Matchday Experiences

Enjoy a premier football experience at Sunderland AFC

Whether you want to celebrate your season, motivate your players, top up your skills with some of the best coaches around or just have a great day out – our Matchday Experiences offer a great day to remember for local football teams, companies, groups or schools.

Players enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the Stadium of Light, a coaching session with our FA Level 2 qualified coaches or a friendly game against a local Foundation team, and then get to soak up the pre-match atmosphere before taking their seats to watch the Black Cats in action.

Itineraries are flexible can be changed to suit the needs of your group. We can arrange overnight accommodation, include additional coaching hours or more games against Foundation of Light teams and local opposition if required.



  • A behind the scenes tour of the Stadium of Light
  • A friendly game against a local Foundation team
  • A coaching session with SAFC Foundation of Light Coaches
  • The amazing pre-match atmosphere
  • Perfect seats to watch the Black Cats in action
  • A tasty lunch at Goals Sunderland, if requested


For more information, download a flyer or to sign your team up for a Matchday Experience, contact Aaron Croft or call 0191 5515318.


Being given all access to the Stadium of Light on a matchday, playing a game against a good quality local team and then taking our seats alongside more than 49,000 screaming fans for a Barclays Premier League game – we've never experienced anything like it!

Paul Osbourne, Head Coach, Gold Coast Knights U14s (Australia)


Please note that all fixtures are subject to change. Foundation of Light is not responsible for any changes that may be made.

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