Abbs Field. Sunderland AFC's fifth home ground and the place Sunderland first wore red and white but in halves not stripes. The Club's first game here was on September 27th 1884 and they stayed until 1886

Prengarth Avenue, Sunderland, United Kingdom

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Blue House Field, Hendon. The first home ground of what is now Sunderland AFC. Originally called Sunderland and District Teachers' Association, the Club made their home here from its foundation in 1879 until 1881.

Commercial Road, Hendon, Sunderland, United Kingdom

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The Cedars Sunderland AFC are believed to have played as many as four matches at a pitch here in 1881 make it the Club's second home ground

25 Manila Street, Sunderland, Sunderland, United Kingdom

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The Grove, Ashbrooke This was Sunderland AFC's third and final ground on the south side of the river. Playing here between 1882-83 the Club's first recorded game here was on November 4th 1882

Ashbrooke Cricket Club, Sunderland, United Kingdom

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The Dolly Field, Horatio Street In 1883-84 this was Sunderland AFC's fourth ground. Appley Terrace and Givens Street now stand on the pitch which ran along Cooper Street. The Club won its first trophy here and used The Wolsey as its changing rooms.

Horatio Street, Sunderland, Sunderland, United Kingdom

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Newcastle Road Sunderland AFC's sixth ground,

Newcastle Road, Sunderland, United Kingdom

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Roker Park Sunderland AFC's seventh ground

Roker Park Close, Sunderland, United Kingdom

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The British Day School. A meeting here in October 1879, when the building was The British Day School, saw the formation of what is now Sunderland AFC - originally called Sunderland and District Teachers' Association.

The Norfolk Hotel, Norfolk Street, Sunderland, United Kingdom

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