Development squad to face tough test at York.
Sunderland's development squad will continue their pre-season schedule tonight with a tricky trip to newly-promoted York (KO 7.30pm).
The Black Cats' under-21 side will travel to Bootham Crescent to face City, who kick off the 2012-13 season proper in the Capital One Cup against Doncaster on Saturday.
Striker Ryan Noble is included having been on first-team duty in Sweden last weekend alongside Louis Laing, Craig Lynch and Billy Knott.
Admission prices have been set at £10 adults and £5 concessions, payable on the turnstiles.
Check safc.com later for a full report.
Sunderland (from): Wilson, Pickford, Dixon, Laing, Egan, Lynch, Noble, Reed, Deacon, Adams, Knott, Callaghan, Ferguson, Gorrin, Joyce, Mitchell, Oliver, E Robson.