Sunderland fixtures 2015/16 revealed: Black Cats given optimistic start before Chelsea and Liverpool ties over festive period

A complete guide to the 2015/16 Premier League fixtures for Sunderland

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Sunderland first managed to talk Dick Advocaat into replacing Gus Poyet last season, then the persuaded him to stay for another year despite insisting he retires. The question now is how far can he the Black Cats?

The suggestion is that another relegation scrap will take up much of Sunderland's 2015/16 season, but with a few shrewd additions and

Here are some of the highlights from Sunderland's fixture list to look out for:

First game

Leicester          (A)

Last game

Watford         (A)

Games against biggest rivals

Newcastle: 24 October (H), 19 March (A)

Over the festive period

Sunderland will play Man City  (A) on Boxing Day, Liverpool  (H) on the 29 December and Aston Villa (H) on New Year's Day.


Full Sunderland fixtures:



8 Leicester          (A)

15 Norwich         (H)

22 Swansea        (H)

29 Aston Villa     (A)


12 Tottenham    (H)

19 Bournemouth              (A)

26 Man Utd        (A)


3 West Ham        (H)

17 West Brom    (A)

24 Newcastle     (H)

31 Everton          (A)


7 Southampton (H)

21 Crystal Palace               (A)

28 Stoke               (H)


5 Arsenal             (A)

12 Watford         (H)

19 Chelsea          (A)

26 Man City        (A)

28 Liverpool        (H)


2 Aston Villa       (H)

12 Swansea        (A)

16 Tottenham    (A)

23 Bournemouth              (H)


2 Man City           (H)

6 Liverpool          (A)

13 Man Utd        (H)

27 West Ham     (A)


1 Crystal Palace (H)

5 Southampton (A)

12 Everton          (H)

19 Newcastle     (A)


2 West Brom      (H)

9 Leicester          (H)

16 Norwich         (A)

23 Arsenal           (H)

30 Stoke               (A)


7 Chelsea             (H)

15 Watford         (A)

Premier League Fixtures 2015/16 club by club

Arsenal fixtures / Aston Villa fixtures / Bournemouth fixtures

Chelsea fixtures / Crystal Palace fixtures / Everton fixtures

Leicester City fixtures / Liverpool fixtures

Manchester City fixtures / Manchester United fixtures

Newcastle United fixtures / Norwich fixtures

Southampton fixtures / Stoke City fixtures

Swansea City fixtures / Tottenham Hotspur fixtures

Watford fixtures / West Bromwich Albion fixtures

West Ham United fixtures