Bryan Robson contributed the most goals in the 1979-1980 Football League Division 2 season netting 20 (0.5 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 1.6 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 47 goals at Roker Park conceding 13 (34), away from home scoring 22 and conceding 29 (-7) with an away goalscoring average of 0.5 and an overall goalscoring average of 1.6 goals per game.
The season finished in 1980 with 21 wins, a win ratio of 50.00%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 16 wins and the travelling support saw 5.
Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 12 draws by the end of the 1979-1980 season, 5 at Roker Park and 7 away from home.
In total SAFC lost 9 games, 0 games lost at Roker Park (13 goals conceded) and 9 games lost away (29 goals conceded).