Gary OWERS - Sunderland FC - 1986/87-1994/95
1987-1988 Played 37 Scored 4 goals (Division 3)
1988-1989 Played 38 Scored 3 goals (Division 2)
1989-1990 Played 43 Scored 9 goals (Division 2)
1990-1991 Played 38 Scored 1 goal (Division 1)
1991-1992 Played 30 Scored 4 goals (Division 2)
1992-1993 Played 33 Scored 1 goal (Division 1)
1993-1994 Played 30 Scored 2 goals (Division 1)
1994-1995 Played 19 Scored 1 goal (Division 1)
Gary Owers joined Sunderland in 1986 and became an integral part of the Sunderland team for 7 years making over 200 appearances in that time.
Renowned as a hard working midfield player he always gave his all for "The Lads" and was utilised in a variety of positions Left Wing to right back.
In Gary's first playing season he won the 3rd Division Championship under Denis Smith and went on to be one of the main stays of the side for many years.
Gary made 2 appearances for Sunderland at Wembley (well 3 if you include the instantly forgettable Centenary Cup) including the 1992 Cup Final.
Known as one of the hardest workers on the pitch Gary will long be remembered in the hearts of supporters as part of a fine young team in the late 80's and early 90's.
Gary moved to Bristol City in 1994 and is now a successful coach.
We are honoured to have a selection of his shirts in the collection provided here for the pleasure of all.