Tell us your favourite memory of Niall Quinn's time at Sunderland on and off the pitch.
Here are just a few of Quinny's magic moments at Sunderland.
November 18, 2000, with the score level at 1-1 in the Tyne-Wear derby at St James', Quinn headed home Michael Gray's cross to win the game. Although Thomas Sorensen had to save Alan Shearer's late penalty after Quinn felled Robert Lee.
Quinn became the first footballer to donate all of the proceeds from his testimonial to charity raising an estimated £1million for children's charities on Wearside and in Ireland and India.
July 2006 Quinn completes Sunderland takeover with the Drumaville Consortium. He then brought in American businessman Ellis Short securing the club's financial future.
March 2007 Quinn pays £8,000 from his own pocket for a fleet of taxis to transport a group of stranded supporters back to Sunderland from Bristol after their flight had been cancelled.
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