Sunderland AFC picture gallery special: See the stunning new flag display unveiled at Stadium of Light

Sunderland fans unveiled their stunning new pre-match flag display at the Stadium of Light - and you can see them in all their glory in our picture gallery special.

By Richard Mennear
Sunday, 14 April, 2019, 17:15
Red and White Army unveiled their new flag display. Pictures by Frank Reid.

Paying tribute to famous successes, legendary players and kits of years gone by, as well as the city's industrial heritage, the display helped create a breathtaking atmosphere before the clash with Coventry City. The display was organised by the Red and White Army supporters' group, who raised a remarkable £10,000 from the Sunderland fanbase.

Sunderland fans unveiled their stunning new pre-match flag display at the Stadium of Light - and you can see them in all their glory in our picture gallery special.
The new flags were unveiled prior to kick-off at the Stadium of Light.
Sunderland unfortunately went on to lose the game against Coventry 5-4.
Sunderland fans were encouraged to bring their own flags with them to.
The Red and White Army raised 10,000 towards the display.
Thousands of Sunderland fans took part in the display.

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Sunderland fans of all ages took part.
Sunderland's proud history has been captured on the flags.
The flag display was unveiled prior to kick-off at the Stadium of Light.
Sunderland fans of all ages were asked to join in the fun.
A number of SAFC legends feature on the flags.
Display unveiled before kick-off.
Fans of all ages took part.