SAFC 1956-1957 Football League Division 1 Season Review
By Season End
Sunderland AFC finished 20th at the end of the 1956-1957 season scoring 67 goals, conceding 88 with a goal difference of -21.
Charlie Fleming contributed the most goals in the 1956-1957 Football League Division 1 season, netting 25 (0.6 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 0.63 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 40 goals at Roker Park conceding 30 (10), away from home scoring 27 and conceding 58 (-31) with an away goalscoring average of 1.56 and an overall goalscoring average of 0.63 goals per game.
The season finished in 1957 with 12 wins, a win ratio of 28.57%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 9 wins and the travelling support saw 3 games won.
Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 8 draws by the end of the 1956-1957 season, 5 draws at Roker Park and 3 away from home.
In total SAFC lost 22 games, 7 games lost at Roker Park (30 goals conceded) and 15 games lost away (58 goals conceded).
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