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Sunderland V Boro

Sunderland
vs.
Boro

Stadium of light

20th September 2008

12.45

This weekend we welcome our neighbours from Boro to the Stadium of Light to sample the delights of some fresh air and of course the football.

It`s the first derby game of the season and both teams will be after early bragging rights.

Sunderland Team News:

Sunderland are without Kenwyne Jones

However Michael Chopra returns after completing his suspension

Player to watch: Kieran Richardson

The young winger is our top scorer and has impressed me so far this season I for one hope he can continue his current form against Boro

Boro Team News:

Former Sunderland favourite Julio Arca is due to return to the Boro team after playing for the reserves earlier in the week.

Boro will be without Williams, Sanli and Shawky.

Player to watch: Mido

The Egyptian is on a hot streak of goal scoring form hopefully that will end this weekend.

Match Facts & Stats

In our last 6 league meetings with Boro on Wearside we have Won 2, Lost 3 and Drew 1.

Last time in the league at the Stadium of Light we won 3-2 Darryl Murphy scored the winner in the five goal thriller with other goals coming from Chops and Danny Higginbotham.

Ref Watch:

Howard Webb

Match Prediction:

1-1 Draw

Next Fixtures:

Sunderland V Northampton
The League Cup
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Writer:KEV1N
Date:Thursday September 18 2008
Time: 11:33PM

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Comments

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Hi guys! I'm the Boro Editor. I can't wait for tomorrows game. Should be a good day out for the limited Boro fans that will be there. Make sure you lot give Arca a good welcoming! Up The Boro!!
TheSlaven
19/09/2008 09:01:00
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What? Arca wont be playing!!! *fingers crossed* FYI I believe Shawky is fit again, so he may play.
TheSmog
19/09/2008 17:18:00
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