Family tickets give away for Sunderland’s first home game

Sunderland fans'Sunderland AFC v Bolton Wanderers FC at the Stadium of Light.
Sunderland fans'Sunderland AFC v Bolton Wanderers FC at the Stadium of Light.
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BLACK Cats fans are today being given the chance to get their hands on tickets to the Wearsiders’ first home game.

The Echo has teamed up with Sunderland AFC to offer 15 pairs of adult and child tickets, in the Stadium of Light’s brand new Family Zone seating area.

Martin O’Neill’s side face a tough trip to Arsenal tomorrow, and will be looking to get a win against Premier League new boys Reading next week.

As well as being part of the festivities of the grand opening of the Family Zone, fans will also have the chance to meet mascots Samson and Delilah before the big kick-off.

We will be giving away plenty of tickets each week, so keep reading to be in with a chance of winning.

We’ll also be speaking to those who have won the tickets to find out what they think of the new stand and what they made of the match.

Echo deputy editor Richard Ord said: “This is a brilliant opportunity for families to get themselves to Black Cats games and enjoy the great atmosphere at the Stadium of Light.

“I am sure we will be inundated with entries each week and I look forward to hearing what the winners thought of their day out at the match.

“Good luck to everyone entering.”

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Win tickets to the game

To be in with a chance of winning, just answer the following simple question:

Who do Sunderland face in their first home game of the 2012-13 season?

a) Arsenal

b) Reading

c) Newcastle

Text NEP SAFC along with your answer (a, b or c) plus your name and address (max. 160 characters) and send to 61500.

For example, NEP (space) SAFC (space) a,b or c, name and address – send to 61500

Texts cost £1 each plus standard network rates.

This will be charged to your mobile phone bill.

Lines close at midnight on Thursday.

Entries received after the closing date will not be counted, but may still be charged.

Those attending a match with a children’s ticket must be aged under 16.

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