Charlie Fleming contributed the most goals in the 1955-1956 Football League Division 1 season netting 28 (0.7 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 1.9 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 0.9 and an overall goalscoring average of 1.9 goals per game.
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.
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.
In total SAFC lost 16 games, 3 games lost at Roker Park (36 goals conceded) and 13 games lost away (59 goals conceded).