SAFC 1961-1962 Football League Division 2 Season Review

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Finished
42 22 9 11 85 50 3rd

By Season End

Sunderland AFC finished 3rd at the end of the 1961-1962 season scoring 85 goals, conceding 50 with a goal difference of 35.

The Goals

Brian Clough contributed the most goals in the 1961-1962 Football League Division 2 season, netting 29 (0.69 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 0.49 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 60 goals at Roker Park conceding 16 (44), away from home scoring 25 and conceding 34 (-9) with an away goalscoring average of 1.68 and an overall goalscoring average of 0.49 goals per game.

The Wins

The season finished in 1962 with 22 wins, a win ratio of 52.38%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 17 wins and the travelling support saw 5 games won.

The Draws

Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 9 draws by the end of the 1961-1962 season, 3 draws at Roker Park and 6 away from home.

The Losses

In total SAFC lost 11 games, 1 games lost at Roker Park (16 goals conceded) and 10 games lost away (34 goals conceded).

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