Middlesbrough face Derby County in the Championship this evening.
Sunderland will host Chelsea at the Stadium of Light this evening.
A preview of the Sunderland v Southampton League Cup match tonight.
Middlesbrough held on for most of the match despite going down to ten men early on, but eventually lost 2-1 to Derby.
Boro's Curtis Main was sent off for his second yellow card after just 33 minutes and Chris Martin headed in a goal just before the break. Dean Whitehead made it 1-1 in the second half, but Conor Sammon put Derby ahead and the game ended 2-1.
Sunderland put up a good fight, but were eventually beaten 4-3 at home to Chelsea, leaving the Black Cats at the very bottom of the Premier League table.
Jozy Altidore scored his first league goal to put the Black Cats ahead, before Frank Lampard made it 1-1 with a header from close range.
Eden Hazard then showed his quality with two goals, first curling the ball in from 20 yards. John O'Shea levelled things up before Hazard struck again. Phil Bardsley turned the ball into his own net, making it 4-2, before he managed to score at the right end a few minutes later.
Newcastle United have ended their four-game winning streak with a 3-0 defeat at Swansea.
Kieron Dyer scored the first goal at the Liberty Stadium just before the break, but it was John Jo Shelvey who proved tricky in the second half. He was responsible for the second goal (although it bounced in off Debuchy) and then curled in the third from 25 yards.
Newcastle United have unveiled plans for a multi-million pound revamp of the club's training complex that will turn it into one of the best facilities of its kind in Europe.
The club plans to redevelop the existing 35 acre site with work beginning in May 2015 and completed in early 2016
While existing training pitches and a modern indoor training hall will be retained, the Club's current Training Centre building will be demolished and replaced by a much larger, high-tech structure that will feature new changing rooms, leisure and catering facilities a hydrotherapy and fitness pool.
United's Director of Football, Joe Kinnear said: "This is a hugely exciting development for Newcastle United. We have one of football's great stadiums and we are delighted to now be announcing plans for a training complex which will rival any in Europe"
Tony Blair is on Tyneside to visit a sport complex in Gosforth which has benefitted his from foundation.
He met with volunteer coaches at Newcastle Cricket Centre.
Tony Blair listening to volunteer sports coaches at Newcastle Cricket Centre in Gosforth, which has benefitted from money from the Tony Blair Sports Foundation.
Former Newcastle and Sunderland footballer Michael Chopra has told a court about his gambling addiction.
Giving evidence at Newcastle Crown Court, Chopra said he began gambling at 17 when he first played for Newcastle.
He told the jury that players would take up to £30,000 onto the team bus, and money would change hands while playing cards.
Chopra told the court that in total, he's lost around two million pounds through gambling.
He was giving evidence in an ongoing drugs trial.
Rotherham United have brought in Newcastle United defender James Tavernier on an emergency loan.
The Bradford-born full-back signed his paperwork on Thursday morning and joins the Millers to provide cover for the injured Mark Bradley.
Tavernier has made nine senior appearances for the Magpies.