Condition: 7/10 Good. Main sponsor has lifted a little
Shirt Size: Adults Large
Chest Measurement: 42-44 Inches / 105-112 CM
Shirt Manufacturer: Nike
Shirt Colour: White, red trim
Shirt Material: Polyester
Seasons: 2000/2001 & 2001/2002
Official Nike Sunderland away long sleeve football shirt from the 2000/2001 season.
Condition of this original football shirt is 7/10 Good. Main sponsor has lifted a little (see photos).
All size and manufacturers labels present (see photos). Material is bright, vivid and smooth. Fantastic looking shirt, ideal for a collector or for framing.
Sunderland's 1999–2000 season started at Stamford Bridge, where Chelsea beat them 4–0. However, in the return match later in the season Sunderland turned the tables on Chelsea, avenging their 4–0 defeat with a 4–1 win at the Stadium of Light. Sunderland also achieved a 2–1 victory over rivals Newcastle United at St. James' Park, a result which helped bring about the resignation of Newcastle's manager, Ruud Gullit. At the end of the season Sunderland finished seventh, with Kevin Phillips winning the European Golden Shoe in his first top-flight season, scoring 30 goals.
Another seventh place finish in the 2000–01 season was followed by two less successful seasons, and they were relegated to the second-tier with a then-record low 19 points in 2003.