Stadium of Light

Arrive early for Villa clash

by Sunderland AFC

Cash turnstiles available for the visit of the Villans.

Sunderland supporters are being advised to arrive early ahead of the Barclays Premier League game against Aston Villa on New Year’s Day.

As always with fixtures during the festive period, ticket office, collection points and turnstile queues are expected and supporters are asked to arrive in time to compensate for this.

Gus Poyet’s side welcome Villa on New Year’s Day (Jan 01, 3pm) and seats for under 16s’ are priced at just £1, when purchased with a full-price adult seat.

Tickets for the clash with Villa are priced at £25 for adults, £19 for over 65s and either £10 for under 16s or £1 when bought with a full-price adult ticket. Cash turnstiles will also be in operation on the day of the game with admission priced at £30. Turnstiles 13 and 14 will be open from 1.30pm with no concessions.

Advanced sales are still available either in person at the Stadium of Light ticket office which will be open from 9.00am until 1.00pm on New Year’s Eve and from 10.00am until kick-off on New Year’s Day. Supporters can also get their hands on tickets 24 hours a day by visiting or by calling 0871 911 1973.

Fans can avoid the queues by using the club’s ‘print at home’ facility to print their own match tickets at no additional cost.

10 game season cards will also remain on sale until kick-off against Aston Villa. The 10-game season card gives supporters a seat for the Black Cats’ final 10 home games of the 2013-14 Barclays Premier League campaign, with adults from just £230, under 22s at £160, over 65s at £175 and just £60 for under 16s.

The 10 game card is available to buy now, online at, by phone 0871 911 1973 or in-person at the Stadium of Light ticket office.