STOKE CITY are to play two sides newly promoted to the Championship as part of their preparations for the 2017/18 Premier League season.
The Potters will face League One Champions Sheffield United at Bramall Lane and runners-up Bolton Wanderers at the Macron Stadium in July.
A City XI will also face near-neighbours Crewe Alexandra at Alexandra Stadium, while the Club also hope to announce in due course their programme of overseas pre-season games.
Mark Hughes' men will go head-to-head with Sheffield United on Tuesday, July 25 with a 7.45pm kick-off.
Tickets for the fixture in South Yorkshire will be priced £15 for adults and £5 for all concessions.
They will then face Bolton the following Saturday - July 29 - at 3.00pm. Ticket prices have yet to be confirmed.
A City XI will travel to Alexandra Stadium a day later (kick-off 3.00pm) and entry will cost £10 for adults, £5 for seniors and £2 for under-16s.
Confirmed 2017/18 Pre-Season so far:
Tuesday, July 25 | Sheffield United (A) - 7.45pm
Sunday, July 30 | Crewe Alexandra (A) - 3pm