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2018–19 Sunderland A.F.C. season

The 2018–19 season is Sunderland's 140th season in existence, and their first season in the third tier of English football since 1987, after relegation from the Championship the previous season. Along with competing in League One, the club will also participate in the FA Cup and EFL Cup as well as the EFL Trophy. The season covers the period from 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019.

Sunderland
2018–19 season
ChairmanStewart Donald
ManagerJack Ross
StadiumStadium of Light
League One5th
FA CupSecond Round Replay
EFL CupFirst Round
EFL TrophyRunners-up
Top goalscorerLeague: Josh Maja (15)
All: Josh Maja (16)
Highest home attendance46,039
(vs. Bradford City)
Lowest home attendance7,644
(vs. Stoke City U21's)
Average home league attendance32,157
All statistics correct as of April 28, 2019.

Contents

First team squadEdit

Squad No. Name Nationality Position(s) Age Ends Signed from Apps Goals
Goalkeepers
1 Jon McLaughlin   GK 31 2020   Heart of Midlothian 50 0
32 Max Stryjek   GK 23 2019   Polonia Warsaw 0 0
43 Anthony Patterson   GK 19 2019 Academy 0 0
Defenders
2 Adam Matthews   RB 27 2019   Celtic 66 2
3 Bryan Oviedo   LB 29 2020   Everton 73 2
4 Glenn Loovens   CB 35 2020   Sheffield Wednesday 13 0
5 Alim Öztürk   CB 26 2020   Boluspor 15 0
12 Tom Flanagan   CB 27 2020   Burton Albion 37 2
15 Jack Baldwin   CB 26 2020   Peterborough United 41 3
24 Jack Bainbridge   CB 21 2019   Swansea City 2 0
33 Denver Hume   LB 21 2021 Academy 11 0
38 Owen Gamble   RB 20 2019 Academy 0 0
40 Brandon Taylor   CB 20 2019 Academy 1 0
Midfielders
7 Chris Maguire   RW 30 2020   Bury 37 7
8 Dylan McGeouch   AM 26 2020   Hibernian 28 0
10 George Honeyman (C)   AM 24 2019 Academy 93 15
11 Lynden Gooch   AM 23 2022 Academy 85 9
13 Luke O'Nien   CM 24 2020   Wycombe Wanderers 47 5
14 Duncan Watmore   RW 25 2020   Altrincham 64 6
19 Aiden McGeady   LW 33 2020   Everton 76 21
23 Grant Leadbitter   CM 33 2021   Middlesbrough 139 11
27 Max Power   CM 26 2021   Wigan Athletic 41 4
34 Jake Hackett   CM 19 2019 Academy 3 0
37 Bali Mumba   CM 17 2021 Academy 9 0
45 Daniel Neil   CM 17 2020 Academy 1 0
47 Jordan Hunter   DM 19 2019   Liverpool 1 0
Forwards
9 Charlie Wyke   ST 26 2021   Bradford City 26 5
22 Will Grigg   ST 28 2022   Wigan Athletic 18 5
26 Kazaiah Sterling   ST 20 2019   Tottenham Hotspur (loan) 6 1
39 Jack Diamond   ST 19 2019 Academy 3 0
41 Lee Connelly   ST 19 2019   Queen's Park 3 0
48 Benjamin Mbunga-Kimpioka   ST 19 2020   IK Sirius 9 2

Pre-season friendliesEdit

As of 18 July 2018, Sunderland have announced five pre-season friendlies against Darlington, Hartlepool United, Grimsby Town, St Mirren, and Middlesbrough.[1]

CompetitionsEdit

League OneEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
3 Charlton Athletic (O, P) 46 26 10 10 73 40 +33 88 Qualification for League One play-offs[a]
4 Portsmouth 46 25 13 8 83 51 +32 88
5 Sunderland 46 22 19 5 80 47 +33 85
6 Doncaster Rovers 46 20 13 13 76 58 +18 73
7 Peterborough United 46 20 12 14 71 62 +9 72
Source: EFL Official Website
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Head-to-head results [2]
(O) Play-off winner; (P) Promoted.
Notes:
  1. ^ Four teams play for one spot and promotion to the EFL Championship.

Result summaryEdit

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
46 22 19 5 80 47  +33 85 12 10 1 46 25  +21 10 9 4 34 22  +12

Last updated: 4 May 2019.
Source:[citation needed]

Results by matchdayEdit

Matchday12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334353637383940414243444546
GroundHAHAAHHAHAHAAAHAHAHHAHHAAHAHAHHHAHAAHAAHHHAHAA
ResultWDWWWDDLWDDWWWWWDDWWLWDWDDDWDDDWWWDDWWWDLWDDLL
Position7744244434433332222333333334443333333332334445
Updated to match(es) played on 28 April 2019. Source: BBC Sport
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

MatchesEdit

The fixtures for the 2018–19 season were released on 21 June 2018.[3]

League One Play-OffsEdit

FA CupEdit

On 22 October 2018, the draw for the first round was made in Hitchin.[6] The draw for the second round was made live on BBC and BT by Mark Schwarzer and Glenn Murray on 12 November.[7]

EFL CupEdit

On 15 June 2018, the draw for the first round was made in Vietnam.[8]

EFL TrophyEdit

On 13 July 2018, the initial group stage draw bar the U21 invited clubs was announced.[9] The draw for the second round was made live on Talksport by Leon Britton and Steve Claridge on 16 November.[10] On 8 December, the third round draw was drawn by Alan McInally and Matt Le Tissier on Soccer Saturday.[11] The Quarter-final draw was made conducted on Sky Sports by Don Goodman and Thomas Frank on 10 January 2019.[12] The draw for the semi-finals took place on 25 January live on Talksport.[13]

Group AEdit

Pos Div Team Pld W PW PL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 L1 Sunderland (Q) 3 2 1 0 0 4 1 +3 8 Advance to Round 2
2 ACA Stoke City U21s (Q) 3 1 1 1 0 3 2 +1 6
3 L2 Carlisle United 3 1 0 1 1 5 6 −1 4
4 L2 Morecambe 3 0 0 0 3 3 6 −3 0
Updated to match(es) played on 13 November 2018. Source: EFL.com
(Q) Qualified to the phase indicated.

Knockout stageEdit

Squad statisticsEdit

Top scorersEdit

As of April 28, 2019
Rnk Pos No. Player League One FA Cup EFL Cup EFL Trophy Total
1 FW 20   Josh Maja 15 0 0 1 16
2 MF 19   Aiden McGeady 11 1 0 2 14
3 MF 10   George Honeyman 6 1 0 1 8
4 MF 7   Chris Maguire 6 0 0 1 7
MF 11   Lynden Gooch 5 1 0 1 7
6 MF 6   Lee Cattermole 6 0 0 0 6
7 FW 9   Charlie Wyke 4 0 0 1 5
MF 13   Luke O'Nien 5 0 0 0 5
FW 22   Will Grigg 4 0 0 1 5
10 MF 27   Max Power 4 0 0 0 4
11 DF 15   Jack Baldwin 3 0 0 0 3
12 DF 12   Tom Flanagan 2 0 0 0 2
MF 14   Duncan Watmore 1 0 0 1 2
MF 17   Lewis Morgan 1 0 0 1 2
FW 17   Jerome Sinclair 1 0 0 1 2
FW 48   Benjamin Mbunga-Kimpioka 0 0 0 2 2
16 DF 2   Adam Matthews 1 0 0 0 1
MF 21   Ethan Robson 0 0 0 1 1
FW 26   Kazaiah Sterling 1 0 0 0 1
DF 30   Jimmy Dunne 1 0 0 0 1
Own Goals 1 0 0 2 3
Total 74 3 0 15 92

Appearances and goalsEdit

As of 28 April 2019
No. Pos Nat Player Total League One FA Cup EFL Cup EFL Trophy
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK   Jon McLaughlin 50 0 44 0 3 0 1 0 2 0
2 DF   Adam Matthews 27 1 19+3 1 2 0 0 0 3 0
3 DF   Bryan Oviedo 27 0 14+8 0 2 0 0 0 3 0
4 DF   Glenn Loovens 13 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
5 DF   Alim Öztürk 15 0 5+3 0 0 0 1 0 6 0
6 MF   Lee Cattermole 32 6 27+1 6 0+1 0 1 0 2 0
7 MF   Chris Maguire 38 7 22+9 6 2 0 1 0 4 1
8 MF   Dylan McGeouch 29 0 14+7 0 2 0 0 0 5+1 0
9 FW   Charlie Wyke 26 5 13+10 4 0 0 0 0 2+1 1
10 MF   George Honeyman 40 8 31+3 6 2 1 1 0 3 1
11 MF   Lynden Gooch 43 7 29+8 5 2 1 0+1 0 0+3 1
12 DF   Tom Flanagan 37 2 28+2 2 3 0 0 0 4 0
13 MF   Luke O'Nien 47 5 23+12 5 2+1 0 1 0 7+1 0
14 MF   Duncan Watmore 16 2 3+8 1 1 0 0 0 3+1 1
15 DF   Jack Baldwin 41 3 34 3 3 0 1 0 3 0
16 DF   Reece James 34 0 23+4 0 2 0 1 0 4 0
17 MF   Lewis Morgan 18 2 11+5 1 0 0 0 0 2 1
18 DF   Donald Love 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 MF   Aiden McGeady 39 14 29+5 11 2 1 0 0 3 2
22 FW   Will Grigg 18 5 13+3 4 0 0 0 0 2 1
23 MF   Grant Leadbitter 16 0 12+2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
24 DF   Jack Bainbridge 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
25 GK   Robbin Ruiter 7 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
26 FW   Kazaiah Sterling 6 1 0+6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 MF   Max Power 41 4 27+6 4 2+1 0 1 0 3+1 0
30 DF   Jimmy Dunne 13 1 12 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
33 DF   Denver Hume 10 0 5+2 0 0 0 1 0 1+1 0
34 MF   Jake Hackett 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1+2 0
37 MF   Bali Mumba 8 0 2+2 0 0+2 0 0 0 2 0
39 FW   Jack Diamond 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1+2 0
40 DF   Brandon Taylor 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0+1 0
41 FW   Lee Connelly 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0+3 0
45 MF   Daniel Neil 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0+1 0
47 MF   Jordan Hunter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
48 FW   Benjamin Mbunga-Kimpioka 9 2 0+4 0 0 0 0 0 2+3 2
Players who have played for Sunderland this season but are currently out on loan:
21 MF   Ethan Robson 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2+1 1
29 MF   Elliot Embleton 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
35 MF   Luke Molyneux 5 0 0+2 0 0 0 0+1 0 0+2 0
Players who have played for Sunderland this season but have left the club:
17 FW   Jerome Sinclair 19 2 7+6 1 2+1 0 0 0 2+1 1
20 FW   Josh Maja 30 16 22+2 15 1+2 0 0+1 0 2 1

Disciplinary recordEdit

As of 28 April 2019
No. Pos. Name League One FA Cup EFL Cup EFL Trophy Total
                                       
2 DF Adam Matthews 4     1                 5  
3 DF Bryan Oviedo 3   1                   3   1
4 DF Glenn Loovens 1   1                   1   1
6 MF Lee Cattermole 13                       13  
7 MF Chris Maguire 2   1 1                 3   1
8 MF Dylan McGeouch 3                       3  
9 FW Charlie Wyke 1                     1  
10 MF George Honeyman 7   1       1           8   1
11 MF Lynden Gooch 8                       8  
12 DF Tom Flanagan 5                       5  
13 MF Luke O'Nien 5     1     1     1     8  
14 MF Duncan Watmore       1                 1  
15 DF Jack Baldwin 6                 1     7  
16 DF Reece James 4                       4  
18 DF Donald Love 1                       1  
19 MF Aiden McGeady 2     1         1     4  
23 MF Grant Leadbitter 4                 4  
27 MF Max Power 5   3                   5   3
30 DF Jimmy Dunne 3                       3  
33 DF Denver Hume 2                       2  
37 MF Bali Mumba               2     2  
Total 83 0 7 5 0 0 2 0 0 5 0 0 94 0 7

TransfersEdit

Transfers inEdit

Date from Position Nationality Name From Fee Ref.
1 July 2018 CB   Tom Flanagan Burton Albion Free [14]
1 July 2018 RW   Chris Maguire Bury Free [15]
1 July 2018 GK   Jon McLaughlin   Heart of Midlothian Free [16]
1 July 2018 CB   Alim Öztürk   Boluspor Free [17]
2 July 2018 LB   Reece James Wigan Athletic Free [18]
2 July 2018 AM   Dylan McGeouch   Hibernian Free [18]
2 July 2018 DM   Jordan Hunter Liverpool Free [19]
11 July 2018 CB   Jack Bainbridge   Swansea City Free [20]
20 July 2018 CB   Glenn Loovens Sheffield Wednesday Free [21]
26 July 2018 GK   Max Johnstone Manchester United Free [22]
28 July 2018 CB   Jack Baldwin Peterborough United £200,000 [23]
30 July 2018 CM   Luke O'Nien Wycombe Wanderers Undisclosed [24]
1 August 2018 ST   Charlie Wyke Bradford City £1,000,000 [25]
2 January 2019 CM   Max Power Wigan Athletic Undisclosed [26]
29 January 2019 CM   Grant Leadbitter Middlesbrough Free transfer [27]
1 February 2019 CF   Will Grigg Wigan Athletic Undisclosed [28]

Loans inEdit

Date from Position Nationality Name From Until Ref.
25 July 2018 ST   Jerome Sinclair Watford 10 January 2019 [29]
10 August 2018 CM   Max Power Wigan Athletic 1 January 2019 [30]
9 January 2019 CB   Jimmy Dunne Burnley End of season [31]
30 January 2019 LW   Lewis Morgan   Celtic End of season [32]
31 January 2019 CF   Kazaiah Sterling Tottenham Hotspur End of season [33]

Transfers outEdit

Date from Position Nationality Name To Fee Ref.
1 July 2018 CB   Tom Beadling   Dunfermline Athletic Released [34][35]
1 July 2018 ST   Fabio Borini   Milan £5,500,000 [36]
1 July 2018 RB   Billy Jones Rotherham United Released [34][37]
1 July 2018 CB   Michael Ledger   Notodden Undisclosed [38]
1 July 2018 RW   Jeremain Lens   Beşiktaş £6,000,000 [39]
1 July 2018 LW   Kazenga LuaLua Luton Town Released [34][40]
1 July 2018 DM   Paddy McNair Middlesbrough £5,000,000 [41]
1 July 2018 CB   John O'Shea Reading Released [34][42]
1 July 2018 ST   Jean-Yves Poame   Cabinteely Released [34][43]
1 July 2018 RB   Josh Robson   Notodden Released [34][44]
1 July 2018 CM   Jack Rodwell Blackburn Rovers Released [45][46]
1 July 2018 GK   Jason Steele Brighton & Hove Albion £1,500,000 [47]
1 July 2018 GK   James Talbot   Bohemians F.C. Released [34][48]
1 July 2018 CB   Marc Wilson Bolton Wanderers Released [34][49]
1 July 2018 CM   Daniel Wright South Shields Released [34][50]
1 July 2018 DM   Jordan Hickey Hull City Released [34][51]
11 July 2018 ST   Sam Greenwood Arsenal Undisclosed [52]
13 July 2018 GK   Michael Woud   Willem II Undisclosed [53]
14 July 2018 ST   Joel Asoro   Swansea City £2,500,000 [54]
17 July 2018 AM   Wahbi Khazri   Saint-Étienne £9,000,000 [55]
20 July 2018 RW   Callum McManaman Wigan Athletic Undisclosed [56]
12 September 2018 CB   Papy Djilobodji   Guingamp Sacked [57][58]
24 September 2018 CM   Didier Ndong   Guingamp Sacked [59]
17 January 2019 CF   Andrew Nelson   Dundee Undisclosed [60]
26 January 2019 CF   Josh Maja   Bordeaux Undisclosed [61]
29 January 2019 CB   Sam Brotherton   North Carolina FC Free [62]
15 March 2019 CB   Adam Bale Hartlepool United Free [63]

Loans outEdit

Start date Position Nationality Name To Until Ref.
1 August 2018 CB   Lamine Koné   Strasbourg End of season [64]
3 August 2018 CB   Sam Brotherton Blyth Spartans 30 January 2019 [65]
30 August 2018 CM   Elliot Embleton Grimsby Town End of season [66][67]
31 August 2018 CF   Connor Shields   Alloa Athletic 1 January 2019 [68]
14 January 2019 End of season [69]
7 September 2018 AM   Luke Molyneux Gateshead 2 January 2019 [70]
21 September 2018 GK   Max Stryjek Eastleigh 22 December 2018 [71]
6 December 2018 LB   Williams Kokolo Darlington Work Experience [72]
13 December 2018 CF   Andrew Nelson Darlington 10 January 2019 [73]
18 January 2019 AM   Luke Molyneux Hartlepool United End of season [74]
31 January 2019 CM   Ethan Robson   Dundee End of season [75]
22 March 2019 CF   Jack Diamond Spennymoor Town End of season [76]

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