Sunderland tickets off sale Thursday

Earlier kick-off time agreed for FA Cup tie.

Gillingham’s Emirates FA Cup first round tie against Sunderland will take place on Saturday November 9 at the Stadium of Light at 1pm.

The fixture hasn’t been selected for live television coverage, however kick-off has been brought forward from the traditional 3pm start due to security reasons.

The draw for the first round was made last Monday evening and it will see the Gills visit Sunderland who have recently appointed Phil Parkinson as their new manager.

Adult ticket prices will cost just £10, with concessions at £5.




Gillingham have been allocated 308 tickets for the fixture. Tickets go off sale on Thursday November 7 at 4pm and Wednesday November 6 (4pm) is the final posting date for this game. 

Visiting fans will be situated in Tier 2 of the North Stand. Fans will enter via turnstiles 27-30.


Prices are as follows:

Adults - £10

Over 65 - £5

Under 16 - £5

Tickets can be purchased online, over the phone or in person. The number to call is 01634 350350 or click the link below for our ticketing site. Tickets can be purchased on the day at no extra cost, however it will be cash only transactions.




Coach Departure Times:

Sittingbourne Railway Station – 4.15am

Cricketers (Rainham) – 4.30am

MEMS Priestfield Stadium – 5am

Coaches and Horses (Strood) – 5.15am



Adults - £35 (16+)

Junior - £29 (Under 16)