Sunderland AFC 1977-1978 Football League Division 2 Season Review

SAFC 1977-1978 Football League Division 2 Season Review

Sunderland AFC finished 6th at the end of the 1977-1978 season scoring 67 goals, conceding 59 (8).

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Finished
42 14 16 12 67 59 6th

The Goals

Gary Rowell contributed the most goals in the 1977-1978 Football League Division 2 season netting 18 (0.43 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 0.63 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 36 goals at Roker Park conceding 17 (19), away from home scoring 31 and conceding 42 (-11) with an away goalscoring average of 1.35 and an overall goalscoring average of 0.63 goals per game.

The Wins

The season finished in 1978 with 14 wins, a win ratio of 33.33%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 11 wins and the travelling support saw 3.

The Draws

Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 16 draws by the end of the 1977-1978 season, 6 at Roker Park and 10 away from home.

The Losses

In total SAFC lost 12 games, 4 games lost at Roker Park (17 goals conceded) and 8 games lost away (42 goals conceded).