Seven sporting scenes from Sunderland over the years

Football, table tennis, car racing: You did it all at these sports halls

Get your sporting gear on for a retro journey.

We are going back in time to look at some Sunderland and County Durham sports hall scenes from the Echo archives.

We've taken in Red House, Southwick, Thornhill and Farringdon.

There's Nissan, Sandhill View and Hermitage School as well as a VIP guest or two.