Boxing Day Bonanza

Last updated : 04 December 2007 By Martyn Bowers
The game will see Roy Keane welcome his old-club to the Stadium of Light in what is hoped to be a late Christmas present for Sunderland fans.

Tickets sold out only days after they went on sale.

However, Manchester United will be lacking in the ranks since Sunderland City Coucil forced the club to reduce ticket allocation to 1,500. The reason being that unruly Red Devil fans have previously ignored stewards' pleas to stay seated.