The football season may be over for SAFC, but the stadium is being turned around for a summer of events.
Preparations are in full swing to host the England Vs Australia friendly, which will kick off the Bank Holiday weekend on May 27. Here's everything you need to know about the game:
*Roy Hodgson’s Three Lions will take to the pitch as part of their preparations for this summer’s UEFO European Championships.
*The home of Sunderland AFC has been chosen, alongside Wembley and Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium, as one of three venues to host the national side's vital warm up games.
*Kick off is at 7.45pm with early turnstiles open from 5.45pm. Hospitality will open from 4.45pm
*Road closures will be in place, similar to those used for concerts
*Tickets still remain for the international match, available from www.TheFA.com/tickets or call Ticketmaster 0844 826 2010
*Prices start from £20 for adults and £10 for children in the family area. Standard tickets for throughout the stadium range from just £25, £35, £45 and £55, with a £10 discount for supporters over 65, students and young fans under 16, continuing The FA’s commitment to provide fans with affordable ticket options for matches.
*The fan zone has been expanded and will be open from 3pm pre kick off and for an hour post kick off. It will feature a full programme of entertainment, including a performance from Frankie & the Heartstrings
*The full England squad for the fixture is
Goalkeepers: Fraser Forster, Joe Hart, Tom Heaton
Defenders: Ryan Bertrand, Gary Cahill, Nathaniel Clyne, Danny Rose, Chris Smalling, John Stones, Kyle Walker
Midfielders: Dele Alli, Ross Barkley, Fabian Delph, Eric Dier, Danny Drinkwater, Jordan Henderson, Adam Lallana, James Milner, Raheem Sterling, Andros Townsend, Jack Wilshere
Forwards: Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford, Wayne Rooney, Daniel Sturridge, Jamie Vardy