Boston United set to host Premier League Sunderland

Liam Agnew..
Liam Agnew..

Sunderland have become the latest high-profile team to be added to Boston United’s pre-season friendly schedule.

A Black Cats XI will arrive at the Jakemans Stadium for a warm-up match on Saturday, July 26 (KO 3pm).

The Pilgrims enjoyed a close relationship with the Premier League club last season, handing first-team experience to development squad youngsters Liam Marrs, Liam Agnew and David Ferguson.

Confirmed pre-season matches: July 15 - Spalding United (A); July 19 - Aston Villa (H); July 21 - Nottingham Forest (H); July 23 - Lincoln United (A); July 26 - Sunderland (H); July 29 - Gainsborough Trinity (H), Lincolnshire Senior Cup quarter-final; August 2 - Grimsby Town (H), Lincolnshire Senior Cup semi-final (TBC).