Joe Baker contributed the most goals in the 1970-1971 Football League Division 2 season netting 10 (0.2 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 1.2 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 34 goals at Roker Park conceding 21 (13), away from home scoring 18 and conceding 33 (-15) with an away goalscoring average of 0.4 and an overall goalscoring average of 1.2 goals per game.
The season finished in 1971 with 15 wins, a win ratio of 35.71%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 11 wins and the travelling support saw 4.
Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 12 draws by the end of the 1970-1971 season, 6 at Roker Park and 6 away from home.
In total SAFC lost 15 games, 4 games lost at Roker Park (21 goals conceded) and 11 games lost away (33 goals conceded).