These are the key fixtures for Sunderland fans to put in their diaries.
First game at Stadium of Light: Middlesbrough, August 20, KO 3pm
First away game: Manchester City on August 13, KO 3pm
Middlesbrough away: March 11, KO 3pm
Boxing Day: Manchester United at Old Trafford, KO 3pm
Final home game: Swansea City, May 13, KO 3pm
Final away game: Chelsea, May 21, KO 3pm
First game in 2017: Liverpool at the Stadium of Light, January 2, KO 3pm