Fixture update: Boro clash selected for TV

Sunderland AFC’s upcoming Sky Bet Championship fixture against Middlesbrough has been selected for live broadcast.

Initially schedule to take place on Saturday 03 September, the Tees-Wear match-up will now be played on Monday 05 September at 8pm.

Chris Wilder’s side finished seventh in the second tier last season, narrowly missing out on a Play-Off place after winning 20 league games and notching 70 points.

The last meeting between the two sides came in February 2018 and ended 3-3, as both teams ended the game with ten men and Callum McManaman scored a dramatic 96th-minute equaliser.

Broadcast selections

The following fixtures have been selected for overseas and domestic broadcast and are no longer eligible to be streamed via the Club’s digital platforms.

31 July – SAFC vs Coventry City

10 Aug – Sheffield Wednesday vs SAFC
13 Aug – SAFC vs Queens Park Rangers*
27 Aug – SAFC vs Norwich City

03 Sept – Middlesbrough vs Sunderland

*International broadcast only, kick-off time unchanged

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