Matchday Lottery

Win £1,000 at every SAFC home league game

Buying a 'Grand in Your Hand' lottery ticket for just £1 not only helps support our life-changing work, but also gives you the chance to win £1,000!

Tickets are available from our licensed sellers throughout the Stadium of Light at every Sunderland AFC Premier League home game, including on the concourses and in all hospitality areas, Executive Suites and Executive Boxes just before kick-off.

The draw takes place during half-time with the winning number appearing on TV screens around the Stadium, in SAFC's official matchday programme Red & White, on our Twitter account @SAFCFoL and on this page below.

Foundation of Light receives all proceeds of the lottery which raises over £60,000 each season to support or life-changing work with local children and families across the North East.


2017-18 RESULTS: 

2179 - SAFC v Derby County | Friday 4th August 2017

3804 - SAFC v Leeds United | Saturday 19th August 2017

2416 - SAFC v Sheffield United | Saturday 9th September 2017

1895 - SAFC v Nottingham Forest | Tuesday 12th September 2017

1860 - SAFC v Cardiff City | Saturday 23rd September 2017

0890SAFC v Queens Park Rangers | Saturday 14th October

Please note: The prize of £1,000 will be provided in the form of a cheque. To claim the prize on match-day, you must have a valid photo ID and take your winning ticket into the Stadium of Light's main reception no later than 15 minutes after the final whistle.

Alternatively, please contact us to arrange collection. All prizes must be claimed within three months of the draw.

The Grand in Your Hand Lottery is licensed by The Gambling Commission under the Gambling Act 2005 (License Number 005173-N-306322-007). For more information, visit or

For information, advice, practical help, support and counselling to anyone suffering from the effects of gambling, visit or call 0808 8020 133.


Complaint Procedure

Foundation of Light aims to ensure that any issue regarding the lottery you may have is dealt with promptly and in confidence.

If you wish to make a complaint then please contact our lottery team in any of the following ways listed below.

  • By Telephone to our lottery team on 0191 5515365
  • By email to
  • In person, at our head office address: Stadium of Light, Sunderland, SR5 1SU
  • In writing to Jemma Garrett at: Foundation of Light, Stadium of Light, Sunderland, SR5 1SU


Your complaint will be fully investigated and a response issued within 10 working days.

If you are still not happy with the response the issue will then be referred to Foundation of Light's Board of Trustees.

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