Our Sunderland AFC writer Chris Young is on tour with the Black Cats across North America and you can follow him every step of the way thanks to our live blog.
As the only journalist from the North East following the club overseas, he’ll be bringing you all the latest on new signings, what we can learn from the friendly games and updates from head coach Dick Advocaat and his squad.
He will also be live blogging the matches and hosting live Q&As - including one today at 5pm (GMT) on the Sunderland Echo site which can be accessed by clicking here.
And we want your questions!
To get involved leave them below or tweet them to @SunderlandEcho via Twitter.
Chris will be reflecting on the first game of the tour, which saw Sunderland lose 1-0 to Sacramento Republic in the early hours of this morning, plus the latest transfer news.
To read our match report, reaction from fans and analysis head to our blog by clicking here.
Next up for the Black Cats are games against Club de Futbol Pachuca and Toronto FC.
Chris is following the Black Cats in the USA and Canada as Sunderland continue their preparations ahead of the new Premier League campaign.