Going back to 1977: Sunderland’s vital win over Birmingham in drop fight

Fans invade the pitch after Sunderland's 1-0 win over Birmingham in May, 1977.
Fans invade the pitch after Sunderland's 1-0 win over Birmingham in May, 1977.
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Read tonight’s online Football Echo for the biggest and best coverage of Sunderland AFC, looking ahead to tomorrow’s final-day clash with Swansea, plus Tony Gillan’s brilliant View From The Bridge, two pages of letters, pages galore of local football and today’s live action.

Plus, in Yesterdays, we look back to 1977 for a 1-0 Sunderland win over Birmingham City which took the Rokermen up to seventh bottom spot going into the final two matches of the season.

We reflect on the match, and there are plenty of pictures from the match.

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