Coventry City

When shenanigans helped relegate Sunderland

This day in football history On 19 May 1977, Sunderland were controversially relegated out of the English top flight after losing 2–0 away to Everton on the last day of the season. At the start of the day, Sunderland were battling Coventry City and Bristol City for the final relegation spot. Sunderland were in the third-bottom position …