Billy Hughes contributed the most goals in the 1972-1973 Football League Division 2 season netting 15 (0.4 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 1.4 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 35 goals at Roker Park conceding 17 (18), away from home scoring 24 and conceding 32 (-8) with an away goalscoring average of 0.6 and an overall goalscoring average of 1.4 goals per game.
The season finished in 1973 with 17 wins, a win ratio of 40.48%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 12 wins and the travelling support saw 5.
Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 12 draws by the end of the 1972-1973 season, 6 at Roker Park and 6 away from home.
In total SAFC lost 13 games, 3 games lost at Roker Park (17 goals conceded) and 10 games lost away (32 goals conceded).