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18 August 2023

Club News


18 August 2023

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Rotherham United would like to make supporters travelling to support their team at the Stadium of Light aware of some key information across a number of areas ahead of the trip on Saturday.



There will be no sales to supporters on the day of the game.

Tickets remain on sale in the Red and White Shop and online until 4pm on Friday 18th August 2023.

Any supporters who have arranged to collect tickets will do so from the Ticket Office at Black Cat House at the Stadium of Light.


Travel Guide

Our hosts at Sunderland have provided us with the following Travel Guide which is available here -


Beacon of Light Fanzone

Rotherham United fans are welcome to join Sunderland supporters in the Beacon of Light Fanzone before the game.

This area will be open from 12:30pm.


Cashless Stadium & No Coins or Vapes

The Stadium of Light is a cashless stadium and only card payments will be taken in the kiosks.


Pub for Coaches just outside the area – Grindon Club

Millers supporters travelling to the match on coaches and want to find a club not far from the ground where they can park up for drinks and food pre-match would be welcomed at the Grindon Club, Gregory Road, Grindon, SR4 9RX.

The club can accommodate 8 travelling coaches and will put on food for fans. If this is of interest please let us know.


Pubs in the City Centre & Near the Ground

All pubs and restaurants in Sunderland city centre are away fan friendly.

Pubs recommended by the club in the city centre are Greens, Street Bar, Victors, Fire Station & The Peacock.

Pubs nearer to the stadium recommended by the club are the Colliery Tavern and the Hilton Hotel.


City Centre Parking

St Mary’s car park in the city centre is a 5 minute walk to the Stadium of Light. Postcode is SR1 3AH.


Disabled Bay Parking – Green Car Park

Sunderland have 6 bays reserved in our green car park for any fans that need an accessible bay outside the stadium.

Supporters should contact to book these.


Black Cats Bar Entrance – Lift Access

There are a lot of stairs on entering the stadium to the away end.

Older fans or fans with access needs can go to the Black Cat Bar entrance where they can use the lift to level 3 to enter the stadium.

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