Sunderland draw League One opposition in Carabao Cup third round

Sunderland will travel to Wigan Athletic in the third round of the Carabao Cup.

Wednesday, 25th August 2021, 10:31 pm
Sunderland boss Lee Johnson (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)

The Black Cats beat Championship outfit Blackpool 3-2 on Tuesday night after beating Port Vale in the first round.

Lee Johnson’s side netted around £22,000 from the game at Port Vale.

The attendance at Bloomfield Road was 5,756 with the average ticket price roughly £15 for the clash.

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That means Sunderland and Blackpool netted somewhere in the region of £38,000 each with the EFL taking home around £8,500.

In total, Sunderland have pocketed approximately £60,000 from their two Carabao Cup wins so far.

The tie will take place on the week commencing September 20.