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Travel Guide: Sunderland

3 November 2021

Next up for the Stags is a trip to face Sunderland in the Emirates FA Cup first round on Saturday 06 November (3pm). Are you one of the many Mansfield fans making the trip to the north east? Here is all the information you need to know…

The distance from Mansfield to Sunderland is 140 miles and should take approximately 2 hours and 37 minutes to get to by car.

The Black Cats play at The Stadium of Light, Sunderland. The ground has a capacity of 49,000 people. The postcode for the venue is SR5 1SU.

Supporters will be seated in the Carling Stand (North Stand) of the stadium.

Parking for the match is available via some of the city centre’s multi-storey car parks. St.Mary’s Car Park is available up until 11:30pm and is approximately a 13-minute walk over Wearmouth Bridge away from The Stadium of Light.

There is no access to any form of street parking in the immediate vicinity, the surrounding area is resident and permit parking only.

Supporters can grab a bite to eat via the McDonald’s located at Roker Retail Park which is surrounded by both a Tesco Extra and a Lidl just a ten-minute walk from the stadium.

Alternatively, the Hilton Garden Inn hotel which can be located opposite the stadium on Vaux Brewery Way, will also be available for food.

The Colliery Tavern has been recommended by the home club as a pub suited for away supporters. The city centre has numerous bars and restaurants that supporters can use before and after the match.

Supporters travelling to the game via train should note that the train station is an 18-minute walk from the game’s venue. Taxis are available at the train station.

For any travel enquiries ring the Stags’ Supporters Association on 07967689597.

Supporters who have purchased SSA coach tickets for the game are advised that the coach will be leaving One Call Stadium at 9am Saturday morning.

Sandy's Bar & Kitchen is open on Saturday from 7am and serving Full English Breakfasts for supporters before the coaches depart.


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