Stadium Reopening

As part of its preparations for reopening the Stadium of Light, when regulations permit, the club has announced the following arrangements which apply to supporters who hold a 20/21 Season Card.

Working alongside supporters’ groups and representatives, the club has launched a ‘Matchday Bubble’ form on Ticketmaster, which must be completed by ALL 2020-21 season card holders.

This will allow the club to determine how many supporters wish to attend under the anticipated safety measures and to help identify the available capacity in line with current guidance from the EFL, the Sports Grounds Safety Authority and the Government.

This information will also be used to strategically develop a socially distanced stadium plan at the Stadium of Light and to ensure as many supporters as possible can attend fixtures to support the team. 

Fans can register up to six supporters, including themselves, within their Matchday Bubble, but this must not include anybody outside of your social bubble under any circumstances.

Before completing this form, please ensure your Ticketmaster network is set up. For more information on this process, please click here.

Supporters wishing to attend fixtures on an individual basis and not in a Matchday Bubble must also complete the form, which is available by clicking here.

The deadline to complete this form is 4pm on Friday 28 August. 

If you have any further questions, please contact the Box Office by emailing [email protected]

Your cooperation throughout this process will be vital to ensuring as many fans as possible can return to the Stadium of Light, so all at SAFC thank you for your continued support.

New Season

The EFL has now announced the fixtures for the 2020/21 Season and Sunderland’s can be seen in full at :

https://www.safc.com/news/team-news/2020/august/2020-21-league-one-fixtures

The first three fixtures will be behind closed doors but there is potentially a bonus for London Branch members in the away game against Charlton on Saturday 3rd October.

If the Government allow stadia to open to reduced capacities in October then this could be the first game when fans are able to watch the team live. This will of course depend on the arrangements Charlton are able to agree with their local Licensing Committee and indeed whether, for safety and travel reasons, a proportion of away fans are included in their Covid-safe arrangements.

SAFC have had discussions with supporter representatives about opening up the Stadium of Light and further details on this, potentially for the home game on 10th October, will be announced when available.

Ticket Refunds

Sunderland AFC would like to thank supporters for their continued patience and advise them of the following details relating to the 2019-20 refund process.

As previously announced, all season card holders are entitled to a pro-rata refund for the club’s cancelled home fixtures against Shrewsbury Town, Accrington Stanley and Peterborough United. 

And supporters that purchased single match tickets for the club’s remaining games – home and away – are entitled to a full refund. 

The refund process will take place via the following phases: 

PHASE ONE: Home match tickets – 6 July ‘til 17 July
PHASE TWO: 
Away match tickets – 27 July ‘til 7 August
PHASE THREE: 
Season cards – 17 August ‘til 28 August

If a supporter is eligible for a refund, a credit balance will be applied to the ‘Account Cashback’ section within their online ticketing account in line with the dates above. 

This process applies to all ticket purchases, including those made in person, by cash payment and via Direct Debit. 

After logging in, supporters must enter the bank details they wish to use for the refund transaction before the expiry of each phase, after which point all cashback refunds will be processed. 

Meanwhile, our commercial team are currently in the process of contacting our commercial clients in order to talk through the options available to them. 

The Stadium of Light Box Office remains closed to the public and further information regarding its re-opening will be announced in due course.

We would like to once again thank supporters for their continued patience and understanding throughout what remains an incredibly challenging time for us all.

Coventry Game Tickets

Coventry City v. Sunderland

Sunday 1st March at Birmingham’s St. Andrews Stadium, kick-off 12 noon


The 3000 tickets made available for this game will be on sale as follows :

Season Card Holders with 25 or more Black Cat Points may buy tickets between 9.00 a.m. on Monday 10th February and 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday 11th February.

Season Card Holders with 10 or more Black Cat Points may buy tickets between 9.00 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday 12th February.

All Season Card Holders and Members may buy tickets between 9.00 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. on Thursday 13th February.

General Sale of remaining tickets will commence at 9.00 a.m. on Friday 14th February.

Tickets are priced at :

Adults £20; Over 60s, Under 22s, Students with NUS Cards and Armed Forces £15; Under 18s £10

Applications for tickets can be made by using the online system at https://www.eticketing.co.uk/safc/ or by contacting the club on 0191-551 5004. (Visa, Mastercard, Delta and Switch cards are accepted for which a transaction charge and postage charge will be levied.) Alternatively, tickets can be obtained from the Stadium of Light ticket office, by fax on 0191 551 5150 or in writing to ‘Sales, PO BOX 165, Sunderland SR5 1WF’






Oxford United Tickets

Oxford United v. Sunderland

Saturday 15th February 2020 ; kick-off 3.00 p.m.


The 1800 tickets made available for this game will be on sale as follows :

Season Card Holders with 50 or more Black Cat Points may buy tickets between 9.00 a.m. on Thursday 23rd January and 4.30 p.m. on Friday 24th January.

Season Card Holders with 30 or more Black Cat Points may buy tickets between 9.00 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. on Monday 27th January.

Season Card Holders with 10 or more Black Cat Points may buy tickets between 9.00 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday 28th January.

All Season Card Holders and Members may buy tickets between 9.00 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday 29th January.

General Sale of remaining tickets will commence at 9.00 a.m. on Thursday 30th January.

Tickets are priced at :

Adults £24; O65s £17; Under 22s £16; Under 18s £14 ; Under 13s £10 ; Under 7s £6

Applications for tickets can be made by using the online system at https://www.eticketing.co.uk/safc/ or by contacting the club on 0191-551 5004. (Visa, Mastercard, Delta and Switch cards are accepted for which a transaction charge and postage charge will be levied.) Alternatively, tickets can be obtained from the Stadium of Light ticket office, by fax on 0191 551 5150 or in writing to ‘Sales, PO BOX 165, Sunderland SR5 1WF’