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Preview | Sunderland (A)

11 February 2020

Sunderland v Rochdale AFC | Stadium of Light | Sky Bet League One, Tuesday 11th February 2020, 7.45pm Kick-Off

Following a point on the road at Doncaster on Saturday, Brian Barry-Murphy’s men travel to the north east.

Sunderland have revived their promotion hopes under Phil Parkinson, losing just once since the turn of the year.

Dale have only visited the Stadium of Light once before and will be encouraged after a strong away showing on Saturday.  

 

PRE-MATCH INTERVIEW

Brian Barry-Murphy praised the away following of the club so far this season. “We can’t wait to go to their stadium and take them on. Our support away from home has been amazing this season.”

Read his full pre-match quotes HERE.

 

ADMISSION DETAILS

Dale fans who didn’t purchase a ticket in advance can pay on the day at the Stadium of Light.

Sunderland operate a CASH ONLY turnstile (turnstile #71) for adults and children. Concessions can purchase at the ticket office but again this is cash only.

Click HERE for full details.

 

STADIUM OF LIGHT

Sunderland have provided a first-time visitor guide for Dale fans attending the match at the Stadium of Light.

You can view it HERE.

 

FAN ZONE

Dale supporters are welcome in the Fan Zone, situated in the ‘Beacon of Light’

Local Pubs near the ground include - Colliery Tavern, Hilton Hotel. The fan zone is open for all fans too located outside the East Stand of the Stadium of Light

  

CAR PARKING

Sunderland recommend St Mary's car park (postcode SR1 3AH). A few other car parks are recommended in the stadium guide link above.

 

REF WATCH

Referee | Graham Salisbury

Assistant Referees | Kevin Mulraine & Geoffrey Liddle

Fourth Official | Garreth Rhodes

 

MATCH ODDS

Sky Bet are offering odds of 13/2 for a Dale win on Tuesday.

Don’t forget that Sky Bet customers who select Rochdale as their favourite team on their Sky Bet profile, for every losing bet made, 50% of the stake will be passed on to the Club!

Click HERE for the full betting preview.

 

HEAD TO HEAD

Sunderland

Draw

Rochdale

3

1

0

 

WE’VE GOT IT COVERED

Tonight's game is available to watch LIVE in the UK & Ireland!

Click HERE to purchase your match pass for the game, priced at just £10. 80% of the revenue made from iFollow comes straight back to the Club.

Overseas supporters can also watch the match live, as usual.

To watch live via your desktop, click on the 'iFollow' tab on our navigation bar. Hover over the 'More' tab and more selections will appear, which is where the 'iFollow' tab is located. Once you’ve clicked through, a link will appear on the left-hand side of the page for you to access the commentary. This will appear on the site around half an hour before kick-off.

We will be tweeting live updates throughout the match on Twitter, and follow our behind-the-scenes content on our Instagram story (@officiallydale).


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