There has been quite the number of managers at the Sunderland over the past 50 years but whose record stands out the most? (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images).

Sunderland AFC's best and worst managers since 1973 revealed - ranked by win percentage in our memorable moments photo gallery

It’s never dull at Sunderland AFC when it comes to managers.

Whether it be fighting for promotion of fighting to stave off relegation Sunderland managers always have an expectation of them.

But which Sunderland managers have exceeded those expectations and which haven’t?

Here we take a look back over the previous 30 permanent Sunderland managers since Bob Stokoe’s side famously lifted the FA Cup in 1973 and rank them based on their win percentage following Sunderland’s promotion back to the Championship last season

The list does not include those who have been in interim charge.

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