It was the Black Cats’ last major trophy win - and thousands of you were there to enjoy the ride.
Next month marks 45 years since Sunderland AFC lifted the FA Cup after winning 1-0 against Leeds at Wembley.
But today, we remember the semi-final match, held at Hillsborough on April 7, 1973, when SAFC reigned supreme over Arsenal.
The game, which ended 2-1 in Sunderland’s favour, took place 45 years ago today.
We’ve taken a look through the Echo archives and unearthed some fantastic action pictures from the match - and your ecstatic reaction from the stands.
Flick through our pictures above and see if you can spot any familiar faces.