SAFC 1935-1936 Football League Division 1 Season Review

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Finished
42 25 6 11 109 74 Champions

By Season End

Sunderland AFC finished Champions at the end of the 1935-1936 season scoring 109 goals, conceding 74 with a goal difference of 35.

The Goals

Bobby Gurney contributed the most goals in the 1935-1936 Football League Division 1 season, netting 31 (0.74 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 0.39 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 71 goals at Roker Park conceding 33 (38), away from home scoring 38 and conceding 41 (-3) with an away goalscoring average of 1.11 and an overall goalscoring average of 0.39 goals per game.

The Wins

The season finished in 1936 with 25 wins, a win ratio of 59.52%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 17 wins and the travelling support saw 8 games won.

The Draws

Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 6 draws by the end of the 1935-1936 season, 2 draws at Roker Park and 4 away from home.

The Losses

In total SAFC lost 11 games, 2 games lost at Roker Park (33 goals conceded) and 9 games lost away (41 goals conceded).

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