Sunderland v Manchester City 1969/70

sunderland away 1969 to 70 prog

SUNDERLAND 0 CITY 4

League Division 1

27th August 1969

attendance 21,515

scorers Oakes(4), Bell(8), Bowyer(37 & 53)

Ref V James

City Corrigan, Book, Pardoe, Doyle, Booth, Oakes, Summerbee, Bell, Lee, Bowyer, Bowles – sub Owen(unused)

Sunderland Montgomery, Harvey, Ashurst, McGiven, Pitt, Todd, Harris, Stuckey, Baker, Symm, Tueart

Manchester City pounded Sunderland at Roker Park, taking a three goal lead by the interval, before finishing 4-0 winners.
Oakes and Bell put City 2-0 up within eight minutes and from then on it was just a question of how many.
Bowyer headed a third in the 37th minute and scored his second and the side’s fourth after 53 minutes.
FROM BIRMINGHAM DAILY POST 28TH AUGUST 1969

One thought on “Sunderland v Manchester City 1969/70

  1. First ever ,blues game, WOW, what a night, in Roker End seeing the lads in the real we come flying out the traps ,was right at front, 10 years old and firmly hooked, for life, Always lived in County Durham so nearly, all Games are a hike ,drove to 53 in 15/16 and and still loving it,and hopefully many many more to come . CTID
    Doug Corkhill , Colin Bell Level One

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