SUNDERLAND AFC tonight scrapped plans for its so called ‘bubble trip’ for next month’s derby clash.
Fans fron both Sunderland and Newcastle United had hit out at the proposals, which would have seen away fans only being allowed into St James’s Park if they travelled on official transport from the Stadium of Light.
Tonight SAFC confirmed it was pulling the arrangement.
A spokesman said: “After considering the police position, Sunderland AFC will be withdrawing the terms and conditions of ticket sales, which previously stated that all supporters must attend the game on official transport.
The arrangements to provide complimentary buses and supporters branch transport will remain in place and Sunderland AFC advises fans that this is the safest method of travel to St James’ Park.”