Dickie Davis contributed the most goals in the 1947-1948 Football League Division 1 season netting 12 (0.3 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 1.3 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 33 goals at Roker Park conceding 18 (15), away from home scoring 23 and conceding 49 (-26) with an away goalscoring average of 0.5 and an overall goalscoring average of 1.3 goals per game.
The season finished in 1948 with 13 wins, a win ratio of 30.95%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 11 wins and the travelling support saw 2.
Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 10 draws by the end of the 1947-1948 season, 4 at Roker Park and 6 away from home.
In total SAFC lost 19 games, 6 games lost at Roker Park (18 goals conceded) and 13 games lost away (49 goals conceded).