We asked you to name the greatest Sunderland AFC player of all time. See if your favourite made our photo gallery.

Sunderland AFC's greatest line-up? 17 of the club's best-ever players as chosen by you

If you could bring back one Sunderland player from the past, who would it be?

You came in your droves to answer our question, with scores of players making the cut. Some of your suggestions divided opinion, but we've put them together to create the best-ever Sunderland AFC line-up, according to you lot. Look through our photos to see if your favourite made it. Don't forget to visit our nostalgia Facebook group, Wearside Echoes, to contact us about more feature ideas and to share your memories of growing up in Sunderland.

A favourite for many of you, and a football legend.

1. Brian Clough

A favourite for many of you, and a football legend.
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Ford signed for the Black Cats in 1950.

2. Trevor Ford

Ford signed for the Black Cats in 1950.
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The only Englishman to win the European Golden Shoe, he scored 30 goals for Sunderland in the 1999-2000 season.

3. Kevin Phillips

The only Englishman to win the European Golden Shoe, he scored 30 goals for Sunderland in the 1999-2000 season.
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He made more than 600 appearances in the Football League.

4. Colin Todd

He made more than 600 appearances in the Football League.
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