SAFC 1977-1978 Football League Division 2 Season Review

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Finished
42 14 16 12 67 59 6th

By Season End

Sunderland AFC finished 6th at the end of the 1977-1978 season scoring 67 goals, conceding 59 with a goal difference of 8.

The Goals

Gary Rowell contributed the most goals in the 1977-1978 Football League Division 2 season, netting 18 (0.43 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 0.63 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 36 goals at Roker Park conceding 17 (19), away from home scoring 31 and conceding 42 (-11) with an away goalscoring average of 1.35 and an overall goalscoring average of 0.63 goals per game.

The Wins

The season finished in 1978 with 14 wins, a win ratio of 33.33%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 11 wins and the travelling support saw 3 games won.

The Draws

Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 16 draws by the end of the 1977-1978 season, 6 draws at Roker Park and 10 away from home.

The Losses

In total SAFC lost 12 games, 4 games lost at Roker Park (17 goals conceded) and 8 games lost away (42 goals conceded).

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