SUNDERLAND 0 CITY 4
League Division 1
27th August 1969
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