Additional dates for Play on the Pitch event

Realise your dream and run out on the hallowed turf.

After such a great response to the club’s Play on the Pitch event, extra dates have been added offering supporters the chance to play on the Stadium of Light.

Fans can take their place in the dressing room, feel the atmosphere as they line up in the tunnel then run onto the hallowed turf to enjoy 60 minutes of adrenaline fuelled action.

Package includes:

  • 60 min game for a squad of 15 people
  • Use of the team’s dressing room
  • Warm up session
  • Referee and linesmen
  • Man of the Match presentation
  • Team photograph
  • Post match players’ buffet and bar facilities

Each Man of the Match will be entered into the Player of the Year Award, with a golden boot for the best player and a wooden boot for the worst.

Why not bring your family and friends along to cheer your team on.

The special event has now been extended to run over May 25 and 26.and it costs £1250 + VAT per team.

To express an interest call 0871 911 1555 or email

*Please advise at the time of booking if you wish to play against a specific team.