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Sunderland confirmed as opponents in next season's Championship

Five more teams confirmed for next season's second tier

30 April 2017

Sunderland and Bolton Wanderers will be competing in the Sky Bet Championship next season after the latest round of fixtures. The Black Cats relegation from the Premier League was confirmed on Saturday after David Moyes' side lost 1-0 to AFC Bournemouth. Their relegation sets up a first meeting between Brentford and Sunderland since 1993. Heading in the other direction are Bolton Wanderers after they beat Peterborough United 3-0 this afternoon to secure second spot in Sky Bet League One and an instant return to the second tier.

As well as Brentford the following teams will all be staying in the division for next season's renewal of the Sky Bet Championship are:

Norwich City 
Derby County 
Preston North End 
Aston Villa 
Cardiff City 
Ipswich Town 
Wolverhampton Wanderers 
Bristol City 
Queens Park Rangers 
Burton Albion 

Also confirmed to be in the second tier next season are Sheffield United after The Blades secured promotion with a 2-1 win over Northampton Town last Saturday.


Season Tickets for next season are on sale now from just £369 adults, £259 seniors, £219 Young Persons, and £90 Juniors. Click here to visit our season tickets microsite for more information and to buy.


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