Sunderland play in the Premier League and they play their home games at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland. Nicknamed the 'Saints', Sunderland wear red and white striped home shirts with black shorts and socks where adidas overtook Umbro as the shirt producer from the 2012-13 season and the shirts are sponsored by Bidvest.
Sunderland AFC were formed in 1879 at a meeting of schoolteachers called by James Allan, at first the club were called Sunderland and District Teachers´ Association Football Club. After the first year non-teachers were allowed to join and the name was changed to Sunderland AFC. Sunderland play their home games at The Stadium of Light in Sunderland, having moved to the modern stadium from their old ground Roker Park.
Sunderland prepare for the upcoming Premier League away days by releasing a predominantly white away shirt. With kit suppliers adidas already creating a trademark home and a truly eye-catching third strip for Sunderland, the North East club have now had their kit collection completed through a wh [...]
adidas leave nothing in the locker by producing a striking third shirt of navy and pink for Premier League survivors Sunderland. After managing to remain within the elite of English football, significantly down to Jermaine Defoe's goal scoring form towards the back-end of the season, Sunderland n [...]
As the current Premier League season comes to an end, numerous clubs have already or are set to showcase their all-new shirts for the upcoming 2016/17 campaign to give fans a look towards their team's future [...]
Premier League relegation battlers Sunderland prematurely release their home shirt for the 2016/17 season. Whether or not the North East club of Sunderland will be plying their trade in the Premier League or the Championship, the 'Black Cats' have unveiled their iconic home shirt for the upcoming [...]
On the back of their new home kit, Premier League side Sunderland have officially launched their new away kit for the 2015-16 season. With last season's away shirt using a sky blue design, the all new away shirt for the Black Cats comes in the form of a green and yellow design [...]
Sunderland play their home games wearing a red and white striped shirt, in 1882 they played in blue shirts, blue knickerbockers and a white stripe very different to today´s kit.
Sunderland have the nickname of the Black Cats this stems originally from a gun battery in 1805 on the River Wear which was renamed the ´Black Cat´ battery after the men manning the station heard a mysterious meow from a wailing black cat, in 1905 the name was adopted by the football club.