Nick Sharkey contributed the most goals in the 1964-1965 Football League Division 1 season netting 18 (0.4 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 1.5 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 45 goals at Roker Park conceding 26 (19), away from home scoring 19 and conceding 48 (-29) with an away goalscoring average of 0.5 and an overall goalscoring average of 1.5 goals per game.
The season finished in 1965 with 14 wins, a win ratio of 33.33%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 12 wins and the travelling support saw 2.
Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 9 draws by the end of the 1964-1965 season, 6 at Roker Park and 3 away from home.
In total SAFC lost 19 games, 3 games lost at Roker Park (26 goals conceded) and 16 games lost away (48 goals conceded).