Sunderland v reading postponed due to waterlogged pitch

Updated: August 25, 2012

Sunderland’s premier league clash with Reading has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch in the Stadium of Light.

The city was hit by torrential rain throughout the night and a late pitch inspection found that parts of the the pitch would not play and referee Neil Swarbrick was forced to call the match off.

A date will be announced shortly for the rearranged fixture.

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