Sunderland 2016/17 Premier League fixtures confirmed

The Black Cat's 2016/17 Premier League fixtures have been confirmed.

Sunderland 2016/17 Premier League fixtures confirmed
Above: Lamine Kone and Younes Kaboul celebrating | Photo:

The fixtures for Sunderland AFC's  tenth consecutive Premier League season have been confirmed.

Rivalry returns

​Having secured Premier League survival last season, Sunderland will kick-off their campaign next season at the Etihad Stadium against Manchester City under the watch of former Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola.

Their opening fixture at the Stadium of Light, could prove to be a fierce one, as they welcome local rivals Middlesbrough, to Wearside for their first league meeting in seven years.

Above: Lamine Kone scoring his goal in Sunderland's 2-1 win over Manchester United | Photo: EMPICS Sport
Above: Lamine Kone scoring his goal in Sunderland's 2-1 win over Manchester United | Photo: EMPICS Sport

Coming to a close

Sunderland will take on Watford in their final home game of 2016, before travelling to take on Jose Mourinho's Manchester United on Boxing Day, before rounding off 2016 with a trip to Burnley on New Year's Eve.

If a similar situation comes around like last season, Sunderland will have three crucial games going into the final day of the season , they will face Bournemouth, Hull City and Swansea with both the both the Bournemouth and Swansea both been on Wearside.

Sunderland will round off their 2016/17 Premier League season with a trip to Stamford Bridge, when they take on Chelsea under the watchful eye of new manager Antonio Conte.

Sunderland AFC's 2016/17 fixtures

  1. Sat Aug 13 Manchester City A 3pm
  2. Sat Aug 20 Middlesbrough H 3pm
  3. Wed Aug 24 EFL Cup 2
  4. Sat Aug 27 Southampton A 3pm
  5. Sat Sep 10 Everton H 3pm
  6. Sat Sep 17 Tottenham Hotspur A 3pm
  7. Wed Sep 21 EFL Cup 3
  8. Sat Sep 24 Crystal Palace H 3pm
  9. Sat Oct 1 West Bromwich Albion H 3pm
  10. Sat Oct 15 Stoke City A 3pm
  11. Sat Oct 22 West Ham United A 3pm
  12. Wed Oct 26 EFL Cup 4
  13. Sat Oct 29 Arsenal H 3pm
  14. Sat Nov 5 A.F.C. Bournemouth A 3pm
  15. Sat Nov 19 Hull City H 3pm
  16. Sat Nov 26 Liverpool A 3pm
  17. Wed Nov 30 EFL Cup 5
  18. Sat Dec 3 Leicester City H 3pm
  19. Sat Dec 10 Swansea City A 3pm
  20. Tue Dec 13 Chelsea H 7.45pm
  21. Sat Dec 17 Watford H 3pm
  22. Mon Dec 26 Manchester United A 3pm
  23. Sat Dec 31 Burnley A 3pm
  24. Mon Jan 2 Liverpool H 3pm
  25. Sat Jan 7 Emirates F.A. Cup 3
  26. Wed Jan 11 EFL Cup Semi-Final (1)
  27. Sat Jan 14 Stoke City H 3pm
  28. Sat Jan 21 West Bromwich Albion A 3pm
  29. Wed Jan 25 EFL Cup Semi-Final (2)
  30. Sat Jan 28 Emirates F.A. Cup 4
  31. Tue Jan 31 Tottenham Hotspur H 7.45pm
  32. Sat Feb 4 Crystal Palace A 3pm
  33. Sat Feb 11 Southampton H 3pm
  34. Sat Feb 18 Emirates F.A. Cup 5
  35. Sat Feb 25 Everton A 3pm
  36. Sun Feb 26 EFL Cup Final
  37. Sat Mar 4 Manchester City H 3pm
  38. Sat Mar 11 Middlesbrough A 3pm (Emirates F.A. Cup 6)
  39. Sat Mar 18 Burnley H 3pm
  40. Sat Apr 1 Watford A 3pm
  41. Tue Apr 4 Leicester City A 3pm
  42. Sat Apr 8 Manchester United H 3pm
  43. Sat Apr 15 West Ham United H 3pm
  44. Sat Apr 22 Arsenal A 3pm (Emirates F.A. Cup Semi-Final)
  45. Sat Apr 29 A.F.C. Bournemouth H 3pm
  46. Sat May 6 Hull City A 3pm
  47. Sat May 13 Swansea City H 3pm
  48. Sun May 21 Chelsea A 3pm
  49. Sat May 27 Emirates FA Cup Final