Gary Rowell contributed the most goals in the 1982-1983 Football League Division 1 season netting 16 (0.4 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 1.1 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 30 goals at Roker Park conceding 22 (8), away from home scoring 18 and conceding 39 (-21) with an away goalscoring average of 0.4 and an overall goalscoring average of 1.1 goals per game.
The season finished in 1983 with 12 wins, a win ratio of 28.57%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 7 wins and the travelling support saw 5.
Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 14 draws by the end of the 1982-1983 season, 10 at Roker Park and 4 away from home.
In total SAFC lost 16 games, 4 games lost at Roker Park (22 goals conceded) and 12 games lost away (39 goals conceded).