SAFC 1946-1947 Football League Division 1 Season Review
By Season End
Sunderland AFC finished 9th at the end of the 1946-1947 season scoring 65 goals, conceding 66 with a goal difference of -1.
Cliff Whitelum contributed the most goals in the 1946-1947 Football League Division 1 season, netting 17 (0.4 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 0.65 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 33 goals at Roker Park conceding 27 (6), away from home scoring 32 and conceding 39 (-7) with an away goalscoring average of 1.31 and an overall goalscoring average of 0.65 goals per game.
The season finished in 1947 with 18 wins, a win ratio of 42.86%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 11 wins and the travelling support saw 7 games won.
Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 8 draws by the end of the 1946-1947 season, 3 draws at Roker Park and 5 away from home.
In total SAFC lost 16 games, 7 games lost at Roker Park (27 goals conceded) and 9 games lost away (39 goals conceded).
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