Marco Gabbiadini contributed the most goals in the 1987-1988 Football League Division 3 season netting 21 (0.5 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 2.0 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 51 goals at Roker Park conceding 22 (29), away from home scoring 41 and conceding 26 (15) with an away goalscoring average of 0.9 and an overall goalscoring average of 2.0 goals per game.
The season finished in 1988 with 27 wins, a win ratio of 58.70%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 14 wins and the travelling support saw 13.
Of the 46 games played the Rokerites managed 12 draws by the end of the 1987-1988 season, 7 at Roker Park and 5 away from home.
In total SAFC lost 7 games, 2 games lost at Roker Park (22 goals conceded) and 5 games lost away (26 goals conceded).