Ian Lawther contributed the most goals in the 1959-1960 Football League Division 2 season netting 17 (0.40 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 0.81 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 35 goals at Roker Park conceding 29 (6), away from home scoring 17 and conceding 36 (-19) with an away goalscoring average of 2.47 and an overall goalscoring average of 0.81 goals per game.
The season finished in 1960 with 12 wins, a win ratio of 28.57%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 8 wins and the travelling support saw 4.
Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 12 draws by the end of the 1959-1960 season, 6 at Roker Park and 6 away from home.
In total SAFC lost 18 games, 7 games lost at Roker Park (29 goals conceded) and 11 games lost away (36 goals conceded).