He would go on to become a Sunderland legend but here's the day John Kay started his Wearside adventure. He eventually made 199 appearances for the Black Cats and earned the nickname of The Tractor. But one image will always stay in the memories of Sunderland fans. He broke his leg during his final game for Sunderland in 1993 and sat up on the stretcher as he was carried off - and then pretended to be rowing the stretcher off the pitch!

Six people who made the Sunderland headlines in 1987: How many can you remember?

From teachers to top defenders. Here’s a reminder of the faces who made the Sunderland news 32 years ago

Thursday, 18th July 2019, 4:45 pm
Updated Thursday, 18th July 2019, 5:45 pm

It’s a mix of sporting stars young and old, and those who made a big impression on those around them.

The common denominator is they all hit the headlines in 1987.

So why not have a glance and see if you remember these stories.

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