League One play-offs: Fixture dates, TV channels, ticket details and all the information Sunderland fans need
Sunderland will take part in the League One play-offs this season – and here’s everything you need to know ahead of the competition.
Victory at Plymouth sealed a top six finish for Lee Johnson’s side – raising the possibility of a return visit to Wembley at the end of May.
And here’s everything you need to know about the end of the season lottery:
WHEN ARE THE LEAGUE ONE PLAY-OFF SEMI FINALS?
The League One play-off semi finals will be played across May.
Blackpool will face Oxford United on Tuesday, May 18 (6pm) and Friday, May 21 (7:45pm).
Sunderland face-off against Lincoln on Wednesday, May 19 (6pm) and Saturday, May 22 (3pm)
Blackpool and Sunderland will play at home in the second leg.
WHEN IS THE LEAGUE ONE PLAY-OFF FINAL?
The League One play-off final will once again be taking place at Wembley Stadium this year – and will take place on Sunday, May 30.
Kick-off is scheduled for 3pm.
ARE THE LEAGUE ONE PLAY-OFFS ON TV? WHERE CAN I WATCH?
Yes, the League One play-offs will be broadcast.
Sky Sports will be showing all the action from the semi-finals and the final on their channels.
WHO WILL BE TAKING PART IN THE LEAGUE ONE PLAY-OFFS?
The exact play-off line-up has now been confirmed. Here’s who will be taking part:
- Lincoln City
- Oxford United
CAN FANS ATTEND THE LEAGUE ONE PLAY-OFFS?
As things stand, fans will be able to return to watch their team in the League One play-offs – albeit in limited numbers.
The government roadmap out of lockdown states that from no earlier than May 17: ‘the government will also allow some larger performances and sporting events in indoor venues with a capacity of 1,000 people or half-full (whichever is a lower number), and in outdoor venues with a capacity of 4,000 people or half-full (whichever is a lower number). In the largest outdoor seated venues, where crowds can be spread out, up to 10,000 people will be able to attend (or a quarter-full, whichever is lower).’
With all League One play-off ties set to be played following that day in May, clubs could be set to welcome back fans if the roadmap proceeds as planned.
ARE TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR THE LEAGUE ONE PLAY-OFFS?
Ticket details for fixtures will be confirmed once the government roadmap is confirmed – and when clubs know whether they will be able to admit spectators.
Sunderland will be confirming their ticketing details on Tuesday, May 11.
WHAT ARE THE ODDS FOR THE LEAGUE ONE PLAY-OFFS?
Sunderland are currently the favourites to achieve promotion via the end of season play-offs.
Sky Bet are offering the current promotion odds for teams in play-off contention:
Sunderland – 13 / 8
Blackpool – 11 / 4
Oxford United – 11 / 4
Lincoln City – 9 / 2