THERE is just one week to go until Paolo Di Canio’s men kick off their Premier League campaign – and you could be there to cheer them on.
The Echo has 15 pairs of tickets to the Black Cats’ opener against Fulham at the Stadium of Light on August 17 up for grabs.
Sunderland narrowly avoided relegation last season, finishing 17th – just two points above FA Cup-winners Wigan Athletic, who tumbled into the Championship.
But there is much optimism following the arrival of a host of summer signings including Cabral, Emanuele Giaccherini and exciting young Swedish winger David Moberg Karlsson.
Martin Jol’s Fulham are sure to provide a stern opening day test, with Dimitar Berbatov, Adel Taraabt and ex-Sunderland player Kieran Richardson in their ranks.
To be in with a chance of scooping an adult and child ticket package to the game, answer the following question:
What nationality is new Sunderland striker Jozy Altidore?
Text NEP CATS along with your answer (a, b or c) plus your name and address (maximum of 160 characters) and send to 61500.
For example, NEP (space) CATS (space) a,b or c, name and address – send to 61500
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