If you are looking to travel away to watch your club play against Sunderland you will absolutely love the atmosphere at the Stadium of Light.

Be sure to check out our in depth guide to the Stadium of Light away fans to find out all of the essential information regarding the fastest route to and from the stadium, and also if there are any pubs, restaurants and cafés in the local area that are welcoming to visiting away fans.

Sunderland FC is a professional football club that plays in the Championship which is the second tier of English Football. Managed by Tony Mowbray the side are sitting in the top half of the table and pushing for a spot in the play offs.

In our Sunderland Football Club guide, we showcase all of the information from the squad, upcoming fixtures and results, and also the heritage of Sunderland Football Club.

Sunderland Registered Squad

Here is a list of the registered squad for Sunderland 2023:

Goal Keepers

Ben Alnwick
Mart Poom
Michael Ingham
Anthony Patterson18 (0)000
Thomas Myhre
Nathan Bishop1 (0)000
Jacob Carney
Harrison Bond
Matt Young
Adam Richardson


Stephen Wright
George McCartney
Garry Breen
Steven Caldwell
Mason Burstow7 (3)020
Darren Williams
Dennis Cirkin5 (3)030
Neill Collins
Danny Ballard17 (0)260
Mark Lynch
Jenson Seelt2 (4)000
Nectarios Triantis2 (0)000
Trai Hume18 (0)141
Cameron Jessup
Pierre Ekwah12 (1)210
Nathan Newall
Brandon Taylor
Ajibola Alese
Ben Crompton0 (1)000
Patrick Almond
Caden Kelly


Carl Robinson
Corry Evans
Dean Whitehead
Liam Lawrence
Jeff Whitley
Eliezer Mayenda1 (2)000
Luke O’Nien17 (0)160
Abdoullah Ba9 (9)240
Ellis Taylor1 (0)000
Jewison Bennette1 (1)010
Alex Pritchard5 (9)040
Adil Aouchiche1 (9)120
Grant Leadbitter
Daniel Neill18 (0)311
Sean Thornton
John Oster
Jack Bainbridge
Julio Arca
Mason Cotcher
Samuel Wilding
Vinnie Steels
Ethan Kachosa
Harrison Sohna
Bradley Dack4 (5)100
Tom Scott
Joseph Ryder
Ben Middlemas
Chris Rigg1 (6)200


Niall Huggins13 (2)110
Jobe Bellingham18 (1)310
Luís Hemir Silva Semedo1 (12)010
Stephen Elliott
Jermain Defoe
Simon Johnson
Kevin Kyle
Danny Graham
Chris Brown
Isaac Lihadji
Michael Spellman
Jack Clarke18 (1)930
Marcus Stewart
Cole Kiernan
Mitchell Curry
Tom Watson
Patrick Roberts13 (3)020
Nazariy Rusyn4 (5)010

Current Sunderland Manager

ManagerAppointment DateToDays in Charge
Tony Mowbray30/08/202213/11/2023440

Sunderland Upcoming Fixtures

Upcoming GameKick OffCompetionOpponentVenueStadium
Wed 29 19:45Wed 29 19:45Not foundHuddersfieldHomeStadium of Light
DecemberDecemberNot found#N/A
Sat 02 15:00Sat 02 15:00Not foundMillwallAwayThe Den
Sat 09 12:30Sat 09 12:30Not foundWest BromHomeStadium of Light
Tue 12 20:00Tue 12 20:00Not foundLeedsHomeStadium of Light
Sat 16 15:00Sat 16 15:00Not foundBristol CityAwayAshton Gate Stadium
Sat 23 15:00Sat 23 15:00Not foundCoventryHomeStadium of Light
Tue 26 15:00Tue 26 15:00Not foundHullAwayMKM Stadium
Fri 29 19:45Fri 29 19:45Not foundRotherhamAwayNew York Stadium
JanuaryJanuaryNot found#N/A
Mon 01 12:30Mon 01 12:30Not foundPrestonHomeStadium of Light
Sat 13 15:00Sat 13 15:00Not foundIpswichAway#N/A
Sat 20 15:00Sat 20 15:00Not foundHullHomeStadium of Light
Sat 27 15:00Sat 27 15:00Not foundStokeHomeStadium of Light
FebruaryFebruaryNot found#N/A
Sat 03 15:00Sat 03 15:00Not foundMiddlesbroughAwayRiverside Stadium
Sat 10 15:00Sat 10 15:00Not foundPlymouthHomeStadium of Light
Wed 14 19:45Wed 14 19:45Not foundHuddersfieldAwayKirklees Stadium
Sat 17 15:00ChampionshipChaBirminghamAway
Sat 24 15:00ChampionshipChaSwanseaHome
Sat 02 15:00ChampionshipChaNorwichAway
Tue 05 19:45ChampionshipChaLeicesterHome
Sat 09 15:00ChampionshipChaSouthamptonAway
Sat 16 15:00ChampionshipChaQPRHome
Fri 29 14:00ChampionshipChaCardiffAway
Mon 01 14:00ChampionshipChaBlackburnHome
Sat 06 14:00ChampionshipChaBristol CityHome
Tue 09 18:45ChampionshipChaLeedsAway
Sat 13 14:00ChampionshipChaWest BromAway
Sat 20 14:00ChampionshipChaMillwallHome
Sat 27 14:00ChampionshipChaWatfordAway
Sat 04 14:00ChampionshipChaSheff WedHome

Sunderland Previous Results

06 Aug 2023Sunderland v Ipswich TownL1-2League Championship
08 Aug 2023Sunderland v Crewe AlexandraL1-1 (3-5)League Cup
12 Aug 2023Preston North End v SunderlandL2-1League Championship
19 Aug 2023Sunderland v Rotherham UnitedW2-1League Championship
26 Aug 2023Coventry City v SunderlandD0-0League Championship
02 Sep 2023Sunderland v SouthamptonW5-0League Championship
16 Sep 2023Queens Park Rangers v SunderlandW1-3League Championship
20 Sep 2023Blackburn Rovers v SunderlandW1-3League Championship
24 Sep 2023Sunderland v Cardiff CityL0-1League Championship
29 Sep 2023Sheffield Wednesday v SunderlandW0-3League Championship
04 Oct 2023Sunderland v WatfordW2-0League Championship
07 Oct 2023Sunderland v MiddlesbroughL0-4League Championship
21 Oct 2023Stoke City v SunderlandL2-1League Championship
24 Oct 2023Leicester City v SunderlandL1-0League Championship
28 Oct 2023Sunderland v Norwich CityW3-1League Championship
04 Nov 2023Swansea City v SunderlandD0-0League Championship
11 Nov 2023Sunderland v Birmingham CityW3-1League Championship
25 Nov 2023Plymouth Argyle v SunderlandL2-0League Championship

Manager History

30/08/2022 – 30/06/2024Tony MowbrayEngland22/11/1963
11/02/2022 – 27/08/2022Alex NeilScotland09/06/1981
02/02/2022 – 10/02/2022Mike DoddsEngland03/06/1986
01/12/2020 – 30/01/2022Lee JohnsonEngland07/06/1981
09/10/2019 – 16/10/2019James FowlerScotland26/10/1980
09/10/2019 – 29/11/2020Phil ParkinsonEngland01/12/1967
01/07/2018 – 08/10/2019Jack RossScotland05/06/1976
01/05/2018 – 30/06/2018Robbie StockdaleScotland30/11/1979
19/11/2017 – 29/04/2018Chris ColemanWales10/06/1970
01/11/2017 – 12/11/2017Billy McKinlayScotland22/04/1969
01/11/2017 – 18/11/2017Robbie StockdaleScotland30/11/1979
01/07/2017 – 01/11/2017Simon GraysonEngland16/12/1969
23/07/2016 – 30/06/2017David MoyesScotland25/04/1963
09/10/2015 – 21/07/2016Sam AllardyceEngland19/10/1954
17/03/2015 – 04/10/2015Dick AdvocaatNetherlands27/09/1947
08/10/2013 – 15/03/2015Gustavo PoyetUruguay15/11/1967
23/09/2013 – 07/10/2013Kevin BallEngland12/11/1964
01/04/2013 – 22/09/2013Paolo Di CanioItaly09/07/1968
02/12/2011 – 30/03/2013Martin O’NeillNorthern Ireland01/03/1952
01/07/2009 – 30/11/2011Steve BruceEngland31/12/1960
05/12/2008 – 24/05/2009Ricky SbragiaScotland26/05/1956
29/08/2006 – 04/12/2008Roy KeaneIreland10/08/1971
25/07/2006 – 28/08/2006Niall QuinnIreland06/10/1966
06/03/2006 – 30/06/2006Kevin BallEngland12/11/1964
12/03/2003 – 05/03/2006Mick McCarthyIreland07/02/1959
10/10/2002 – 10/03/2003Howard WilkinsonEngland13/11/1943
29/03/1995 – 07/10/2002Peter ReidEngland20/06/1956
26/11/1993 – 28/03/1995Mick BuxtonEngland29/05/1943
29/01/1993 – 25/11/1993Terry ButcherEngland28/12/1958
30/12/1991 – 28/01/1993Malcolm CrosbyEngland04/07/1954
01/07/1987 – 30/12/1991Denis SmithEngland19/11/1947
01/07/1985 – 31/03/1987Lawrie McMenemyEngland26/07/1936
01/03/1984 – 30/06/1985Len AshurstEngland10/03/1939
01/07/1981 – 26/02/1984Alan DurbanWales07/07/1941
02/04/1981 – 30/06/1981Mick DochertyEngland29/10/1950
01/07/1979 – 01/04/1981Ken KnightonEngland20/02/1944
13/12/1978 – 24/05/1979Billy ElliottEngland20/03/1925
16/11/1976 – 15/11/1978Jimmy AdamsonEngland04/04/1929
22/10/1976 – 28/11/1976Ian MacFarlaneScotland26/01/1933
01/11/1972 – 23/11/1972Billy ElliottEngland20/03/1925
29/09/1972 – 17/10/1976Bob StokoeEngland21/09/1930
01/02/1968 – 30/11/1972Alan BrownEngland26/08/1914
01/07/1965 – 31/01/1968Ian McCollScotland07/06/1927
01/07/1964 – 30/06/1965George HardwickEngland02/02/1920
01/07/1957 – 30/06/1964Alan BrownEngland26/08/1914
24/03/1939 – 30/06/1957Bill MurrayScotland10/03/1901
01/07/1928 – 03/03/1939Johnny CochraneScotland
01/07/1905 – 30/06/1928Bob KyleNorthern Ireland00/00/1870
01/07/1899 – 30/06/1905Alex MackieScotland00/00/1870
01/08/1896 – 30/06/1899Robert CampbellScotland
01/07/1889 – 31/07/1896Tom WatsonEngland09/04/1859

Sunderland Trophies

League Division OneChampion1891-92
League Division OneChampion1892-93
League Division OneRunner-up1893-94
League Division OneChampion1894-95
League Division OneRunner-up1897-98
League Division OneRunner-up1900-01
League Division OneChampion1901-02
League Division OneChampion1912-13
FA CupRunner-up1912-13
League Division OneRunner-up1922-23
League Division OneRunner-up1934-35
League Division OneChampion1935-36
FA Charity ShieldWinner1936
FA CupWinner1936-37
League Division TwoRunner-up1963-64
FA CupWinner1972-73
League Division TwoChampion1975-76
League Division TwoRunner-up1979-80
Football League CupRunner-up1984-85
League Division ThreeChampion1987-88
FA CupRunner-up1991-92
League Division 1Champion1995-96
League Division 1Champion1998-99
League ChampionshipChampion2004-05
League ChampionshipChampion2006-07
Football League CupRunner-up2013-14
Football League TrophyRunner-up2018-19
Football League TrophyWinner2020-21


Sunderland Football Club is a professional football club based in Sunderland, England. The club was founded in 1879 and has a rich history, including winning the English league championship six times and the FA Cup twice.

Sunderland FC is known for playing a physical, direct style of football, with a focus on winning the ball back quickly and playing long balls forward to their strikers. The club places a strong emphasis on defensive solidity and physicality, and has a reputation for being a tough team to beat. Sunderland’s playing style is often described as “no-nonsense” and “workmanlike”, with a focus on out-muscling opponents and grinding out results.

The home stadium of Sunderland FC is the Stadium of Light, which has been the club’s home since 1997. The stadium has a capacity of 49,000 spectators and is known for its modern facilities and excellent atmosphere.

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