Sunderland AFC 1955-1956 Football League Division 1 Season Review

SAFC 1955-1956 Football League Division 1 Season Review

Sunderland AFC finished 9th at the end of the 1955-1956 season scoring 80 goals, conceding 95 (-15).

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Finished
42 17 9 16 80 95 9th

The Goals

Charlie Fleming contributed the most goals in the 1955-1956 Football League Division 1 season netting 28 (0.67 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 0.53 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 44 goals at Roker Park conceding 36 (8), away from home scoring 36 and conceding 59 (-23) with an away goalscoring average of 1.17 and an overall goalscoring average of 0.53 goals per game.

The Wins

The season finished in 1956 with 17 wins, a win ratio of 40.48%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 10 wins and the travelling support saw 7.

The Draws

Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 9 draws by the end of the 1955-1956 season, 8 at Roker Park and 1 away from home.

The Losses

In total SAFC lost 16 games, 3 games lost at Roker Park (36 goals conceded) and 13 games lost away (59 goals conceded).