SUNDERLAND'S League One tie at home to Oxford United next weekend has been postponed with a rearranged date to be announced soon. 

The Black Cats have had a number players from their squad called up for international duty and have now come to an agreement with the U's to rearrange the fixture. 

Corry Evans and Tom Flanagan have been called up for Northern Ireland while Niall Huggins will travel with the Wales Under 21's squad for their games against Moldova and the Netherlands. 

Callum Doyle and Dennis Cirkin will represent England at Under-19 and Under-20 level respectively. 

There had been talk of a potential call-up to the Scotland senior squad for striker Ross Stewart but manager Steve Clarke has decided against it for their World Cup qualifier against the Faroe Islands and Isreal. 

It's the second time this season a Sunderland game has been postponed due to the international schedule with their away tie against Sheffield Wednesday now due to be played Tuesday 2nd November. 

There will be an announcement on the dtae of the rearranged fixture in due course. The Black Cats are on the road as they make the long trip down to Portsmouth as they look to continue their strong start to the season.