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Thousands arrive in Middlesbrough for Tees-Wear derby day

It's a contest between two of the north east's biggest teams: the Tees-Wear derby.

Derby day is underway and thousands of Middlesbrough and Sunderland fans have gathered at the Riverside Stadium for the much anticipated game.

The two teams are separated by 13 points and 14 places in the Championship table.

It's a "must win" for both games in a way; Middlesbrough still taking time to find their feet and Sunderland - in Ellis Short's own words - in a "crisis" with another manager gone and the search for a new one underway.