Pools will face Sunderland in the Third Round of the DurhamCounty Challenge Cup at Eppleton Colliery Welfare on Thursday 23rdJanuary (7pm kick-off).
The Black Cats overcame Willington in Round Two to set up ameeting with Pools and a date has now been confirmed for the game later this month.
Pools have so far beaten Shildon and Tow Law to reach this
stage of the competition and will now hope to make further progress againstSunderland.
Admission prices for the game will be £3 for adults and £1 forconcessions.