Stephen Callen attacks during the second half of the Sunderland AFC friendly match. Photograph: Simon Mears.
From the 2016-17 season we are providing a history of the photographs displayed at the top of the web site's home page.
Colin Larkin closes down Michael Charlton during a pre-season training session on the outfield at Meadow Park. Photograph: Simon Mears.
Season highlight: Michael Charlton scores the first of RCA's ten goals on a remarkable April afternoon in Washington. Photograph: Simon Mears.
Season highlight: Colin Larkin scored a memorable hat-trick in the FA Vase match at Dunston UTS in December. Photograph: Simon Mears.
Season highlight: John Butler scores the opener during the 2-1 victory at Bishop Auckland in March. Photograph: Simon Mears.
Steven Stewart, Gary Errington, Mark Cowan, Mike Carter, Martin Swales and Colin Larkin line up for a team photo at the Sunderland RCA presentation evening at the Grosvenor Casino.