On this day

Published:
by Stuart Vose

Turkish giants beaten on this day in 1950.

2002 – Striker Kevin Kyle made his full debut for Scotland against South Africa in Hong Kong. At the time he had yet to play for Sunderland at senior level.

1997 – Chris Waddle was released after only seven appearances for Sunderland.

1987 – Cameron Duncan and Steve Hetzke joined Motherwell and Chester City respectively.

1950 – Sunderland beat Galatasaray 4-3 in Istanbul following a post-WW2 overseas tour.

Info taken from the All The Dates book, which remains on sale at club stores.