1:11 PM EST, Fri December 19, 2014
The Journal 41 mins ago
Newcastle vs Sunderland key battles: Can Coloccini halt Steven Fletcher in the derby?

Newcastle vs Sunderland key battles: Can Coloccini halt Steven Fletcher in the derby?

In the second of our key battles features we look at the credentials of Fabricio Coloccini and Steven Fletcher ahead of the Tyne-Wear derby
The Northern Echo 1 hour ago

Press conference update: Giaccherini 'raring to go' for Sunderland as Poyet prepares for derby

EMANUELE Giaccherini has looked sharp for Sunderland in the build up to Sunday's 151st Tyne-Wear derby, with head coach Gus Poyet boosted ahead of the trip to St James' Park.
The Journal 1 hour ago
Newcastle Airport brings together Sunderland AFC and Newcastle United

Newcastle Airport brings together Sunderland AFC and Newcastle United

Newcastle Airport has announced the teams' foundations as their adopted charities for 2015 and 2016
Shields Gazette 2 hours ago

Sunderland fitness boost as creative star fit for derby

EMANUELE GIACCHERINI is likely to be involved in the Sunderland squad for this weekend’s Tyne-Wear derby.
James Hunter / The Journal 2 hours ago
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet leaves the door open for Emanuele Giaccherini to return

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet leaves the door open for Emanuele Giaccherini to return

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet says fit-again Emanuele Giaccherini has a chance of figuring against Newcastle United this weekend
Shields Gazette 3 hours ago

Derby day: Three key battles at Newcastle vs Sunderland

THE first meeting of the Tyne-Wear derby will see Newcastle host the Black Cats this Sunday, 21 and tensions are already high.
The Chronicle 6 hours ago
Newcastle vs Sunderland: The A-Z roundup of the Tyne-Wear derby

Newcastle vs Sunderland: The A-Z roundup of the Tyne-Wear derby

With Newcastle and Sunderland set to clash on Sunday Mal Robinson takes a brief look at the North East derby down the years
The Journal 6 hours ago
Newcastle vs Sunderland: I was there - a fan's lookback at the Tyne-Wear derby

Newcastle vs Sunderland: I was there - a fan's lookback at the Tyne-Wear derby

Sports Editor Mal Robinson caught up with Sunderland fanzine editor Jim Fox to get his lowdown on his memories of the region's all important game
Shields Gazette 7 hours ago

Newcastle teenager Adam Armstrong’s played his way into Alan Pardew’s Tyne-Wear derby plans

ADAM Armstrong’s good enough AND old enough to play for Newcastle United – and closer than ever to Alan Pardew’s starting XI.
Shields Gazette 7 hours ago

Why Alan Pardew’s in desperate need of a derby win

WHEN it goes wrong at Newcastle United under Alan Pardew, it really does go wrong.
Shields Gazette 8 hours ago

Liverpool set to bid £50m while Man United target La Liga star

THIS season has been one to forget so far for Liverpool, who have struggled to cope with life without Luis Suarez.
The Journal 8 hours ago
Tyne-Wear derby: Both sides of the divide plagued by anxiety ahead of deficit derby

Tyne-Wear derby: Both sides of the divide plagued by anxiety ahead of deficit derby

Newcastle United and Sunderland go into Sunday's game with no real form to speak of - and it promises to be a cagey affair
Shields Gazette 9 hours ago

John O’Shea won’t shake hands with old pal Jack Colback before derby

SUNDERLAND skipper John O’Shea insists there will be no pleasantries with Jack Colback before this weekend’s Tyne-Wear derby.
James Hunter / The Chronicle 9 hours ago
Sunderland out to ensure Jack Colback does not have the last laugh in the derby

Sunderland out to ensure Jack Colback does not have the last laugh in the derby

The Black Cats are aiming to give one of last season's Tyne-Wear heroes a dose of derby pain after he crossed the divide
Shields Gazette 10 hours ago

Patched-up Jak Alnwick to face Sunderland as Pardew wants players to ‘risk’ fitness

NEWCASTLE United’s Jak Alnwick will be patched up to face Sunderland – with the club unable to bring in a goalkeeper on loan.