SUNDERLAND
Formed: 1879  Ground: Stadium of Light, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear

League Record

Season Position Finished Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Points League & Division
1890/91 7th 22 10 5 7 51 31  23* Football League
1891/92 1st 26 21 0 5 93 36 42 Football League
1892/93 1st 30 22 4 4 100 36 48 Football League First Division
1893/94 2nd 30 17 4 9 72 44 38 Football League First Division
1894/95 1st 30 21 5 4 80 37 47 Football League First Division
1895/96 5th 30 15 7 8 52 31 37 Football League First Division
1896/97 ♦15th 30 7 9 14 34 47 23 Football League First Division
1897/98 2nd 30 16 5 9 43 30 37 Football League First Division
1898/99 7th 34 15 6 13 41 41 36 Football League First Division
1899/00 3rd 34 19 3 12 50 35 41 Football League First Division
1900/01 2nd 34 15 13 6 57 26 43 Football League First Division
1901/02 1st 34 19 6 9 50 35 44 Football League First Division
1902/03 3rd 34 16 9 9 51 36 41 Football League First Division
1903/04 6th 34 17 5 12 63 49 39 Football League First Division
1904/05 5th 34 16 8 10 60 44 40 Football League First Division
1905/06 14th 38 15 5 18 61 70 35 Football League First Division
1906/07 10th 38 14 9 15 65 66 37 Football League First Division
1907/08 16th 38 16 3 19 78 75 35 Football League First Division
1908/09 3rd 38 21 2 15 78 63 44 Football League First Division
1909/10 8th 38 18 5 15 66 51 41 Football League First Division
1910/11 3rd 38 15 15 8 67 48 45 Football League First Division
1911/12 8th 38 14 11 13 58 51 39 Football League First Division
1912/13 1st 38 25 4 9 86 43 54 Football League First Division
1913/14 7th 38 17 6 15 63 52 40 Football League First Division
1914/15 8th 38 18 5 15 81 72 41 Football League First Division
World War 1 Suspended Play
1919/20 5th 42 22 4 16 72 59 48 Football League First Division
1920/21 12th 42 14 13 15 57 60 41 Football League First Division
1921/22 12th 42 16 8 18 60 62 40 Football League First Division
1922/23 2nd 42 22 10 10 72 54 54 Football League First Division
1923/24 3rd 42 22 9 11 71 54 53 Football League First Division
1924/25 7th 42 19 10 13 64 51 48 Football League First Division
1925/26 3rd 42 21 6 15 96 80 48 Football League First Division
1926/27 3rd 42 21 7 14 98 70 49 Football League First Division
1927/28 15th 42 15 9 18 74 76 39 Football League First Division
1928/29 4th 42 20 7 15 93 75 47 Football League First Division
1929/30 9th 42 18 7 17 76 80 43 Football League First Division
1930/31 11th 42 16 9 17 89 85 41 Football League First Division
1931/32 13th 42 15 10 17 67 73 40 Football League First Division
1932/33 12th 42 15 10 17 63 80 40 Football League First Division
1933/34 6th 42 16 12 14 81 56 44 Football League First Division
1934/35 2nd 42 19 16 7 90 51 54 Football League First Division
1935/36 1st 42 25 6 11 109 74 56 Football League First Division
1936/37 8th 42 19 6 17 89 87 44 Football League First Division
1937/38 8th 42 14 16 12 55 57 44 Football League First Division
1938/39 16th 42 13 12 17 54 67 38 Football League First Division
World War 2 Suspended Play
1946/47 9th 42 18 8 16 65 66 44 Football League First Division
1947/48 20th 42 13 10 19 56 67 36 Football League First Division
1948/49 8th 42 13 17 12 49 58 43 Football League First Division
1949/50 3rd 42 21 10 11 83 62 52 Football League First Division
1950/51 12th 42 12 16 14 63 73 40 Football League First Division
1951/52 12th 42 15 12 15 70 61 42 Football League First Division
1952/53 9th 42 15 13 14 68 82 43 Football League First Division
1953/54 18th 42 14 8 20 81 89 36 Football League First Division
1954/55 4th 42 15 18 9 64 54 48 Football League First Division
1955/56 9th 42 17 9 16 80 95 43 Football League First Division
1956/57 20th 42 12 8 22 67 88 32 Football League First Division
1957/58 ▼21st 42 10 12 20 54 97 32 Football League First Division
1958/59 15th 42 16 8 18 64 75 40 Football League Second Division
1959/60 16th 42 12 12 18 52 65 36 Football League Second Division
1960/61 6th 42 17 13 12 75 60 47 Football League Second Division
1961/62 3rd 42 22 9 11 85 50 53 Football League Second Division
1962/63 3rd 42 20 12 10 84 55 52 Football League Second Division
1963/64 ▲2nd 42 25 11 6 81 37 61 Football League Second Division
1964/65 15th 42 14 9 19 64 74 37 Football League First Division
1965/66 19th 42 14 8 20 51 72 36 Football League First Division
1966/67 17th 42 14 8 20 58 72 36 Football League First Division
1967/68 15th 42 13 11 18 51 61 37 Football League First Division
1968/69 17th 42 11 12 19 43 67 34 Football League First Division
1969/70 ▼21st 42 6 14 22 30 68 26 Football League First Division
1970/71 13th 42 15 12 15 52 54 42 Football League Second Division
1971/72 5th 42 17 16 9 67 57 50 Football League Second Division
1972/73 6th 42 17 12 13 59 49 46 Football League Second Division
1973/74 6th 42 19 9 14 58 44 47 Football League Second Division
1974/75 4th 42 19 13 10 65 35 51 Football League Second Division
1975/76 ▲1st 42 24 8 10 67 36 56 Football League Second Division
1976/77 ▼20th 42 11 12 19 46 54 34 Football League First Division
1977/78 6th 42 14 16 12 67 59 44 Football League Second Division
1978/79 4th 42 22 11 9 70 44 55 Football League Second Division
1979/80 ▲2nd 42 21 12 9 69 42 54 Football League Second Division
1980/81 17th 42 14 7 21 52 53 35 Football League First Division
1981/82 19th 42 11 11 20 38 58 44 Football League First Division
1982/83 16th 42 12 14 16 48 61 50 Football League First Division
1983/84 13th 42 13 13 16 42 53 52 Football League First Division
1984/85 ▼21st 42 10 10 22 40 62 40 Football League First Division
1985/86 17th 42 13 11 18 47 61 50 Football League Second Division
1986/87 ▼20th 42 12 12 18 49 59 48 Football League Second Division
1987/88 ▲1st 46 27 12 7 92 48 93 Football League Third Division
1988/89 11th 46 16 15 15 60 60 63 Football League Second Division
1989/90 ♦▲6th 46 20 14 12 70 64 74 Football League Second Division
1990/91 ▼19th 38 8 10 20 38 60 34 Football League First Division
1991/92 18th 46 14 11 21 61 65 53 Football League Second Division
Following the formation of the Premier League, The Football League renamed the Second Division to Division 1
1992/93 21st 46 13 11 22 50 64 50 Football League Division 1
1993/94 12th 46 19 8 19 54 57 65 Football League Division 1
1994/95 20th 46 12 18 16 41 45 54 Football League Division 1
1995/96 ▲1st 46 22 17 7 59 33 83 Football League Division 1
1996/97 ▼18th 38 10 10 18 35 53 40 Premier League
1997/98 ♦3rd 46 26 12 8 86 50 90 Football League Division 1
1998/99 ▲1st 46 31 12 3 91 28 105 Football League Division 1
1999/00 7th 38 16 10 12 57 56 58 Premier League
2000/01 7th 38 15 12 11 46 41 57 Premier League
2001/02 17th 38 10 10 18 29 51 40 Premier League
2002/03 ▼20th 38 4 7 27 21 65 19 Premier League
2003/04 ♦3rd 46 22 13 11 62 45 79 Football League Division 1
The Football League renamed its Divisions, Division 1 became the Championship
2004/05 ▲1st 46 29 7 10 76 41 94 Football League Championship
2005/06 ▼20th 38 3 6 29 26 69 15 Premier League
2006/07 ▲1st 46 27 7 12 76 47 88 Football League Championship
2007/08 15th 38 11 6 21 36 59 39 Premier League
2008/09 16th 38 9 9 20 34 54 36 Premier League
2009/10 13th 38 11 11 16 48 56 44 Premier League
2010/11 10th 38 12 11 15 45 56 47 Premier League
2011/12 13th 38 11 12 15 45 46 45 Premier League
2012/13 17th 38 9 12 17 41 54 39 Premier League
2013/14 14th 38 10 8 20 41 60 38 Premier League
2014/15 16th 38 7 17 14 31 53 38 Premier League
2015/16 17th 38 9 12 17 48 62 39 Premier League
2016/17 ▼20th 38 6 6 26 29 69 24 Premier League
2017/18 ▼24th 46 7 16 23 52 80 37 English Football League Championship
2018/19 ♦5th 46 22 19 5 80 47 85 English Football League 1
2019/20 - - - - - - - - English Football League 1

 

Footnotes

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1890/91 - Deducted 2 Points for fielding an unregistered player