Accrington Stanley vs Sunderland: Is game on TV? Is there a stream? What time is kick off?

Sunderland are set to travel to the Wham Stadium to face Accrington Stanley in League One.

Wednesday, 17th March 2021, 9:21 am
Sunderland head coach Lee Johnson celebrates with the Papa John's Trophy after the Papa John's Trophy final match against Tranmere Rovers.

The Black Cats will take on the Stanley in the third tier this week.

And with the game set to be streamed, we walk you through how you can watch it.

Sunderland are sitting in fourth position at the moment with 60 points from 33 games following a 2-0 win against Portsmouth.

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Accrington Stanley, however, occupy 10th with 50 points from their 33 fixtures after a 3-2 loss to MK Dons in their last League One outing.

But how can you watch the clash? Here, we take you through everything you need to know…

When is Accrington Stanley vs Sunderland?

The League One clash between Accrington Stanley and Sunderland will take place at The Wham Stadium on Wednesday, March 17.

Kick off is scheduled for 7pm.

What are the odds for Accrington Stanley vs Sunderland?

At the time of writing, bookmakers Paddy Power have Sunderland priced at 19/20 to win the clash.

A draw is 23/10 with the same outlet, whilst an Accrington win is 14/5.

Paddy Power are offering a odds of 16/5 on Charlie Wyke to score first, with Aiden McGeady priced at 17/2.

Accrington’s Dion Charles to score first is priced at 5/1 currently, with Colby Bishop priced at 7/1.

All odds correct at the time of writing. Over 18s only. Please gamble responsibly and Be Gamble Aware.

What channel is Accrington Stanley vs Sunderland on?

Unfortunately, the League One match between Accrington Stanley and Sunderland won’t be shown on television.

Unlike the Black Cats’ recent games against Portsmouth and Tranmere Rovers, this fixture hasn’t been chosen to be broadcast.

But Sunderland fans can still stream the clash...

Can I stream Accrington Stanley vs Sunderland online for free?

Yes, Sunderland’s game against Accrington Stanley will be streamed on iFollow.

Frankie Francis and Danny Collins will be live from the 30 minutes before kick-off, with the duo also providing post-match analysis and reaction.

New users can set up an account and pay £10 to view the game by clicking here.

Existing users with a season pass can view the game by following this link.

The Sunderland Echo will also have full coverage from the Wham Stadium as Lee Johnson’s side aim to extend their unbeaten record to 10 games in all competitions in our live blog.

Who is the referee for Accrington Stanley vs Sunderland?

John Busby will referee Sunderland’s clash with Accrington Stanley.

David Avent and Gary Hilton will assist Busby, with Graham Salisbury named as the fourth official.

Is there any team news ahead of Accrington Stanley vs Sunderland?

Bailey Wright, Aiden O’Brien, Jordan Jones and Denver Hume missed Sunderland’s win against Tranmere Rovers at Wembley.

Tom Flanagan started in defence alongside Luke O’Nien but was forced off with an injury.

Grant Leadbitter played the full 90 minutes of the final but his ongoing shoulder injury means he will likely be monitored ahead of the clash.

But Dion Sanderson, Jake Vokins and Carl Winchester could all be in line to start against Accrington Stanley having missed out on the final due to being cup-tied.