Brian Clough contributed the most goals in the 1961-1962 Football League Division 2 season netting 29 (0.7 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 2.0 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 60 goals at Roker Park conceding 16 (44), away from home scoring 25 and conceding 34 (-9) with an away goalscoring average of 0.6 and an overall goalscoring average of 2.0 goals per game.
The season finished in 1962 with 22 wins, a win ratio of 52.38%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 17 wins and the travelling support saw 5.
Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 9 draws by the end of the 1961-1962 season, 3 at Roker Park and 6 away from home.
In total SAFC lost 11 games, 1 games lost at Roker Park (16 goals conceded) and 10 games lost away (34 goals conceded).