List of Sunderland A.F.C. players

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Alf Common, the first player to be transferred for £1,000, when he was bought by Middlesbrough from Sunderland in 1905

Sunderland Association Football Club was founded in 1879, and turned professional in 1886. This list contains all players that have played 100 or more first-class matches for the club. However, some players who have played fewer matches are also included. This includes players who have set a club playing record, such as goalscoring or transfer fee records.[1]

Jimmy Montgomery holds the record for Sunderland appearances, having played 627 matches between 1960 and 1977,[2] followed by Len Ashurst who made 459 appearances.[3] As of 21 March 2009, the player who has won most international caps while at the club is Charlie Hurley with 36 for Republic of Ireland.[A] Alf Common became the first transfer to reach £1,000 after moving to Middlesbrough from Sunderland in 1905.[B]

The goalscoring record is held by Bobby Gurney, with 227 goals in all competitions, in 390 appearances, scored between 1925 and 1950.[C] Charlie Buchan is the next highest goalscorer, closely behind Gurney with 221 goals, in 411 games, from 1911 to 1925.[4] Dave Halliday holds the record for the most goals scored in a season, set in 1928–29, with 43 league goals in 42 games in the First Division.[D] Halliday also holds a high goalscoring ratio while at Sunderland, scoring 175 goals in 164 games, with a goal every 0.94 games. Defender Charlie Hurley was voted as Sunderland's "Player of the Century" in the club's centenary season in 1979.[E]

As of the end of the 2010–11 season, 189 players have reached the milestone of 100 senior appearances for the club; this figure includes one current player, John O'Shea.

Players

Players are listed according to the date of their first-team debut for the club. Appearances and goals are for first-team competitive matches only; wartime matches are excluded. Substitute appearances are included. Statistics are correct as of 20 August 2012.

Players with name in bold are Sunderland record holders.
Players with nationality in bold won full international caps for their country while with the club.

Name Nationality Position[F] Date from[G] Date to[H] Appearances Goals Notes Club source[I] National source
McMillan, JamesJames McMillan Scotland Scotland Defender 1884 1886 5 0 [J] 1
Gibson, WillWill Gibson Scotland Scotland Midfielder 1888 1896 102 7 2
Porteous, ThomasThomas Porteous England England Defender 1889 1894 93 0 3 [5]
Doig, NedNed Doig Scotland Scotland Goalkeeper 1890 1904 456 0 4 [6]
Gillespie, JamesJames Gillespie Scotland Scotland Forward 1890
1891
1892
1897
148 52 5
Auld, JohnJohn Auld Scotland Scotland Defender 1890 1895 115 15 6
Lathan, JohnJohn Lathan England Scotland Midfielder 1968 1974 111 23 6
Scott, JohnJohn Scott Scotland Scotland Forward 1890 1896 113 29 7
Campbell, JohnnyJohnny Campbell Scotland Scotland Forward 1890 1897 215 151 8 at WebCite (archived 2012-04-06)
Harvey, JohnJohn Harvey Scotland Scotland Midfielder 1890 1897 108 12 9
Millar, JimmyJimmy Millar Scotland Scotland Forward 1890
1900
1896
1904
260 122 10
Wilson, HughieHughie Wilson Scotland Scotland Midfielder 1890 1899 258 46 11 at WebCite (archived 2012-05-06) [7]
Gow, DonaldDonald Gow Scotland Scotland Defender 1891
1893
1892
1897
113 1 12
Hannah, JimmyJimmy Hannah Scotland Scotland Midfielder 1891 1897 172 78 13 at WebCite (archived 2012-05-01)
Dunlop, BillyBilly Dunlop Scotland Scotland Defender 1893 1898 146 6 14
McNeill, RobertRobert McNeill Scotland Scotland Defender 1894 1900 157 0 15
Ferguson, MatthewMatthew Ferguson Scotland Scotland Defender 1896 1902 182 5 16
McAllister, SandySandy McAllister Scotland Scotland Defender 1897 1904 223 5 17
McLatchie, ColinColin McLatchie Scotland Scotland Midfielder 1898 1902 129 32 18
Jackson, DickDick Jackson England England Defender 1898 1905 167 10 19
Farquhar, JamesJames Farquhar Scotland Scotland Midfielder 1899 1907 196 18 20
McCombie, AndrewAndrew McCombie Scotland Scotland Defender 1899 1904 164 6 21 [8]
Hogg, BillyBilly Hogg England England Forward 1899 1909 302 86 22 at WebCite (archived 2012-05-04) [9]
Common, AlfAlf Common England England Forward 1900
1901
1904
1905
43 11 [B] 23
Watson, JimmyJimmy Watson Scotland Scotland Defender 1900 1907 225 0 24
Gemmell, JimmyJimmy Gemmell England England Forward 1900 1912 228 46 25 at WebCite (archived 2012-05-05)
Rhodes, DustyDusty Rhodes England England Defender 1902 1908 119 5 26
Bridgett, ArthurArthur Bridgett England England Forward 1902 1912 347 116 [K] 27 [10]
Holley, GeorgeGeorge Holley England England Forward 1904 1919 316 155 [L] 28 at WebCite (archived 2012-04-08) [11]
Tait, TommyTommy Tait Scotland Scotland Defender 1906 1912 195 3 29 [12]
Forster, HenryHenry Forster England England Defender 1907 1911 112 0 30
Jarvie, GavinGavin Jarvie England England Defender 1907 1911 102 0 31
Low, HarryHarry Low Scotland Scotland Midfielder 1907 1915 227 37 32
Milton, AlbertAlbert Milton England England Defender 1908 1914 139 0 33
Thomson, CharlesCharles Thomson Scotland Scotland Defender 1908 1915 264 8 34 [13]
Troughear, BillyBilly Troughear England England Defender 1909 1912 108 0 35
Mordue, JackieJackie Mordue England England Forward 1908 1920 294 80 36 [14]
Cuggy, FrancisFrancis Cuggy England England Midfielder 1909 1921 189 4 37 [15]
Ness, HarryHarry Ness England England Defender 1911 1919 102 0 38
Buchan, CharlieCharlie Buchan England England Forward 1911 1925 411 221 39 at WebCite (archived 2012-04-08) [16]
Martin, HenryHenry Martin England England Forward 1912 1922 213 23 40 [17]
Hobson, BertBert Hobson England England Defender 1913 1922 172 0 41
Poole, JohnJohn Poole England England Defender 1913 1924 152 2 42
England, ErnieErnie England England England Defender 1919 1930 351 0 43
Ellis, BillyBilly Ellis England England Midfielder 1920 1927 202 32 44
Marshall, BobbyBobby Marshall England England Forward 1920 1928 207 73 45
Parker, CharlieCharlie Parker England England Defender 1920 1929 256 12 46
Hawes, ArthurArthur Hawes England England Midfielder 1921 1927 147 39 47
Andrews, ArthurArthur Andrews England England Defender 1921 1931 244 2 48
Cresswell, WarneyWarney Cresswell England England Defender 1922 1927 190 0 49 [18]
McInroy, AlbertAlbert McInroy England England Goalkeeper 1923
1934
1929
1935
227 0 50 [19]
Clunas, WilliamWilliam Clunas Scotland Scotland Midfielder 1923 1930 272 44 51 [20]
Gurney, BobbyBobby Gurney England England Forward 1925 1950 390 227 [C] 52 [21]
Halliday, DaveDave Halliday Scotland Scotland Forward 1925 1929 175 164 [D] 53
Murray, BillBill Murray Scotland Scotland Defender 1925 1936 328 0 54
McDougall, JockJock McDougall Scotland Scotland Defender 1929 1934 184 3 55
Gallacher, PatrickPatrick Gallacher Scotland Scotland Forward 1929 1938 309 108 56 [22]
Hall, AlexAlex Hall Scotland Scotland Defender 1929 1939 238 1 57
Shaw, HarryHarry Shaw England England Defender 1930 1935 217 5 58
Thorpe, JimmyJimmy Thorpe England England Goalkeeper 1930 1936 139 0 59
Connor, JimmyJimmy Connor Scotland Scotland Forward 1930 1939 284 62 60 [23]
Hastings, AlexanderAlexander Hastings Scotland Scotland Midfielder 1930 1946 304 8 61 [24]
Johnston, BertBert Johnston Scotland Scotland Defender 1931 1939 166 0 62 [25]
Thomson, CharlieCharlie Thomson Scotland Scotland Defender 1931 1939 264 8 63 [26]
Davis, BertBert Davis England England Forward 1932 1936 162 40 64
McNab, SandySandy McNab Scotland Scotland Defender 1932 1938 113 6 65 [27]
Carter, RaichRaich Carter England England Midfielder 1932 1939 281 132 66 [28]
Burbanks, EddieEddie Burbanks England England Midfielder 1935 1948 156 30 67
Duns, LenLen Duns England England Forward 1935 1952 248 54 68
Mapson, JohnnyJohnny Mapson England England Goalkeeper 1935 1954 387 0 69
Gorman, JimmyJimmy Gorman England England Defender 1937 1939 103 1 70
Davis, DickieDickie Davis England England Forward 1946 1953 154 80 71
Hall, FredFred Hall England England Defender 1946 1953 224 1 72
Reynolds, TommyTommy Reynolds England England Midfielder 1946 1953 171 18 73
Walsh, BillBill Walsh England England Defender 1946 1953 105 1 74
Watson, WillieWillie Watson England England Defender 1946 1954 223 17 [M] 75 [29]
Stelling, JackJack Stelling England England Defender 1946 1956 272 8 76
Hudgell, ArthurArthur Hudgell England England Defender 1947 1957 275 0 77
Shackleton, LenLen Shackleton England England Forward 1948 1957 348 101 78 [30]
Wright, TommyTommy Wright Scotland Scotland Midfielder 1949 1954 180 54 79 [31]
Kirtley, HarryHarry Kirtley England England Forward 1949 1955 101 18 80
Ford, TrevorTrevor Ford Wales Wales Forward 1950 1957 117 70 81 [32]
Bingham, BillyBilly Bingham Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Forward 1950 1958 227 46 82 [33]
Hedley, JackJack Hedley England England Defender 1950 1958 295 0 83
Aitken, GeorgeGeorge Aitken Scotland Scotland Defender 1951 1958 267 3 84 [34]
Anderson, StanStan Anderson England England Defender 1952 1964 447 35 [N] 85 [35]
Daniel, RayRay Daniel Wales Wales Defender 1953 1957 153 7 86
Elliott, BillyBilly Elliott England England Midfielder 1953 1958 212 26 87
Fraser, WillieWillie Fraser Scotland Scotland Goalkeeper 1954 1958 143 0 88 [36]
McDonald, JoeJoe McDonald Scotland Scotland Defender 1954 1958 155 1 89 [37]
Fleming, CharlieCharlie Fleming Scotland Scotland Forward 1955 1958 122 72 90
Grainger, ColinColin Grainger England England Forward 1957 1960 124 14 91 [38]
Fogarty, AmbroseAmbrose Fogarty Ireland Ireland Midfielder 1957 1963 174 43 92 [39]
Hurley, CharlieCharlie Hurley Ireland Ireland Defender 1957 1969 401 26 [A][E] 93 [40]
Wakeham, PeterPeter Wakeham England England Goalkeeper 1958 1962 151 0 94
Nelson, ColinColin Nelson England England Defender 1958 1964 168 2 95
McNab, JimJim McNab England England Midfielder 1958 1967 323 18 96
Ashurst, LenLen Ashurst England England Defender 1958 1970 459 4 97
Irwin, CecilCecil Irwin England England Defender 1958 1971 350 1 98
Harvey, MartinMartin Harvey Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Midfielder 1959 1972 357 5 99 [41]
Sharkey, NickNick Sharkey Scotland Scotland Forward 1960 1966 117 62 100
Montgomery, JimmyJimmy Montgomery England England Goalkeeper 1960 1977 627 0 [O] 101
Herd, GeorgeGeorge Herd Scotland Scotland Midfielder 1961 1969 318 55 102
Crossan, JohnnyJohnny Crossan Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Forward 1961 1969 318 55 103 [42]
Mulhall, GeorgeGeorge Mulhall Scotland Scotland Forward 1962 1969 289 66 104 [43]
Kerr, BobbyBobby Kerr Scotland Scotland Midfielder 1964 1979 432 69 [P] 105
Todd, ColinColin Todd England England Defender 1966 1971 191 3 106
Hughes, BillyBilly Hughes Scotland Scotland Midfielder 1967 1977 335 81 107 [44]
Porterfield, IanIan Porterfield Scotland Scotland Midfielder 1967 1977 270 20 [Q] 108
Harris, GordonGordon Harris England England Midfielder 1968 1971 135 16 109
Tueart, DennisDennis Tueart England England Midfielder 1968 1974 218 56 110
McGiven, MickMick McGiven England England Defender 1969 1973 126 12 111
Pitt, RichieRichie Pitt England England Midfielder 1969 1973 145 7 112
Watson, DavidDavid Watson England England Defender 1970 1975 212 33 113 [45]
Malone, DickDick Malone Scotland Scotland Defender 1970 1976 282 2 114
Rowell, GaryGary Rowell England England Forward 1972 1984 296 103 115
Ashurst, JackJack Ashurst Scotland Scotland Defender 1972 1979 165 3 116
Bolton, JoeJoe Bolton England England Midfielder 1972 1981 325 12 117
Halom, VicVic Halom England England Forward 1973 1976 138 42 118
Moncur, BobbyBobby Moncur Scotland Scotland Defender 1974 1976 101 2 120
Robson, BryanBryan Robson England England Forward 1974
1979
1983
1976
1980
1984
182 68 121
Towers, TonyTony Towers England England Forward 1974 1977 124 22 122 [46]
Clarke, JeffJeff Clarke England England Defender 1975 1982 218 6 123
Lee, BobBob Lee England England Forward 1976 1979 122 33 124
Siddall, BarryBarry Siddall England England Goalkeeper 1976 1982 192 0 125
Arnott, KevinKevin Arnott England England Midfielder 1977 1982 152 18 126
Elliott, ShaunShaun Elliott England England Defender 1977 1986 368 11 127
Buckley, MickMick Buckley England England Midfielder 1978 1983 135 8 128
Hindmarch, RobRob Hindmarch England England Defender 1978 1984 128 3 129
Chisholm, GordonGordon Chisholm Scotland Scotland Defender 1978 1985 235 16 130
Turner, ChrisChris Turner England England Goalkeeper 1978 1986 224 1 131
Cummins, StanStan Cummins England England Midfielder 1979 1985 165 32 132
West, ColinColin West England England Forward 1981 1985 122 28 133
Pickering, NickNick Pickering England England Midfielder 1981 1986 209 18 134 [47]
Venison, BarryBarry Venison England England Defender 1981 1986 205 3 135
Bracewell, PaulPaul Bracewell England England Midfielder 1983
1989
1995
1984
1992
1997
270 6 136
Proctor, MarkMark Proctor England England Midfielder 1983 1987 138 23 137
Gates, EricEric Gates England England Forward 1984 1990 219 55 138
Lemon, PaulPaul Lemon England England Midfielder 1984 1990 126 19 139
Bennett, GaryGary Bennett England England Defender 1984 1995 443 25 140
Gray, FrankFrank Gray Scotland Scotland Defender 1985 1989 169 8 141
Agboola, ReubenReuben Agboola Nigeria Nigeria Defender 1985 1991 170 0 142
Armstrong, GordonGordon Armstrong England England Midfielder 1985 1995 416 61 143
Doyle, SteveSteve Doyle Wales Wales Midfielder 1986 1988 115 2 144
Hesford, IainIain Hesford England England Goalkeeper 1986 1989 112 0 145
MacPhail, JohnJohn MacPhail England England Defender 1987 1990 153 22 146
Gabbiadini, MarcoMarco Gabbiadini England England Forward 1987 1991 185 87 147
Kay, JohnJohn Kay England England Defender 1987 1993 239 0 148
Owers, GaryGary Owers England England Midfielder 1987 1994 320 27 149
Ord, RichardRichard Ord England England Defender 1987 1998 284 8 150
Pascoe, ColinColin Pascoe Wales Wales Midfielder 1988 1992 149 25 151 [48]
Norman, TonyTony Norman Wales Wales Goalkeeper 1988 1995 227 0 152 [49]
Hauser, ThomasThomas Hauser Germany Germany Forward 1989 1991 65 11 [V] 153
Hardyman, PaulPaul Hardyman England England Defender 1989 1992 129 12 154
Atkinson, BrianBrian Atkinson England England Midfielder 1989 1995 169 6 155
Ball, KevinKevin Ball England England Defender 1990 1999 388 27 156
Goodman, DonDon Goodman England England Forward 1991 1994 132 47 157
Russell, CraigCraig Russell England England Forward 1991 1997 175 34 158
Gray, MichaelMichael Gray England England Defender 1992 2004 410 17 159 [50]
Chamberlain, AlecAlec Chamberlain England England Goalkeeper 1993 1996 108 0 160
Gray, PhilPhil Gray Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Forward 1993 1996 134 41 161 [51]
Melville, AndyAndy Melville Wales Wales Defender 1993 1999 236 14 162 [52]
Smith, MartinMartin Smith England England Midfielder 1993 1999 145 28 163
Kubicki, DariuszDariusz Kubicki Poland Poland Defender 1994 1997 150 0 164
Scott, MartinMartin Scott England England Defender 1994 1999 126 11 165
Bridges, MichaelMichael Bridges England England Forward 1996
2004
2004
1999
2004
2005
113 23 166
Rae, AlexAlex Rae Scotland Scotland Midfielder 1996 2001 136 15 167
Quinn, NiallNiall Quinn Ireland Ireland Forward 1996 2002 220 69 [R] 168 [53]
Johnston, AllanAllan Johnston Scotland Scotland Midfielder 1997 1999 101 20 169 [54]
Summerbee, NickyNicky Summerbee England England Midfielder 1997 2000 108 8 170
Makin, ChrisChris Makin England England Defender 1997 2001 142 1 171
Craddock, JodyJody Craddock England England Defender 1997 2003 168 2 172
Phillips, KevinKevin Phillips England England Forward 1997 2004 235 130 [S] 173 [55]
Williams, DarrenDarren Williams England England Defender 1997 2004 238 6 174
Sørensen, ThomasThomas Sørensen Denmark Denmark Goalkeeper 1998 2003 197 0 178 [56]
McCann, GavinGavin McCann England England Midfielder 1998 2003 135 13 179 [57]
McCartney, GeorgeGeorge McCartney Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Defender 1998
2008
2006
-
203 0 180 [58]
Kilbane, KevinKevin Kilbane Ireland Ireland Midfielder 1999 2003 123 9 181 [59]
Arca, JulioJulio Arca Argentina Argentina Defender 2000 2006 177 23 182
Kyle, KevinKevin Kyle Scotland Scotland Forward 2001 2006 109 19 183 [60]
Stewart, MarcusMarcus Stewart England England Forward 2002 2005 119 39 184
Breen, GaryGary Breen Ireland Ireland Defender 2003 2006 115 7 185 [61]
Leadbitter, GrantGrant Leadbitter England England Midfielder 2003 2009 113 11 186
Collins, DannyDanny Collins Wales Wales Defender 2004 2009 163 3 187 [62]
Whitehead, DeanDean Whitehead England England Midfielder 2004 2009 200 14 188
Gordon, CraigCraig Gordon Scotland Scotland Goalkeeper 2007 2012 95 0 189 [63]
Jones, KenwyneKenwyne Jones Trinidad & Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Forward 2007 2010 101 28 190 [64]
Richardson, KieranKieran Richardson England England Midfielder 2007 2012 149 15 191
Bardsley, PhilPhil Bardsley Scotland Scotland Midfielder 2008 2014 174 7 192 [65]
Malbranque, SteedSteed Malbranque France France Defender 2008 2011 112 2 193
Bent, DarrenDarren Bent England England Forward 2009 2011 60 35 [T] 194 [66]
Gyan, AsamoahAsamoah Gyan Ghana Ghana Forward 2010 2012 37 11 [U] 195 [67]
Mignolet, SimonSimon Mignolet Belgium Belgium Goalkeeper 2010 2013 101 0 196 [68]

Footnotes

A. a b : Club's most capped player with 36 appearances for Republic of Ireland.[1]
B. a b : First player to be transferred for £1000.[69]
C. a b : All-time top scorer.[70]
D. a b : Most goals in a season (43) in 1928–29 season.[71]
E. a b : Named Sunderland's player of the century.[72]
F. ^ : For a full description of positions see football positions.
G. ^ : The Date from column includes data of the year the player made his debut for the club, also including data of multiple spells at the club by a player.
H. ^ : The Date to column includes data of the year the player made his last appearances for the club.
I. ^ : All entries in this column are sourced to the player's individual page from The Stat Cat or Soccerbase.[73]
J. ^ : Club's first professional captain.[74]
K. ^ : Most capped player for England of those playing for both Sunderland and the national side simultaneously.[75]
L. ^ : Top goalscorer for England of those playing for both Sunderland and the national side simultaneously.[75]
M. ^ : Represented England at both cricket and football.[76]
N. ^ : Only player to have captained Sunderland, Newcastle United and Middlesbrough.[77]
O. ^ : All-time appearance record-holder[78]
P. ^ : Captained 1973 FA Cup winning team.[79]
Q. ^ : Scored 1973 FA Cup winning goal.[80]
R. ^ : Served as Chairman-Manager before appointment of Roy Keane as manager in 2006–07 season.[81]
S. ^ : Post-war leading goalscorer.[82]
T. ^ : Club record transfer sale, £18,000,000, to Aston Villa.[83]
U. ^ : Club record transfer purchase, £13,000,000, from Stade Rennais.[84]
V. ^ : First non-British born player to represent SAFC at Wembley stadium as-well as the first German to play for the club.[85]

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External links

  • Player statistics at Soccerbase
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