Dickie Davis contributed the most goals in the 1948-1949 Football League Division 1 season netting 10 (0.2 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 1.2 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 27 goals at Roker Park conceding 19 (8), away from home scoring 22 and conceding 39 (-17) with an away goalscoring average of 0.5 and an overall goalscoring average of 1.2 goals per game.
The season finished in 1949 with 13 wins, a win ratio of 30.95%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 8 wins and the travelling support saw 5.
Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 17 draws by the end of the 1948-1949 season, 10 at Roker Park and 7 away from home.
In total SAFC lost 12 games, 3 games lost at Roker Park (19 goals conceded) and 9 games lost away (39 goals conceded).