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Has Sunderland ever been to Wemley twice in a season?

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Has Sunderland ever been to Wemley twice in a season?

Post by Bluebird » 17 May 2019, 00:52

Just wondering weather Sunderland AFC has ever had two Wembley finals in one season before?
I can't remember anything in my lifetime and I have no statistics at hand.
We have not won at Wembley since 1973 after about half a dozen appearances so here's hoping it is this time lucky.
Surely, we can't let that stroke of bad luck go on forever.
Let's see a classic match as well.



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Re: Has Sunderland ever been to Wemley twice in a season?

Post by Stokoe » 17 May 2019, 00:58

Not in my lifetime and I am a canny age.


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Re: Has Sunderland ever been to Wemley twice in a season?

Post by Nockya » 17 May 2019, 01:18

Stokoe wrote:
17 May 2019, 00:58
Not in my lifetime and I am a canny age.
29 is not old :mrgreen:



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Re: Has Sunderland ever been to Wemley twice in a season?

Post by Rat Scabies » 17 May 2019, 01:33

Nockya wrote:
17 May 2019, 01:18
Stokoe wrote:
17 May 2019, 00:58
Not in my lifetime and I am a canny age.
29 is not old :mrgreen:
Try 129 :lol:



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Re: Has Sunderland ever been to Wemley twice in a season?

Post by Stokoe » 17 May 2019, 02:07

Rat Scabies wrote:
17 May 2019, 01:33
Nockya wrote:
17 May 2019, 01:18


29 is not old :mrgreen:
Try 129 :lol:
Somewhere in the middle lad and stop the cheek or I will tell your mother :mrgreen:


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Re: Has Sunderland ever been to Wemley twice in a season?

Post by Jenky » 17 May 2019, 03:18

Good question but I doubt whether we have played in 2 Wembley cup finals in any season. It just sounds improbable.



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Re: Has Sunderland ever been to Wemley twice in a season?

Post by blockheed » 17 May 2019, 13:14

I can't think of a time when the lads made two Wembley visits in a season. I doubt we did but some clever clogs might prove me wrong :lolboard:



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Re: Has Sunderland ever been to Wemley twice in a season?

Post by Zook » 18 May 2019, 08:09

1973 season by any chance? The fa Cup and charity shield... Not sure mind.



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Re: Has Sunderland ever been to Wemley twice in a season?

Post by thingamajig » 18 May 2019, 13:55

Zook wrote:
18 May 2019, 08:09
1973 season by any chance? The fa Cup and charity shield... Not sure mind.
Good call but the purists might say that one marks the end of one season and the other kicks off the next.
Good thinking though, it had my brain going into overtime.


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Re: Has Sunderland ever been to Wemley twice in a season?

Post by Zook » 19 May 2019, 00:00

thingamajig wrote:
18 May 2019, 13:55
Zook wrote:
18 May 2019, 08:09
1973 season by any chance? The fa Cup and charity shield... Not sure mind.
Good call but the purists might say that one marks the end of one season and the other kicks off the next.
Good thinking though, it had my brain going into overtime.
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