Sunderland have announced a friendly with Sky Bet Championship side Hull City as they ramp up their pre-season preparations [Sunderland AFC Official].
The event will be the final fixture of the Black Cats pre-season schedule, as it is pencilled in at the Stadium of Light on Friday the 30th of July at 7pm [Sunderland AFC Official].
Before the clash, Lee Johnson’s men will travel to York City, Tranmere Rovers and Harrogate Town in a bid to build up fitness before the Sky Bet League One campaign begins [Sunderland AFC Official].
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Intriguingly, former Sunderland captain George Honeyman will be in line to return to his boyhood club, as he is now on the books of the Tigers [Hull Live].
In light of this, many Sunderland fans took to Twitter to voice their opinions on recent developments.
Sunderland AFC fans react:
Replying to the Sunderland AFC Official Twitter account, here is what some Black Cats supporters had to say about the friendly update, with one fan calling it ‘bizarre’:
“Think I’m boiling my head that night”
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