PICTURE SPECIAL: Sunderland local football teams from the past

Sunday morning football has long been a favourite pastime of Sunderland's menfolk.

Sunday, 28th August 2016, 2:20 pm
Updated Sunday, 28th August 2016, 3:51 pm
Do you know anyone in this Dawdon team?

Saturday teams weren't short of would-be superstars either as lads and blokes donned their boots to live out their dreams - or at least run around a bit before it was time to go for a few pints with their mates.

Susan Swinney has been delving deep into our photo archives to dig out some great old teamgroups from the 1980s and 1990s.

Do you know anyone in this Dawdon team?

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Did you play for Houghton Buffs, Sunderland Shipbuilders, the Dray and Horses, Phili Workshops, Lambton Street or Binns?

They're just a few of the teams featured in this slideshow. See if you can spot yourself, or any of your family or friends.

* We'd love to see your old team photos. Share them with us on Facebook, or email them to [email protected]

Do you know anyone in this Dawdon team?