Revealed! Sunderland's best ever goal from the Premier League era

Sunderland AFC fans have been voting for their favourite goal from the Premier League era

Sunderland AFC fans have been voting for their favourite goal from the Premier League era

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Echo readers have been voting for Sunderland's best ever goal from the Premier League era.

And we can today reveal that Jermain Defoe's stunning volley against Newcastle United at the Stadium of Light in April 2015 has been voted the winner.

The 33-year-old's goal won 40 per cent of the votes, with Kevin Phillips' strike against Chelsea back in 1999 just missing out - his goal securing 36 per cent of the votes.

Sunderland have scored 574 goals in their Premier League history.

The Premier League whittled it down to the top 10 and we asked fans which of the spectacular efforts from the last couple of decades was their favourite.

And Defoe was the winner. Re-live his derby winner by clicking on the link.

Jermain Defoe's stunning volley against Newcastle United in 2015 won the Echo poll

Jermain Defoe's stunning volley against Newcastle United in 2015 won the Echo poll

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