Blues' new Premier League campaign kicks-off with an away match against Sunderland. The game will take place at the Stadium of Light on the opening day of the new Premier League season on Saturday, 14th August. Blues' first home game of the season will be against Blackburn Rovers on Saturday, 21st August. Other fixtures of note are the two local derby games against Aston Villa, the first of which will take place at Villa Park on 30th October with the reverse fixture at St Andrews on 15th January. On Boxing Day (26th December) Blues will be away at Everton and a seaside trip to newly promoted Blackpool is pencilled in for Tuesday, 4th April 2011. On the final day of the season on Saturday, 14th May 2011 Blues entertain Fulham at St Andrews.