Charlie Fleming contributed the most goals in the 1956-1957 Football League Division 1 season netting 25 (0.6 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 1.6 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 40 goals at Roker Park conceding 30 (10), away from home scoring 27 and conceding 58 (-31) with an away goalscoring average of 0.6 and an overall goalscoring average of 1.6 goals per game.
The season finished in 1957 with 12 wins, a win ratio of 28.57%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 9 wins and the travelling support saw 3.
Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 8 draws by the end of the 1956-1957 season, 5 at Roker Park and 3 away from home.
In total SAFC lost 22 games, 7 games lost at Roker Park (30 goals conceded) and 15 games lost away (58 goals conceded).