Sunderland AFC were originally founded by a school teacher, James Allan, as Sunderland and District Teachers Association Football Club.
|Nickname of club||Black Cats|
|Stadium||Stadium of Light|
|Address||Stadium Park, Tyne and Wear|
|Year stadium built||1997|
|Club manager||Tony Mowbray|
|Young supporters club||Black Cats Academy|
|Club community organisation information||http://www.foundationoflight.co.uk|