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.
21. Boxing Day 2011
Stephane Sessegnon breaks through to set up Jack Colback's goal as Sunderland draw 1-1 with Everton. Photo: Picture by Peter Berry
22. Wear-Tees derby
Dave Watson and Gordon Harris are pictured as Sunderland draw 2-2 with Middlesbrough on Boxing Day 1970 at Roker Park Photo: JPIMEDIA
A Black Cats fan in fancy dress prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Sunderland at Goodison Park on December 26, 2013. Photo: Clive Brunskill