Ahead of tomorrow’s schedule – and with Sunderland’s fixture postponed due to Coronavirus – we’ve delved deep into The Echo’s photo archives to bring you some retro scenes from past Boxing Day games.
Scroll down to view these retro Sunderland photos from Boxing Day fixtures past.
1. Former midfielder Jack Colback
Sunderland's Jack Colback with Manchester City's Sergio Aguero during a Boxing Day Premier League match at the Stadium of Light. Photo: Owen Humphreys
Sunderland fans enjoy the atmosphere on Boxing Day 2015. Photo: Alex Livesey
3. Blades v Black Cats
Sunderland lose 3-0 away to Sheffield United on Boxing Day back in 2017. Photo: Frank Reid
Ivan Campo of Bolton battles with Julio Arca of Sunderland during the Premier League match on December 26, 2005 at the Stadium of Light. Photo: Laurence Griffiths