Mark Proctor contributed the most goals in the 1986-1987 Football League Division 2 season netting 10 (0.2 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 1.2 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 25 goals at Roker Park conceding 23 (2), away from home scoring 24 and conceding 36 (-12) with an away goalscoring average of 0.6 and an overall goalscoring average of 1.2 goals per game.
The season finished in 1987 with 12 wins, a win ratio of 28.57%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 8 wins and the travelling support saw 4.
Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 12 draws by the end of the 1986-1987 season, 6 at Roker Park and 6 away from home.
In total SAFC lost 18 games, 7 games lost at Roker Park (23 goals conceded) and 11 games lost away (36 goals conceded).