George Holley contributed the most goals in the 1908-1909 Football League Division 1 season netting 18 (0.5 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 2.1 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 41 goals at Roker Park conceding 23 (18), away from home scoring 37 and conceding 40 (-3) with an away goalscoring average of 1.0 and an overall goalscoring average of 2.1 goals per game.
The season finished in 1909 with 21 wins, a win ratio of 55.26%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 14 wins and the travelling support saw 7.
Of the 38 games played the Rokerites managed 2 draws by the end of the 1908-1909 season, 0 at Roker Park and 2 away from home.
In total SAFC lost 15 games, 5 games lost at Roker Park (23 goals conceded) and 10 games lost away (40 goals conceded).