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's best and worst managers since 1973 - ranked by win percentage

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

Thursday, 23rd September 2021, 5:37 pm

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

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

Here we take a look back over the previous 29 permanent Sunderland managers since Bob Stokoe’s side famously lifted the FA Cup in 1973 and rank them based on their win percentage.

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

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