Family puts Sunderland season tickets up for sale on auction site

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A family says it wants to "pass the misery" of following Sunderland AFC onto others - after putting their season tickets on an online auction site.

A supporter with the username 'pinkscoobygirl' has posted one adult and two under-16 season cards on eBay.

The page as it appears on eBay.

The page as it appears on eBay.

They are looking for £350, with four games having already taken place.

The Black Cats are bottom of the Premier League table, having not won in their first eight matches this season.

The club has warned, though, that season ticket holders are not permitted to sell their seats online.

A post on the eBay page says: "I can't make my kids suffer any more. I've had enough.

"Still all 15 games left on these cards.

"I've suffered Boro, Palace, Everton and West Brom.

"Now it's time to pass the misery onto some other poor family.

"Great seats, all together in the family zone (like gold dust, you can't get three together in this end any more).

"Collection with cash please or I'll send special delivery for PayPal payments."

You can view the season tickets on eBay at http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/272418377854

Supporters commenting on the Echo's Facebook page poked fun at those selling the tickets.

Sue Hughes posted: "Wondering if they would swap for a kinder egg??"

Steven Mustard added: "Whys it drastic?? We've been rubbish for too long now."

Chris Gooch said: "Not worth a ragman's balloon."