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Friendly action today

by Stuart Vose

Sunderland XI to face Darlington.

A Sunderland XI will take on Darlington in a pre-season friendly game today (Saturday, KO 3pm).

The game will take place at Heritage Park, home of Bishop Auckland.

Fans can pay on the gate with admission priced at £9 adults, £6 concessions and £4 children. Parking around the local area is limited.

Darlington are managed by former Sunderland man Martin Gray and will play in the Evo Stik First Division North next season.