Published: 8th June 2022

Dundee United will face English sides Sunderland and Fleetwood Town as part of preparations for the 2022-23 cinch Premiership season.

Sky Bet Championship new boys Sunderland will travel to Tannadice for a pre-season friendly on Saturday July 16th, 3pm kick-off.

Alex Neil’s Black Cats secured promotion after a 2-0 Play-off final win over Wycombe Wanderers ended a four year stay in the Sky Bet League One.

United will also travel to Fleetwood Town on Saturday July 23rd at Highbury Stadium for another 3pm kick-off.

Fleetwood, based eight miles north of Blackpool, have recently appointed former Celtic and Scotland midfielder Scott Brown as Head Coach.

Dundee United closed doors games and pre-season tour

With the new Premiership due to kick-off on July 30th and our first Europa Conference League clash on August 4th, United will also play two closed doors games against competitive opposition in early July.

Arrangements for a short pre-season tour are currently being finalised. These will be announced by the Club in due course.

Dundee United will welcome Sunderland to Tannadice 

Dundee United Sporting Director Tony Asghar said: “We’re delighted with the pre-season plans we have put in place.

“The fixtures we have arranged will help us get the team in the best possible condition ahead of what promises to be an exciting season.

“There will also be a bit of glamour with the visit of Sunderland to Tannadice, along with an exciting away day. 

“Sunderland are celebrating their return to the Championship and we anticipate there will be a big crowd at Tannadice for that match.

“We also believe we have chosen a great away day for our supporters. They have backed us in numbers on the road this year and we hope to see many of them down in Fleetwood to create another great atmosphere.”

Ticket details for Sunderland (H) and Fleetwood Town (A) will be announced in due course.