Sunderland’s best and worst managers since 1973 – ranked by winning percentage
Whether it’s fighting for promotion or fighting to avoid relegation, Sunderland managers always have expectations of them.
But which Sunderland managers have exceeded these expectations and which have not?
Here we take a look back at Sunderland’s 29 previous permanent managers since Bob Stokoe’s side sadly won the FA Cup in 1973 and rank them by their winning percentage.
The list does not include those who have been charged on an interim basis.