Jim Leslie contributed the most goals in the 1898-1899 Football League Division 1 season netting 9 (0.3 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 1.2 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 26 goals at Roker Park conceding 10 (16), away from home scoring 15 and conceding 31 (-16) with an away goalscoring average of 0.4 and an overall goalscoring average of 1.2 goals per game.
The season finished in 1899 with 15 wins, a win ratio of 44.12%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 11 wins and the travelling support saw 4.
Of the 34 games played the Rokerites managed 6 draws by the end of the 1898-1899 season, 3 at Roker Park and 3 away from home.
In total SAFC lost 13 games, 3 games lost at Roker Park (10 goals conceded) and 10 games lost away (31 goals conceded).