Middlesbrough's record signing Britt Assombalonga, bought for £15m during the summer, is due to face Nottingham Forest, the club which sold him, on Saturday.
Assombalonga scored 30 goals in 47 starts for Forest, a scoring record which convinced Middlesbrough to sign him.
Boro manager Garry Monk thinks his striker may get an 'interesting' reception at the City Ground:
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Sunderland were trying to take the Ivorian from Bournemouth but he has decided to join French side Toulouse on a season-long loan.Read the full story ›
The North East will stage major sporting showpiece in 2019 when the World Transplant Games comes to the region.
More than 3,000 people from all over the globe will be here and the task of raising money for it is already underway.
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Striker Joselu has completed his move to Newcastle from Stoke after manager Rafael Benitez finally received some good news on the transfer front.
The 27-year-old Spaniard has signed a three-year deal to seal a move for an undisclosed fee, believed to be in the region of £5million, the Magpies have confirmed.
Joselu said: "I feel very happy because I have signed for a very big club. I'm very happy to be part of this club, and so excited. I'm looking forward to getting to know my team-mates, the city, the training ground, the stadium and all the supporters."
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Jonjo Shelvey has admitted he is seeing a psychologist in a bid to curb the anger which is threatening to blight his career.Read the full story ›
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A man from Sheffield has been charged over crowd violence following Sheffield United's defeat at Middlesbrough on Saturday.
Children as young as 10 were injured in trouble that began after a pitch invasion shortly before the final whistle in the Blades' 1-0 defeat.
More than 200 people were then involved in a fracas outside the ground.
A police officer was injured in the incident and taken to hospital.
Cleveland Police have charged Richard Ball, 47, of Manor Park Road in Manor, Sheffield, with public disorder.
Two men, aged 20 and 58, were cautioned over the pitch invasion and two men aged, 35 and 52, were arrested on suspicion of affray and released pending further investigation.