Sunderland AFC v Bradford City: See if you can spot yourself as thousands of fans pack Stadium of Light

A record-breaking number of fans flocked to the Stadium of Light to watch the Black Cats take on Bradford City.

Thursday, 27th December 2018, 12:09 pm
Updated Tuesday, 8th January 2019, 4:20 pm
Did you go to yesterday's game at the Stadium of Light?
Did you go to yesterday's game at the Stadium of Light?

A huge 46,039 Sunderland fans were present at the Boxing Day clash - a record attendance for League One - and were rewarded with a 31st-minute goal by Aiden McGeady as SAFC picked up three points at home. See if you recognise any familiar faces in the crowd as we share some of our best fan pictures from the day.

More than 46,000 Sunderland fans watched their team win at the Stadium of Light on Boxing Day.
One fan is on the ball as Sunderland take on Bradford City at home.

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Sunderland's executive director Charlie Methven announced the record-breaking crowd at half time at the Stadium of Light.
The previous League One record was set by Leeds United in 2008, where 38,256 fans watched them play.
The fans' loyalty paid off as Sunderland netted a Boxing Day win at home.
Sunderland have an average home crowd of more than 30,000 for the season so far.
Cheers from the stands as Sunderland AFC play Bradford City.
Sunderlands previous highest home attendance of the season came on September 1, when 32,193 watched a 1-1 draw with Oxford United.
A phenomenal number of fans showed their support for the lads - including this young man.
A well-deserved three points topped off the festive season for fans and players alike.
Charlie Methven wanted Sunderland to beat the record for the division previously set by Leeds.
You were full of praise for fellow fans after the bumper Boxing Day turn-out.
Jack Ross praised his team on the full-time whistle.
Some fans get into frame with SAFC executive director Charlie Methven.
Smiling for our cameras ahead of the Boxing Day clash.
A message of support for the team ahead of kick-off.
A range of family-friendly entertainment was held before the game at the FanZone.
A look at the action on the pitch.
The pre-match FanZone experience was held at the Beacon of Light.
Keeping a close watch on the match.
Flying the red and white at the game.
SAFC gave the fans something to smile about with their 1-0 win over Bradford City at home.
Wrapped up warm and showing their support.
From the lads, to the fans.
Not a spare seat at the Stadium of Light.
Catching a piece of the action.
A cheer of support for the team.
Rain or shine, nothing could keep the supporters away on Boxing Day.
Held in the hours before the kick-off, the FanZone had live music, games and entertainment for supporters of all ages.
Backing the team at the Boxing Day match.
Taking advantage of the facilities in the FanZone.
The match will never be forgotten by SAFC fans across the globe, thanks to the record-breaking attendance.
Red and white, through and through.
Did you go along to the Beacon of Light?
On the ball at the FanZone.