Sunderland v Oxford: Road closures and where to park for first game of the season

Black Cats’ fans heading to the first Sunderland game of the season on Saturday, August 3 are being reminded of changes which could affect their journey to the Stadium of Light.

By Debra Fox
Wednesday, 31 July, 2019, 10:02
Sunderland AFC has issued advice to fans ahead of Saturday's game.

Ahead of the 2019/20 season start, Sunderland AFC has issued advice to supporters travelling to the ground by car for the team’s first match.

There is no off-street parking available around the stadium, the club said, and motorists wishing to use the green car park are advised that to arrive no later than 20 minutes before kick-off.

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Supporters should no longer exit the Sheepfolds via Easington Street onto North Street by car. This is now a ‘no entry’ point for vehicles due to the completion of the North Bridge Street Road improvements.

There will also be a northbound closure between the A1231 Wessington Way roundabout and Testo’s roundabout from 8pm on Friday, August 2 to 6am on Monday. Monday 5.