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Newcastle vs. Sunderland

Sid James Park

20th April 2008

13:30

On Sky

Newcastle V Sunderland

Sunderland make the short trip to Tyneside for their eagerly anticipated clash with local rivals Newcastle.

Expect a close game that will be full of passion and grit.

With local pride a stake both Keane and Keegan will have the troops fired up for a fixture that is the season for many fans.

Newcastle Team News:

Keegan is without Belozoglu Emre, Claudio Cacapa, Shay Given and Tim Krul.

However James Milner, Stephen Carr and Shola Ameobi are all close to being fit for the game and could feature.

Player to watch: Michael Owen

The England front man has been in fine form recently so Evans and Nuggsy will have to be on their game.

Sunderland Team News:

Manager Roy Keane is expected to stick with the same side that succumbed to Man City and Mike Riley last weekend.

Sunderland are without Darren Ward, and Dickson Etuhu are all out with knee injuries.

Dwight Yorke and Russ Wallace could make comebacks after recovering from injury.

Player to watch: Carlos Edwards

Carlos is gradually getting fitter and fitter he was looking a lot sharper when he came on against City last weekend.

Match Facts & Stats

In our last six league games away to Newcastle we have Won 2, Draw 2 and Lost 2

Ref Watch:

Mike Dean

Match Prediction:

Heart says 0-5 Win, Head says 1-1 Draw

Next Fixtures:

Sunderland v Boro
Kick off 15:00
Saturday 26th of April 2008




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I think we will win 3-2 Jones, Edwards and Chops scoring the goals
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