English Championship club Sunderland has agreed a partnership deal with UK betting and gaming giant Coral.

Sunderland seal Coral partnership

Coral will provide Sunderland’s Stadium of Light with a match-day betting service for all league and cup games during the forthcoming 2017-18 season.

Sunderland supporters will be able to access exclusive Coral offers and promotions throughout the season and be able to collect winnings from match-day bets in any Coral shop.

Louise Wanless, Sunderland’s head of communications, said: “We warmly welcome Coral to the club ahead of the commencement of the new season.

“As a leading UK name in their field they will ensure that our supporters can access a premium in-stadium service for all their match-day betting needs and we look forward to working alongside them.”

Coral PR director Simon Clare added: “We are thrilled at Coral to be establishing such a strong UK partnership with Sunderland and we would like to wish everyone connected to the club, especially all its passionate and dedicated supporters, the very best of luck for the season ahead.”

Pictured: Sunderland players, including club captain Lee Cattermole (right), marking the Coral deal