If you’re doing your Christmas shopping in Sunderland this Thursday evening, you could meet a Sunderland player or two.
The club shop in Debenhams will be playing host to Michael Chopra and Kieran Richardson on Thursday 29 November, from 5.30 to 6.30pm. Craig Gordon and Greg Halford will be there at the same time on Thursday 6 December.
Paul McShane and Danny Higginbotham will be at the club shop in Sainsburys, Washington on Wednesday 5 December (5.30-6.30pm) – alternatively Dickson Etutu and Grant Leadbitter will be there at the same time one week later, on Wednesday 12 December.
Dwight Yorke will be at the Stadium of Light club shop on Tuesday 11 December, 5.30 to 6.30pm.