Date Comp Round Opposition Ven       Result Lge Pos. Attendance Details
Jul 21 Tour St. Patrick's Athletic A W 2 - 0 - 2,998
23 Tour Drogheda United A W 6 - 0 - c. 400
25 Tour Athlone Town A D 1 - 1 - n/k
29 Ben York City A W 3 - 1 - 2,391
Aug 1 F Darlington A W 3 - 2 - n/k
5 F Blackpool A W 2 - 1 - 2,070
12 Lge 1 LEICESTER CITY H L 1 - 2 15 18,593
15 FLC 1-L1 Preston North End A D 1 - 1 - 6,323
19 Lge 2 Norwich City A D 0 - 0 21 16,739
23 FLC 1-L2 PRESTON NORTH END H W 3 - 2 - 7,407
Sunderland won 4 - 3 on aggregate
26 Lge 3 WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS H W 2 - 0 15 16,816
30 Lge 4 Port Vale A D 1 - 1 14 7,693
Sep 2 Lge 5 Ipswich Town A L 0 - 3 17 12,390
9 Lge 6 SOUTHEND UNITED H W 1 - 0 15 13,805
12 Lge 7 PORTSMOUTH H D 1 - 1 15 12,282
16 Lge 8 Luton Town A W 2 - 0 9 6,955
20 FLC 2-L1 Liverpool A L 0 - 2 - 25,579
23 Lge 9 Millwall A W 2 - 1 7 8,691
30 Lge 10 READING H D 2 - 2 6 17,503
Oct 4 FLC 2-L2 LIVERPOOL H L 0 - 1 - 20,560
Liverpool won 3 - 0 on aggregate
7 Lge 11 Crystal Palace A W 1 - 0 3 13,754
14 Lge 12 WATFORD H D 1 - 1 4 17,790
21 Lge 13 Huddersfield Town A D 1 - 1 5 16,054
28 Lge 14 BARNSLEY H W 2 - 1 4 17,024
Nov 5 Lge 15 Charlton Athletic A D 1 - 1 4 11,626
18 Lge 16 SHEFFIELD UNITED H W 2 - 0 4 16,640
22 Lge 17 Stoke City A L 0 - 1 7 11,754
25 Lge 18 West Bromwich Albion A W 1 - 0 4 15,931
Dec 3 Lge 19 CRYSTAL PALACE H W 1 - 0 2 12,777
9 Lge 20 MILLWALL H W 6 - 0 1 18,951
16 Lge 21 Reading A D 1 - 1 1 9,431
23 Lge 22 Derby County A L 1 - 3 2 16,882
Jan 6 FAC 3 Manchester United A D 2 - 2 - 41,563
14 Lge 23 NORWICH CITY H L 0 - 1 8 14,983
16 FAC 3-R MANCHESTER UNITED H L 1 - 2 - 21,378
21 Lge 24 Leicester City A D 0 - 0 7 16,130
24 Lge 25 GRIMSBY TOWN H W 1 - 0 4 14,656
30 Lge 26 TRANMERE ROVERS H D 0 - 0 3 17,616
Feb 3 Lge 27 Wolverhampton Wanderers A L 0 - 3 5 26,537
10 Lge 28 PORT VALE H D 0 - 0 5 15,954
17 Lge 29 Portsmouth A D 2 - 2 5 12,241
20 Lge 30 IPSWICH TOWN H W 1 - 0 3 14,052
24 Lge 31 LUTON TOWN H W 1 - 0 3 16,693
27 Lge 32 Southend United A W 2 - 0 2 5,786
Mar 3 Lge 33 Grimsby Town A W 4 - 0 2 5,318
9 Lge 34 DERBY COUNTY H W 3 - 0 2 21,644
12 Lge 35 Oldham Athletic A W 2 - 1 2 7,149
17 Lge 36 Birmingham City A W 2 - 0 1 23,251
23 Lge 37 OLDHAM ATHLETIC H W 1 - 0 1 20,631
30 Lge 38 HUDDERSFIELD TOWN H W 3 - 2 1 20,131
Apr 2 Lge 39 Watford A D 3 - 3 1 11,195
6 Lge 40 Barnsley A W 1 - 0 1 13,189
8 Lge 41 CHARLTON ATHLETIC H D 0 - 0 1 20,914
13 Lge 42 Sheffield United A D 0 - 0 1 20,050
16 Lge 43 BIRMINGHAM CITY H W 3 - 0 1 19,831
21 Lge 44 STOKE CITY H D 0 - 0 1 21,276
27 Lge 45 WEST BROMWICH ALBION H D 0 - 0 1 22,027
May 5 Lge 46 Tranmere Rovers A L 0 - 2 1 16,193