Sunderland Association Football Club
Commemorated on 8 plaques
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 where it played
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 where it played (1879-1881)
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 where it played (1881)
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 where it played (1882-1883)
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 where it played (1883-1884)
Newcastle Road, Sunderland AFC's sixth ground, used between 1886-1898. Sunderland's first league game took place here on September 13th 1890. The 'Team of All The Talents' won the league title in 1892, 1893 and 1895. England beat Wales 4-1 here on March 7th 1891.
Newcastle Road, Sunderland, United Kingdom where it played
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 played
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 where it played