December 27, 1909
Match: Football League, First Division, at Roker Park.
Sunderland – Bury 2-3 (2-1).
Referee: Mr. J.T. Rowbotham (Nottingham); linesmen: Messrs. A. McArthur and W. Denton.
Sunderland (2-3-5): Thomas Allen, Billy Troughear, William Agnew, Tommy Tait, Charlie Thomson, Isaac Martin, Willie Clark, Harry Low, George Holley, Arthur Bridgett, Jackie Mordue.
Bury (2-3-5): James Raeside, Jimmy Lindsay, Dick Parkin, Billy Humphreys, Jack Dewhurst, Len Jarvis, Alex Birnie, Tom Kay, Billy Hibbert, Bob Currie, Chris Duffy.
The goals: 1-0 Holley (3 min.), 1-1 Currie (16 min.), 2-1 Mordue (35 min.), 2-2 Duffy (53 min.), 2-3 Hibbert (63 min.).
** Bury Times claim Dick Rouse was the Sunderland goalkeeper.