Testimonial Match in recognition of Sunderland AFC club stalwart John Cooke
Sunday 29th May 2022
Kick-off 2pm - gates open 11am
1st Cloud Arena.
PLEASE NOTE - THIS MATCH IS TICKET-ONLY AND NO CASH TURNSTILES WILL OPERATE ON THE DAY
Featuring 30+ former Sunderland AFC and Newcastle United players including Kevin Phillips, Niall Quinn, Ally McCoist, Peter Beardsley and Lee Clark - plus guest VAR Frank Bruno and several South Shields players
A special free event for match-goers will take place on the 3G pitch from 11am to 12.45pm. 'You Know The Drill' - based on a popular segment of Sky Sports show Soccer AM - will be open for all children and adults and supervised by former professional players. Have you got what it takes?
Members of Sunderland's 1973 FA Cup-winning squad will be introduced to the crowd before the game, with the match to be followed by a Party on the Pitch with a live band and an evening of entertainment.
Hospitality packages are now sold out for this event.