassed by Arsenal FC.