Sunderland AFC supporters can watch the weekend Tyne-Wear derby on home turf – even though their team is playing away.
The Stadium of Light doors will open to fans on December 21 for fans who are unable to make the trip to see the Black Cats battle the Magpies at Newcastle’s St James’ Park - but who still what a stadium atmosphere.
“The Black Cats’ clash with NUFC is always one of the most anticipated games of the season"
As Foo Fighters name Sunderland's Stadium of Light as the venue they'll use to kick off the UK leg of their European tour, SOL Commercial Director Gary Hutchinson says that if the demand is there, this is just the beginning.
Grammy Award-winning rock band Foo Fighters will kick-off their European tour at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland in May 2015.Read the full story ›
Grammy Award-winning rock band, Foo Fighters are to perform at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland in the new year.
Frontman Dave Grohl, and the band will kick off the UK leg of their ‘Sonic Highways’ European tour on Wearside on 25th May 2015.
It is the group's only stadium gig in the UK between London and Edinburgh.
“This is a major coup for the Stadium of Light and the North East region and we are absolutely thrilled to be welcoming one of the world’s best live bands to Wearside."
Foo Fighters UK show dates:
- 25 May – Sunderland – Sunderland Stadium of Light
- 27 May – Manchester – Emirates Old Trafford
- 19 June – London – Wembley Stadium
- 20 June – London – Wembley Stadium
- 23 June – Edinburgh - BT Murrayfield Stadium
The regions tourism hotspots struck gold at the North East of England Tourism Awards last night, Tuesday 12th November.Read the full story ›
Bosses at the Stadium of Light say last night's One Direction concert generated around three million pounds for the local economy.Read the full story ›
The clean-up is in full swing today after One Direction's concert in Sunderland last night.
It is one of the Stadium of Light's biggest ever gigs.
52,000 fans welcomed One Direction to the Stadium of Light in Sunderland last night.
Some of them spoke to ITV News Tyne Tees after the concert.
Sunderland’s Stadium of Light welcomed 52,000 spectators last night as One Direction began their UK tour on Wearside.Read the full story ›
Thousands of fans are slowly filling up the Stadium of Light for tonight's One Direction show. A controversial video has emerged showing what appears to be two of the band's members, Zayn Malik, and, Louis Tomlinson, smoking drugs as they travel to a performance in Peru.
The footage has received a mixed reaction from fans. A spokesman for One Direction says that the matter is in the hands of their lawyers.