A Look Behind Sunderland ‘Til I Die

Founded in 1879, the Sunderland Association Football Club was established. Aside from coal mining, salt trading and glassworks, this city in County Durham in Northern England has not been known for much else outside of the country. To its citizens, though, football is its lifeblood. Sunderland A.F.C. was a major contributor to the city's economic resurgence in the late 19th century, with its home stadium at Roker Park holding up to 70,000 spectators. Yet, just as other Northern English cities ...

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