Supporters' guide: Lasses host Sheffield United

Sunderland Women have their second game at Eppleton in a row as they host Sheffield United Women on Sunday (KO 12pm).

This fixture was originally scheduled to take place in September, but was rescheduled for March 19 following the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.

Date: Sunday 19 March

Fixture: Sunderland AFC Women vs Sheffield United Women – Barclays Women’s Championship

Stadium: Eppleton CW

Kick-off: 12pm

Turnstiles open: 11am

Secure your seat

Tickets already purchased for the postponed game last September against Sheffield United are valid for this upcoming fixture.

Supporters can secure their seat via the e-ticketing site as the Lasses return to DH5.

Tickets are priced at £7 for adults, £3.50 for over-65s and just £1 for both students and kids.

Tickets can be purchased via our e-ticketing website here. Fans will also be able to purchase tickets at the turnstile on the day.

Eppleton and Stadium of Light season card holders can show their card at the gate to gain entry.

All tickets purchased online are emailed digitally and these tickets can be added to your mobile wallet, printed at home or the PDF can be saved on your device to present to a steward upon entering the stadium.

If you require a personal assistant ticket, please get in touch by emailing

Season card holders

As aforementioned, season cards for the Stadium of Light also include all Eppleton fixtures for SAFC Women and SAFC Under-21s.

Getting to the stadium

Eppleton CW is accessible by car and bus. Please advised that there will be no public parking available at the stadium.

The Hetton park-and-walk scheme is in operation for this match day, with parking available for supporters at Hetton School (postcode DH5 9JZ) before a 10-minute walk to Eppleton.

Parking spaces are also available on a first-come, first-served basis at Barnes Street, Barnes Street Church and McMurchie Meat Ltd. There are approximately a combined 70 spaces across these two car parks, available to supporters.

Transport North East regularly offer travel discounts, particularly to families and large groups. More information can be found here.

Postcode: DH5 9NE

If you are travelling by bus, please click the links below and look at the options available via ‘Go North East’.

Sunderland to Hetton-le-Hole

Durham > Hetton-le-Hole

If you are travelling from a different location, simply change the departure location to your local area.

Accessing the Stadium

Supporters will be able to access Eppleton CW from 11am.

All supporters including Season Card holders can access the stadium via the turnstile closest to the main stand.

Inside the stadium

Please be advised that seating at Eppleton CW is unreserved and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Centre Spot Café is available behind one of the goals with food and drinks available to purchase using cash and card.


Sunday’s game will be streamed live on the Lasses’ official Twitter account @SAFCWomen. Live text updates of the match will also be available.

You will also be able to review all the action via our match highlights package on in the coming days following the match, and highlights will be available on the FA Player.


If you have any other questions, please feel free to get in touch with a member of our team by emailing 

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