The Sunderland team has returned to the Championship after spending the last four seasons in Ligue 1.
In the final playoffs to climb to the second level of English football, Sunderland beat Wycumb Wanderers 2-0.
At Wembley, Elliott Ambleton and Ross Stewart scored for the Black Cats 12 minutes after the start of the match and 12 minutes before the end of regular time.
In addition to Sunderland, who is a six-time English champion, the teams of Wigan and Rotherham, who finished first and second in the division, are also climbing the Championship from the new season.
Sunderland last played in the English Premier League in the 2016/17 season.