Stokoe's heroes and some of their wonderful moments outside of their 1973 matchday moments.
Stokoe's heroes and some of their wonderful moments outside of their 1973 matchday moments.

11 photos of Sunderland's 1973 FA Cup heroes enjoying life away from the pitch

Ever wondered what Sunderland’s 1973 team did during their time off the pitch?

Here’s the answer with 11 great archive photos of Bob Stokoe’s side relaxing, recuperating, training, recording songs and more.

We found all these scenes in the Sunderland Echo archives and we are sharing them once again 50 years on.

Have a look as Bobby Kerr plays snooker, Jimmy Montgomery and Richie Pitt practise their golf skills and Vic Halom relaxes with a look through the Sunderland Echo.

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