Sunderland AFC 1971-1972 Football League Division 2 Season Review

SAFC 1971-1972 Football League Division 2 Season Review

Sunderland AFC finished 5th at the end of the 1971-1972 season scoring 67 goals, conceding 57 (10).

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Finished
42 17 16 9 67 57 5th

The Goals

Dennis Tuart and Dave Watson contributed the most goals in the 1971-1972 Football League Division 2 season netting 13 (0.31 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 0.63 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 42 goals at Roker Park conceding 24 (18), away from home scoring 25 and conceding 33 (-8) with an away goalscoring average of 1.68 and an overall goalscoring average of 0.63 goals per game.

The Wins

The season finished in 1972 with 17 wins, a win ratio of 40.48%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 11 wins and the travelling support saw 6.

The Draws

Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 16 draws by the end of the 1971-1972 season, 7 at Roker Park and 9 away from home.

The Losses

In total SAFC lost 9 games, 3 games lost at Roker Park (24 goals conceded) and 6 games lost away (33 goals conceded).