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Sunderland vs. Newcastle

Stadium of light

10th November 2007

12:45

On Sky

Sunderland V Newcastle

Sunderland face Newcastle in the Wear Tyne derby that will be full of passion and grit. Sunderland need to kick start their season and a win against their bitterest rivals could be he catalyst.

Vital Quotes: Grant Leadbitter

"Winning at St James's with Quinny and Kev Phillips scoring in the rain was fantastic. But I want my own memories as a player, not ones about the teams of the past." Quote taken from the Sunderland Echo

Sunderland Team News:

We are without Dean Whitehead, Kieran Richardson, Stan Varga, Russell Anderson and Dwight Yorke.

Paul McShane, Andrew Cole and Carlos Edwards are back.

Greg Halford is still suspended.

Player to watch: Michael Chopra

The ex Newcastle trainee is out to prove a point to both Newcastle for letting him go and Sunderland fans to prove he`s now a mackem.

Newcastle Team News:

Newcastle are without Clauddio Cacapa and Shay Given.

Nicky Butt is suspended

Mark Viduka is expected to return after overcoming a calf injury.

Player to watch: Michael Owen

The England Striker will be wanting to prove his form for the upcoming England Euro Qualifier.

Match Facts & Stats

In our 6 meetings with Newcastle on Wearside we have Won 0, Lost 4 and Drew 2.

Last time at the Stadium of Light we lost 1-4

Ref Watch:

Martin Atkinson

Match Prediction:

I think it will be a hard fought affair and who ever wants it most will win. 2-0 Home win

Next Fixtures:

Everton v Sunderland
15:00 Saturday 24th November 2007


The Journalist

Writer: KEV1N Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday November 10 2007

Time: 12:40AM

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Sunderland to win 5-0
Vella
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10/11/2007 08:57:00

Good luck today fellas - They were awful last week and let's hope Keano can stop the run of five derby without a win.. it's about time you won one
Chix
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10/11/2007 09:12:00

you almost pulled it off, you were the better team but you could have lost it in the end!
merlin
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10/11/2007 19:48:00

Very poor away from home newcastle and you lot are struggling yourselfes at the moment, so a draw was on the cards. Thought you were the better team just.
will it ever happen
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12/11/2007 13:32:00

probably the fairest result overall........at least its another point in the bag,........
ernshaw
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20/11/2007 12:21:00

 

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