Ticket update: Cash turnstiles open for cup tie

Cash turnstiles will be in operation for Sunderland’s Emirates FA Cup clash with Gillingham on Saturday at the Stadium of Light.

Kicking-off at 1pm, Phil Parkinson’s side will attempt to get back to winning ways at the Stadium of Light, with Tuesday’s defeat just their second on home soil in 18 months in all competitions.

Tickets are still available via the usual channels, but cash turnstiles will be in operation for fans wishing to pay on the gate. 

Turnstiles 51-54 in the south east corner will be open, and tickets are priced at £10 for adults and £5 for concessions. 

Away fans can also purchase tickets on the gate via turnstile 28 in the north lower. Prices are the same as above. 


Supporters are advised that the park & ride service will not be in operation for this weekend’s fixture.


Online Box Office: Available 24 hours a day, the quickest and easiest way to buy a ticket. 

Digital tickets: Fans can buy match tickets via the club’s online box office, www.eticketing.co.uk/safc, and instantly downloaded to a mobile phone.

Each digital ticket contains a QR code which will be scanned on your phone to gain entry at the Stadium of Light turnstile. Downloaded tickets can be added to Google Pay or Apple Wallet, or even printed at home. 

In person at the Stadium of Light box office:

Monday - Friday: 9am-5pm
Matchday Saturdays: 9am-kick-off
Matchday Midweek: 12 noon-kick-off
Closed non-matchday Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays 

For any additional enquiries, please call the Stadium of Light box office on 0371 911 1973 during the listed opening hours above. 

*All home and away ticket online orders will be subject to a fee of £1.25 per ticket and a £1 postage charge per booking if postage option is selected. Any home ticket orders selected as digital tickets will pay £0.00 postage. In the case of group applications, a booking fee of £1.25 will be charged per ticket up to a maximum of £10 per application. Postage charges may vary, please contact the Box Office for more information. Please note that under-16 tickets purchased as a single must be picked up from the ticket office with proof of age. Under-12s tickets must be accompanied by an adult.

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