Stadium of Light

Latest stories

2h
chroniclelive
Sam Allardyce to use unwanted Adam Matthews to lure Aden Flintof Sunderland’s players with the exception of top goalscorer Jermain Defoe). A
Sam Allardyce to use unwanted Adam Matthews to lure Aden Flint
chroniclelive / Posted 2 hours ago
of Sunderland’s players with the exception of top goalscorer Jermain Defoe). Allardyce is reported to want Flint at the Stadium of Light as cover at the back. Lamine Kone and Younes Kaboul established themselves at centre-back towards the end of... Read more
2h
Sunderland FC
Australia at the Academy of Lightat the AoL Socceroos on Wearside. Australia have arrived on Wearside ahead of
Australia at the Academy of Light
Sunderland FC / Posted 2 hours ago
at the AoL Socceroos on Wearside. Australia have arrived on Wearside ahead of Friday's friendly with England at the Stadium of Light. The Socceroos were put through their paces at the Academy of Light on Tuesday and safc.com were there to... Read more
3 related stories
2h
Sunderland FC
Flashback England defeat BelgiumEngland @ The SoL: Belgium beaten Shearer and Redknapp net in SoL's first inte
Flashback England defeat Belgium
Sunderland FC / Posted 2 hours ago
England @ The SoL: Belgium beaten Shearer and Redknapp net in SoL's first international fixture. In October 1999 the Stadium of Light held its first international tie as England took on Belgium. It was a coup for both Sunderland AFC and the city... Read more
2h
Sport in a storm
Bridcutt's Leeds switch could be offunclear if Clarke will pursue the former Brighton man should he be appointed al
Bridcutt's Leeds switch could be off
Sport in a storm / Posted 2 hours ago
unclear if Clarke will pursue the former Brighton man should he be appointed although his future lies away from the Stadium of Light in any case, even though he still has one year left on his contract. Several other Championship clubs could... Read more
2h
Football Australia
Rule changes trial for England v Caltex Socceroosdon’t officially come into effect until June, the English FA and Football Feder
Rule changes trial for England v Caltex Socceroos
Football Australia / Posted 2 hours ago
don’t officially come into effect until June, the English FA and Football Federation Australia agreed to use them at the Stadium of Light. The biggest of the 95 rule alterations to come into effect centres around the punishment for the obvious... Read more
2h
Evening Standard
Danny Rose ready to fight for England place in Franceis aware he faces stiff competition from Southampton star Bertrand, who is set
Danny Rose ready to fight for England place in France
Evening Standard / Posted 2 hours ago
is aware he faces stiff competition from Southampton star Bertrand, who is set to start against Australia at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light on Friday night. MORE FROM ENGLAND Kane: I know I'll get chances with Alli at No.10 England’s opening... Read more
11 related stories
3h
Football Australia
Preview: England v Caltex Socceroosdoubt Rooney would like to erase his debut memories by helping the Three Lions
Preview: England v Caltex Socceroos
Football Australia / Posted 3 hours ago
doubt Rooney would like to erase his debut memories by helping the Three Lions to a win against a nation England relish playing – and beating - in any sport. Though, ultimately, there is a bigger picture for both nations at the Stadium o... Read more
5 related stories
4h
Northern Echo
England v Australia game at Stadium of Light now a sell-outThe Stadium of Light will be bedecked in England colours, for what will be its
England v Australia game at Stadium of Light now a sell-out
Northern Echo / Posted 4 hours ago
The Stadium of Light will be bedecked in England colours, for what will be its highest profile game in over a decade. On the day of the game a huge Fan Zone will be open outside the stadium from 3pm, featuring live music from Frankie and the... Read more
4h
Sunderland FC
England game sold outcrowd will welcome the Three Lions to Wearside later this week, with tickets fo
England game sold out
Sunderland FC / Posted 4 hours ago
crowd will welcome the Three Lions to Wearside later this week, with tickets for England’s game versus Australia at the Stadium of Light now sold out. Tens of thousands of football fans will be heading to the home of Sunderland AFC for the... Read more
4h
Goal.com
England v Australia Betting: Three Lions set to run riotthe inexperienced Socceroos England will continue their prepararations for Eur
England v Australia Betting: Three Lions set to run riot
Goal.com / Posted 4 hours ago
the inexperienced Socceroos England will continue their prepararations for Euro 2016 when they welcome Australia to the Stadium of Light in Friday's friendly match. Roy Hodgson's men saw off Turkey 2-1 in Manchester last time out and are 1/5... Read more
5h
Daily Telegraph
Intriguing debutant who could still be lostkeep tabs on Degenek’s progress. He has fielded several calls from them in rece
Intriguing debutant who could still be lost
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
keep tabs on Degenek’s progress. He has fielded several calls from them in recent weeks – and, given Friday’s game at the Stadium of Light is only a friendly, he won’t be definitively locked in for Australia, even if he should play. But with only... Read more
8h
Times of Malta
San Siro final – the Italy linkfinal between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. This will be a replica of the 2
San Siro final – the Italy link
Times of Malta / Posted 8 hours ago
final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. This will be a replica of the 2014 showdown that was played at Benfica’s Stadium of Light. On that occasion, Carlo An-celotti’s Real overcame Atletico 4-1 in extra-time to chalk up ‘La Decima’... Read more
20 related stories
8h
tribalfootball.com
Man Utd great Scholes expects England to reach Euro2016 semisand gel together, we've got a great chance of getting to the semis." England t
Man Utd great Scholes expects England to reach Euro2016 semis
tribalfootball.com / Posted 8 hours ago
and gel together, we've got a great chance of getting to the semis." England take on Australia in a friendly at the Stadium of Light on Friday before coming up against Portugal at Wembley on June 2. They open their Euro2016 campaign against... Read more
8h
Football Australia
Craig Goodwin grateful to be back in Socceroos foldas great an impact on the team as I can.” Asked about the prospect of featurin
Craig Goodwin grateful to be back in Socceroos fold
Football Australia / Posted 8 hours ago
as great an impact on the team as I can.” Asked about the prospect of featuring against England’s array of stars at the Stadium of Light on Saturday (AEST), Goodwin said: “It would be fantastic. It’s the greatest honour in football is being... Read more
9h
The World Game
Wright's thirst to make every Socceroos post a winnerto the Manchester United first-team set-up, is set to make his international de
Wright's thirst to make every Socceroos post a winner
The World Game / Posted 9 hours ago
to the Manchester United first-team set-up, is set to make his international debut off the bench against Australia at the Stadium of Light on Saturday (AEST). England coach Roy Hodgson surprised many by picking Rashford in his 26-man pre-EURO... Read more
11h
Football Australia
Massimo Luongo’s Spurs link adds spice to England clashreunion of sorts when the English host the Australians on Friday night (Saturda
Massimo Luongo’s Spurs link adds spice to England clash
Football Australia / Posted 11 hours ago
reunion of sorts when the English host the Australians on Friday night (Saturday morning Australian time) at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light. “It’ll be nice to touch base a little before the game or after the game,” Luongo told reporters on... Read more
11h
Football Australia
Preston’s enforcer Bailey Wright vows brawn for beautiful SocceroosWright, 23, hailed the beautiful way the Socceroos play under Ange Postecoglou.
Preston’s enforcer Bailey Wright vows brawn for beautiful Socceroos
Football Australia / Posted 11 hours ago
Wright, 23, hailed the beautiful way the Socceroos play under Ange Postecoglou. But against England at the Stadium of Light, Preston’s solidly built central defender won’t take a backward step providing the defensive muscle needed to shackle some of... Read more
11h
FOXSPORTS.com.au
Australia and England’s football historyfriendly against England in 13 years. Australia will splay a one-off friendly
Australia and England’s football history
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 11 hours ago
friendly against England in 13 years. Australia will splay a one-off friendly against England on May 27 at the Stadium of Light in the first match between the nations since the Socceroos shocked Sven Goran Eriksson’s men 3-1 at Upton... Read more
3 related stories
12h
Daily Telegraph
Australia and England’s football historySocceroos v England international football history: Australia friendly at Stadi
Australia and England’s football history
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 hours ago
Socceroos v England international football history: Australia friendly at Stadium of Light | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this... Read more
3 related stories
12h
FOXSPORTS.com.au
Can you name the two squads from 2003?was debuting as a 17-year-old and growing Everton superstar. More than 13 year
Can you name the two squads from 2003?
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 12 hours ago
was debuting as a 17-year-old and growing Everton superstar. More than 13 years later and ahead of the meeting at the Stadium of Light, the Manchester United captain has won five Premier Leagues, two League Cups, the Champions League, the FIFA... Read more
3 related stories
12h
Daily Telegraph
Can you name the two squads from 2003?was debuting as a 17-year-old and growing Everton superstar. More than 13 year
Can you name the two squads from 2003?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 hours ago
was debuting as a 17-year-old and growing Everton superstar. More than 13 years later and ahead of the meeting at the Stadium of Light, the Manchester United captain has won five Premier Leagues, two League Cups, the Champions League, the FIFA... Read more
3 related stories
14h
Sydney Morning Herald
England v Socceroos friendly: Roy Hodgson tinkers with squad ahead of Euro 2016 tournamentthere is such a short period of time. "But I am ruling nothing out." Hodgson
England v Socceroos friendly: Roy Hodgson tinkers with squad ahead of Euro 2016 tournament
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 hours ago
there is such a short period of time. "But I am ruling nothing out." Hodgson also plans to use the game at Sunderland's Stadium Of Light to test the fitness of Jack Wilshere. Wilshere missed most of Arsenal's season with a broken leg, but... Read more
44 related stories
17h
SportsFan
Hodgson tinkers with Euro squad vs Austthere is such a short period of time. "But I am ruling nothing out." Hodgson
Hodgson tinkers with Euro squad vs Aust
SportsFan / Posted 17 hours ago
there is such a short period of time. "But I am ruling nothing out." Hodgson also plans to use the game at Sunderland's Stadium Of Light to test the fitness of Jack Wilshere. Wilshere missed most of Arsenal's season with a broken leg, but... Read more
13 related stories
17h
Adelaide Now
Socceroos captain fit to face Englandthrough the session. The other 22 players completed a full session, with just
Socceroos captain fit to face England
Adelaide Now / Posted 17 hours ago
through the session. The other 22 players completed a full session, with just two trainings left before the clash at the Stadium of Light. Defender Bailey Wright said the first session in an international camp was generally an adaptation... Read more
3 related stories
17h
FOXSPORTS.com.au
Socceroos captain fit to face Englandthrough the session. The other 22 players completed a full session, with just
Socceroos captain fit to face England
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 17 hours ago
through the session. The other 22 players completed a full session, with just two trainings left before the clash at the Stadium of Light. Defender Bailey Wright said the first session in an international camp was generally an adaptation... Read more
3 related stories
17h
The Courier Mail
Socceroos captain fit to face Englandthrough the session. The other 22 players completed a full session, with just
Socceroos captain fit to face England
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
through the session. The other 22 players completed a full session, with just two trainings left before the clash at the Stadium of Light. Defender Bailey Wright said the first session in an international camp was generally an adaptation... Read more
3 related stories
17h
Daily Telegraph
Socceroos captain fit to face Englandthrough the session. The other 22 players completed a full session, with just
Socceroos captain fit to face England
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 hours ago
through the session. The other 22 players completed a full session, with just two trainings left before the clash at the Stadium of Light. Defender Bailey Wright said the first session in an international camp was generally an adaptation... Read more
3 related stories
18h
vitalfootball co uk
Little time for Manchester United striker RashfordMan United striker set to face Australia. Roy Hodgson has virtually confirmed
Little time for Manchester United striker Rashford
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 18 hours ago
Man United striker set to face Australia. Roy Hodgson has virtually confirmed his involvement against the Aussies at the Stadium of Light and as much as he's an 'enormous talent' there's not much time for him to 'stamp his authority' on this... Read more
44 related stories
19h
Daily Mirror
Valencia player explains why Gary Neville failed as managera “quality” boss when he finds the right job. Ryan will play for the Socceroos
Valencia player explains why Gary Neville failed as manager
Daily Mirror / Posted 19 hours ago
a “quality” boss when he finds the right job. Ryan will play for the Socceroos against Roy Hodgson’s men on Friday at the Stadium of Light. Australian goalkeeper Mathew Ryan was part of the Valencia squad Neville inherited last year Asked about... Read more
4 related stories
20h
Squawka
International boss: I hope to play this Man Utd ace on Fridaythe victory over Turkey due to his club commitments, the teenager is in content
International boss: I hope to play this Man Utd ace on Friday
Squawka / Posted 20 hours ago
the victory over Turkey due to his club commitments, the teenager is in contention to feature against Australia at the Stadium of Light. “I’m not planning an experimental team but we have only three preparation games and already quite a lot of... Read more
20h
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Champions League final goal like losing virginity - RamosMadrid's Sergio Ramos celebrates after scoring during the 2014 Champions League
Champions League final goal like losing virginity - Ramos
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 hours ago
Madrid's Sergio Ramos celebrates after scoring during the 2014 Champions League final against Atletico Madrid at the Stadium of Light in Lisbon Ramos broke Atletico's hearts with his stoppage time equaliser to deny Diego Simeone's men a... Read more
2 related stories
21h
Sport in a storm
Black Cats to join Albion star chaseon top-scorer Jermain Defoe looking forward to next season as he attempts to av
Black Cats to join Albion star chase
Sport in a storm / Posted 21 hours ago
on top-scorer Jermain Defoe looking forward to next season as he attempts to avoid yet another relegation scrap at the Stadium of Light. Reports on Wearside also suggest Morrison's ability to play out wide or in a central midfield role is... Read more
22h
Vavel
Fabio Borini left out of Italy's Euro 2016 squadItaly squad for this summer's Euro 2016 tournament.Left out The former Liverpo
Fabio Borini left out of Italy's Euro 2016 squad
Vavel / Posted 22 hours ago
Italy squad for this summer's Euro 2016 tournament.Left out The former Liverpooland Chelseastriker impressed at the Stadium of Light this season especially towards the back end as he was pivotal in helping keep the side afloat for their... Read more
75 related stories
1d
express
Hodgson on Wilshere, Man City signing today, bold move to land strikerstarted in England's 2-1 friendly win over Turkey on Sunday and could get a run
Hodgson on Wilshere, Man City signing today, bold move to land striker
express / Posted yesterday
started in England's 2-1 friendly win over Turkey on Sunday and could get a run out against Australia at the Stadium of Light on Friday night. And Hodgson has backed the midfielder to improve his game in the lead-up to the... Read more
1d
Sunderland FC
The Vault classic game 2always a favourite - the 1-0 win over Manchester City from New Year's Day 2012.
The Vault classic game 2
Sunderland FC / Posted yesterday
always a favourite - the 1-0 win over Manchester City from New Year's Day 2012. There's rarely been a louder roar at the Stadium of Light - look back on a fine win with SAFSee's free highlights above. McNamee praises England duo Watmore cameos... Read more
3 related stories
1d
Oldham Chronicle
Hodgson won't rule out taking Rashford to Eurosduring United's FA Cup final victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday and could
Hodgson won't rule out taking Rashford to Euros
Oldham Chronicle / Posted yesterday
during United's FA Cup final victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday and could face Australia in Friday's friendly at the Stadium of Light. Asked if Rashford could play, Hodgson said: "We'd hope so, yes. I'm not planning an experimental team but... Read more
44 related stories
1d
Sunderland FC
Club and country Latest offers from club stores. England take on Australia in a UEFA Euro 201
Club and country
Sunderland FC / Posted yesterday
Latest offers from club stores. England take on Australia in a UEFA Euro 2016 warm-up game at the Stadium of Light on Friday 27th May and we have a selection of club and country t-shirts on a 2 for £20 offer. There are two... Read more
1d
Sunderland FC
The Vault classic game 2always a favourite - the 1-0 win over Manchester City from New Year's Day 2012.
The Vault classic game 2
Sunderland FC / Posted yesterday
always a favourite - the 1-0 win over Manchester City from New Year's Day 2012. There's rarely been a louder roar at the Stadium of Light - look back on a fine win with SAFSee's free highlights above. Watmore camoes in England rout SEASON... Read more
3 related stories
1d
Sport in a storm
Allardyce eager to hit ground runningthe first five games of next season will be vital if they are to avoid another
Allardyce eager to hit ground running
Sport in a storm / Posted yesterday
the first five games of next season will be vital if they are to avoid another relegation fight. Allardyce arrived at the Stadium of Light last October to take charge of a team that had gathered three points from their first 10 matches of the... Read more
6 related stories
1d
Transfer Tavern
Manchester United's teen sensation will be handed first England cap on FridayRed Devils. According to The Guardian, the in-form striker will get the nod to
Manchester United's teen sensation will be handed first England cap on Friday
Transfer Tavern / Posted yesterday
Red Devils. According to The Guardian, the in-form striker will get the nod to start the game which will take place at the Stadium of Light, with Jamie Vardy absent due to his wedding which takes place tomorrow. The striker was in fine form... Read more
1d
chroniclelive
David Harker: Durham would not be hosting Sri Lanka Test were it not for the bigger pictureof international sport on Friday, when the England football team play a Europea
David Harker: Durham would not be hosting Sri Lanka Test were it not for the bigger picture
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
of international sport on Friday, when the England football team play a European Championships warm-up game at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light in the evening. England go into the game 1-0 up in the three match series, but without Durham all-rounder... Read more
1d
Transfermarkt
Hodgson won't make any rash decisions with RashfordFA Cup final victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday and is now in line to face
Hodgson won't make any rash decisions with Rashford
Transfermarkt / Posted yesterday
FA Cup final victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday and is now in line to face Australia in Friday's friendly at the Stadium of Light. Asked if Rashford could play, Hodgson said: "We'd hope so, yes. I'm not planning an experimental team but... Read more
44 related stories
1d
vitalfootball co uk
Rashord Set For England Debutfor the Euro 2016 Finals, in France.The fixture is against Australia and is bei
Rashord Set For England Debut
vitalfootball co uk / Posted yesterday
for the Euro 2016 Finals, in France.The fixture is against Australia and is being played at Sunderland`s ground, the Stadium of Light. The first build-up fixture, on Sunday, didn`t feature any Manchester United players with it coming so soon... Read more
1d
ESPN.co.uk
Hodgson: Time against Rashford Euro hopesoff during United's FA Cup final victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday and is
Hodgson: Time against Rashford Euro hopes
ESPN.co.uk / Posted yesterday
off during United's FA Cup final victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday and is now in line to face the Socceroos at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland. Asked if Rashford could play, Hodgson said: "We'd hope so, yes. I'm not planning an... Read more
44 related stories
1d
Football Australia
Manchester United youngster Marcus Rashford set to make England debut against SocceroosFrance next month. And it appears he will get his first chance to show what he
Manchester United youngster Marcus Rashford set to make England debut against Socceroos
Football Australia / Posted yesterday
France next month. And it appears he will get his first chance to show what he’s got against the Caltex Socceroos at the Stadium of Light on Saturday (AEST). “He was a bit unlucky that we selected him and the amount of time we have together is... Read more
1d
Football365
'Enormous talent' Rashford set to make England debutFA Cup final victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday and is now in line to face
'Enormous talent' Rashford set to make England debut
Football365 / Posted yesterday
FA Cup final victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday and is now in line to face Australia in Friday’s friendly at the Stadium of Light. Asked if Rashford could play, Hodgson said: “We’d hope so, yes. I’m not planning an experimental team but... Read more
44 related stories
1d
Evening Standard
Rashford to start against Australia as Hodgson rotates England squad0 Position: ST Ratings vs Turkey: N/A Ian Walton/Getty Images Players from
Rashford to start against Australia as Hodgson rotates England squad
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
0 Position: ST Ratings vs Turkey: N/A Ian Walton/Getty Images Players from both those sides will feature at the Stadium of Light as Hodgson casts his eye over the squad in the final friendly before England must name their Euro 2016... Read more
11 related stories
1d
iol.co.za
Roy gives Vardy a wedding day warningcolleagues will not be there because of their training schedule in preparation
Roy gives Vardy a wedding day warning
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
colleagues will not be there because of their training schedule in preparation for Friday’s clash with Australia at the Stadium of Light. ‘Jamie invited everybody, but of course we can’t go,’ said Hodgson. ‘Having said that, we train at 5pm on... Read more
4 related stories
1d
tribalfootball.com
Rashford to follow Man Utd captain Rooney by making England debut against AustraliaAustralia in a friendly on Friday. Hodgson has indicated that he will hand the
Rashford to follow Man Utd captain Rooney by making England debut against Australia
tribalfootball.com / Posted yesterday
Australia in a friendly on Friday. Hodgson has indicated that he will hand the 18-year-old his international debut at the Stadium of Light. Almost 13 years ago, Rooney also made his debut for the Three Lions in a game against the... Read more
44 related stories
1d
tribalfootball.com
Hodgson gives Drinkwater chance to attend wedding of Leicester colleague VardyDrinkwater to make it to the national camp on time as the squad prepares for Fr
Hodgson gives Drinkwater chance to attend wedding of Leicester colleague Vardy
tribalfootball.com / Posted yesterday
Drinkwater to make it to the national camp on time as the squad prepares for Friday's friendly with Australia at the Stadium of Light. "He (Vardy) was very good with his invites, he invited everybody but of course we can't go," said the... Read more
More

People in this news