Supporters' Guide: SAFC Women vs Charlton Athletic

SAFC Women make their long-awaited return to Eppleton on Sunday, hosting Charlton Athletic Women in the Barclays Women's Championship (KO 11:30am).

Following the postponement of the Lasses' home fixture with Sheffield United Women a fortnight ago due to the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Mel Reay's side will now get their Eppleton campaign up and running.

Date: Sunday 25 September

Fixture: Sunderland AFC Women vs Charlton Athletic Women - Barclays Women's Championship

Stadium: Eppleton CW

Kick-off: 11:30

Turnstiles open: 10:30

Secure your seat

Supporters can secure their seat via the e-ticketing site as the Lasses return to DH5.

Tickets are priced at £7 for adults, £3.50 for concessions and just £1 for under-16s, with both SAFC Men's and Eppleton season cards also granting access to the venue.

All tickets purchased online are emailed digitally and these tickets can be added to your mobile wallet, printed at home or the PDF can be saved on your device to present to a steward upon entering the stadium.

If you require a personal assistant ticket, please get in touch by emailing

Pay on the day

Supporters can purchase tickets on the day of the game via card only and cash will not be accepted at Eppleton CW.

Season card holders

If you are an Eppleton CW season card holder, please ensure that you bring your season card with you and present it to a steward at Turnstile 3 to enter the stadium.

As aforementioned, season cards for the Stadium of Light also include all Eppleton fixtures for SAFC Women and SAFC Under-21s.

Getting to the stadium

Eppleton CW is accessible by car and bus. Please advised that there will be no public parking available at the stadium.

The Hetton park-and-walk scheme is in operation for this match day, with parking available for supporters at Hetton School (postcode DH5 9JZ) before a 10-minute walk to Eppleton.

Parking spaces are also available on a first-come, first-served basis at Barnes Street, Barnes Street Church and McMurnie's Butchers. There are approximately a combined 70 spaces across these two car parks, available to supporters.

Transport North East regularly offer travel discounts, particularly to families and large groups. More information can be found here.

Postcode: DH5 9NE

If you are travelling by bus, please click the links below and look at the options available via ‘Go North East’.

Sunderland to Hetton-le-Hole

Durham > Hetton-le-Hole

If you are travelling from a different location, simply change the departure location to your local area.

Accessing the Stadium

Supporters will be able to access Eppleton CW from 10:30am.

All supporters including Season Card holders can access the stadium via the turnstile closest to the main stand.

Inside the stadium

Please be advised that seating at Eppleton CW is unreserved and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Catering facilities are available in the Hetton Centre behind one of the goals, with snacks and hot and cold beverages available to purchase by cash only.


Live streaming of the match, along with live text updates, will be available via the Women's side's official Twitter account, @SAFCWomen. You will also be able to review all the action via our match highlights package on in the coming days following the match, and highlights will be available on the FA Player.


If you have any other questions, please feel free to get in touch with a member of our team by emailing 

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