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

Sunderland are set to face Northampton Town in their next League One fixture.

Sunday, 2nd May 2021, 8:38 am

The Black Cats will take on the Northampton Town in their final game before the play-offs as Lee Johnson’s men look to build momentum.

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

Sunderland defeated Plymouth Argyle 3-1 last time out whilst Northampton Town were hammered 3-0 by Blackpool.

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Sunderland captain Max Power in action during the Sky Bet League One match between Sunderland and Blackpool at Stadium of Light.

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

When is Sunderland vs Northampton Town?

The League One clash between Sunderland and Northampton Town will take place at the Stadium of Light on Sunday, May 9.

Kick off is scheduled for 12pm.

What are the odds for Sunderland vs Northampton Town?

Sunderland: 8/15

Draw: 14/5

Northampton Town: 4/1

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

What channel is Sunderland vs Northampton Town on?

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

Unlike the Black Cats’ games against Peterborough United in League One and Tranmere Rovers in the Papa John’s Trophy final earlier this season, this fixture hasn’t been chosen to be broadcast.

Can I stream Sunderland vs Northampton Town online?

Yes, Sunderland’s game against Northampton Town will be streamed via SAFSEE.

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.

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 Stadium of Light on our website, plus another Watch Party with our team of Sunderland fans.

Is there any team news ahead of Sunderland vs Northampton Town?

Charlie Wyke and Aiden McGeady both missed out against Plymouth Argyle as Sunderland manage the pair's minor injury issues.

McGeady has been suffering with swelling to the foot of late and also has a broken nose, while Wyke, who has not missed a league game in 2021, is managing a thigh issue.

Sunderland were handed a boost ahead of the game against Argyle, with Conor McLaughlin returning to the starting XI after making an unexpectedly swift recovery from a hernia operation.

However, the defender was substituted at half-time during the win.

Jordan Willis is expected to be out of action for a further nine to 12 months with a knee injury whilst Dion Sanderson has also been ruled out for the remainder of the campaign.

Are there any tickets available for Sunderland vs Northampton Town?

No tickets will be available for fans for the League One clash.

The game is set to be played behind closed doors as per current government regulations.

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