Roker Park

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Roker Park was an English football stadium situated in Roker, Sunderland. The stadium was the home of the English football club Sunderland A.F.C. from 1897 to 1997 before the club moved to the Stadium of Light. Near the end of the stadium's history, its capacity was around 22,500 with only a small part of the stadium being seated. The stadium's capacity had been higher in previous years, attracting a record crowd of 75,118.

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Roker Park. Sunderland AFC's seventh ground and home to the Club from 1898 to 1997. Seven full internationals were played here including a World Cup quarter final in 1966. Sunderland brought the league title here in 1902, 1913 and 1936 and the FA Cup in 1937 and 1973

Roker Park Close, Sunderland, United Kingdom where it sited