League One play-off semi-final: How to watch Lincoln City vs Sunderland on TV, streaming details, kick off time and referee

Sunderland are set to face Lincoln City in the first-leg of the League One play-offs tonight.

Wednesday, 19th May 2021, 9:20 am

The Black Cats will take on The Imps in the first leg of the League One play-off semi-final.

And with the fixture set to be shown on television, we walk you through how you can watch it.

Sunderland finished fourth in the third-tier as Lincoln finished fifth.

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Sunderland players celebrate the penalty shoot-out victory after the Papa John's Trophy semi-final match between Sunderland and Lincoln City.
Sunderland players celebrate the penalty shoot-out victory after the Papa John's Trophy semi-final match between Sunderland and Lincoln City.

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

When is Lincoln City vs Sunderland?

The first leg of the League One play-off semi-final between Lincoln City and Sunderland will take place at Sincil Bank on Wednesday, May 19.

Kick off is scheduled for 6pm.

What are the odds for Lincoln City vs Sunderland?

Sunderland: 17/10

Draw: 15/8

Lincoln City: 15/8

All odds correct at the time of writing via Paddy Power. Over 18s only. Please gamble responsibly and Be Gamble Aware. www.begambleaware.org.

What channel is Lincoln City vs Sunderland on?

The League One play-off semi-final first leg match between Lincoln City and Sunderland will indeed be shown on television.

The clash will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Football.

You can add the Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Football channels for just £18 per month combined or pick up the complete sports package for just £23 per month.

Can I stream Lincoln City vs Sunderland online?

Fans can also stream the match for £9.99 without signing up for a contract.

NOW TV can be streamed through a computer or apps found on most smart TVs, phones and consoles.

NOW TV is also available via BT Sport.

Existing Sky Sports customers can live stream the game via the Sky Go app on a variety of devices.

Are there any other ways I can follow Lincoln City vs Sunderland?

BBC Radio Newcastle also carries full match commentary with Nick Barnes and Gary Bennett and is available on the following frequencies: 95.4FM, 96FM, 103.7FM, 104.4FM and 1458AM.

The Sunderland Echo will also have full coverage from the Sincil Bank on our website, plus another Watch Party with our team of Sunderland fans.

Keep up-to-date with our live blog, player ratings, interviews and Watch Party on our Twitter and Facebook pages.

Who is the referee for Lincoln City vs Sunderland?

Craig Hicks will take charge of the semi-final first leg with Andrew Dallison and Hristo Karaivanov running the lines.

Sam Purkiss is the fourth official with Stephen Wade in reserve.

Are there any tickets available for Lincoln City vs Sunderland?

Lincoln have announced that 3,145 home fans will be able to attend the first leg of their play-off meeting with Sunderland at Sincil Bank.

The first leg will take place on Wednesday 19th May 2021 (6pm KO) and a ticketing ballot is available for 2020/21 season ticket holders.

There won’t be any tickets available for away fans but 10,000 Sunderland fans will be in attendance for the second leg at the Stadium of Light.

When is the League One play-off final?

Should Sunderland get there, the League One play-off final will once again be taking place at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, May 30.

Kick-off is scheduled for 3pm.

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