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Wembley Stadium has issued an apology after spelling Middlesbrough incorrectly on Play-Off Final tickets. The mistake has been put down to human error.
An error has been made on the Championship Play-Off Final 2015 tickets, with Middlesbrough spelt incorrectly.
Wembley Stadium would like to apologise to Middlesbrough Football Club and its fans for this mistake, it was a human error. These tickets will still be valid for Monday’s game.
We hope that it does not detract from what will be an excellent game and we encourage fans looking for further information on the fixture to visit.
West Auckland Town are playing at Wembley today (May 10) the final of the FA Vase.
They were beaten by Dunston in the final of 2012.
But now they have a second chance.
West Auckland had revenge on Dunston in the quarter-finals. They beat St Andrews from Leicestershire in the semis. And now they are playing Sholing FA from Southampton in the 2014 final.
This weekend, and perhaps for the next three weekends, all roads lead to Wembley.
Gateshead are going next week. York City might be there the week after that.
Tomorrow (May 10) it is the turn of West Auckland Town, who have unfinished business in the final of the FA Vase.
Former Black Cats star Dennis Tueart came into the ITV Tyne Tees studios to consider the impact of Sunderland's famous cup victory in 1973, and the hopes for Wembley this weekend.
Watch Pam and Ian and Simon O'Rourke catch up with one of the legends of Sunderland's 1973 FA Cup winning team:
With more than 30,000 Sunderland supporters getting up early to make the long trip to Wembley for the Capital One Cup final on Sunday, the Black Cats are making sure that fans don't miss their alarm call.
Sunderland stars John O'Shea and Jack Colback have recorded special messages that fans can download from the Capital One Facebook page to set as their alarm on the morning of March 2.
Sunderland are on their way to Wembley.
They face Manchester City in the League Cup final on Sunday March 2.
To mark the event we have dug out a programme we made back in 1973 on the day the team won the FA Cup.
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Black Cats fans travelling to Wembley for the Capital One Cup final on March 2 are being advised that there is a Controlled Drinking Zone in place around Wembley Stadium.
A number of pubs in the Wembley area have been designated for Sunderland fans to use.
- The Torch
- Crock of Gold
- Moore Spice
- Watkins Folly
- Blue Check Cafe
- Alisan Bar
- Crystal Club (Silverspoon)
- The Parish
- First Class Sports Bar
- The Wembley Tavern
- Cheers Bar
Fans are also being warned than any person deemed to be drunk will not be permitted to enter the grounds at Wembley.
Sunderland fans are being warned that staff at Wembley Stadium will be cracking down on the use of pyrotechnics at the Capital One Cup final on March 2.
Pyrotechnics and smoke bombs are 'strictly prohibited' in and around Wembley and police say they will arrest anyone found with them.
“We want everyone to enjoy the Capital One Cup final and I would urge fans to heed the advice from Wembley. There is no place for pyrotechnics in football and Wembley will take the strongest action possible to ensure the safety of all supporters.”
Pyrotechnic detecting dogs will be on duty and all supporters, including minors (under 12), will be searched.