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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






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Date:Saturday November 10 2007

Time: 12:40AM

Your Comments

Sunderland to win 5-0
Vella
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
you almost pulled it off, you were the better team but you could have lost it in the end!
merlin
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
probably the fairest result overall........at least its another point in the bag,........
ernshaw
 

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