Ian Lawther contributed the most goals in the 1960-1961 Football League Division 2 season netting 23 (0.5 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 1.8 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 47 goals at Roker Park conceding 24 (23), away from home scoring 28 and conceding 36 (-8) with an away goalscoring average of 0.7 and an overall goalscoring average of 1.8 goals per game.
The season finished in 1961 with 17 wins, a win ratio of 40.48%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 12 wins and the travelling support saw 5.
Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 13 draws by the end of the 1960-1961 season, 5 at Roker Park and 8 away from home.
In total SAFC lost 12 games, 4 games lost at Roker Park (24 goals conceded) and 8 games lost away (36 goals conceded).