Sunderland Football Club: Ex Premier League Players


Sunderland Football Club:

Ex Premier League Players

Welcome to the Sunderland legends page – the gateway to information on ex Sunderland players who have played in the Premier League.

In addition to information on ex Sunderland players we have also added Sunderland’s Premier League statistics which include the top Sunderland scorers in the Premier League, most Premier League appearances by a Sunderland player and also Sunderland football club’s final league position for each year that they have featured in the English Premier League.

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Lee Clark

Premier League Appearances: 185

Goals Scored: 13

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Jody Craddock

Premier League Appearances: 189

Goals Scored: 9

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Chris Makin

Premier League Appearances: 124

Goals Scored: 2

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Paul Bracewell

Premier League Appearances: 86

Goals Scored: 1

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Michael Gray

Premier League Appearances: 235

Goals Scored: 5

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Gary Breen

Premier League Appearances: 165

Goals Scored: 3

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Alex Rae

Premier League Appearances: 102

Goals Scored: 12

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Gavin McCann

Premier League Appearances: 301

Goals Scored: 12

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Don Hutchison

Premier League Appearances: 220

Goals Scored: 37

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Titus Bramble

Premier League Appearances: 292

Goals Scored: 10

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Claudio Reyna

Premier League Appearances: 105

Goals Scored: 7

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Kevin Ball

Premier League Appearances: 43

Goals Scored: 3

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Boudewijn Zenden

Premier League Appearances: 180

Goals Scored: 19

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Kevin Kilbane

Premier League Appearances: 325

Goals Scored: 15

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Danny Dichio

Premier League Appearances: 93

Goals Scored: 19

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Dwight Yorke

Premier League Appearances: 375

Goals Scored: 123

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Marcus Stewart

Premier League Appearances: 81

Goals Scored: 26

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Michael Bridges

Premier League Appearances: 87

Goals Scored: 22

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Niall Quinn

Premier League Appearances: 250

Goals Scored: 59

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Kevin Phillips

Premier League Appearances: 263

Goals Scored: 92

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Jason McAteer

Premier League Appearances: 156

Goals Scored: 7

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Djibril Cisse

Premier League Appearances: 110

Goals Scored: 32

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Tore Andre Flo

Premier League Appearances: 141

Goals Scored: 38

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Sunderland Premier League Statistics

This table shows the players who have made the most Premier League appearances for Sunderland and who has scored the most goals for Sunderland in the Premier League (info correct as of 22/05/17).

Top EPL GoalscorersGoalsMost EPL AppearancesGames
Kevin Phillips61John O'Shea189
Jermaine Defoe34Seb Larsson176
Niall Quinn29Phil Bardsley174
Kenwyne Jones26Michael Gray170
Darren Bent24Lee Cattermole169
Steven Fletcher23Kevin Phillips139
Adam Johnson19Kieran Richardson134
Stephane Sessegnon17Niall Quinn129
Kieron Richardson14Thomas Sorensen126
Fabio Borini14Adam Johnson122

Statistics provided by Statbunker