Sunderland players (left to right) Jimmy Montgomery, Ian Porterfield and Dennis Tueart put their thumbs up for the camera three days before their FA Cup Final appearance against Leeds United, which Sunderland won 1-0.

The brilliant archive photos of Sunderland legend Jimmy Montgomery that Cats fans will love

Jimmy Mongomery is a Sunderland AFC legend!

And to celebrate his career, we’re taking a look at some brilliant, retro photos of the Hendon-born former goalkeeper during his Black Cats career.

‘Monty’ made a record 627 appearances for his hometown club, including 537 in the league, after joining the club as a youngster in 1960. He also pulled off a stunning double save in the famous 1973 FA Cup Final victory against Leeds United at Wembley.

A truly iconic moment.

A truly iconic moment.

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