SAFC 1927-1928 Football League Division 1 Season Review

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Finished
42 15 9 18 74 76 15th

By Season End

Sunderland AFC finished 15th at the end of the 1927-1928 season scoring 74 goals, conceding 76 with a goal difference of -2.

The Goals

Dave Halliday contributed the most goals in the 1927-1928 Football League Division 1 season, netting 35 (0.83 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 0.57 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 37 goals at Roker Park conceding 29 (8), away from home scoring 37 and conceding 47 (-10) with an away goalscoring average of 1.14 and an overall goalscoring average of 0.57 goals per game.

The Wins

The season finished in 1928 with 15 wins, a win ratio of 35.71%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 9 wins and the travelling support saw 6 games won.

The Draws

Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 9 draws by the end of the 1927-1928 season, 5 draws at Roker Park and 4 away from home.

The Losses

In total SAFC lost 18 games, 7 games lost at Roker Park (29 goals conceded) and 11 games lost away (47 goals conceded).

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