Neil Martin contributed the most goals in the 1965-1966 Football League Division 1 season netting 8 (0.2 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 1.2 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 36 goals at Roker Park conceding 28 (8), away from home scoring 15 and conceding 44 (-29) with an away goalscoring average of 0.4 and an overall goalscoring average of 1.2 goals per game.
The season finished in 1966 with 14 wins, a win ratio of 33.33%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 13 wins and the travelling support saw 1.
Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 8 draws by the end of the 1965-1966 season, 2 at Roker Park and 6 away from home.
In total SAFC lost 20 games, 6 games lost at Roker Park (28 goals conceded) and 14 games lost away (44 goals conceded).