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NEWS: Fan information ahead of Saturday's trip to Sunderland

21 December 2023

Club News

NEWS: Fan information ahead of Saturday's trip to Sunderland

21 December 2023

Sky Blues supporters making the trip to Sunderland on Saturday are encouraged to read the important information below.

Tickets are not available to buy on the day - tickets are still available, and you can see ticket details here.

Cashless Stadium & Advanced Search in the away end

The Stadium of Light is now a cashless stadium and only takes card payments in the kiosks.

Coventry City supporters will be asked to dispose of any coins or vapes at the turnstiles by the stewards on arrival. 

All coins collected will be sent to Coventry City to donate to Zoe's Place Baby Hospice Coventry. 

Travel Guide

Sunderland have a travel guide available here - https://safc.com/matchday/getting-to-the-sol

Beacon of Light Fanzone

Coventry City fans are welcome to visit the Beacon of Light Fanzone before the game as well.

This area will be open from 1:00pm.

https://safc.com/matchday/fan-zone

Pub for Coaches just outside the area – Grindon Club

If any of supporter coaches want to find a club not far from the ground where they can park up for drinks and food pre-match, they would be welcomed at the Grindon Club, Gregory Road, Grindon, SR4 9RX. The club can accommodate 8 travelling coaches and will put on food for fans. If this is of interest please Chris.Waters@safc.com

Pubs in the City Centre & Near the Ground

All pubs and restaurants in Sunderland city centre are away fan friendly. Pubs recommended by Sunderland to us in the city centre are Greens, Street Bar, Victors, Fire Station & The Peacock.

Pubs nearer to the stadium recommend to us are the Colliery Tavern and the Hilton Hotel.

City Centre Parking

St Mary’s car park in the city centre is a 5 minute walk to the Stadium of Light. Postcode is SR1 3AH.

Disabled Bay Parking – Green Car Park

Sunderland have 6 bays reserved in our green car park for any fans that need an accessible bay outside the stadium. Please contact ticket.office@safc.com to book this.

Black Cats Bar Entrance – Lift Access

There are a lot of stairs on entering the stadium to the away end. Any older fans or fans with access needs are asked to go to the Black Cat Bar entrance - they can use the lift to level 3 to enter the stadium.


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