Connor Wickham

Squad for United test named

by Stuart Vose

Strong squad for Barclays U21 Premier League encounter.

Strikers Connor Wickham and Ji Dong-won have both been named in the development squad for tonight’s game against Manchester United.

Sunderland take on the Red Devils in the Barclays U21 Premier League at Eppleton CW, with the game kicking off at 7pm.

Wickham scored twice against Newcastle United last time out, while South Korean international Dong-won also played.

Meanwhile there’s a return to the squad for frontman Ryan Noble.

Season card holders are entitled to free admission upon producing their card at the turnstiles.

Otherwise, admission is priced at £3 adults and £1 concessions.

Log on to later for a full report plus reaction from coach Kevin Ball.

Sunderland (from): Wilson, Dixon, Marrs, Adams, Reed, Laing, Ferguson, Oliver, Gorrin, Armstrong, Knott, Wickham, Dong-won, Mitchell, Ryan Noble, Laidler.