How many of these 1980 scenes do you remember?
How many of these 1980 scenes do you remember?

How Wearside looked the last time Sunderland opened the season with back-to-back league wins

Haway the Lads! Sunderland are off to a storming start in the league.

Monday, 16th August 2021, 11:33 am

And what better way to celebrate than to look back to another year when the Black Cats began a campaign with brilliant victories.

It was 1980 and the team began with a 3-1 win over Everton before travelling to Manchester City where they won 4-0.

Remember it? Here’s a chance to refresh your memory of that year with a look at the other activities going on in and around Sunderland.

So whether it was a bike safety campaign in Pennywell or a Wild West show in Washington, we have it all. Take a look.

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