SAFC 1971-1972 Football League Division 2 Season Review

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Finished
42 17 16 9 67 57 5th

By Season End

Sunderland AFC finished 5th at the end of the 1971-1972 season scoring 67 goals, conceding 57 with a goal difference of 10.

The Goals

Dennis Tuart and Dave Watson contributed the most goals in the 1971-1972 Football League Division 2 season, netting 13 (0.31 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 0.63 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 42 goals at Roker Park conceding 24 (18), away from home scoring 25 and conceding 33 (-8) with an away goalscoring average of 1.68 and an overall goalscoring average of 0.63 goals per game.

The Wins

The season finished in 1972 with 17 wins, a win ratio of 40.48%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 11 wins and the travelling support saw 6 games won.

The Draws

Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 16 draws by the end of the 1971-1972 season, 7 draws at Roker Park and 9 away from home.

The Losses

In total SAFC lost 9 games, 3 games lost at Roker Park (24 goals conceded) and 6 games lost away (33 goals conceded).

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